Category: Life

  • I broke things again

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    So today I start the process of moving my site over to Digital Ocean. One hour in and I broke the admin and site because I deleted a record for the database. The way it worked was by allowing traffic, or access, from an allow list. This was not the first time this has happened…

  • Removed things

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    Today I went and removed the playground subdomain from Dreamhost. Main reason being that Dreamhost is doing away with Passenger on some of the plans. I will say it was nice to be able to use it when I could and did learn a little bit from it. To be honest, I’m not mad about…

  • Using a pi for things

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    The other day I was walking around IKEA and came across some super neat looking mirrors. The reason this caught my attention was because we were looking for a possible vanity replacement. Then the idea of having a smart mirror popped up and hasn’t left since. I began looking at some prior videos I had…

  • When the screen will not load

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    I was looking around some transactional email services because I want to experiment a little more with those. The first one I tried didn’t even let me sign up because the page never loaded. I’ll have to try again later. If that doesn’t work again, I just won’t even bother trying it out. This will…

  • Dumping the MySQL

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    Yeah, another update because it was on my mind. This time it was more about creating a mysqldump of the current database. Since that’s what I’ll need in order to migrate the data to the new server. The good part being that I can now create a good backup of the database. The funny thing…

  • Command memory

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    It’s not that great. It really isn’t. I don’t always recall what command I used or often times what sequence I used to get things to work. The good thing being I can pull that history up fairly quick and know how to use it as well. The history command is a great one to…

  • Some progress was made

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    So this morning I was messing around with some DNS records to test how things will look like once I move to the new server. I did that with my random domain that I bought a few years ago to test things like that. It worked. The nice part being that I was able to…

  • That baby step

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    I finally took the plunge and started a Droplet. Okay, two but one was destroyed. Both were a good lesson on how things sort of work too. The first one was a simple Ubuntu installation to get familiar with how to connect and what it does. The second was a WordPress based droplet Digital Ocean…

  • Possible timeline

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    The other day I made mention that I wanted to move my site to Digital Ocean. The more and more I think about it the more I really want to be doing it too. The big part of that being cost. I don’t use this site for other than blogging about some of the things…

  • Breaking things again

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    Yeah, I do that quite a bit. The site was down for a bit on and off the last couple of days because of a fatal error. It was the Gutenberg plugin having some hiccups. It was fine since it wasn’t really required for it to be active on the site. I don’t need it…