After three months of hard work, the SSL certificate of my RSS aggregator finally expired. The auto-renew script failed to renew it — this happened a couple of times, I need to login into the web panel and renew it manually every three months. Unfortunately, the web panel malfunctioned this time either. After an epic battle with cert-bot, Nginx, and even the web panel I used, I finally gave up and decided to switch to another self-hosting solution.继续阅读
Lolipop by GMO cloud is the hosting service I’m using. The hosting plan includes email hosting services, but the webmail interface is in Japanese with limited functions provided, so I installed my own Roundcube instance instead. Not like VPS, Installing a custom Webmail service needs to skim through the service provider’s documentation, undoubtedly it is all in Japanese. This takes me some time to search and validate all these endpoints. Anyway, the tutorial is as follows.继续阅读
As LastPass will change their product plan this month, free users will no longer be available to synchronize their password across the PC and mobile. That is to say; Users have to choose mobile or desktop as their primary device to store their password.继续阅读
Dokuwiki is an elegant and concise wiki-site. Since it uses plain text files instead of a database to store pages, one offline copy could be useful for some situations, like read it on your Kindle when you go offline or publish your ebook. Thus, we want to back up our pages and media file daily and create a symbolic link to the latest copy for downloads.继续阅读
I went back home last month and put my Charge HR in a corner since then. But when I prepare to wear it these days, I found my Charge HR shows a battery symbol with an exclamation mark on the screen. It cannot display dashboard as usual, neither can I connect that device from my smartphone. My smart band was fully charged, so this issue was not caused by lack of power.
TLDR: This problem may be caused by file allocation function if you are using CIFS protocol, see the latest paragraph for solutions.
IDCF is a large enterprise which provides VPS service at an affordable price in Japan. It provides 3TB data transfer for free each month, Extra transfer fee should be paid after exceed the free plan. So it’s a wise choice to balance the data transfer from the different zone.
I’ve always had a shine to the blockchain applications, like steemit. And now, there’s a new game based on blockchain: cryptokitties. They claimed they’re the first blockchain game. It sounds cool, Even more, they have chosen to make kitty cultivate game. You know, kitties are always adorable.
It is generally acknowledged that most Chromebook has only 16GB ROM, which means if you install Linux on your Chromebook, the remaining free space will be very small. Taking into account the current SSD price, using external SD card is a very wise choice: Most Chromebook has an SD card slot and SD card is cheap nowadays —— I bought a 32GB class 10 SD card on eBay with only $8. So we need to mount that SD card (external disk) at Linux startup. 继续阅读
IDCF recently announced cost simulations function. Which means you only need to speak out the demand, IDCF will automatically recommend the appropriate VPS for you and give a price list. That sounds cool but more important, IDCF will give you a ￥1000 JPY coupon as a reward of this promotion. 继续阅读