Migrating Pelican To Jekyll

Pelican and Jekyll both use markdown formatting for their posts, but their post metadata (front matter in Jekyll parlance) formatting is slightly different. I have over 150 posts to migrate, so started looking for a few ways to make this process easier.

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How To Scrobble To Last Fm With Spotify Connect

Last.fm now natively supports scrobbling from Spotify Connect. The Listenz service has now been discontinued.

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Removing Duplicate Scrobbles On Last Fm

So, my last.fm account/spotify went mental last week and logged a single song 1000 times in a row. Since Last.fm is currently in the throes of dying and removing every last useful feature from their site, I was wondering how I could fix this.

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Disabling Sslv3 In Lighttpd

To disable SSLv3 in Lighttpd to mitigate the Poodle attack, add the following to your lighttpd.conf file.

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AWStats Alternative GoAccess

I didn’t really want to bother with installing AWStats and setting up the cgi stuff that goes with it, as well as setting the web server to ensure the stats stay hidden. I just want to get a rough idea of who’s visiting my site and when. I’m usually happy with running a terminal window with tail -f, but sometimes a bit more analysis is needed.

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Android O2 Mms Settings

My Samsung Galaxy S2 has been failing to receive picture messages (MMS) since I flashed it with CyanogenMod a few months back. Not a big deal, but it was kind of annoying. No amount of fiddling with the APN settings seemed to help, and I was at a loss.

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Apple Airport Express And The Case Of The Wrong Region

My Airport Express has been used for about six months via ethernet to stream audio, but recently I moved stuff around and had a tidy up and now my wireless signal in my room is (now, was) rubbish.

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Removing Exif Data Using Paint Net

A simple way to remove pesky EXIF data in photos (such as location information):

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