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Checking TTL DNS

I often need a way to check the actual TTL value of a DNS record. To do this you need to check the authoritative nameserver for that domain. I wrote a quick bash script...

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Pebble Watch

This Christmas I received my first ever proper wearable device -a Pebble smartwatch. I’ve been wanting one for ages and was chuffed to bits when Nicolas parents got me one. I chose the Pebble...

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Creating a Apple Time Machine on Debian Linux (Jessie)

I fancied updating my Mac laptop to the latest beta so needed an easy way to back it up. By far the easiest method I’ve found is to use Apples own “Time Machine” this...

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Vagrant

I’ve been using Vagrant as part of my development process for about 6-8 months now. It makes it so much easier – I’m not too sure how I managed before! I now include a...