Rsync with Hetzner storage boxes

In all examples, replace u2xxxxx-sub5 and u2xxxxx.your-storagebox.de with the names of your user and storage box. First, make sure “external reachability” and “ssh” are enabled. You can make the base directory easily by ftp’ing in first and creating the directory. Next, open the web interface and set the base directory for the sub-account to the …

How not to be taken advantage of

The more you give of yourself, the more possibility there is of an uncaring person taking advantage of you. When you befriend the down trodden and desperate, your chances increase even more. What do I mean by “taken advantage of”? In this case I mean things serious enough to get you into trouble while trying …

Faderfox SC4 Tutorial and Notes

Overview The highest level division in the SC4 is a setup. A setup can be either a midi controller setup or sequencer setup. The SC4 can store 30 setups. Midi controller setups contain 8 groups which each contain 8 knobs and pushbuttons (built into the knobs). By selecting different groups with the green buttons at …

Notes on programming the Bitstream 3x Midi Controller

First some terminology: a “group” is the 3x’s name for a what would usually be called a preset – a definition of what all the controls should transmit. For most uses one would have a group for each device one wants to control. To select a group, press the “group” button on the bottom row …

Moving vpopmail directories

For years I have somehow thought moving vpopmail domains between vpopmail installs was hard (ie. from one server to another). I even went so far as to custom build vadddomain binaries which forced creation to a particular directory (ie: /home/vpopmail/domains/0/, /home/vpopmail/domains/1/). If you are not familiar with the “problem” it is that in larger installs …

The simplest way to create a pull-request and contribute code to open source projects on Github

Make a github account Go to the project you want to contribute to Press the “fork” button Check out your forked copy of the project Create a new branch and check it out (change “branch-name” to something descriptive of your work) Make your changes Add each new or modified file to your commit : Commit …