Digital Ocean spaces vs restic

Very easy answer to a problem that's probably had you cursing for ages. When you set up a DO Spaces instance, you get a URL like https://myspace.eur3.digitaloceanspaces.com/, where eur3 is the datacenter you're in and myspace is the space name you supplied. So you just take that and append s3: to it in your restic … Read more

Roundcube 1.38 add plugin (on Ubuntu 18)

File locations are a bit all over the shop in this version, so this is how it works out. For reference the actual program files are downloaded to /usr/share/roundcube/ the config happens in /etc/roundcube the web directory is in /var/lib/roundcube, which contains symlinks to the above locations. This is the one you add to your … Read more

Git pull stopped working

So this is a weird one. I'd previously grabbed some code from a git repository. But recently when I went to update it, I got an error fatal: unable to connect to github.com:github.com[0: 140.82.118.4]: errno=Connection refusedgithub.com[1: 140.82.118.3]: errno=Connection refused Uh-oh. Thinking it might be a transient error, I left it for a while. But then … Read more

Gimp 2.8 Resynthesizer Plugin Ubuntu 18.

Seems like this plugin changes the rules ever so often. This is what worked for me today.  Remove old plugins from ~/.gimp2.8/plug-ins/ Get the latest code from https://github.com/bootchk/resynthesizer.git git clone https://github.com/bootchk/resynthesizer.git Install dependencies and compile code. ./configure doesn't work as suggested, so I just ran the .autogen script, which did.  sudo apt install libglib2.0-dev libgimp2.0-dev automake intltool./autogen.sh makesudo … Read more