April252014

Intercooler install - Removing the bumper

Intercooler install – Removing the bumper

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This is an photo journey of my installation of a new intercooler in my Saab 9-3 (1999, RHD). The standard one makes the air flow back and forth in the intercooler, but I’m installing a bigger cross flow intercooler to cool the intake air and to increase the flow of air to the engine.

To install the new intercooler, the old intercooler needs to be removed and for that to happen, the bumper needs…

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February62014

Installing Samba Server on Ubuntu - Breaking News

Disillusioned with the lack of progress so far, I went back and made sure I had done everything perfectly.

Turns out I hadn’t.

I’ve made the edit to my post – Part III – and realised the error of my ways.

I had made “browseable=yes” commented out in the…

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7PM

Installing Samba Server on Ubuntu Part IV

The next step in trying to fix this is now back to the terminal window and trying to get this thing connecting.

From the ubuntu boards, Morbius1 has suggested:

  • [4] Then I want to create a “Samba” directory away from your home directory.
sudo mkdir -p…

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5PM

Installing Samba Server on Ubuntu Part III

The next instalment is possible due to more help on the ubuntu forum. Again Morbius1.

  • [1] Post your entire smb.conf since I really don’t know where you are any more. You can do that by issuing this command and posting it’s output to the forum:
cat…

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February42014

Installing Samba Server on Ubuntu Part II

So, after the last tutorial and battle with ubuntu, I’m no further along towards my objective, but more experienced. :)

I have turned to the ubuntu forums to seek advice and help. Turns out there are some awesome people there who are willing to help.…

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5AM

Installing Samba Server on Ubuntu

I’m putting this here almost for my own reference, but hopefully to help others.

I’ve installed ubuntu on an old net book that was too slow. All I want to do is set it up as a file server on my wireless network. This is proving most challenging, but I’m…

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August212013
Terrace Plant Thursday - Issue 4Last week we looked at growing an onion in a two litre coke bottle.
Exactly one week after planting…View Post

Terrace Plant Thursday - Issue 4

Last week we looked at growing an onion in a two litre coke bottle.

Exactly one week after planting…

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August192013

Book passing

Okay, today’s post is going to sound a little weird, but I wanted to take a break from normal to talk about an idea that I had and I’m enjoying doing.

It’s not a new idea and I’m sure there are websites dedicated to it. The idea was a solution to a…

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August142013
Terrace Plant Thursday - Issue 3
 

I once read somewhere that you can cut the bottom off an onion and grow a new one. I thought…View Post

Terrace Plant Thursday - Issue 3

 

I once read somewhere that you can cut the bottom off an onion and grow a new one. I thought…

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August122013
UrbanathlonThe day after my 41st birthday, I decided to go in a competition to prove how much I had improved…View Post

Urbanathlon

The day after my 41st birthday, I decided to go in a competition to prove how much I had improved…

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