MySQL/MariaDB backups with php

I've probably written about this before, but it's still something that I don't follow through often enough, or take care of things properly. Here's a simple script that you can either run manually, or set up a cron job to dump your full database if you are using php. You'll have to configure it, but... Continue Reading →

Speed up Network in QNAP

For the longest time, I've have slow network to my NAS. I thought the problems were with Mac, (which in part hard been over the past) but after copying large amounts of data, I thought it was time to figure out what the problem and solution was. So, without much more waffle, the solution for... Continue Reading →

Getting YouTube videos to play again in Ionic6

*** To get the working explanation, continue down the page *** History:For the longest time, it was as simple as adding a few lines of code. $ ionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-youtube-video-player $ npm install @awesome-cordova-plugins/youtube-video-player But, back in mid 2021, this changed and since then, videos haven't worked properly, or at all for iOS... Continue Reading →

So, the i7 MacMini crashed today ~ BigSur 11.6.2 (20G314)

This morning my computer wouldn't boot - at all. I just had a boot loop essentially. After booting to the recovery options I did a Hard disk First Aid, and it recovered some Time Machine session corrections (or whatever they were called) and eventually I then restarted the computer, to which it actually loaded. Very... Continue Reading →

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