Toggen Technology Blog

This is a collection of posts starting in 2006. Focusing mainly on Linux, Open Source Software and technical tips collected over several decades in IT

Just discovered you can write in Markdown with WordPress

Heading 2 Just insert a Markdown block using gutenburg and away you go I would like to create a definition list Defintion List Heading : This is the definition text Heading 3 And I quote Heading 4 A Code Block { "some": "json" } A code block 2...

XDebug over SSH into Container with VSCode

My Layout I'm connecting from VSCode running on Windows 10 Pro to the Linux host via SSH. The Linux Host has the project files and there is a docker container running on the Linux Host which provides the LAMP stack development environment. This is how I got XDebug...

Ubuntu 20.04 files created in /etc/sudoers.d not working

In my Ubuntu 20.04 installation the /etc/sudoers.d directory has the following default files 99-snapd.conf README So you would assume that creating a file such as 50-mysudo.conf with the contents needed to allow passwordless sudo would work jamesm ALL=(ALL:ALL)...

Using GNU date to convert between timezones

Just being doing an AWS EC2 volume enlargement and the output of StartTime is in UTC aws --profile gap ec2 describe-volumes-modifications --volume-id vol-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Output: { "VolumesModifications": [ { "VolumeId": "vol-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX",...

E-Commerce Learnings

I have a client who had two Wordpress Woocommerce Stores hosted for $20 each a month on cPanel Servers On inspecting the sites I found Each had between a dozen and two dozen out of date plugins (some had been removed from the Wordpress Plugins Directory because of...

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James is an IT Professional based in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs about Information Technology, Open Source software, home renovations, good reads and travel.

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