Google DNS servers

A long time ago my provider had some temporary problems with DNS service.

The solution was quite simple – use the Google Public DNS servers:

8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4

How to hide posts from selected category on the main WordPress page

Hide posts from the selected category on the main WordPress page.

Zen Photo – Polaroid-like effect

Fortunately, it is the last time I try to achieve such effect as I am switching gallery to the Zen Photo so lets see result at first:

Linux-like environment for Windows

Two days ago my friend posted about his chosen Linux-like environment for Windows.

Ruby and RMagick – Quote with Polaroid-like effect

To create a Polaroid-like effect you just need the RMagick gem and a couple of small functions.

Zen Photo and Nginx – rewrite rules

If you are searching for Nginx rewrite rules for Zen Photo then jump directly to the http://wiki.nginx.org/ZenPhoto wiki page.

HTTPS Everywhere

Checkout HTTPS Everywhere (Firefox and Chrome extension) to automatically rewrite your requests to use HTTPS protocol.

Nginx and Gandi SSL certificate

Getting an SSL certificate from Gandi is a straightforward task.

Nginx proxy and real IP address

A simple code snippet that can be used to pass client and proxy IP addresses.

How to access CLI on Linksys SRW switch

Connect to the Linksys SRW switch using serial or SSH.