Year: 2012

OS Install from USB Stick

I’ve recently found myself having to do a fair bit of system administration work which makes an interesting change from the usual software development. My current project is to put together a beefy server which will run a few databases and other web applications. Ideally I’d like to run these on separate machines (virtual or …

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Upgrading a MikroTik Router

MikroTik release updated versions of RouterOS on a fairly regular basis and it is normally a good idea to update your router when they become available. Upgrading is a fairly painless process but I found the instructions given on the website were a little out of date.

Fixing the MikroTik Router After an Upgrade

I recently upgraded from RouterOS V5.13 to V5.16. The interface is a bit nice to look at (especially in the web configuration tool) and there is now a quick setup window in WinBox. The only downside of the upgrade is that all of a sudden my Internet connection stopped working.

Hudson Hell

For a while now I’ve been meaning to get Hudson installed and running but what with one thing and another I’ve always put it off (I put it down to being a lone developer). What with everything else going on things like Hudson get pushed to the back of the queue all the time even …

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JavaFX 2.0 and Maven – Part 2

The previous part of this article covered how to set up a Maven project for JavaFX 2.0 and how to provide the required dependency. This part of the article will show you how to build a runnable jar file.