Author Archives: r3dfish

Bluetooth on the Wifi Pineapple Tetra

# The Goal: I would like to make a pineapple module that uses a bluetooth radio plugged into the USB port.  The goal for version 1.0 is to simply list bluetooth devices in range.  I chose the Tetra because of … Continue reading

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Multiple Instagram Accounts solved with Android Jelly Bean

I searched all over the internet for a solution to having multiple Instagram accounts.  It seemed the only solution out there was to log out of the app and back in as a different user.  Since the Instagram API doesn’t … Continue reading

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Django – Add Username to 500 Error Reports

This information was taken from: http://blog.sidmitra.com/how-to-add-requestuser-to-500-error-reports-o I have been building a Social Networking style website in Django and recently received multiple 500 error reports due to users not having proper variables set.  I found the default 500 error email to … Continue reading

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Phonegap + Jquery Mobile = White Screen Flicker [solved]

When building applications with Phonegap, android doesn’t seem to mind changing pages, but on iOS if you are missing a few key lines of code, when loading new pages you will get a white screen flicker before the new page … Continue reading

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Installing Hadoop Single Node on Linux Mint

In this post, we’ll look at how to install the latest stable version of Apache Hadoop on a laptop running Linux Mint 13, although this install setup should be very similar for most other distributions. Before we begin, you should … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ghost in the Wires

When I was in high school, I wouldn’t say I was an avid reader, but I definitely tackled some novels. When I got to college (back in 2003), reading books (that weren’t textbooks) kind of faded away, which is ironic, … Continue reading

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Building Awesome Facebook tabs with a Horribly Documented API

I built this Facebook tab in 2 days.  The entire template file is 111 lines of code.  2 days is way too long for 111 lines … You can check out the tab here. I’ve been playing with the Facebook … Continue reading

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MediaTemple CentOS 5.5 (VE) Server Build – Django 1.3, Python 2.7, MySQL 5.5, PHP 5.3

This is an updated version of an older blog post outlining a full (VE) build for django.  I had to update my server due to incompatibilities between the latest version of WordPress and the versions of PHP/MySQL found in the … Continue reading

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A Look at Facebook Five Years Later

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Locking down SFTP user without SSH on CentOS 5

”’ Problem Context ”’ We have multiple sites hosted on a single server and needed to give individual FTP accounts to each person, but can not give them permission to see the other sites on the server or any of … Continue reading

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