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How to fix “Unprotected Private Key File!”-errors when trying to connect to a EC2 machine

Most Amazon EC2-users run in the to pesky “Permissions XXXX for ‘xxx.pem’ are too open. It is required that your private key files are NOT accessible by others.”-problem from time to time. And the solution is surprisingly simple. Since you … Continue reading

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How to fix Unity And Compiz not showing after Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade

After upgrading my installation of 12.10 Quantal Quetzal to Ubuntu 13.04 raring ringtail Unity decided to go in to hiding mode. Not sure why this happened, but resetting Unity And Compiz solved the issue for me. Resetting Unity and Compiz … Continue reading

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Groovylists.com now support converting Spotify playlists to Grooveshark

A most sought out feature has been added to Groovylists.com by high user demand. It’s now possible to convert you Spotify playlists directly to Grooveshark. The usage is simple and is very close to how you convert iTunes playlists to … Continue reading

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Google listen up! Buzz needs proper localization to overpower Twitter. And here is how!

And no, we do not want to have the Buzz interface localized in to our own language. We want to publish Buzz-posts in our native language, without having to use a dedicated account for it. Allow me to explain. Surprisingly … Continue reading

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Importing playlists to Grooveshark using Groovylists.com

I’m a coder, i scratch my own itch – that’s how we work. So when Grooveshark lacked an playlist import feature i set off in an endeavor to fix it myself, which proved to be quite the challenge. The thing … Continue reading

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Using Google Buzz with your Google Apps account

Since it’s still a few months to go before Google roll out Buzz for its Apps users i decided to do a little Google Chrome Extension which enables Buzz for Google Apps users. It’s not a pretty solution but it … Continue reading

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Shortening of URLs and a quite worrisome future for the web

While link-shortening might seem like a brilliant idea, not to mention a huge benefit for the user – it raises a few questions-marks and issues which should not be taken lightly. Especially in a context where more and more users … Continue reading

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Apple banged on the big drum, but not much came out.

The classic pitfall of screaming to loud and delivering to little is something one would believe that Apple knew by heart. Well, apparently not with the ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll’-event on Wednesday. While the rumor mill had gone crazy … Continue reading

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How many users does Twitter have, really?

Through a pet-project of mine (foratweet.com) i accidentally stumble upon some interesting Twitter stats. As it’s possible to extract your userid from the twitter-api, giving you a somewhat unique way to check how many users there are on Twitter. Given … Continue reading

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Casey Case Converter Firefox add-on approved!

My new add-on Casey Case Converter was recently accepted into the public listing on Mozilla Firefox: Congratulations! Your nominated add-on, Casey Case Converter, has been reviewed by a Mozilla Add-ons editor who approved your add-on to be public. Casey is … Continue reading

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