Installing Plank Dock on Debian Jessie

Plank is the dock which features in the very nicely presented Ubuntu distro Elementary linux. I recently switched from Docky as I like Planks simplicity. This is what was required. Get the latest tar.xz from Install dependencies sudo apt-get install automake gnome-common intltool pkg-config valac libbamf3-dev libdbusmenu-gtk3-dev libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev libgee-dev libglib2.0-dev libgtk-3-dev libwnck-3-dev libx11-dev libgee-0.8-dev … Read more

Fixing Shared Google Calendars IOS 7

So I recently upgraded my iphone 5 to IOS7, then recently noticed that all the shared calendars I had which used to work no longer work…. After much digging there is a solution. By default it appears shared google calendars are no longer enabled by default for IOS7 (possible all older versions too). In order … Read more

Keeping processes running even if you close putty/terminal

Ever have that problem where you’re running a large database mysql database dump through putty, and the connection to the server is somehow lost? I recently encountered this fairly unlikely situation occur and the below commands solve it. Command nohup command & Runs the process in the background and allows you continue using your ssh … Read more