somewhat late Christmas list 2015

House ( ken and Ania ) Le Creuset cast iron round casserole pot 24cm (4.2L) in Teal https://www.lecreuset.co.uk/signature-cast-iron-round-casserole john lewis vouchers towards new house things vouchers for burford garden centre Secateurs kens...

Nas4free OS files info

This is a summary of the default nas4Free OS files cfdevice configxml.subr crontab -> /var/etc/crontab Cron is driven by a crontab (cron table) file, a configuration file that specifies shell commands to run periodically on a given schedule. wiki/Cron defaults devd...

Shader tools

Shader Languages http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shading_language HLSL (High-level shader language ) developed by Microsoft. GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language) Cg (short for C for Graphics) is a high-level shading language developed by Nvidia OSL Open shading Language...

PBR info

General Guidelines To preserve realism Incoming light energy < Outgoing Light energy I think this means that realistically:  albedo + reflection < 1 Maths A pretty good realtime approximation for Fresnel is the Schlick Fresnel. From the GPU Gems 3 chapter on...

setting permissions using PuTTY for NAS4Free

PUTTY copy and paste PuTTY’s copy and paste works entirely with the mouse. Text gets copied to the windows clipboard. Do NOT use ctrl+C or ctrl+V etc the terminal window as that will simply type the ctrl character. Copy In order to copy text to the clipboard,...

Adventures with NAS4Free

“NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage NAS (Network-Attached Storage) distribution based on FreeBSD. This project is a continuation of FreeNAS 7 series project.” Peter and Viv from Computer assistance have built me a a shiny new HP microserver....

PC Backups and archive strategies for freelancers

[toc] If you’re like me and have terabytes of data lying around then the standard of the self solutions for a home office simply aren’t going to work. I’ve working with a small local company computer assistance to develop a scalable robust solution....

setting up an FTP in nas4Free

FTP: Login to the nas4Free web GUI and enable the service. Go to Services|FTP There’s not much to setup: Enable FTP using the tick box at the top right of the interface. It’s wise to Disable Permit root login proftpd.conf The GUI is basically an interface...