Author Archives: mickvaites
Having finally built LEGO batman cave, the release of LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie, meant I need to build this too. And just in case you need a link to the original cartoon …
Having had this LEGO set, of the original DC Comics Bat Cave, for nearly two years. I finally found space to display it and so decided get it built. There are three stuctures to build; Wayne manor study, and entry … Continue reading
I was introduced to ‘blink‘ and the Arduino ecosystem a few years ago, by a friend who was, at that time, building an engine management system for his kit car. Since then he’s moved on to building a car in … Continue reading
For most versions of OSX and macOS I have found the following works sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder I have seen notes to indicate that dnscacheutil -flushcache or discoveryutil udnsflushcaches are needed for Yosemite and older versions. Thanks to: https://help.dreamhost.com/hc/en-us/articles/214981288-Flushing-your-DNS-cache-in-Mac-OS-X-and-Linux amongst other sites.
If you have ever struggled with Ubuntu Server and the /boot/partition being filled up as a result of ‘apt upgrades’ then I’m with you. For me until recently the process I use is as follows: sudo apt updatesudo apt autoremovesudo apt upgrade -y … Continue reading
For my PhD project I have elected to deploy a Mysql server to store data, but I don’t want to install it directly on my Mac. Various reasons for this but mainly as I need to be able remove it … Continue reading
By default MacOS has Python 2.7 installed out of the box, however for my PhD project I am using a number of libraries that require Python 3.x.x. There are numerous approaches to deploy multiple versions of Python to MacOS, so … Continue reading