Author Archives: mickvaites
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
An iritating problem with Sandvox is that is doesn’t appear to allow a page to be setup with absolute references pointing at the local site. This causes a problem when create DocumentError pages for Apache, because the current references for … Continue reading
In the process of migrating the website I needed to catch old URLs and map them to the locations of the documents on the new website. Deploy a .htaccess file in the root of the website and introduce Redirect 301’s. Simples… Well … Continue reading