The move to Firebase

For some reason, I just do not remmeber why, I decided to find out if my one off blog could find another home. For two years, this blog has been squatting living for free on github and before that blogger. Today, I'm proud to say, what begun as: http://bustlive.…

After a Format

Something I do regulary to any machine I work with is a regular format. I find, that with regular use, a MacOS | Win | Linux box gathers dust - remanants of software installed, uninstalled, used-no-more, forgotten among other things, that clutter or clog ones workflow. Formatting a computer to me, sort…

Grep

grep is a command-line utility for searching plain-text data sets for lines that match a regular expression.…

Wordpress Theme & Plugin Upload

Ever encountered the issue of setting up an FTP server to allow you upload, update themes and plugins on your local/development version of wordpress? Well, there is a simple solution to that. Simply edit your wp-config file by adding this piece of code anywhere in the above mentioned file.…

netstat

This post is the beginning of a series I'd tag nlc to talk about linux commands that I come across.A simpler man page for myself of my own words, minus the bells and whistles of the many options you come across in the man pages without almost ever using.…

Running Ghost on Google Compute Engine

So what do you with $300 you cannot spend. Well except on the platform that gave you the cash, albeit virtual. I run a blog or as I like to say, a place where I dump my thoughts and ideas at johnawotwi.me and my favourite platform to run on…

Depressing Opposites

This unpublished poem I wrote a while back came ahunting. I now outdoor it in this space. Quench a thirst, to feel thirsty? Eat, to get hungry? Sleep, to wake? Breathe to exhale Light is, because darkness exists Good is measured against evil Black is what makes white stand out…

Apps Unbecoming

“There is an app for that” is a phrase that 2016 saw and heard in abundance. Almost every facet of our lives has been permeated by a plethora of apps. Most notably mobile applications, spurred on by the constant growth of the smartphone market and the need for connected devices.…

Gapps On Chinese Phones

For some weird reason, Some android phones do not have Gapps [Google Apps] installed on them. Yuh! I am talking about the “Chinese phones”. One can make do with these 3rd party app hosting sites to get your fill of applications [apk’s], including the ones you’ve got to…