John Carpenter the Genius Film Maker

Back in the early nineties, I had been out partying all night long. I was way too drunk, but didn’t feel like going to bed just yet. So I poured myself a beer and sat down in the living room. On top of the TV was a VHS cassette I hadn’t seen before. One of our neighbors worked as a film reviewer for a film magazine, so after he had seen the films he usually lent them to our family. So I put it in the VCR and sat down, not knowing what I was about to see. It started right away with a a couple of guys in a helicopter chasing a dog, trying to shoot it. “That’s weird” I thought…

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Nagios Directory Index Forbidden by Options Directive

Nagios Screenshot

Nagios Directory Index Forbidden by Options Directive

After installing Nagios on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B by following these installation instructions, I ran into a irritating problem. When trying to connect to Nagios I got the authentication dialog, but after that I got an access error in my browser.

Directory index forbidden by Options directive: /usr/local/nagios/share

I searched around on Google but couldn’t find a solution. But after a lot of fiddling with Apache2 I found a solution. There’s a problem with the standard installation of the file in /etc/apache2/conf.d/nagios.conf created by make install-webconf

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Faster WiFi Speed With Your Mac

WiFi Explorer for Mac OS X Channel Display screenshot

Getting better speed over WiFi Most people today have their computers, phones and media players connected via Wi-Fi. But is your wireless network operating at the highest speed? Well, there’s a couple of things you can do to increase both the reach and your connection speed with some simple configuration changes. Let’s see if we […]

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