Archive for August 2010

POV And POV Image Encoder

One of my recent projects was to build a POV display device. There are already many microcontroller based POV devices out there, but most of those I have seen use around eight LEDs and have fixed font types. So I thought of developing something that is larger (e.g. using more LEDs) and more flexible (e.g. can display both text and images). Continue reading ‘POV And POV Image Encoder’ »

Apache2 Logrotate

Whenever I setup a new web server, I always like the idea of keeping the Apache logs roated on a daily basis. While the procedures for changing the log rotate frequency is pretty straight forward, I have seen a lot of people having problems with it so I decided to document it. Continue reading ‘Apache2 Logrotate’ »

Weekend Server Upgrade – Update

Well, there is an old saying:“There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” After yesterday’s server upgrade, everything worked pretty well till sometime late this afternoon. Continue reading ‘Weekend Server Upgrade – Update’ »

Weekend Server Upgrade

I have finally got around to upgrade my web server. The server I have been using was an old Pentium III about 10 years old. It had been serving my website quite well over the years till recently. Continue reading ‘Weekend Server Upgrade’ »