Category Archives: Web and Tech

Tech stuff and entries about other places on the web.

Broadband Rant

It’s hard to see how targets of 90% + coverage are going to be met in this country, when we can’t get fibre broadband even on our new housing estate in a redeveloping area. The next street along has an upgraded cabinet, and one further down has an upgraded cabinet, but our cabinet remains outdated. [...]

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Skyrim mod error 16

This ate up time today, so I though I’d note it down here. All attempts to download Skyrim mods using the Steam Workshop were create error 16 unable to download file when starting the launcher. There’s barely anything on the internets about what causes this error, or how to fix it, so here’s my findings. [...]

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WordPress 3.1.1 released

So for those of you who like to skip a release and wait for the point revision, you’ll be pleased to see that WordPress 3.1.1 is out. This fixes a few issues and closes some security holes in older releases, so you’re advised to update soonish.

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RIP ipv4

So that’s it. This year marks the end of available sets of ipv4 addresses to be given out by IANA. From this point, ISPs are going to start to feel the squeeze unless they adopt ipv6 addressing. Of course a lot of the smaller ones (or even the bigger ones) are simply constrained by their [...]

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WordPress 3.1 beta

For those testers out there, WordPres 3.1 has entered the first beta period. Grab it now. Some of the new functionality is AJAX in the admin screens, improved password reset, and easier internal linking to content. Remember to post issues into the beta forum.

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