MXR Carbon Copy Mini Trim Pots

If you call yourself a proud owner of the MXR Carbon Copy Mini Delay pedal, you might know that the pedal features two internal trim pots. They control both width and speed of the modulation. The manual shows a “nice” “diagram” of what the trim pots do. Here it is: Well, if you’re like me, […]

Howto: WordPress Child Themes

Last week, I had to make some HTML/CSS/PHP changes to a wordpress blog. I remembered, that the last time I made something like that, all of my changes made directly to the running theme have been overwritten by a theme update. So this time, I really wanted to make things right, make it the wordpress […]

WordPress Spam on Attachment Pages

The other day I recognized in the dashboard of one of my pages, that I had 1600 something unanswered comments. ALTHOUGH I completely disabled comments on my page. I used a fancy theme together with a bunch of plugins to enable a Flickr’ish kind of gallery display with a lightbox. It turns out that wordpress […]

Postfix and SASL

Motivation Postfix and SMTP authentication can be a very time intensive issue, I had to cope with twice. The second time I had to reread all the documentation, because there were almost 5 years between the first and second attempt. This is what motivated me to write this documentation. Introduction Given a running postfix mail […]

PS Selective Colorization

Hello my friends out there! I know, it’s been a long time… Because I had to do it so many times now, here are some essential steps for selective colorization in Adobe PS: Open the desired image in PS Choose Layers – New Settings Layer – Black & White Confirm the popup with Ok, which […]

Fetch youtube annotations

Hi peeps, it’s me again. I just thought that it might be time to share something. I’ve tried to copy the text from a youtube annotation (those neat boxes that appear within a video). Unfortunately, it seems that flash doesn’t support it or youtube deactivates it. However, those annotations are kept in an xml-file attached […]