I had the questionable pleasure of needing to write some LibreOffice macros. This gave me some WTF moments that I will share here, in the hope that it will save a future reader some agonising moments Googling these problems. BASIC runtime error. Argument is not optional. This happens when you press “Run BASIC” (or F5)… Continue reading Writing LibreOffice macros in BASIC
A couple of years ago I updated the X-notifier script for Roundcube to support multiple mailboxes. (Original post.) There was still an annoying bug in it: whenever the session expired the script wouldn’t recover. Lately that’s been bugging me more than usual. So, I figured I’d fix it. Related posts: Roundcube and X-notifier Roundcube and… Continue reading Roundcube and X-notifier revisited
I just cleaned a piece of web spam only including some gibberish and a funny looking character. The character () was from the Unicode private use area. Interesting. I wonder if this is an attempt to find sites that are vulnerable. No related posts.
One of the reasons I use Roundcube is that when I was shopping for a webmail client, there was a plugin that provided Google Contacts integration. Unfortunately, that plugin hasn’t been updated for over a year and it has rate limiting issues. So, when upgrading my Roundcube installation to 0.8.4 I decided it had to… Continue reading Roundcube and Google Contacts
A couple of weeks ago I decided it was time to upgrade my Roundcube installation again. I don’t really enjoy doing that due to the amount of plugins I have installed. But it was overdue. In what must have been a stroke of pure brilliance, I allowed Webmail Notifier to upgrade too. (Part of that… Continue reading Roundcube and X-notifier
So this evening I had to manually block 22 Tor exit nodes because they were running a denial of service attack on my server. Not my idea of a fun start of the weekend. Related posts: Roundcube and X-notifier revisited Roundcube and X-notifier Wikipedia for multilinguals
Each lemma on Wikipedia has a list of other languages with that lemma. That list is great as a dictionary, and to get more information on a subject, but it can get big. Too big. Here’s a little trick to make it more manageable. No related posts.