Adding a raw disk to a VirtualBox machine on OSX

x This is useful if you need to creating partitition for Linux while using OSX. If you're trying to mount a raw disk to VirtualBox on OSX and you're getting VERR_ACCESS_DENIED and VBOX_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND errors (hello Google searchers), try this.

Get the disk number diskutil list

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Setting up Known with Nginx

Known is the soon to be released open source blogging platform that has built-in "IndieWeb" features such as webmentions, POSSE (Publish On your Own Site Syndicate Elsewhere) and the ability to use yor own site as login mechanism for other IndieWeb compliant sites. For more info on IndieWeb check out ...

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Pelican static HTML blog on Digital Ocean

Digital Ocean have been swamping my timeline with promoted tweets advertising their $5 a month droplets, wee virtualised servers. A five bucks a month it's cheaper than my current hosting by a couple of quid and gives me full access to the "server" to play with and screw up ...

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Here we go again

I sent that a few days ago and since then I've been throwing myself into relearning Emacs ...

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