CnCNet - C&C Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge/Tiberian Sun LAN Parties, Now WAN Parties

CnCNet - C&C Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge/Tiberian Sun LAN Parties, Now WAN Parties

Greetings you, thanks for stopping by. This title will probably make no sense (especially WAN Parties) to most, but if you're a old school PC gamer like your boy SWAKES here, then you would of probably heard of Command & Conquer Red Alert 2 (Yuri's Revenge is the expansion pack). section,h1 { padding: 0 1em; } .gif { display: grid; grid-template-columns: repeat(2,300px); /* 3 columns */ grid-template-rows: repeat(2,200px); /* 3 rows */ grid-gap: 10px 5px; /* 50 pixels of space added between rows and 30 pixels added between columns */ } .gif-item{ padding:5px; } img { margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; display: block; } An absolute classic from

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Home Assistant (Hass.io) - Home Automation, The Beginning

Home Assistant (Hass.io) - Home Automation, The Beginning

Damm, a pretty dramatic intro there. However if you're a keen reader, my first post in question, I mentioned that I'm very much into the whole 'Home Automation' thing. In particular a system called Home Assistant. I stumbled across this around a year back whilst looking for something to manage custom built sensors ranging from temperature and humidity, ... At the time I was on track to use a similar solution called MySensors. So what is Home Assistant?I'm not going to go through the hassle of writing a guide as its relevantly easy to setup. All you need is a

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Get Bashing Bash with Ubuntu Bash Shell On Windows 10

Get Bashing Bash with Ubuntu Bash Shell On Windows 10

Greetings again to another fantastic guide by your boy, SWAKES. If you're an avid reader of my shite or wanting to pick out a certain project, you would have noticed everything is mostly written for a Linux environment. A bit selfish of me I know but I really can't be arsed to write stuff twice. In my defence, most of the stuff will only run on Linux OS any who. For all those Windows users out there (triple can't be arsed for OSX), there is a way to run Linux (Bash) on your OS. Previously we'd have to spin up

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D D D Printing. AnyCubic i3 Mega 3D Printer ... It's Mega Cool!

D D D Printing. AnyCubic i3 Mega 3D Printer ... It's Mega Cool!

Hellos again readers. I tried to think of a clever title for this one. It was worth a shot. Any who, as you may of guessed, this post is around 3D printing! Another hobby/tool/toy I have been dabbling with for nearly over a year now (to be honest, it has been sat buried under cables and crap whilst the house has been painted/carpeted for the past few months!). This post will be the start of many, hopefully documenting and showing off some of the marvellous things the AnyCubic can print as well as some future modifications. Mods

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Dabbling with HTML5 Bootstrap Templates

Dabbling with HTML5 Bootstrap Templates

You can do/fix/make anything with a little help from Google. I've got to admit that even to this day my HTML/CSS is pretty wack. Saying that, I'm pretty proud with what I've managed to create and bodge together so far. However I have probably dug myself into a bigger rabbit hole more than I expected with this next project. As always there needs to be some context ... For the past 1/2 years I've helped on and off with building and looking after my uncles mental health charity website. As he has already fell into the GoDaddy

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ESXi 6.7 - So Far, So Excellent. Ubuntu 18.04 Media/Web Server

ESXi 6.7 - So Far, So Excellent. Ubuntu 18.04 Media/Web Server

I think it's time for an update or two. Things are rather swimmingly in the land of ESXi. If you have only just jumped on this page, Hello! (worth checking out my previous post), It's been several weeks now since I've had T330 and finally got it in a 'production' state (even hosting this site). Don't quote me on my SLA just yet. So what did I eventually setup? 2 VM's at the moment. My 'media' server also dubbed as 'SWK-VM-PlexUbnt' and also handsomely named 'web server' 'SWK-CR-VMWBSRV01' (a more readable and 'themed' naming convention to be done at a

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LEGO Train Shelf. Picking Up Steam Bitches. Part 2

LEGO Train Shelf. Picking Up Steam Bitches. Part 2

Pretty quick update eh? Well, I've had two things to tackle over the past week. One was my SSL certificate expiring (also took to the opportunity to swap and tidy up my domains, less SANS and moved from swakes.uk to swakes.co.uk - more in a later post!). The other was a bastard run down cold. However my father gratefully came around on Saturday to (help) finish the final leg of erecting the marvellous shelf! With two sides already up, is was only a matter of measuring the gap between and cutting. Saying that there was also the

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