• Vietnam (2017)

    I finally ended editing the footage I took during my trip in Vietnam 3 months after. Quite busy on these days on different projects I’ll share you later =) Also I’ll spare you all the difficulties I had in obtaining an international driving license in Japan. It was sincerely a...

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  • Transfer music to a Sony Walkman (NW-E405) with Windows 10

    I still use my old Sony Walkman (NW-E405) that I bring to the gym. I don’t want to explode my brand new stuff with some dumbells or whatever. So, here is the beast: I almost never used Sony’s software like Sonic Stage or Sony CONNECT, they were way to complicated...

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  • Alpes d'Huez (2017)

    Here we go for a new snowboarding season. Since I’m in Japan, I don’t often have the occasion to ride a board but it’s always a pleasure even after a long period of inactivity. Alpes d’Huez is located here: The video below is a compilation of those two days spent...

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  • Tridiv - a web-based editor for creating 3D shapes in CSS.

    Quick post to introduce you Tridiv which is a cool editor to create 3D shapes and models in CSS. You can find few examples on their website (iPhone 4, Nintendo NES, X-wing). Unfortunately it doesn’t seem to work with Firefox… A dependency to WebKit I guess. Here is what I’ve...

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  • Use a different user/group to run Apache (Ubuntu)

    If you check your /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and look for User and Group: # These need to be set in /etc/apache2/envvars User ${APACHE_RUN_USER} Group ${APACHE_RUN_GROUP} Let’s replace User and Group variable in /etc/apache2/envvars. export APACHE_RUN_USER=user-you-want-to-use export APACHE_RUN_GROUP=user-you-want-to-use Restart Apache. sudo service apache2 restart And you are done!

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  • SSH - Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for directory/file

    I got a message like “Server refused our key” when I tried to SSH my server using a PuTTY with a RSA key. After a log check in /var/log/auth.log (Ubuntu): sshd[2910]: Authentication refused: bad ownership or modes for file /home/user/.ssh/authorized_keys Ownership of .ssh folder and authorized_keys file should be: drwx------...

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  • Welcome!

    def welcome(name) puts "Hi #{name}, welcome to fcbrossard.net" end welcome('Visitor') #=> prints 'Hi Visitor, welcome to fcbrossard.net' to STDOUT. Welcome to my new website. Back to 2006 the popularity of Wordpress was not as it is now (you can check on Google Trends if you don’t trust me). I chose...

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  • Thailand (2016)

    Hi, everyone! I am back from Thailand where I spent over 2 weeks in 4 different locations: Just before going to Thailand I bought a GoPro HERO 4 Silver. Provided GoPro case is waterproof until 40m which is enough for me. Thailand is a tropical environment so you don’t need...

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  • Decipher a base64 like message

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