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Articles and Reviews from Voodish

Welcome to our Articles section, we try and update this section at least twice weekly, so check back regularly for the most up to date info. Our sections include Future of Computing, Internet Tools, Tea Break and Web Development.

Feb 14 2019

Remove a Menu / Module from a Joomfish translation for Joomla


A few steps to consider when wishing to remove a menu / module from a specific translation in Joomfish for Joomla.

Feb 14 2019

Display Server Motherboard information


Simple command to show full details of your servers motherboard.

Helpful to see what the board can handle in terms of Maximum RAM, CPU etc.

Feb 13 2019

Show size of current directory in Linux


Quick method of showing the overall size of the current directory in Linux.

We have also noted how to show the size of all the sub-directories within the current directory

Feb 13 2019

Display real IP, even behind a Proxy


To find the real IP of an inbound connection, even if it is using a Proxy service, then use the following code snippet in your PHP file.

Make sure to CHOWN the file to apache if you experience any problems with output.

Feb 12 2019

Split DNS Email and Web - Stop 550 unknown user error - named.conf - /etc/virtual/domains


The method of how to do this procedure can vary from server to server and from admin panel to admin panel, however, essentially the theory is the same.

Ultimately we want to remove all DNS settings for the targetted domain, from the server hosting the website, so that DNS records are controlled at the registrar only.

Feb 12 2019

Our Fastest Office PC

i7 5Ghz

We don’t normally push the boundaries of computer performance whilst developing websites, however, we do run some decent machines here at Voodish. (Coming soon will be the i7 980X).

Feb 11 2019

Belkin Mouse Trap

mouse carry case

Zip up the Mouse hold all, known as the “Mouse Trap” to carry a mouse and other small items around. Open the Mouse Trap to use it as a portable mouse pad. It is soft and flexible, and won’t slip on most surfaces. Makes an ideal stocking filler.