Phpmyadmin root login not working apache http2

Phpmyadmin root login not working apache http2
After playing around with http2 for a couple of servers I am commissioning (not this one yet!) I consistently run into issues with root being unable to log into phpmyadmin. Logging into mysql manually works perfectly, the password is definitely correct. If you have the same issue, try this as root: echo "update user set plugin='' where User='root'; flush privileges;"... Read More

So.. my quadcopter disappeared from view, and my life.

So.. my quadcopter disappeared from view, and my life.
For quite some time I have been considering getting into the world of (or should that be the air of?) remote control flying machines such as quadcopters and the bigger brothers hexacopters and octocopters. Recently while enjoying a nice day out shopping with my wife (we’ve all been there haven’t we) and I saw a shop that appealed to all my... Read More

Lissajous Patterns on an Oscilloscope using Silego GreenPAK4 Development Kit and SLG46620V

Lissajous Patterns on an Oscilloscope using Silego GreenPAK4 Development Kit and SLG46620V
Introduction What are Lissajous Patterns? Lissajous Patterns are the result of two sine waves controlling the X and Y axes of an oscilloscope. Lots of science fiction movies will show Lissajous Patterns on oscilloscopes as it is a very impressive thing to display. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lissajous_curve What is an Oscilloscope? An oscilloscope is an electronic device used for viewing waveforms or electronic... Read More

Pixels Movie Collectable Pixels Cup (cinema promotion) teardown and conversion to MAME arcade emulator

Pixels Movie Collectable Pixels Cup (cinema promotion) teardown and conversion to MAME arcade emulator
Yesterday I visited the cinema with my children (not to see Pixels oddly enough!). In the foyer there was a section of the popcorn stand dedicated to the Pixels movie and selling tie in merchandise. One of the items was a popcorn and drink combo in a collectable cup shaped like an arcade machine. I purchased 3 of the combos... Read More

Cheap DVR teardown and pinout (MVPower, Hi3520D_v1.95p)

Cheap DVR teardown and pinout (MVPower, Hi3520D_v1.95p)
I have recently purchased a no-name CCTV kit which was very inexpensive, especially considering the functionality. Mine is branded MVPower CCTV DVR Model TV-7108HE, P/N:UKEX39534 HD CCTV H.264 video equipment. It comes with or without video cameras and with or without a hard drive. I chose the 4 camera, no hard drive option. You may have chosen some other combination. Working on... Read More