Ubuntu 14.04 Server with PHP 7.0

Installation Ubuntu 14.04 Server ships with php 5.5.9-1 and it was desirable for our developers to use a newer version. Rather than compiling from source we are going to use a backport of php7.0 from Ubuntu 16.04 provided by Ondřej Surý. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/…

Windows 10 integrated Bash

Since the release of Windows 10 anniversary update the new integrated Bash is available, but requires a little bit of tweaking under the hood to get working. You must be running the new anniversary update before this is available to install, so lets check by clicking Start > winver and…

Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 1607)

Anniversary Update On 2nd August the Windows 10 Anniversary Update began rolling out. Primarily of interest to Neontribe is the integrated Bash that we looked at during the Insider Preview. Whilst it should arrive for everyone care of Windows Update over the coming weeks there are several methods you can…

#!++ install on late 2006 iMac 5,2

I have just retired an old iMac from our browser testing lab due to age, the model is an iMac 5,2 with 2GB memory and Core 2 Duo 1.83 Ghz processor. It runs 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) quite well, but 10.7.4 (Lion) runs like a…