Beer & Anvils

The homepage of David Hall.
This is my blog and will detail some of the projects
which I've done in my own time.

This is not necessarily a good thing.


    Eric the Green Spotted Puffer eating a clam (Video)

    Eric the Green Spotted Puffer Fish His name’s Eric and he’s a Green Spotted Puffer Fish (Tetraodon nigroviridis). He’s a

    Monday, October 17th, 2016


    Eachine Racer 250 – One hell of a drone…

    Umm… Flying a Drone – Where the hell did that come from?  Why the racer 250?

    Monday, May 2nd, 2016

    What the MOTD Script looks like when run.

    Raspberry Pi Scripts

    Here is a collection of Raspberry Pi scripts that I’ve put together over the past few months to make running

    Thursday, December 24th, 2015

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    A Script to set up Mapped Drives with error checking

    So… Having trouble with mapped drives? I have a Plex server on a Windows 10 machine at home which has

    Sunday, October 18th, 2015

    My 110L aquarium

    CO2 generator – a DIY for a tropical aquarium

    I decided some time ago to take my tropical aquarium a planted tank.  They’re just better. So I need a

    Saturday, March 14th, 2015


    Hide WordPress content from people who aren’t logged in

    This article describes how to hide WordPress content from users who aren’t logged in to your site.  This is how to

    Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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    Setting up rsync on a windows machine

    To set up Rsync on a windows PC, you’ll need to get a version of cwRsync – you can find

    Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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    Ubuntu 14.10 LAMP server with Joomla, RSync, SMB & NO-IP.

    This is a step-by-step guide to making an Ubuntu LAMP server to self-host a Joomla! website at home. To begin,

    Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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    Make nginx Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

    Taken from–3 About Virtual Hosts Virtual Hosts are used to run more than one website or domain off of a

    Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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    Make a Magento test site

    This has been lightly pinched from Wright Creative Labs. Credit where it’s due and all. Once I have a new Magento

    Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014