Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Howto Mirror a website with wget

Sometimes you find a website that is just awesome, and you want a local copy of it. Here is how you do it:

Put the above into a file called mirror.

Then mv the file to a location … Continue reading

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Auto mount WebDAV drive in fstab (Debian/Ubuntu Linux) (Hetzner Storagebox)

This is easier than you think. Be sure to install davfs: sudo apt-get install davfs2 The Configuration File Edit /etc/fstab like so.:

Now you’ll need to edit your /etc/davfs/secrets file and add a line in the section marked # … Continue reading

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HTML5 Canvas: Smooth, variable width lines with transparency.

When making a drawing app with HTML5 canvas, you might come up against the problem of making a smooth, variable width line. Eventually you might find that you can make several calls to ctx.quadraticCurveTo(x,y,xc,yc) and get some kind of effect. … Continue reading

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