How to upgrade php 5.6 to 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

October 27, 2017

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By Cris

Upgrade your server’s php installation from 5.6.x to 7.0.x on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Continuing with the php upgrading series, this guide will show you how to bring your standard Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server installation to 7.0.x. The 7-series PHP releases focus on speed. You can read about the latest new features. Begin by adding ‘s […]

Lenovo Y580

January 23, 2018

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By Cris

Lenovo Y580 Windows 10 Update with Driver Guide The Lenovo Y580 Laptop was released in 2012 and shipped with an OEM version Windows 7 Home Premium. When Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10, it offered a free upgrade to their latest O/S. Unfortunately, the Y580 (and many other) laptops featured many small conveniences like OneKey […]

Let’s Encrypt free SSLs – Apache on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

February 12, 2017

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By Cris

Thanks to the efforts of the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), the Let’s Encrypt project was developed and successfully launched! What does this mean for internet users? The Let’s Encrypt project provides server administrators with a “free, automated, and open certificate authority”. The recommended linux client is called certbot and offers full integration with apache […]

E39 Maintenance Log

November 30, 2016

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 KM Date Service Item Notes Parts 140.000 Replacement Bosch spark plugs 145.000 EGR system replacement All components replaced with OEM parts 170.000 Fuel filter  OEM fuel filter 171.000 Aftermarket fog light glass housings Replaced pitted originals 173.000 New battery Oil/ filter change P/S fluid change (~400 mL) Oil filter housing gasket replacement BMW OEM battery. […]

BMW NCS Expert Coding

February 27, 2017

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BMW vehicles have specialized modules (simple computers) responsible for different regions of the car. Available modules include: ABG – Airbag module AKMB – Instrument cluster DSC – Dynamic stability control EWS – Immobilizer FTM – Rearview module GM3 – General Module 3,4,5 etc IHKA – Heater/AC KMB LCM – Light control module LWR LWS RAD […]