Lightroom and Super Colour IR

September 8, 2015

I've had a Nikon V1 converted with a 590nm Super Colour IR filter. The rest of this post deals with how to best configure Lightroom to deal with RAW files from this.

By default, RAW files from this camera in Lightroom are set at a white balance of 2000 ...

Debian IRC Server

September 2, 2015

I wanted to set up an IRC server on my Debian box so that I can have the build process report its progress in a chatroom in real time.

Install Server

I chose to use inspircd. This can be installed using

# apt-get install inspircd


Edit /etc/inspircd/inspircd.conf ...

TOGAF 9.1 Foundation & Certified

August 19, 2015

Today I did my exam for the combined TOGAF 9.1 Foundation and Certified course. This is the first time in about 20 years that I've done an exam, so I wasn't sure what to expect, either of the experience or of myself.

There were lots of details ...

Tags: togaf exam

Java 7 on RHEL with Alternatives

August 5, 2015

To install Java on RHEL, download it and unpack.

You can then use the alternatives command to add it as a new option for java, and switch to it:

[root@linux07 ~]# alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /apps/jdk/jdk1.7.0_67/bin/java 3
[root@linux07 ~]# alternatives --config java ...

Postgres Table to CSV

August 4, 2015

I just found a simple way to create CSV files from database tables in postgres:

mybandsite=# copy (select * from news_newsitem where site_id = 2) to '/tmp/news.csv' DELIMITER ',' CSV HEADER

This will create a file news.csv which will contain all the rows returned by the specified query ...