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Install neo4j on Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

less than 1 minute read


A short note on installing the neo4j graph database on a Ubuntu 14.04 virtual private server (VPS).


Detailed Netflix Categories

6 minute read


I’ll just leave that here… This is a list for a detailed category search on Netflix. Just click an ID to look up movies of a particular category or append the ID to the following URL:

Raspberry Pi Sous-Vide Cooker

3 minute read


** Things you need:**

  • Raspberry Pi (obviously, have a RaspPi 3B here, standard Raspbian OS)
  • GPIO T-Cobbler & breadboard (e.g. this one)
  • Solid State Relay AC DC 3-32V to 24-480V (like this)
  • Thermo sensor (like this)
  • Immersion heater (with enough power) (here)
  • Small aquarium pump (optional)
  • A big box or a pan. (I have the SAMLA box from IKEA, 65 liter)
  • 1 Transistor
  • 4.7kΩ Resistor
  • Some jumper wires
  • (Soldering bolt & tin solder)

Filter Local BLAST database

less than 1 minute read


There is not much to say about this one. Just a note for later use.

Setup gitlab-ce 9.0 on a vServer running Ubuntu 14.04 with Plesk 12

2 minute read


Recently, I had some struggle to get a GitLab instance running on my virtual server. Since I have no or minimal knowledge of configuring a server, Plesk seem to help a lot. Nevertheless, there are some differences between installing GitLab on a Plesk server and installing it on a raw apache setup. Following steps seem to work: