An ugly fix

My home server seems to have developed a problem where its internal-facing network card “jams up”. It still keeps its IP address and everything looks normal, but in actual fact no traffic passes through it, cutting all my LAN hosts off from the Internet. Restarting iptables, network services or anything else doesn’t help. The onlyContinue reading “An ugly fix”

Batch conversion of images on Linux

I recently had a need to convert 3,000 scanned TIFF images to a more sensible format for distribution, such as JPEG. I’ve been using GIMP to edit the individual photos but sadly it doesn’t have a batch format conversion tool. So I wrote my own little script in bash. You will need to install ImageMagickContinue reading “Batch conversion of images on Linux”