Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Docker Cheat Sheet

To access networking tools

 docker run --rm -it praqma/network-multitool bash

Saturday, 5 September 2020

The history of the Service Bus SDK

 An interesting article on the history of the Service Bus SDK:


Tuesday, 18 August 2020

VPN passthrough on Virgin Media Superhub 3.0

 I upgraded to the Virgin Media Superhub 3.0 and discovered VPN passthrough was not working.

The solution was to put it into cable modem mode.

Friday, 31 July 2020

.NET Core doesn't work on a Pi Zero

.NET Core doesn't work on a Pi Zero. The Pi Zero is armv6 whereas .NET core supports amrv7. The Pi Zero uses the Thumb instruction set (16 bits rather than the normal ARM 32 bit) which the Core CLR JIT compiler does not support.

Command alias in Ubuntu

f you haven’t previously installed xclip simply run the following command in your terminal window:
Edit your BASH settings file using your favourite text editor.  I’ll be using nano, but feel free to use Gedit or Vim etc.
Then create an alias for pbcopy and pbpaste:
Close and save the file then just refresh your bash to import your new settings

Saturday, 4 July 2020

docker i/o timeout on raspberry pi

I was getting an i/o timeout when pulling images on a raspberry pi.
To resolve it I had to change the nameservers on the pi to
This involved setting the primary nameserver on the router and editing /etc/resolv.conf