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Bulk Change the Date on Photos

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I’ve got a new camera and I forgot to update the date. Consequently, the first photos are taken on 01/01/2017 instead of 04/03/2018. Given that more than 100 photos were taken, it would be a pain to change them one by one. So, here are the steps I did update the date: Download exiv2. Just search for exiv2-0.26-msvc.tar.gz (0.26 was the most recent at the moment of writing). Open it and extract the relevant folder (\dist\2015\x64\dll\Release in my case) in a convenient place (e.g. C:\EXIV\) Open a command prompt to…read more

Fix Jenkins Ignored Plugin “Check Now”

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TL;DR: Check if a browser extension is blocking your request when you click Check Now While playing more with jenkins, I’ve encountered an error while requesting Check Now for plugin updates: it seemed that my request got ignored. I’ve tried different URLs (with and without HTTPS, stable or not) with the same result: my request seemed to be ignored. I’ve assumed first there’s a proxy error or some limitation on the server side. The logs however didn’t reveal anything. Then, I’ve checked the browser side and I’ve found that my…read more

Update Jenkins on Ubuntu

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I’ve got an installation of Jenkins on a Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS which I needed to update. In order to do so I did the following: Download the new version (2.107 at the moment of writing this post). In /home/user/backup/ execute:

Backup the old version (Jenkins war is installed in /usr/share/jenkins):

Overwrite the old jenkins.war:

Restart jenkins

Now, you’re all set and you can start updating the plugins. HTH, A little experiment: If you find this post and ad below useful, please check the ad out :-)

UPSERT (update or insert) in Oracle with Python

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One of the things I had to do is to build a script to upload data (e.g. the content of a list of files) into a database with a single table. My table has 3 columns: ID – a 20-character string identifier with PK properties (unique) ARTICLE– an XMLType element with the article details CITEDBY – an XMLType element with citations data The problem is that some of the data is already in the database and it may only need updating. Following this question, the selected strategy is to perform…read more

How to update a PSP firmware to 3.03 OE: from A to Z

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Note: This is a really old post transferred from Laurii for historical and consolidation purposes. I wanted to be able to write my own PSP applications for a while, so I’ve looked around and update my PSP to a custom firmware… Here’s how I did it: Prerequisites 1.50 firmware 3.03 firmware Dark Alex’s 3.03 “Open Edition” Homebrew Enabler HEN 280 TA-082 downgrader (ta82downgrader) I’m not going to risk and provide links here as I’m not 100% sure that it’s legal… but you can use google to find them. Glossary of…read more