Tag: remote

Mysql authentication issues

Ever happened to you that you create a user with privileges to connect from any host but it won’t connect from the localhost? Like this: [root@18969_1_490528 tmp]# mysql -u test_user -puser_pass ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘test_user’@’localhost’ (using…

Disabling external access to the DD-WRT WebGui

So, playing with DynDNS and DD-WRT I worryingly observed that even if I set Administration->Management->Remote Access->Web GUI Management to off I can still access my router’s management WebGui via the external address. That seemed wrong, I was about to set…

I'm building a decent HTPC

In the last years I always had some kind of pc hooked up to my tv. I finally got around to have the time (and money) to build a dedicated system. Not all the parts are new, just that I…