Powershell: Distribute files in your LAN

Using multiple Mediacenter stations running OpenElec / XBMC, there are only one or two files you need to copy from another machine or a central store manually to set substitution and database paths. If you do not want to copy everything manually after every little...

PHP Smarty empties strings with special characters

Scenario After upgrading from PHP 5.3 to 5.5, Smarty returns empty strings when using e.g. „html_options“ etc., if the „values“ or „output“ array contains special characters like German Umlaute (ä, ü, …). Reason From PHP 5.4...

Simple System Backup under Windows 8 / 8.1

Scenario For important data in your local network, you should use professional backup products like from Acronis etc. But there might be some stations in your network which are not worth to buy a separate backup license for them – like e.g. the OS drive of your...
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