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CSS Columns and the Box Model

One of the greatest frustrations for me when designing a website has been using css to layout a multi-column format (like this one).

I’ve found that it is important to understand the box model. more importantly knowing that when you set the width of a block element (ie div) it sets the width of the content. The padding, border and margin is wrapped arond it.

Box model image

SSH Passwordless Login

Here is a script that adds your SSH public key to a remote hosts authorized_keys file. Thus enabling you to login without a password. (more…)

Using a Linux Box to share Internet Access

So recently i had to setup my linux server to be able to dialup to the internet and act as a internet sharing box for the other pc’s on the network. This is how i did it. (more…)