Airport Extreme setup via SSH Tunnel

I have disabled remote configuration on my Airport Extreme but was out of town and needed to add a new port to the router and forward it to an internal machine, made me scratch my head a bit.  After some googling I found information on setting up an SSH tunnel to assist with this.

On my Macbook I ran the following command to set create the tunnel to my server on my home network.  Simply substitute the Router_IP for the IP of your router and then of course change IP_Address_of_home_connection to the IP of your home connection or Dynamic Address (

Once you have established the connection via the terminal on your mac you can then bring up the Airport Utility and goto File->Configure other.  Use as the IP of the router and then add your router password. This should then connect (depending on your connection speed it may not be instant.

Installing rr26xx driver on Ubuntu server 12.10

I recently upgraded my home server with a HighPoint RocketRAID 2640×1 PCI-Express RAID Controller Card. I had the option of software RAID but I figured that I might as well go hardware since the price really wasnt that bad and in case of a software issue the RAID Array should keep working upon a system reinstall.

Unfortunaly the required module for the card is not built into the kernel or available as a packge for Ubuntu 12.10 so I had to compile it manually to get it working.

Outlined below are the steps that I took to get it working on my system, results may vary but this works great and is using an updated version of module (most other info I found was for version 1.2 this is 1.5)

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How to combine MP4 files on the Ubuntu CLI

If you are looking to combine MP4 files from the command line here is the easiest solution.  First you need to use the following command to install the program.

Once installed you will be able to run the following command to join the files.

You should now be able to combine MP4 files from the command line, and pretty quick at that.