Creating A New SQL User

In case you haven’t already noticed, SQL tends to allow some pretty insecure permissions by default, allowing root access from any computer.

This is a big problem, especially if you have port forwarding configured on your router to your SQL instance.

However, you can easily create new users using any management interface, so we’ll do it with HeidiSQL

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Last updated on: 17th May 2017
at 13:21 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster V4.2.2 Is It A Virus?

Q: “SAM Broadcaster v4.2.2 is it a Virus?”

A: That would depend on where you downloaded the “sambc-up.exe” file from.

“If you’ve downloaded sambc-up.exe off some “dodgy” file sharing site or downloaded it as a torrent. There’s a good chance of the crack/patch possibly having been altered to contain viruses or other hidden malware”

 
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Last updated on: 4th January 2018
at 12:07 PM Europe/London

Shoutcast Now Playing To Twitter

Shoutcast Now Playing to Twitter

We used this script for quite some time and it’s a great way to tell your followers on Twitter what songs you are playing on your station.

It takes the now playing info from a Shoutcast v1 server and posts it on Twitter.

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Last updated on: 5th April 2018
at 12:37 PM Europe/London

Don’t Push Me (Coz I’m Close To The Edge)

I’m sat here asking myself the same question I seem to keep asking myself every once in a while.

“Why do I even bother to help some people? When all I get back is abuse!”

 
Answer: Because I’m good like that!

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Last updated on: 15th March 2018
at 09:59 AM Europe/London

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Tony?

We all know that one person who posts racist shit on social media.

We know someone who is just unbelievable when it comes to racist posts on Facebook.We wouldn’t mind but most of the stuff this guy posts isn’t even real.

Add the fact that this person is “Gay” then it makes absolutely no sense what so ever.

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Last updated on: 17th May 2017
at 13:33 PM Europe/London

What Database Issues?

I asked my partner to find out when we actually installed MariaDB on our PC that we run RadioDJ from.

We’ve had MariaDB installed on all of our machines since June 2014. Including any website servers.

Since we started using MariadB we’ve only had 1 maybe 2 issues with a database table becoming corrupted after a sudden shutdown of the computer.

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Last updated on: 26th March 2018
at 12:34 PM Europe/London

Sam Broadcaster Free Version?

Q: Where can I find a FREE download of SAM Broadcaster?
A: There is NO such thing as a free copy of SAM Broadcaster it costs $299-$699

Even then you don’t own the software outright you only lease it!

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Last updated on: 12th April 2018
at 14:10 PM Europe/London

A Fool And Their Money!

By now you are probably aware that I dislike a program called SAM Broadcaster made by Spacial Audio

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Let me explain a little as to why I hate it so much:

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Last updated on: 25th January 2018
at 09:41 AM Europe/London

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