Koken SSL Issue, Resolved

I recently started to test using Koken to self-host some of my photography work and I was having a lot of mysterious issues.  My server is configured running nginx and all domains are 100% SSL enabled.  Meaning there is no non-SSL access to a site.  Koken is a PHP application built on the CodeIgniter framework, so for Koken php-fpm is in the configuration mix too. While Koken looks really nice, nice enough for me to spend time trying to resolve my issues, the support is pretty poor.  There are hundreds of posts related to these issues, which I have resolved with one configuration item in my nginx configuration.  I hope this might solve some problems for a lot of other people since development appears to be very slow.  Koken was sold recently and the new maintainers are not releasing updates that often. The issues apear isolated to people running Koken on nginx with […]

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My Ambilight, My Obsession, My Curse

Introduction First let me say, I am not a software developer, nor am I hardware developer. If I were, I may not be writing this post. I am merely a hobbyist and I would be absolutely overjoyed if a well-seasoned veteran in either of those areas read this post and had a solution for me. With that out of the way, a disclaimer: this is going to be a very long, rambling, post. I have spent the better part of the last year with my mind subtlety occupied by this subject. I think about it for at least a few minutes every day. This post is going to be a sort of dump of my collective learning on the subject, mostly just as an attempt at getting it out of my brain, and secondarily as a hope that perhaps someone will stumble across it and offer me a solution I […]

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