Monthly Archives: April 2012


Boctanicula! What’s not to like?!?  Epic adventure… Amantia Design =-=-=-=-= Powered by Blogilo

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Network Tag

I think me & my neighbour/s are playing a game of wireless spectrum dodge!  Channel 9 ceased to be reliable, 6 was not much better, so now 1.  I have stepped up from low transmission to medium, then high, & … Continue reading

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Rhythmbox (12.04 LTS) Vs Banshee (11.10)

It puzzles me just why Canonical have gone with Rhythmbox insteada Banshee as the default media player.  Some have said Banshee is sluggish in comparison, not my experience.  For me, Amazon MP3 integration slays anything else Rhythmbox can offer?!? =-=-=-=-=Powered … Continue reading

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ThinkPad SSD

Seems KingSpec have a bit of a bad reputation, they are certainly the cheapest, will try again with, most likely, a Transcend. Will have to get saving again as already reallocated refunded amount. For now, a new £30 odd, 80GB, … Continue reading

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ThinkPad SSD

I’ve agonized for months over affording a KingSpec PATA/IDE SSD as the ultimate injection of much needed speed into a aged IBM T21 laptop.  I finally scrimped & saved the needed funds (£50 odd) & ordered drive from Memory C.  … Continue reading

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Memorable Quotes ~ The Voice UK Blind Auditions IV (Might’ve missed near the end)  “You got soul in a bowl!”  (Did he also say “soul on a pole?”)   “I ain’t got tactics, I got tic tacs…”  (Stay fresh!)

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Windows Live

So this is a test post from Windows Live Writer while I await BBC iPlayer download of The Voice UK:  4.  Blind Auditions. Ordered a truly great ski vid (DVD) today: I advise anyone to take a look at … Continue reading

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Testing ~ 123

Aha! Blogilo has in-line spell check enabled under older 10.04 but cannot spell it’s own name! Fantastic app! (Though do you spy a date error?) =-=-=-=-=Powered by Blogilo

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Blogilo Review

So, Blogilo?  Esperanto for “Blog Tool” & the suggested KDE Linux alternative to Windows Live Writer.  Does it work?  Well, if you read this post, then, yes maybe. (I’m seeing double spacing in the post preview.) I will be trailing trialing, (does … Continue reading

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Multibooting USB ~ Linux

As always, Linux best kept secrets are hidden, when compared to their much publicised Windows brethren (yeah I said brethren! Most Ubuntu users dual boot Windows.) It would seem some nice French developer dude has created a neat little utility under the … Continue reading

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