Category Archives: Software

An Ode to OSMAnd

Open door, open data, hit the trail, see you later… Open Street Map is a real boon! Whether navigating the Quantocks or Tenerife, handy is understated. The ability to flag way points, GPX track & tell you which way you … Continue reading

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Migrating Linux OS from 256GB to 512GB SSD

Thought I’d document how to migrate a Linux OS to a larger disk using 100% FOSS tools. 256GB is a bit pokey these days especially when dual booting, virtual or otherwise. Let’s get to it: The first step is optional … Continue reading

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Minty

So, the Mint devs have nailed the suspend issue introduced in 18.1! Good job as accidentally deleted my Clonzilla image back up of Mint 18.0. Doh! 

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M.2

So which is redundant & surplus? Which is of greater value? Dual SSDs or mobile broadband?  A singular Windows 10 instance is handy for troubleshooting a thorny PC problem now & then, & in matters of disk cloning & bootable … Continue reading

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Now then… 

So, Nougat trickles outa India for the Lenovo owned Moto G with Oreo pencilled in for next year. SimpleNote scored a pretty important bug fix for their Linux clients. Android & iOS used to sync between each other fine, also … Continue reading

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iOS/Android

What follows is my newb observations; 16GB is far enough for as many Android apps as you like, especially if pared with an SD card. iOS, on the other hand, only manages two screens worth, including stock apps. It’s not … Continue reading

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Asunder Spins Down

Asunder spinning down on you? You may have have selected more than one audio codec.

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