Monthly Archives: February 2006

useful SED line

I wanted to comment out a few lines in a config file. This was a result of getting to single user mode on a Tru64 box, because some SCSI drives had gone missing! Anyway Sed to to the rescue! How … Continue reading

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Startup Manager: How to Select a Startup Volume

Startup Manager: How to Select a Startup Volume Always, always forget this one! holding down option goes to a funky starrtup manager. None of this fannying around with holding down SHIFT to get into the very attractive LILO menu!! Went … Continue reading

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CBBC Newsround | Animals | Herman could be ‘biggest bunny’

CBBC Newsround | Animals | Herman could be ‘biggest bunny’ Wow.  I’ve seen fat pets before.  but this guy takes the biscuit!!

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Tescopoly – Home

Tescopoly – Home I never liked Tesco’s anyway. Their bread is just not bread, and they are every-fucking where!!!

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Lady Vengeance

Saw Lady Vengeance On Sunday. It’s the final film of a trilogy of seprate films linked only by a common theme of vengeance. I’ve previously seen Oldboy on DVD, and I was very impressed. Lady Vengeance is quite different. Longer, … Continue reading

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Making a backup copy of an OSX bootable DVD

Ferg’s gaff – easy peasy DVD copying Well I knew DD was useful on Linux for backing up DVDs withotu any bother! Well waddayaknow it works fine for OSX bootable DVDs too!!! Cool or what!! dd if=/dev/dvd of=DVD.iso growisofs -dvd-compat … Continue reading

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Gentoo Forums :: View topic – XGL

Gentoo Forums :: View topic – XGL Been playing with a real eye candy Gnome desktop. Using the XGL X server. This uses pure OpenGl to render everything! Makes OSX look like a ZX81, although I reckon it will crash … Continue reading

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Bouldering in Cambridge

News What a dammed fine idea!!!!

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Apt Danish related link

I think it was more than a bit irresponsible and insulting of the Cartoonists, BUT it’s “sticks and stones….”. Censorship by mob rule (and violence!!) is an appalling thing. Whether by the US neo-conservative nutter Christians, or fundamentalist Muslims.

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errrrr…….!!!

Double posts. Looks like the upgrade went less smoothly than I thought!!

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