Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weekly tweets!

Off to the beer festival very shortly. Beer at a festival! # If you have not yet registered for "faster broadband" do so. We might get 21st century connectivity http://t.co/x6K7ovNw #horningsea # After procrastinating for like 20 years I joined … Continue reading

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Weekly tweets!

Gutted. Raining again (although have some grass seed down so not too bad) and my Kindle has frozen. # Twitter just sent me a "What's happening on Twitter" email. It's vaguely similar to what Prismatic are doing. Is this a … Continue reading

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Weekly tweets!

finally got around to changing the fontsize on Mythtv recordings. On the way discovered some cool MythUI tricks (scrolling description!) # Will Hollande be voted in before I get Mythtv to show me TV5Monde English subtitles? # Is the Hollande … Continue reading

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Weekly tweets!

Nice walk on the other side of the Cam to the house. Although got back before the sun came out properly. Still better than the rain! # IMAG1399.jpg [pic] http://t.co/rrwAcxbQ # The Cam is higher than it was yesterday! There's … Continue reading

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Restoring C-A-backspace to Xorg server

Recent versions of Xorg have removed the old stalwart key combination of pressing CTRL-ALT-BKSPACE to kill the X server. I’m not sure why this was removed. I can only guess that such a drastic way of exiting your X session, without … Continue reading

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manually running mythfilldatabase needs new options for Mythtv 0.25

I download my French TV listings from a great website called Kazer. I download these using wget then insert the listings manually using mythfilldatabase run using cron ever few days. With Mythtv 0.25 this has changed and there are new … Continue reading

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