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LibreOffice 5.3.3 and embedded documents

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As our lab is entirely Ubuntu/Linux (with a smattering of windows machines for hardware where there is no Linux alternative), one of my bugbears is going to ...

Aaron and Evan’s Xmas Cards

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Had Christmas cards off our Nephews in Portsmouth. I thought they were hand made but turns out they have been professionally printed with their name and eve...

Welcome to the new jekyll-based blog

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This is a new version of the blog on Digital Ocean. I took the opportunity to move the top level site across at the same time. It uses Jekyll and the Minim...

Rhys Phillips - Interview with Ginger Baker

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Our son, Rhys Phillips, has a jazz show on Radio Cardiff . In June 2013 he interviewed Ginger Baker. It’s a fascinating recording. Enjoy.

43 folders for Gmail

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In a previous post I explained how I set up a 43 folders type of system using the emacs mail program mh-e and a bunch of UNIX/Linux shell scripts and cronta...