I tried to stream the excellent Porthcawl RNLI live stream from my ubuntu laptop and encountered the error message:
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 ...
At work I use a Lenovo X220 and the lenovo docking station, with a Samsung monitor, and USB mouse & keyboard. When I dock the laptop I then need to pres...
So I’m trying to set up my jekyll system to allow me to edit rmarkdown files and insert them into the jekyll system.
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...
Having recently bought an 07 plated Renault Clio, I wanted to install an Aux cable to connect our mp3 players (all non-apple).
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...
Today I upgraded 3 machines to Natty. Two of them have ATI Radeon 5000 series graphics card, and after the upgrade on both, the reboot came up as a totally b...
Installing ies4linux on Ubuntu Maverick, using this command:
Today my HP Pavilion DM3 running Ubuntu 10.10 lost internet connectivity. It soon became clear that the system didn’t even think I had wifi capability as the...
backing up toodledo under linux (note - no longer works)
Brilliant and fascinating 10 minute youtube video Not heard of Daniel Pink before but very interesting discourse on motivation.
problems with switching googlemail to gmail
Getting zotero running with openoffice under Linux
the advantage of context conferred by merged action/project lists in org-mode
I started having problems within MH-E recently - folder completion was taking a very long time - between 1-2 minutes!
I have been having regular crashes with lyx under my Hardy Heron install.
An org-mode slant on Kelly Forrister’s b..y concept.
Oliver Starr over at GTD Times has posted about my mh-e article. ‘Cool beans’ as my brother would say!
My old epson 760 stylus kept crashing so I bit the bullet and went for a Canon ip4500 printer.
This is a short HOWTO on upgrading the Toppy firmware from Ubuntu 7.10
I use the latex package ‘beamer’ (with lyx) to create presentations for various talks etc.
This post records my (pretty positive) experiences installing Ubuntu Feisty Fawn on a Dell Inspiron 6400.
Just a quick thanks to Carsten Dominik, the author of org-mode, for his amazing support. I upgraded to one of the latest versions of org-mode last night (4.0...
I have written a short perl program which prints out a list of org-mode tags (which I use for next actions as per GTD).
Auto backing up org-mode and diary files under linux to gmail
Installing OpenZaurus 3.5.3
Further to the mass adulation I received from my music manuscript template (OK- 6 comments …. but they are funny), I decided to make some more customised tem...
The Guardian (UK) has an article about David Allen. If you have read the GTD books it’s not new, but good to see him getting this level of publicity.
moving to emace org-mode from a PDA-based system
How emacs org-mode was a revelation in my GTD workflow