Yearly Archives: 2008
I know I started this blog in December 2005 but I wasn’t quite sure when, so I took a nose and it turns out it was December 7th which means this blog is three years old today. In three years … Continue reading
Below I will put a list of first lines from thirty songs can you name any of them, without resorting to Google or other search engines. Post a comment if you can identify them and I will cross them off … Continue reading
BAM is a company that provides services to Students Unions around the country primarily dealing with union websites. My Students’ Guild signed up with them last year to provide our website, from the off I was quite opposed to the … Continue reading
Hewlett Packard seem to have an internal shipping and packaging manual which enforces excess, for crying out loud we don’t want our precious consignments broken so we give them plenty of impact absorbing cardboard crumple zones. The Register has been … Continue reading
My blog has a new home on a VPS hosted by Host Europe shared between me and a friend. It has a nice lean installation of Debian Lenny, running a variety of low profile or tuned applications to provide various … Continue reading
X2X is this awesome little utility I found which allows you to control an X session on a remote computer with the keyboard and mouse on your local computer, by remote computer I for example mean the laptop sat beside … Continue reading
It is a lot easier than you think. OpenSSH, which can only be described as the best utility of all time, is quite a versatile tool one feature people use frequently is port forwarding. This allows you to open a … Continue reading
Discovered this little gem on BBC News. The Welsh translation reads: I am not in the office at the moment. Please send any work to be translated.
I came across a fantastic collection of jokes on the BBC News website, submitted by readers, about the credit crisis. What’s the difference between Investment Bankers and London Pigeons? The Pigeons are still capable of making deposits on new BMW’s. … Continue reading
Another month, finally another desktop. I had been using the default one in Hardy for such a long time.