Honestly, we should give up hope

Posted on 2019-10-26 in Rants • Tagged with rants, language

I hope it doesn't come to that.


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Using the DeWalt D26204K with the Leigh D4R Dovetail Jig

Posted on 2019-08-19 in Woodwork • Tagged with woodwork, tools

Dead dove. Do not eat.


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Using rsync to copy deltas from A to B via USB

Posted on 2016-05-28 in IT • Tagged with debian, software

Buster had grown anxious in the confined space of the copy room.


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Resurrecting MindTouch DekiWiki

Posted on 2015-08-30 in IT • Tagged with debian, software, dekiwiki, vmware, wiki

It looks like he's dead


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Raspberry Pi security camera meshed network

Posted on 2015-03-21 in IT • Tagged with raspberry pi, security, saltstack

I didn’t want you to look stupid on the security cameras.


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How the hell do people put up with Microsoft Windows

Posted on 2015-02-22 in IT • Tagged with debian, kde, microsoft, rant

No-no, not-not-not not hot wrong. You know, regular wrong.


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Installing Debian on a Dell M3800

Posted on 2015-02-01 in IT • Tagged with debian, guide, hardware, software, dell m3800

The office is a mess. I still haven't replaced Kitty.


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Brief rant on (trying to) use iSCSI on a QNAP 569L

Posted on 2014-02-28 in IT • Tagged with nas, qnap, esxi, iscsi, rant

And she did finally lead him to the storage unit. Unfortunately, it was on fire.


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Tomdroid - a free, roaming, distributed, secure, personal notes management

Posted on 2014-01-07 in IT • Tagged with software, guide

I mean, we still leave notes to this day.


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Copying ESXi virtual machine guests

Posted on 2013-12-02 in IT • Tagged with it, esxi, vmware

I thought my AARP card was good for one and a guest.


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ESXi on a low cost, low power, small footprint, decent memory Haswell i5

Posted on 2013-11-29 in IT • Tagged with vmware, software, guide

I needed a modest virtualisation lab for running a fair number of virtual machines for work. These are constrained to work only on VMware's ESX virtualisation platform, regrettably, or I'd happily bimble along with virt-manager and kvm.

In addition to a stack of these for work, I'll relocate all my …


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Weekend at Hazelcombe Farm

Posted on 2013-09-30 in permaculture • Tagged with permaculture, scything

Chickens don't clap!


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High capacity crypto-RAID on a Raspberry Pi

Posted on 2013-08-26 in IT • Tagged with raspberry pi, software, it

Oh, it's probably all in a storage unit somewhere


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Why do photographers hate selling RAW image files?

Posted on 2013-06-13 in rant • Tagged with rant, photography

And here's a whole series of your head starting to crown


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Why do (so many) English people walk on the right?

Posted on 2013-06-06 in rant • Tagged with rant

He's going to be all right


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A (possibly) simple fix for GRUB error: file not found

Posted on 2013-05-14 in IT • Tagged with it, grub, debian, software

You’re wearing ostrich-skin boots.


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Obviously a networking issue

Posted on 2013-05-12 in droll • Tagged with droll

What is your problem?


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Create a CSV heading line from your mysql query script with bash

Posted on 2013-05-08 in IT • Tagged with bash, mysql, software

If you’re heading for Portugal, it’s due south.


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Revolution is a bit shit

Posted on 2013-04-22 in rant • Tagged with rant, tv

What happened to the lights?


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Using salt to install etckeeper

Posted on 2013-04-21 in IT • Tagged with debian, software, saltstack

Mum's house-keeper?


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Battlestar Galactica humour

Posted on 2013-03-29 in droll • Tagged with droll

Please don’t speak for the rest of the meeting.


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VMware ersatz commentator

Posted on 2013-03-28 in IT • Tagged with vmware, rant

Well you've just passed my ethics test


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De-duplicating across multiple tables in MySQL

Posted on 2013-03-21 in IT • Tagged with it, mysql, software, database

Maybe we're not family


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How To Grow More Vegetables

Posted on 2013-03-15 in rant • Tagged with book review, rant, permaculture

I’m not against the insides. People need meat to survive.


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Bean Bar Bollocks

Posted on 2013-03-02 in rant • Tagged with rant, food

I hope that was the espresso machine


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ISO 8601

Posted on 2013-02-25 in rants • Tagged with rant, standards

I'm having the time of my life


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Jedds Of The World (Part 2) - jedd.co.uk

Posted on 2013-02-22 in rant • Tagged with jedds, rant

Footage not found


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Relatively healthy spicy chicken wings

Posted on 2013-02-06 in food • Tagged with recipe, slow-carb

How many times I gotta tell this kid chicken wings?


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FOSDEM 2013

Posted on 2013-02-05 in IT • Tagged with freedom, rant, software

Free Chicken


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Rant about Tom Dale's rant about IOS

Posted on 2013-01-22 in rants • Tagged with rant

What you do is get yourself a tape recorder ...


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