ctrl-alt-backspace should kill your Xwindows and kick you back to a prompt. ctrl-alt-del will shutdown your computer gracefully ctr-alt-F1 will send you to the first console without killing your X server so you can check errors or perhaps do some console work ctrl-alt-F9 should return you to your Xwindows
I’m not really into art, but I find this piece amazing. Mesmerising. I don’t even know when I first saw this piece, but when I did it blew me away. It is an amazing story told in just 3 images. I was walking the streets of my local area a few days ago and came […]
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We have spent the last hour, probably longer, doing these three puzzles. Putting them together has been simple (I’ve been doing it for them). However, the problem has been finding the pieces scattered between play locations, boxes, under beds, behind lounges etc. How crazy is it that in exactly three puzzles there are exactly one […]
I love the look he gives his imaginary wife in the mid 9 minutes after talking about tattoos on Storm. I’ve just had a Tim Minchin after noon (amongst a few other greats), but Tim has always resonated well for me. Maybe it’s his stance on politics and religious, maybe it’s just his wit, intelligence, […]
Ever wondered why there are so many different types of Thai number plates? I thought I had it figured out, then I found a nice little reference which goes into great detail.
I have a Sony Bravia TV that’s not very old and is supposed to have ability to display JPG images from a USB key. Well, it can display some images but in general I get an error message saying the image can’t be displayed.
Ok, it’s not the newest of news, but I only just saw this for the first time this morning. It appears to me the eruption cloud itself is even faster than sound as you can see the shock wave overtake it early in the eruption as the cloud rises. Easy maths challenge for the partners: How […]