My kids are always playing in areas of the iPad or iPhone that they really shouldn’t be. Unfortunately Apple have never allowed us to have a truly restrictive setup for kids in this way. Every now and then they muck up the wifi and have tried connecting to someone else’s wifi and then they can’t […]
I don’t like the default black on white in OSX Terminal (in fact, I’ve just remembered, I don’t like OSX Terminal, I’ll make another post about that). And the only dark background that’s close to anything good is homebrew, but ls doesn’t have colour. A quick search pulls up a stack post on Ask Different […]
Tonight I wanted to know where a particular site had their SSL certificate issued. Upon clicking the green padlock in Chrome, I found that there were no certificate details to be found anywhere. After a good minute or two of not being able to find it, I did what any other reasonable person would do. […]
My tar ready reckoner, because I ALWAYS have to look it up!
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 […]