I’ve been running Ubuntu under 32-bit for a very long time – in fact, in all the years I have used Ubuntu, I have never installed a different architecture (unless you’re talking about Ubuntu server). Histirically, this has always been because, when doing clean installs, Ubuntu 32-bit has always been the recommended option. More recently […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Each year my wife and I make a photobook for the previous year. We started doing this around four years ago. For the first album, we used Photobox, but I have found their online tool a little clunky to use. A friend of ours introduced us to Blurb – a company which provides an offline […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pros Speed (38ppm) OS Compatibility (offering Android/iOS printing among others) Current cash back offers make it great value (printer can be had for free) High detail printing Duplex printing out of the box Cons Cost – Expensive without cash back offers (£170) High priced consumables Pointless buttons – I have not yet found a use […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I have seen a number of references to a command-line tool to add repositories via PPA on Ubuntu systems. When trying it out for myself, I was unable to call the command. I discovered that it resides in the python-software-properties package: sudo apt-get install python-software-properties Once this has been installed, you can run the add-apt-repository […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I recently set up a Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04 server) as a virtual machine under virtual box. In the past I have always used the standard install of Ubuntu (i.e. a graphical interface). Having installed the server edition (and OpenSSH) I was surprised that I was not able to log into the virtual machine over […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ever since I heard about the Raspberri Pi, I had been hoping to buy one to start tinkering with. Not because I want to learn how to write software (I already do that as a day job), but more because I am intrigued by what something so small can be capable of. Essentially, it’s a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.