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Archive for October, 2009

26 Oct

Filing my CUPS bug

I tried to file a bug report on my CUPS problem today.  And failed to find the page after looking for thirty minutes.  As one of the major points of launchpad is bugs, I expected the link to submit a bug to be to find. No. Even when I went to the CUPS section I […]

25 Oct

Karmic update

Well I didn’t work out for me on my 64 bit beast.  It might have been a partial upgrade glitch or a flaw in karmic. My laser neved worked properley post upgrade.  I tried a varierty of things to fix and nothing worked.  The RC live disk also fails to work so I think it […]

21 Oct

Karmic on my 64 bit home system

I have taken the plunge and started the upgrade on my home system…. It did hang on the first attempt after package download but all seems fine at the moment.

18 Oct

Is the T-mobile advert misleading?

Free texts for life.  That is the tag line for the current round of T-mobile adverts.  You can see one of them at Youtube here.  When you watch the advert, you then notice the conditions for the offer.  You need to top up £10 per month to get it.  So the big question is, how […]

17 Oct

Karmic update

Well.  I having been having issues with flash on karmic.  Installed swfdec-mozilla and gnash and it seemed to sort things out.  Not too sure which one fixed the issue, I think swfdec-mozilla did.  The Adobe flash installer did not do anything for me.  Might be due to Karmic being in beta still.  The Adobe site […]

12 Oct

Karmic

Running karmic on my laptop at the moment.  I know it is only beta but I thought I would give it a try.  Some changes are taking a bit of getting used to e.g. going from pidgin to empathy.  I can understand the change as empathy has a road plan for video etc but no […]

11 Oct

Ouch!

http://www.surgicaltechnologists.net/blog/20-scary-old-school-surgical-tools

07 Oct

Leave me

A little Stumble before bed and found this.  wow!!!

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