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Journal Journal: Samsung Printers on Ubuntu

I reinstalled my computer with Lubuntu (instead of the regular Ubuntu) and then had to remember how to install the printer. I wrote down how I did it, in case it is useful to someone else.


Journal Journal: Build your own CCTV System

Ever thought about building your own CCTV system? All you need is free and open source software Zoneminder, a free Linux distribution such as Ubuntu, Lubuntu or Debian, an old PC and a camera.

Oh yeah, and my blog post explaining it.

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Journal Journal: Low-energy bulbs full of mercury 1

So the Beeb reports that Low-energy light-bulbs are full of toxic mercury dust that can get lodged into my brain (as if it wasn't full enough of chemicals as it is).

Typical, I recently changed all the bulbs in my house from cheap normal bulbs to these expensive ones, saving the planet and all that. So what now? Go back to the old ones? LCDs? Candles? Sit in the dark?

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Journal Journal: All these moderator points 2

I have had trouble in the past using up my moderator points, and so tended to just ignore them. Threads I am interested in I comment, making myself ineligible, while threads I am not interested in I ignore. Now I am going for the use them all up on one thread strategy. Much more satisfying to let them all go in one frenzy.

These posts do not seem to have years on. So this now is 2007.

We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall