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How to use Buffer

How to use Buffer

AS part of the fallout from the twitter migration, I had another look at Buffer. Clearly it’s not doing mastodon, but I need to have a look at what it does do. In particular, I wonder if it can handle multiple twitter accounts. I’d expect it to.

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Raspbian on Virtual Box

Raspbian on Virtual Box

I turned off my Raspberry Pi a couple of weeks ago, I was concerned about its energy draw. FFS. 😲 Also the projects I planned had stalled but like the No 11 bus, another one has come along, So I decided to install a Raspberry Pi in my virtual box instance. Here’s how …

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Ubuntu 22

Ubuntu 22

This seems a bit unstable, actually a bit unfair but they have changed how they deal with bursting swap, and firefox at least uses snap and so I may need some more tools. Here are my notes …

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Towards a new theme

Towards a new theme

I can’t make the Nulis theme work with modals and there’s been a problem with CSS for a while; I am planning to switch my theme again. I have collected  whole bunch, and have short-listed  I like Cronus, which is a derivative of Tempo. Nulis and Cronus seem to have been abandoned.  Here are my notes.

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Merch

Merch

I was asked by my sister for advice on building a web e-commerce solution which set me thinking about if I could sell some “merch”. Here are my notes. …

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Using modals on this site.

Using modals on this site.

I found the modals a fab way of keeping pages tidy and when writing about DnD games they allow me to hide the hints. i found some examples, and created a page with three modals, which now seem to only display the 3rd. I would like to fix that as I think I will/might use the technique to hide the motions in “Energy, Climate Change and Just Transition”. Anyway, here are my notes and links

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Medium

Medium

I used to like medium, but while it’s pretty, I haven’t concentrated on it for months; every now and then I copy some stuff from the blog to the medium feed, but my huge problem is that I now have to pay for people’s content and they need to pay for mine. Maybe I should!   On the other hand, I want my content to be free. Their paywall inhibits people’s ability to read my stuff; so it’s no longer solely  an amplifier. Although I concluded after research that I should subscribe, and maybe more.  Subscribing and reading is good citizenship and I can then chip in to others fees. For more, see below/overleaf …