Netsurf, installing it.

I felt I needed a smaller faster browser for my Ubuntu virtual machine. So on the advice of doctor Google I found this page which mentioned seven.

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Python web apps

On coming home from Campaign Day’s Hacker day, I set myself a few tasks. If I am to continue with the small lottery system, and even if seeking to improve the NH’s donation inspector, it might be best to implement them as a python web app, if only because I can use pickle to avoid…

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Hugo Introduction theme No 2

More adventures on the PI, I have lost my Hugo Markup for dlf.ddns.net; fortunately it is not a big site. There are no automatic reverse engineering tools and so I’ll have to do it the long way round. So this is version 4. I have a page called Hugo on this site. Version 4 I…

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About keyboards

About keyboards, been buying laptops recently but i have a bluetooth keyboard for my tablet and am considering getting a new phone and a smaller one might be cool.

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Enshittification and Apple

This is a note, I might convert it into an essay. What’s the difference, I write the notes for me, I write essays for at least one other person. I am not sure this is finished, but as it stands, a bit of Corey Doctorow, and a bit of me. Corey Doctorow has turned his…

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A gaming laptop

Shall I get a gaming laptop? Yes, I know I want to and my experience of playing BG3 on my working machine, was poor.

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Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill

It seems that GoNads screwed up the Tories first attempt to amend the 2018 Data Protection Act which implemented the GDPR in the UK. The current data regulation regime has earned the UK an adequacy ruling from the EU commission. This page documents my thoughts on this current attempt to amend the law.

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My solar charged power bank

I bought one of these a coujple of years ago and have always felt its recharge speed when using the solar panel was so slow as to make me question if it worked. I am going away and so checked on what people thought. Here are my notes and links. …

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Running WordPress

I am having a problem with my web hosting solution. The CMS is wordpress; I installed W3 Total Cache which is too hungry for file descriptors given my disk space is subject to a quota. How can I solve this? If I can. Here some notes and links, …

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Python & remote pages

I did some more coding, this time to try and capture my ello feed. I have the string manipulation under control, mostly but in some cases, I wanted to look up data from another remote page. I looked at urllib and requests, but ello prohibit automated scraping; we’ll see if I solve it through browser…

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text to voice

Is this yet consumer ready? I am interested in using this for my blog/wiki. I found a 16 best of … article, how did that go? I made a google query to find more. Otherwise, here are some links and notes …

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Digitising DVD

Right! I want to convert my Babylon 5 collection to digital. Can this be done easily. There are about 40 DVD’s in the collection, so it’ll be a real pain to do. It’ll also take a lot of space, I reckon 188Gb, this is where bittorrent and distributed filesystems would be useful, except that most…

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