Category: windows

Life goes on. Family stuff’s been on my mind recently, and there’ll be a deep post about the last couple of months at some point. It’s been a while since I did deep personal here, and that’s probably good for

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I’m in the process of ripping some boxsets of DVDs to Plex, and I thought I should probably document the process. The most obvious thing I’m not using here is Handbrake, which works really well for some people, but I

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Code starts in a text editor. Your text editor might be a full IDE, custom built for your language, a vim window with more commands than you can remember, or an emacs with more metakeys than you have fingers. Nowadays,

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The previous MTOL were inĀ 2004 and 2007, and soon I’m going to get over this “I’ve been doing this too long” kick. Organisation Google & Omnifocus, mostly. My email is google-app based, although most of my interface with it is

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I installed the Release Candidate for Windows 8. We are not friends. There are three parts to Windows 8 that I’m going to cover. The first is the install and general behavior, the second is the advancement of the Desktop

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Last time I attempted to install a preview version of Windows, it all went a bit entertainingly pear-shaped. This time, the install went better. Well, the software did. On Wednesday, my computer made the fatal mistake of blue-screening with memory

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I buy an iPad, and Steve Jobs resigns. D’ya think I should start a Kickstarter project to get a Windows Mobile device?

Go to: Control Panel Administrative Tools Task Scheduler Create Basic Task (In the bar on the right) Name: “Backup Putty Connections” Next Run Daily Next, Next, Next (Until “Start a Program”) Program/Script: C:Windowsregedit.exe Arguments: /E “Putty_connections_backup.reg” “HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSimonTatham” Start In: (The

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UAC is actually quite good for security in Windows, as it means that anything that could steal your dog and run away with your favourite pillow/boyfriend/girlfriend has to get your permission first. However, the annoying popup that asks me if

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Depite my great and brand new phone and its wonderous open-sorcery, I still don’t hate Apple. I mean, I assume my new phone is great, as I write this it still hasn’t arrived. I said, at the end of that

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