Month: January 2009

  • Hustle: back on form

    The fifth series of Hustle is definitely back on form.  Glad that Mickey Bricks is back from “Australia” (oh, I thought he’d been off making films), and that the writing has got its edge back.  It’s much improved from before.  It’s a pity Jaime Murray is no longer in it, but you can’t have everything.  […]

  • Switching mail clients

    I’ve finally come to the end of my tether with the Evolution mail client.  It seems to have been getting less reliable over time, to the point that it is now no longer letting me update my inbox.  Deciding it was time to try out Thunderbird again, I have taken the plunge and migrated all […]

  • New patchutils version

    I’ve just made patchutils version 0.3.1 available, with a few small improvements.

  • Reporting ink levels

    I’ve just added support to system-config-printer for displaying ink and toner levels for printers.  It’s in the 1.1.x branch and will appear in 1.1.2.

  • Some of our electricity is missing

    We use Ecotricity for electricity supply in our household, as they use the money we pay them to build new wind turbines.  Annoyingly, aliens are wrecking them. One early report said that a blade had been torn off and — ominously — was nowhere to be found (perhaps implying it had been abducted). A later […]