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347 days of isolation . . .

Today is the 25th of February. The Tesco van has just been, and as an indication of how good they have become, our booked slot was from 12.00 to 1.00 pm. They put a message on their website to say … Continue reading

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Kubuntu disappointment . . .

I enjoyed using Kubuntu and getting to know it, but at somempoint it acquired some new cups drivers for printers and my Canon Pixma MG 5750 would not work any more. I tried in various ways to get rid of … Continue reading

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Professor Chris Grey’s blog – and mine . . .

I find Professor Chris Grey’s blog invaluable. He sorts out the disjointed news reports and makes it all into a coherent message. We need more like him. Here is a link to my blog about this Friday’s post . . … Continue reading

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Kubuntu again . . .

Having posted about trying out Kubuntu, and having tried it once or twice using the trial facility I decided to “go for it” and so this machine – a Lenovo B50-80 laptop now has Kubuntu fully installed, by which I … Continue reading

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And Kubuntu to you too . . .

Just by way of a laugh – and a test for the writer – this blog is being written using Kubuntu the KDE Distro from Ubuntu. I downloaded the *iso file and burned it to disc but although the disc … Continue reading

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Fake news – it must have been photoshopped . . .

Me ? Trump ? Never met the man !

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Covid 19 Vaccinations . . .

A strange wet, foggy day in which to be going out. We turned up at the Hall, were met at the door and instructed to sanitise our hands and then ushered in to the hall proper which was set out … Continue reading

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Tesco triumphant . . .

A year ago were discussing fitfully whether we should try having groceries from Tesco via their home delivery service. We could both see that it would avoid the business of having a trolley load of stuff to unload and reload … Continue reading

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Mint Sauce . . .

Linux Mint has recently been updated to version 20.1. Not having used this laptop for a week or two I fired up the Update Manager and sorted out the existing set up. This installed the new version of Update Manager, … Continue reading

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Here we go again . . .

New day, new blog . . .

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