I watched Fantabulosa again this evening. Michael Sheen is astonishing as Kenny Williams. He lives and breaths the part. How he managed to flare his nostrils I have no idea.
You can tell it’s a quality programme, from the first scene.
Kenny walks into his flat. Farts. “Two whiffs of that and you’re greedy.”
This is a white faced Explorer II Rolex. It features the same 3186 calibre as the GMT II and is therefore supremely accurate. On the downside the bezel is fixed. On the upside it is over £1,000 cheaper. I like it – particularly the contrast between the white face and the hour markers, minute track [...]
To the arseholes who parked their huge removal van in my bus stop, on double yellow lines, and then sat in their cab smoking, despite there being a sign defining it as a work space and therefore covered by the smoking ban, I have a simple exhortation.
In another example of how wise it is to choose your brands carefully, I am pleased to announce that my lovely T43p ThinkPad has returned from the IBM repair shop fully functional and cleaned.
Regular readers will have noted with despair that my laptop died with acute timing, three minutes before I was due to [...]
With the release of GNOME 2.22.1 by my Italian friends over at Gslacky, I took the plunge and upgraded to Slackware 12.1 on my bedroom Slackware box.
The Slackware install proceeded flawlessly as usual. The move from the huge SMP kernel to the generic 184.108.40.206 SMP kernel and initrd was a synch. The installation of [...]
I saw. I liked. I nicked.
The Slackware server just keeps on ticking. Thanks also to Scottish Power for not having had a power cut in the last 200 days. They’re improving.
davidw@SlackFTP:~$ uptime 11:29:28 up 196 days, 16:56, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
Good news. The lovely people at NetGear, have replaced my defective gigabit switch promptly, without fuss or question. I can now, once again, transfer files at superfast speed between my Slackware boxes on my home network.
I had noticed a slow down when moving 9GB of mp3 files and 12GB of Linux ISOs. At gigabit [...]