Monthly Archives: September 2007

GNU knows where it will end?

Moving large amounts of data from one drive to another last night, I kept returning to check on progress. I noticed this (which actually went up to ‘Moving file: 99 of 11’ and remained there):

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China breaks easily

At least the things coming out of China do. A TV infra red ‘magic eye’ lasted six weeks. It’s replacement didn’t work at all (third one in the post). My mobile phone charger just got into its thirteenth month before … Continue reading

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Another day another dollar

Having just tried out a new piece of software which I couldn’t get to do the simple thing I needed (a filter based on blank lines – dead easy at the command line!) I decided to RTFM on its handling … Continue reading

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