Leaving a W7 laptop

I need/want to recondition my W7 laptop.  … » Read more …

Leaving blogs.oracle.com

Time to see if I can load the Oracle Blog into my blog.davelevy.info.

The backup claims to be in atom, It looks like I’ll need to convert it into RSS at which   … » Read more …

Storify & RSS

To find your Storify’s story feed, the following URL works; http://storify.com/rss/<User Name>. Odd indeed.  … » Read more …

Installing Elementary OS using a USB

I am planning to install a linux on my last laptop, It is an HP Probook and has no CD/DVD. I need to choose a Linux, this, elementry os looks good   … » Read more …

Shellshock & Apple Macs

For various reasons they’re slow to act, rumour has it that bash is now GPL 3.0 and Apple won’t use that, for various reasons. This shows how to get and compile and   … » Read more …

Mac Appstore won’t upgrade

I hit the problem with my Mac Book Mavericks build that the App Store wouldn’t run an Xcode Upgrade. It offers me the terms and conditions but there’s no continue button. This   … » Read more …

Bluetooth in the Home

I couldn’t be bothered to go and find my usb cable for the phone and tried to use Bluetooth to connect the phone to the W8 laptop.

The phone needs a transfer   … » Read more …

File Transfer & Windows 8.1

I want and need a better, faster interface for ftp and my blog server. Obvs needs to be encrypted. It seems that Windows 8.1 does not offer sftp natively but recommends WEBDAV.   … » Read more …

gNewSense 3.1

get the .iso from here

don’t make a mistake in creating the Vbox image, it needs a bridged network adapter  … » Read more …

Fedora 20

I need another Red Hat look alike and chose Fedora. My target is Virtual Box on Windows 8.1.

So remember,

  1. Install from Live CD, reboot
  2. yum install dkms binutils gcc make patch
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