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Set screen resolution that is not recognised automatically (December 18, 2018)
With some monitor / laptop combinations some available screen resolutions are recognised automatically and so they cannot be selected from the GUI display configuration. In some cases the external display is recognised at all and cannot be used without further tweaks. The simplest solutions is to define and set the desired display resolution from the … Continue reading Set screen resolution that is not recognised automatically

Nightshift (July 18, 2017)
I’ve just come in from the 12am round. The weather is not great out there, but I’ve got used to worse. The wind is steadily blowing snow, reducing visibility to less than a 100m. It is -14C, colder with the wind. Before departing I have to dress myself up. I have such a great deal … Continue reading Nightshift

Full colour emoji fonts for Linux (March 3, 2017)
Full colour emoji fonts are now available for Linux. To install:

Protected: First Site Visit (January 2, 2017)
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HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 G1610T VirtualBox host random restart (January 1, 2017)
My HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 G1610T VirtualBox host has been experiencing random restarts.

Hide an element on a WordPress page (December 23, 2016)
I wanted to hide an element on a static page I recently created for my WordPress site. The easiest way to do this is to create a custom CSS entry for the particular element, the title in my case.

Notes primarily to myself, but perhaps also useful for someone else…