George Allan (footballer, born 1875)

Random wikipedia search of the day (while I was actually looking for the programmer of Zool).

41 goals in 49 games in his first stay at Liverpool. Died aged 24 of TB.

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Track if your train journey is late

http://www.mytrainjourney.co.uk/

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Getting “Failed to create FBO” for magnum opus on Linux?

If you’re using the proprietary Nvidia Linux drivers, try upgrading them to v390+

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Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller is a handheld keyboard and touchpad – Liliputing

This wireless keyboard looks great – they whole keyboard is a touchpad.

Source: Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller is a handheld keyboard and touchpad – Liliputing

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KB3185330 Windows 7 Update failing

October 2016 security monthly quality rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

If KB3185330  is failing to install and keeps getting rolled back, chances are your machine is dual-booting Linux and uses GRUB as a bootloader.

Only way I could get the patch to install was to directly boot from my windows drive (F12 at boot to select drive) – I have Linux & bootloader installed on a separate drive.

If the bootloader is on the windows drive I can’t see any other fix than to wipe it, apply update & restore bootloader (tools that may help).

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Currently installed thunderbird extensions

For a dark look install the “TT Deepdark” theme (also change the text/background in Options->Display):

thunderbird extensions

Also why isn’t there an ability to export/import your config, including loaded extensions?

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Love ‘Marble Madness’ but Wish It Was on Your Watch? ‘Marble Watchness’ Might Be for You | TouchArcade

Apple Watch gaming is super weird, but developers have figured out all sorts of crazy ways to sort of make these game experiences work on the small screen. Usually that’s bite-sized companion style games, not full-blown arcade style games. The upcoming Marble Watchness bucks that trend by attem

Source: Love ‘Marble Madness’ but Wish It Was on Your Watch? ‘Marble Watchness’ Might Be for You | TouchArcade

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donate.mozilla.org | Give to Mozilla Today

I donated to @mozthunderbird today to #freetheinbox. Join me to support communication privacy.

Source: donate.mozilla.org | Give to Mozilla Today

Seems only fair as it’s been my mail client for a long time.

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You Don’t Have to Pay $20 a Year for Solitaire and Minesweeper on Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with the Microsoft Solitaire Collection, a solitaire game that requires you to watch 30-second-long full-screen video advertisements to keep playing. Ad-free solitaire costs $1.49 per month or $9.99 per year. That’s $20 per year if you want both ad-free solitaire and ad-free minesweeper. But there’s a better way.

Source: You Don’t Have to Pay $20 a Year for Solitaire and Minesweeper on Windows 10

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Fixing “Directory /tmp/uscreens/S-username must have mode 700” on Cygwin

chgrp -R Administrators /tmp/uscreens
chmod 777 /tmp/uscreens
chmod 700 /tmp/uscreens/S-username

From here

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