Author Archives: jamespo

Using Center Parcs wifi with Amazon Fire Stick / TV

Trying to use the Center Parcs wifi with an Amazon Fire Stick doesn’t work out of the box, it prompts you for a login page that disappears. I got this to work but it is not easy. The way these … Continue reading

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Top 100 Dungeon Crawlers

Here. Obviously Dungeon Master should be #1

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Turing Tumble

I like the look of this educational programming game: Turing Tumble.

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Lunark on Kickstarter looks nice

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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. … Continue reading

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

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