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To get thumbnails generated in XBMC / Kodi

Go to Settings -> Video. Change Settings level to “Expert”. Go to Filelists. Enable. via Settings/Videos – Kodi.

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sp – command line spotify

sp is a command-line client for Spotify’s dbus interface. Play, pause, skip and search tracks from the comfort of your command line.

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How to specify DNS nameserver offered to DHCP clients in OpenWrt

In RC6, the dns servers presented to the dhcp clients can be modified by adding the following line to /etc/dnsmasq.conf dhcp-option=6,ipaddress1,ipaddress2 where ipaddress1 and ipaddress2 are the ip’s of the dns servers that you want to present to the clients. … Continue reading

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Baking an AMD Radeon 6970M Graphics Card

My Clevo P170HM laptop recently had a problem, the screen would go black when booting, in either Windows 7 or Linux (Safe Mode was OK). This turned out to be down to the graphics card, an AMD 6970M. As this … Continue reading

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Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor – UP2414Q

3840 x 2160, 24″ – nice via Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor – UP2414Q.

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OpenELEC Mediacenter – OpenELEC 5.0 released

My Raspberry Pi running OpenELEC is fantastic, if a little slow on the menus – very tempted to upgrade to a CuBox OpenELEC Mediacenter – OpenELEC 5.0 released.

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Panasonic KX-PRW120 Premium Digital Telephone and Answering Machine with Smartphone Connect

Looks like a nifty phone, can answer landline calls with your smartphone via Buy Panasonic KX-PRW120 Premium Digital Telephone and Answering Machine with Smartphone Connect, Single DECT | John Lewis.

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Tomtom live traffic

TomTom have a website where you can check traffic conditions before setting off.

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An album of Disney dance remixes

hmm

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Glasswire broke DNS on my Windows 7 machine

Not sure how, but it caused Windows Firewall to block DNS requests. Solution: Either turn the firewall off or Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Firewall -> “Restore Defaults”

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