Category: Tech

LibreOffice 5.3.3 and embedded documents

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As our lab is entirely Ubuntu/Linux (with a smattering of windows machines for hardware where there is no Linux alternative), one of my bugbears is going to ...

Welcome to the new jekyll-based blog

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This is a new version of the blog on Digital Ocean. I took the opportunity to move the top level site across at the same time. It uses Jekyll and the Minim...

43 folders for Gmail

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In a previous post I explained how I set up a 43 folders type of system using the emacs mail program mh-e and a bunch of UNIX/Linux shell scripts and cronta...

RSA Animate - Drive

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Brilliant and fascinating 10 minute youtube video Not heard of Daniel Pink before but very interesting discourse on motivation.

nmh - very slow scanning folders

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I started having problems within MH-E recently - folder completion was taking a very long time - between 1-2 minutes!

mh-e article referenced on GTD times

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Oliver Starr over at GTD Times has posted about my mh-e article. ‘Cool beans’ as my brother would say!

Canon ip4500 under Ubuntu 7.10

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My old epson 760 stylus kept crashing so I bit the bullet and went for a Canon ip4500 printer.

org-mode support

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Just a quick thanks to Carsten Dominik, the author of org-mode, for his amazing support. I upgraded to one of the latest versions of org-mode last night (4.0...

first version of org-na

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I have written a short perl program which prints out a list of org-mode tags (which I use for next actions as per GTD).

New Hipster PDA Templates

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Further to the mass adulation I received from my music manuscript template (OK- 6 comments …. but they are funny), I decided to make some more customised tem...

Guardian article on David Allen

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The Guardian (UK) has an article about David Allen. If you have read the GTD books it’s not new, but good to see him getting this level of publicity.