pCloud

2 years ago, the ruthless killing of the (then) best free cloud filesync app Copy was announced. During the scramble to find a replacement for my beloved Copy, with whom I interacted on a seemingly…

YouTube subscriptions feeds in Inoreader

Google used to let you subscribe to a single “newsubscriptionvideos” feed that would populate with new videos from the channels to which a specified user was subscribed. Then YouTube API v3 came out and removed…

Linux tinkering during January 2017

TL;DR: Linux wot I done in Month One, Year One of Emperor-Lord Drumpf’s reign.   Aside from two-fingered-typing up the past few posts filled with all the Linux-related alternate facts up through last year I could…

Distro-hopping in 2016

TL;DR: more gibberish about installing & running Linux, during 2016.   Main PC The PC I built in 2011 currently runs Windows 10 Pro x64 and is the media/print server, video conversion, torrenting, and gaming…

Linux Beginnings

TL;DR: some background on my experiences with Linux, through 2015.   In 1999 or so I bought a boxed The Complete Linux Operating System 6.0 from the Tacoma CompUSA (or was it still Computer City…

Current Laptop OS Musings, 2017.01 Edition

TL;DR: an incoherent rant detailing the OSs currently installed on my VAIO laptop upon entering 2017, gripes about them, and some other useless banter. /dev/hda: Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA III MLC SSD (SH103S3/240G) Nice,…

Inoreader’s Integration Options, Pt. 2

In Part One, I looked at a couple image-heavy sites and how they behaved when adding their posts to each of the external services available via Inoreader. This time I’ll look at guitar lessons from…

Inoreader’s Integration Options, Pt. 1

After Google’s announcement regarding Reader’s impending doom, I spent weeks trying out alternatives, including self-hosted offerings. I eventually settled on Inoreader, after seeing someone recommend it in a comment on a post about Google Reader…

Open Live Writer

  I just installed v0.6.0.0 of Open Live Writer and am giving it a go on Windows 10 Pro RTM, with latest updates. I’d used Windows Live Writer in the past but not in a…