Monthly Archives: April 2009

Cactus photos

Recently I decided that I should have another go at some macro shots of the cactuses that are sat on my window sill. The photos below were taken with one or two speedlights with a sheet of A4 paper to … Continue reading

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Apt-Pinning

If you run a Debian or Ubuntu system and have more than one release in your apt-sources file (/etc/apt/sources.list) then you should probably learn the basics of apt-pinning. Apt-pinning allows you to have a specific package stay at a certain … Continue reading

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KDE 4.2 on Debian

I recently installed KDE 4.2 on my Debian laptop, and found the whole process surpisingly easy and now working very nicely. Following the instructions from The Debian KDE maintainers website, all that is required is enabling a sid repository and … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Person in the World?

Bruce Schneier linked to a rather interesting statistics article looking at the cause of death in America: John Goekler: The Most Dangerous Person in the World? The single greatest killer of Americans is the so-called “lifestyle disease”. Somewhere between half … Continue reading

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Car photos

On the weekend a few photographers from work got together to have a go at trying some car shots. We turned up with cars and cameras and started off with some shots by mounting the tripod onto the frame of … Continue reading

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