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Google Mesh Wi-Fi
What could possibly go wrong?
Discovering your Debian version
I have been a Debian user for more than 15 years but I only discovered today that there is a simple way to ascertain which version you are currently running
An efficient way to rip CDs
My favourite software package names
FOSS projects often have fun names for their packages as they have a different set of marketing considerations compared to commercial software. This is a list of some of my favourite names.
GVim and printing
How to get GVim to play nicely with CUPS
Creating lined writing paper using GLE
Looking for a way to create lined paper templates programmatically I discovered Graphics Language Editor (GLE). This short tutorial explains some basics of GLE and how you can use it to produce your own templates. Lined paper output samples are provided, for download, in PDF format for the A4 paper size. All packages used are available in Debian Wheezy.
GVim and Firefox together
"View Page Source" in Firefox/Iceweasel is really useful but sometimes seeing the code in your usual Editor is so much better.