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Making the jump to Linux

Switching from Windows to Linux for my main home computer (laptop) has been a real possibility for me for some time now, and I have finally made the jump – and I’m so glad I did! All that my main computer

Posted in General, Linux, Windows

BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 2: Data storage

Before reading this article you should read my first post of this series: BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 1: JSON processing before you dive into this one. You will remember that for step 2 of my plan to automate detection of

Posted in Linux, Python, Raspberry Pi, SQL

BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 1: JSON processing

As I am unable to read during my morning commute, I have taken to listening to audiobooks to fill the time usefully. A great source of material to listen to are the shows on BBC Radio 4 Extra. I have a

Posted in Linux, Python, Raspberry Pi

Notes on the Raspberry Pi

OS used: debian6-19-04-2012 I wanted to be able to play with my Pi, but allow others in my household to watch TV, so I picked up a 3.5″ TFT monitor from ebay for under £15, to make use of the RCA

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