Stage 2 of my Amiga 3000 repair went well today. All traces of the ghastly akali from the leaky battery have been cleaned up with distilled vinegar, and two damaged sockets successfully removed despite some horribly corroded solder.

It's drying now after a thorough flush with water then isopropyl alcohol. Next I'll need to check for damaged traces but at a first assessment it's not as bad as I'd feared.

Thankd to @perloid for some his helpful advice earlier. TuxJam 77 – Fiddling with Feren & Fedilab. @mcnalu @thelovebug and @kevie take a look at FerenOS distro and client Fedilab app. Along with the usual mix of

The Duffercast 17 is out, entitled Bleeding Nipples. Health warning: I might be heard singing. Featuring @thelovebug @Moosical and the cool Swiss French guy whose handle I can't find here.

Trying out the @fedilab app. First impressions are good. I like how it auto completed my instance name in setting up my account. Quick and easy.

Thanks to everyone who came to and ESPECIALLY everyone who helped! I will be in recovery for a week but it was epic. I'm in Manchester till tomorrow. Tonight I will mostly be around the Pendulum hotel bar if anyone wants to catch up. #oggcamp

@kevie @thelovebug we have a recommendation of an app to review on tuxjam from @timttmy - OpenMaps, a fronted for open street map. Available on FDroid.

67 - Pondering Podcrawl is available for download. Andrew (@mcnalu), Dave (@thelovebug) and Kevie discuss the recent Podcrawl in Glasgow, as well as looking at OSM Tracker and Bierverkostung on . As well as plenty of and talk

Weird. Seems my ISP makes accessing certain sites very slow eg Can't imagine it's traffic shaping as the sites are low bandwidth, and not for streaming or suchlike.

The 16th (except it isn't) outpouring of claptrap has been released. Featuring the dulcet tones of inscius, @mcnalu, and @thelovebug.

Duffercast 16 - Carehome California

All the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.

Setup a wireless printer on linux. Worked first time. Painless. Not ubuntu but slackware with lpr protocol. Good old CUPS.

TuxJam 74 - Every Rosa Has It's Thorn is out with the usual trio of @mcnalu, @thelovebug and @kevie reunited once again. We take a look at Rosa , Elisa Music Player and talk about Podcrawl Glasgow, all this combined with the usual mix of

Announcing 2019 on July 27th starting at 6pm in the State Bar, Holland Street

Come along and enjoy a few refreshments with the team and other podcast creators and listeners!

Grrr. Phone updated and now antennapod won't work.

TuxJam 72 is out.
@kevie @thelovebug and I talk about free and open source software interspersed with creative commons music. We review Haiku, the non-linux operating system, and the Android app DroidShows for tracking your TV viewing.

Happy winter solstice folks! 22.23 UTC this evening is when the Sun (or rather its imaginary, simpler cousin, the annual mean Sun) reaches its lowest point below the celestial equator.

A new episode of the Duffercast featuring, @perloid @paul @thelovebug, Mikael, @mcnalu

The duffers, including our esteemed guest, wish you all a Merry Christmas 2018. This episode is brought to you in early December, believe it or not.

TuxJam 70 - Gifts for Geeks 2018 is out. Andrew (@mcnalu) Dave (@thelovebug) and Kevie discuss the perfect gifts to get that special in your life this

Venus is a fine sight high in the south just now.

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