TuxJam 83.5 – Podcrawl Preview is out, a brief look ahead to Saturday's virtual meet-up https://tuxjam.otherside.network/tuxjam-83-5-podcrawl-preview/
Still looking for some additional shows for the #HPR queue. If you haven't sent in your show this year, now would be a good time.
You know #FOSDEM is mighty impressive. Thousands of people all descend on one campus which gets quite crowded but it's very good natured, very well organised and best of all everyone's there to learn something new. I certainly did.
Any one going to #FOSDEM ?
My old trusty EEE PC 1000H that operates as a home server needs to be retired. Being 32 bit it can no longer run centos when 6 reaches EoL later this year. But its hardware is bound to fail any day I fear.
But what to replace it with? Raspberry pi with attached storage? Duties are light, and its main use is to run NextCloud.
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.
The Duffercast 17 is out, entitled Bleeding Nipples. Health warning: I might be heard singing. Featuring @thelovebug @email@example.com @Moosical and the cool Swiss French guy whose handle I can't find here.
Musing on stuff. Writing about Scottish stuff at activecitizen.scot and more personal thoughts at blog.mcnalu.net
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