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Jazz and the MediaWiki package

And rain, I mustn’t forget the rain. I’m worrying about the roof, although far less than I used to (it’s a different roof). The jazz is the radio; it’s on. But the main point this morning is exploring the mediawiki-lts … Continue reading

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Installing AtoM

Access to Memory is a brilliant archival description management system, written in PHP and available under the CC-BY-SA license. The installation documentation is thorough… but of course I just want to get the thing running and so didn’t bother actually … Continue reading

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Planet Freo not offline

I thought I’d better phrase the title of this post in the negative, seeing as the blasted thing has been more often offline over the last couple of months than it has been online. Even when it’s been online it’s … Continue reading

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Planet Freo back online

Planet Freo has been offline for most of the last week. It is working again now, but I’m doing work to make it more stable. MoonMoon needs some love! Thanks to everyone who reported the outage; it’s lovely to know … Continue reading

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Setting up USB drives for backup

I use USB hard drives for backing up one of my machines, swapping them regularly but leaving everything else up to the backup script that runs daily. This means that I want to mount them at the same place every … Continue reading

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Sitting, reading (again).

I seem to always want to return to this state: a quite chair with a pleasant outlook, and a good book. Here I am, into my second week at IBM, and I have achieved it, albeit with some detractions. The … Continue reading

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