Experimenting as https://mastodon.cloud/@daviding with federated social network microblog. Hunting for other leading-edge people interested in communicating on an open platform, as an alternative to the walled gardens. Haven’t heard of Mastodon? See: “A beginner’s guide to Mastodon, the hot new open-source Twitter clone” | Megan Farokhmanesh | Apr 7, 2017 […]
Repartitioning disk with Ubuntu 16.04 GParted fails; Kubuntu 17.04 KDE Partition Manager works. Booting my Thinkpad X200 from an Ubuntu 16.04 live USB key, GParted was able to successfully shrink a NTFS partition and leave unallocated space. Then, a request to either (i) shrink the existing \ EXT4 partition, or (ii) create a new empty […]
MMI codes from @FreedomMobile 611 support: Conditional forwarding (when busy + when unanswered + when unreachable) to a Canadian phone number … To activate: *004*1nnnnnnnnnn# To deactivate: ##004# Unconditional forwarding (phone won’t ring, with $0.75 charge per call) … To activate *21*1nnnnnnnnnn# To deactivate ##21# Last year, conditional forwarding res […]
Discovered @Accuweather MinuteCast will forecast rain in neighbourhood down to a 3-place postal code, and show radar weather map. Good for planning short shopping trips on the bike. #forecast, #radar, #rain, #weather
“Wrap-up smear” as deflection. @NancyPelosi said “You make up something. Then you have the press write about it. And then you say, everybody is writing about this charge”. Added to lexicon on smear campaign on Wikipedia , based on interview at transcript of CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper Nancy Pelosi |”State of the Union with Jake […] […]
Updated Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100M smartphone to Android 7 Nougat with ResurrectionRemix OS and GApps Micro. Followed guide/tutorial started in January 2017 for CM14, but then altered for the more active RR community. #i9100, #nougat
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