Author Archives: dbj

post?

Just had the postman try and force a parcel into my external metal letterbox to the point where he bent the box! Now the graphics card contained in the parcel freezes my pc! What annoys me is that I was … Continue reading

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dhcp

Well 1st time fault – limited range dhcp server ….fell over and took the management console with it! So reduced the lease time and increased the range.. well slightly never like leaving too many free ip’s force of habit 🙂 … Continue reading

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LED Spools

I guess not all LED spool suppliers are the same …. Outside of the spool – looks cool – first couple of meters are fine then….. WTF the backing is torn and pokes out of the waterproof! – not just … Continue reading

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seo

SEO always an odd science. Just found that the site has lost two other similar websites – a real pity as both were pre-Covid businesses. Then found that a new technology has stolen our thunder. Never would have guessed that … Continue reading

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led keyboards

Amazed at the number of light up pc keyboards on eBay that are advertised specifically for the UK but with American layout. As they only have the $ key and that’s instead of having a £ key does that mean … Continue reading

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mint 20.1

Just pulled the trigger to upgrade to Linux Mint 20.1 the files are downloading… the paints still wet! looking forward to the new extras… Well that was painless – a few clicks and all sorted.

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http or https

Well the test begins now…. Which is best http or https? I would like to say https providing it is still fair to the short of pocket who are still genuine in intent. Just entered stage one of testing to … Continue reading

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Security

I am still amazed at the sheer number of attacks that consist of trying to login as :- user admin “sitename” 123 login they all get banned …. but still amazing that there are scripts out there trying that?????? been … Continue reading

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Tools

Odd experience today…. Buying “best value” oil sump plug removal tool set….. Land up removing a mowers drain plug with Bluepoint tools…. 2nd best make I’ve owned! Seems odd but all power to Bluepoint known quality brand at a price … Continue reading

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Cycling Lubricants

Just resorted to buying a motorcycle chain lubricant as it is cheaper than any mountain bicycle equivalent. I am puzzled if the lubricant on an off road motorcycle chain is cheaper than a mainly on-road mountain bike? I guess cycling … Continue reading

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