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Excitement (noun): the ironic form of "dread", often felt by system operators when half the HDDs go "Bye-bye" part way through kernel updates for no apparent reason, leading to multiple VMs going off-line.

Clench (verb): what multiple bodily sphincters do as the BIOS us checked for disc presence and kernel images reinstalled in an attempt to recover the VMs.

Back-up (verb): what is done before anything else goes wrong.

New 50p coin, get yours for 40p, worth 30p...

Seems appropriate to point people towards this, given today's result.

Brexit 2: May & Trump vs Truth, with Stephen Fry youtube.com/watch?v=9fx9DdxiB3

Well...that was a fraught upgrade. Node was out of date, Ruby was out of date, Yarn Bundler had a version chance that broke bits. ARGH!
But we are here, rocking 2.6.5 goodness.
I wasn't worried, I have back-ups, but can't wait to shift this lot into Docker!

Food of the gods (and my childhood) from Locavore, Glasgow.

I resolve to upgrade next year. Maybe sort Docker out.
Oh god's. that sounds like "work".

Something for us, something for the pups.

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Upgraded motherboard arrived for my modular ClockworkPi today. This adds support for HDMI out. Neat!

Your project is stalled and in danger of crashing, do you:

1. Throw more resources at the problem;
2. Arrange an extension/cancellation; or
3. Go on holiday?

This greatly depends on whether or not you're a Westminster MP.

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Check out the #Plasma tutorial for power users in Linux Magazine issue 218. Available at your local newsstand or online at linuxpromagazine.com/

Tories found in contempt of parliament. Get it right up ye, you poverty punishing shitebags.

WTF? Are Russian manholes spring-loaded?

Current obsession: watching videos of bad driving.

Someone really needs to write "Russian Driving Simulator" what the AI is blind, drunk, insane, suicidal or all four. Goal? Get home alive.

Just taken our seats to see "A Perfect Circle". sold out gig, plenty of people to help eat the elephant.
(Don't panic. that's the name of their new album).

@iggy managed to open a huge tub of dried white bait a d was having himself a sneaky supper in the kitchen.
Not sure whether to be angry or impressed.

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