So, you love Arch Linux? It’s hugely configurable, well documented, comes with a large community and it’s not remotely bloated. It makes sense that you want to share the same platform across your desktop and servers in the cloud. But, despite being one of the largest distributions, Arch isn’t supported out-the-box in a lot of … More Running Arch Linux on Microsoft Azure in 2019
I haven’t written a blog update in quite some time and this is going to be very different to the bulk of my content. Nonetheless I thought it was worth writing in case anybody is trying to find information on this. Instead of geeky tech stuff today I’ll be covering eating vegan in business and … More Vegan Food When Flying First and Business Class (British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Delta)
Recently I’ve been back experimenting with cryptocurrencies. I was interested in whether or not I could use a Raspberry Pi to help me – in particular I wondered whether it would be of any use for CPU or hard disk mining. To test this theory I thought I’d create my own cross-platform hard disk miner … More Installing .Net Core 2 on a Raspberry Pi
A few months ago I discussed whether I would be moving from Windows to another platform and the challenges that I could see myself facing in doing that. Since then I’ve written about the technical aspects of my move to Gentoo Linux but today thought I’d look at how I’ve addressed my day-to-day workflow … More My XFCE4 Gentoo Linux Desktop – Development, Content-Creation and Productivity Tools
Introduction I installed Gentoo Linux back in April to replace my Windows installation. Straight after the installation the first thing I wanted was to get X up and running so I had a desktop. In most distributions this is super easy but there can be a few more steps involved in Gentoo. I complicated things … More Installing X.Org and XFCE on a Multi-GPU Gentoo Linux System
Introduction Just before Christmas I found out I was going to have to move and wanted to do something with the giant pile of PC bits that was on my desk. I previously built a router and a NAS but with the clock ticking for the house move I really wanted to get a bunch … More Dual Opteron Server Build in Cheapest LED ATX Case Available (CiT GForce Gaming Case)
I’m researching how robotics can help mental health and thought I’d share an academic poster I am presenting shortly. … More Can Robotics Support Mental Health Outcomes?