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Archive for May, 2010

Heart Matters – Free service from the British Heart Foundation

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Heart and circulatory disease is the UK’s single biggest killer. Heart Matters is a free service from the British Heart Foundation. It is a useful service to find out about heart disease for yourself or for a family member or friend; or if you are looking at ways to keep your heart healthy. It includes […]

Install and upgrading to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 Linux operating system

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The latest version of Ubuntu Linux version 10.04, codenamed Lucid Lynx was released at the end of April. As usual I upgraded my computers to the latest version, but took a phased and cautious approach just in case. At home I have three computers (plus one that my daughter uses) all of which run Ubuntu. […]

New Facebook comments feature on Watkissonline, First Aid Quiz and PenguinTutor blogs

Monday, May 24th, 2010

I’ve added a new comment feature to my blogs on, and I’ve chosen to use the Facebook comment feature. If you have a Facebook account then you can add comments using your Facebook login and it means that the comments can be shared with friends on Facebook. I’ve set-up the comments in […]

Day out on the Severn Valley Railway

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

In the past I have taken a baby on a day out on a steam train at both the Severn Valley and Howarth and Keithley and Worth Valley Railways. Although we had a good day out in the past it was hard work having to accommodate the needs of a baby such as feeding, changing […]

Ubuntu Unity interface for netbooks on 10.04

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I’ve recently being trying out the new Unity interface for Ubuntu. It’s in development at the moment so it’s not really ready for mainstream use yet, but it’s going to be the main interface to Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) in the next few months, so I thought I’d take a look. First – here is […]

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