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Image: Don Robertson Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

I like playing with software and use a lot of it. I am planning to write a bit about the software I like and use most. I do have a windows machine, but most of the time I use Kubuntu — the KDE version of Ubuntu — and Cloudready — a version of Chrome OS that can be installed on older equipment. The software here reflects this.

for file in *.png; do convert $file -virtual-pixel none +distort Perspective '0,0,0,0 200,0,175,25 0,200,0,200 200,200,175,175' $file.perspective.png; done

convert -size 210x210 xc:none -page 200x200+5+5 ../background.png -page 200x200+5+5 acroread.png -background none -layers flatten aaa.png


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Nextcloud is a big part of why I can use Cloudready machine for much of the time. It provides file sharing services, webmail, contacts and calendar sharing, password management, tasks, notes, bookmarks, and more. It has a load of Android apps for sharing, automatically uploading photos, syncing fil...


Monday, June 11th
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Email - once the best way to get in touch with other people, now almost as useful as a land line. You know the inbox or phone call is either spam or someone you lost contact with a long time ago. But you cannot do without it. There is not much you can do with the land line, but email can be tamed.