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Dan

Writer, podcaster, musician, pop culture nerd, Linux geek, hacker, Liverpool FC fan and Merc With A Mouth.

Fixture List: August 12th Onwards

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Hello folks, I thought it was about time I got back onto the blog. I actually gave a talk on promoting your blog in Liverpool recently in which I said “make sure to post regularly”. Do as I say, not…

Installing The Maker On Linux

Recently I was lucky enough to co-host an episode of FLOSS Weekly about The Maker, a hybrid CMS/editor tool primarily aimed at Mac OS. Though it’s written in Python and uses wxWidgets for the GUI, so you can run it…

Just When I Thought I Was Out…

Hello all, it’s been a really long time and looking back over the last few posts I’ve hardly written anything all year. Apologies for that. I would say I’m going to change, make a concerted effort to post more, turn…

Is it September Yet?! GTA5 Trailers

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If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time you’ll probably know that I don’t talk about gaming much. It’s really not a big part of my life these days. I should be clear before we go further…

Fixture List: 18th March 2013

Hello everyone, it’s been a while hasn’t it? Life has been very busy lately and finding time to blog is difficult. It’s all going pretty well though and I don’t have any complaints. I like being busy. I just feel…

Ignite Liverpool – Weds Feb 27th @ LEAF

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Greetings all, it’s been a bit quiet here on the blog lately as life outside has gotten more busy and taken over. I’m still involved in lots of events around town though and that’s what I’d like to talk to…

Do You Work For Canonical?

Lately whenever I’m on my Google+ page this little message shows up. See below…. It asks me if I work for Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu Linux (for the uninitiated). I don’t. Not a company I am either for or…

Linux Outlaws Live – Sunday Feb 17th

Some of you may already know but I’m the co-host of a weekly podcast called Linux Outlaws. My colleague Fabian Scherschel and I look over the weeks releases and news, then discuss all the happenings in the Open Source world.…