Debian : Getting Started

  As someone who is new to the world of contributing to Debian.  I have decided to write this article to help others get started. First point of call should perhaps be the Debian Website where you can read up about the Operating system and I would also check the About Debian page(s) too so…

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South Devon Tech Jam – May 2019 – Write up.

SOUTH DEVON TECH JAM WRITE UP – MAY 2019 This months tech jam was fairly busy. Firstly we had Paul, who Lucy met at the Exeter Pi Jam  come down to help us with the electronics side of the Cloud Lamp project.  Great progress was made but a  little more work to do on this…

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South Devon Tech Jam – May 2019

South Devon Tech Jam – May 11th 2019 South Devon Tech Jam, is a small group of enthusiasts, who organise monthly informal and friendly sessions for anyone interested in technology, regardless of age or ability. We hope those who attend our sessions will enjoy learning new skills and sharing experiences about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts…

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Libreoffice – images

  Another issue with Libreoffice 5.2 on Debian is that sometimes images are not displayed within a document.  They are there,  but are replaced with what appears to be a placeholder. To fix this goto Tools menu and select Options. Then go to Libreoffice-Writer -> View From here make sure that Images and Objects is…

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Debian Promotion

Debian Promotion In an effort to help promote the Debian Operating system, I had a look for some suitable presentations.  It seems, that the last one produced was back in 2013, others are not in English. which is understandable as Debian has a world wide development community. I decided to create my own.  Started with…

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ToriOS Testing 1.5 Released part 2

  I spent part of this afternoon installing ToriOS 1.5 on a netbook,  with the view that having usedg the OBI installer software I could write instructions for the ToriOS manual which is my main project.  However in order to write the manual you need to have access to the software or system you’re writing…

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ToriOS Manual Update 3/4/2019

I have updated a manual with a basic section on setting up virtual machine manager. https://github.com/zleap/ToriosManualv21 forks.2 stars.0 open issues.Recent commits: Add section on setting up virtual machine manager, Paul Sutton README.md updated from https://stackedit.io/, Paul Sutton Update README.md, GitHub Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/zleap/ToriosManualv2, Paul Sutton add updated manual – new get torios section…

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ToriOS Testing 1.5 Released

  March 2019.  ToriOS 1.5 has been released. ToriOS 1.5 is based on Debian 8 – Jessie.  Can be downloaded from here.   I have updated the manual to include fresh instructions for how to get the new version. We could really do with more documentation for related software, for example virt-manager (Virtual machine Manager) as…

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LaTeX TikZ Periodic table

LaTeX TikZ Periodic table About six months ago.  I found a really nice Periodic table of the Elements ( PTOE ) created using LaTeX and TikZ on http://www.texample.net/. This however, due to the pace of developments within chemistry was incomplete.   I have since used Overleaf to both edit and update this so the table is…

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