Category Archives: Small Fixes

Replacing Bryton Heart Monitor Strap with a Polar SoftStrap

Replacing a Broken Bryton Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) Strap with a Polar SoftStrap My Bryton Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) has had a lot of use, but the last time I removed the sensor from theĀ  strap , one of the … Continue reading

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A Simple way to blocking adverts

Blocking adverts Advertising is found on most sites. Blocking advertising is more of a comfort issue, than an attempt to secure my privacy – although it does do that to some extent also. Some sites (including many WordPress sites) display … Continue reading

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Installing eGroupware on FreeNAS

Installing eGroupware on FreeNAS I have been using Stylite‘s eGroupware system for about a year now. Previously it was installed on an old laptop running OpenSuse (x86). One of my tasks after installing FreeNAS was to transfer the system from … Continue reading

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Ripping CDs to FLAC format (on Linux)

I’ve several hundred CDs which I’m in the process of (re)ripping to the FLAC audio format from the current mix of mp3 and ogg format files. FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a high quality audio codec. Unlike mp3 or … Continue reading

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