misadventures

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Linux distributions + Debian >

https://launchpad.net/~yannubuntu/+archive/ubuntu/boot-repair
https://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair/home

Automagically repairs a boot loader.

This is something I wish I had/knew about a long time ago. I've had bootloader misadventures that really stressed me out.

I'll accept this, even though it uses systemd.



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https://www.jwz.org/hacks/galdown

Given a URL of a photo gallery, this downloads the largest versions of all of the photos.

  • Flickr
  • Facebook
  • Picasa
  • OvaHere
  • Google Drive
  • SF Weekly (and related sites)
  • Instagram
  • and sites using SmugMug or Zen Folio

Tested 2016-03-18 on Lubuntu - Tested and works for instagram, but I couldn't get proper filenames.

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A while back, I experienced all manner of issues. Errors I saw were:

  • UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP
  • INTERRUPT_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
  • IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
  • KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

Interestingly, Linux didn't give a flying fuck and never even hiccuped once. This is why I initially thought I had an issue with Windows 8.1. Go Linux go.

I rebooted into some specialized memory testing to prove I had memory issues.

I was working on building an entirely new system and had started with a case and power supply replacement. Apparently I had damage to my earlier power supply, because all my issues magically went away.

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Software >
ManyCam >

RESULT - giving up. I have no idea what .mclt files are, how to customize them, how to make them, or where to get them.

I was using ManyCam and wanted to edit a lower third to fix the font and otherwise tweak it.

There is the ability to select a new one, but I found no replacement .mclt file on manycam.

Trying to figure this out took such a long time I needed to spin off a new page.



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