* Posts by Martin J Hooper

17 posts • joined 31 Mar 2008

Brazil bested by hackers, Virgin plugs hub bugs, and France surrenders… records

Martin J Hooper

Re: Could have been useful

I want to be able to add other DNS Servers so I could run a Pi-Hole for blocking ads and such like...

Tech support discovers users who buy the 'sh*ttest PCs known to Man' struggle with basics

Martin J Hooper

A video funny that you lot would enjoy I'm sure


Technical Support funny video... You guys I think would like this.

Clunk, bang, rattle: Is that a ghost inside your machine?

Martin J Hooper

Re: Library of Doom

I was hoping someone would mention the Librarian from the Unseen University!

Ook Indeed!

Virgin Media? More like Virgin Meltdown: Brit broadband ISP falls over amid power drama

Martin J Hooper
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Preston Lancashire area fine and working all day....

Russian rocket goes BOOM again – this time with a crew on it

Martin J Hooper

Read on other sites that its the propellant for the thrusters that degrades to water in 200 days. I forget what the scientific name is for the propellant. Could be the seals and washers as well of course.

Using Python in Visual Studio Code? Microsoft has new toys for you

Martin J Hooper

Re: PyCharm

There is a free Community edition now so you get the full on VS experience for free...

Mozilla changes Firefox policy from ‘do not track’ to ‘will not track’

Martin J Hooper

Re: It's about time

You can display the menu...

Goto the customize page and on the bottom of the screen you can get FF to display a menu for you.

It's under the toolbars drop down.

The Quantum of Firefox: Why is this one unlike any other Firefox?

Martin J Hooper

Re: 30 per cent faster

Thats what I've found too at loading pages - Most of the legacy extensions I had I could either ditch as I wasn't really using them or they had compatible versions.

Canadian ISPs do not Canuck around: Bloke accused of piracy grilled in his home for hours

Martin J Hooper

Re: Fight club

Same here - Only streaming plugin I have is Youtube... All the other things I watch are streamed of my other Pi file server

White House 'deeply disappointed' by Europe outlawing Silicon Valley

Martin J Hooper

Re: Tantrum coming in 3, 2, 1...

Not to mention IBM helping the Nazis round up the Jews - see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_and_the_Holocaust

Synology slings patch at buggy NAS boxens

Martin J Hooper

Re: Photo Station isn't limited to Synology

I think the QNAP Photo Station is a totally different one to the one on Synology...

SpaceX signs off on another successful mission with Pacific splashdown

Martin J Hooper

Re: Worm form?

Same here - love reading about the ISS and SpaceX... Hope I'm still around when the Dragon goes up with people on board...

Turbocharged quad-core Raspberry Pi 2 unleashed, global geekgasm likely

Martin J Hooper

Nice - Run Kodi Media Centre on one of my Pi's and a more faster one would be nice for the more powerful skins!

Might have to get one of these... As long as I can just swop the SD card out of my Model B....

Authorities swoop on illicit Wolverhampton SPAM FARM

Martin J Hooper

Re: Can we apply this to printed bollocks as well as electronic bollocks?

I agree - I am a Virgin subscriber and I still get the spam thorough the post asking so I want to join up...

Torvalds bellows: 'The GNOME PEOPLE are in TOTAL DENIAL'

Martin J Hooper

Re: What prevents Linux from conquering the consumer PC market?

CDE Is now open source - Hopefully you can get it working... :D

Antique Nimrod subhunters scrapped – THANK GOODNESS!

Martin J Hooper


Vladimir Sally-B is still flying - Saw her last year...



I agree though that some of that Nimrod money could have been put to keeping her flying and all the other WW2 planes still flying!

Virgin Media in talks to trial three strikes regime against P2P

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Paris Hilton


Will it effect non pirate p2p? When Fedora and Ubuntu release their latest guess how I'm going to get them...

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