How to convert DSS files to .mp3 with ubuntu linux

I have an Olympus DM-20 which I use to record stuff from my amateur dramatics group, just recently I recorded a script read through of Thoroughly Modern Millie and needed to chop up the read-through by scene. Ubuntu Linux doesn’t support .dss files natively so I needed to convert them. A bit of googling lead […]

Annoying WordPress bug

The last few weeks I’ve been wondering why I could only access my blog through just Mozilla Firefox and not through other browsers such as Chrome, IE, etc. Turns out if I change ‘WordPress address (URL)’ and ‘Blog address (URL)’ from http://cdal.co.uk to http://www.cdal.co.uk then Chrome, IE etc all report a redirect loop. Unfortunately I […]

Webpage Content Analyser v0.1.1

I’ve just updated the webpage content analyser as the version I originally uploaded was a devlopment version and didn’t actually work! Anyway the new version still needs tweaking but it gives you an idea of the kind of thing it can produce. Syntax of invocation is still the same as is the download link, both […]

Webpage Content Analyser

At work we use Dansguardian to provide content based filtering for our users. We found in a few instances Dansguardian’s default phraselists was blocking content that we wanted our users to have access to, so we needed to modify them. We had a problem though, we didn’t know what words over a set of pages […]

Virtualisation and Gaming

For those of you that don’t know I use Ubuntu as my main operating system; at home, at work and on my laptop. I still however have applications, mostly games, that I still have to keep a windows install handy for. At the moment at home I dual boot between windows vista and Ubuntu Intrepid […]