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Getting newer Bluetooth adapters to work for Linux

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://medium.com/nerd-for-tech/how-to-install-unsupported-bluetooth-5-0-dongle-on-linux-4bf34aa99fed The above link might be insightful in getting newer adapters to work for Linux. Be careful when picking an adapter--not just because they're not all advertised for Linux use, but because ...read more

Python list comprehensions

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://docs.python.org/3.10/tutorial/datastructures.html Here's a link where it talks about list comprehensions. List comprehensions are when you do such as `myList=[v+2 for v in anotherList]`. What this does is make `myList` equal to a new list wherein every item of `anotherList` has bee...read more

Tales of trying to update Python3 on Xubuntu

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Today, I learned the hard way that it really isn't a good idea to type the following, and say yes to the prompt that follows without paying much attention to what it says it's going to uninstall along with it (I knew better, a lot better, but I was irritated, and was in a risk-taking mood): ...read more

Hallmark movies with clean language

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by Radishrain • | | 2 comments
hall.growspice.com This is a list of family-friendly Hallmark movies, with clean language (as in, nothing worse than euphemisms, if that). Content besides language isn't evaluated quite as strictly (for instance, some of the mysteries tend to rank higher on violence/murder than the romances; ...read more

mpv command-line media player

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
See the answer that mentions it here: https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/83502/offline-music-player-for-androids-without-ads/83513#83513 It's the best command-line media player I've found, so far.

The Plates of Brass

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/ensign/1988/01/the-plates-of-brass-a-witness-of-christ?lang=eng The link above is to a very edifying article about the brass plates. religious_

Lexi Walker: Jingle Bells arrangement

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://youtu.be/cUD2nliYSSs I can't believe I hadn't heard this until now. Great fast-paced version of Jingle Bells.

He Hears Your Heart, by Bryn Castleton

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This EFY song (from the Here Am I, 2015 album) relates to some things Elder Holland said in his talk in the Saturday afternoon session of General Conference, today: https://youtu.be/0m1Mey--hcQ It's He Hears Your Heart, by Bryn Castleton. Anyway, it's one of my favorite EFY songs; EFY s...read more

Search engines worth knowing about

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Other than the usual Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Ecosia, Yandex, etc., here's a list of search engines that are remarkable: * gigablast.com * mojeek.com Interesting meta search engines: * metager.org Limited scope: * sweetsearch.com (for students) Also, you should probably look up ...read more

Sign-up quiz for HymnWiki.org (not for this forum)

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Terra programming language

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://terralang.org This language looks pretty awesome. Basically, it's a low-level language wrapped in a high-level language (Lua), and it has access to C libraries. So, you in your code, you have Lua code on the outside, Terra code within special Terra functions, and you can access C w...read more

Nice extensible Python telnet server

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here's an awesome extensible MUD server for Python: https://github.com/Frimkron/mud-pi You don't have to use it to make MUDs, of course. It appears that you could use it to easily make text-based, interactive websites with user accounts and stuff (but yeah, telnet's not secure; so, you pro...read more

How to SSH into your Xubuntu desktop computer from your Android tablet

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
1. Install Termux. 2. On Termux, type `pkg install openssh`. 3. On your Xubuntu desktop open a command-line and type `sudo apt install openssh-server` (if it's not already installed and running). 4. On Termux, type `ssh -Y [Your username]@[Your desktop computer's IP Address]` where your usern...read more

Ki

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
ki.growspice.com https://github.com/kumoshk/ki Ki is a command-line Python program that assists you in navigating the Linux command-line quickly and efficiently. It should assist with the following tasks: * Quickly finding and opening files, even if they're in complex directory structur...read more

Listen with your heart

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I was browsing YouTube in the recent past, and was watching a video with an autism theme. I read the comments. People were talking about their attempts at making eye contact, and stuff about that. Disclaimer: I'm not diagnosed with autism, but I've never been medically evaluated for it, eithe...read more
by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, back in the day, I loved making greeting cards with PrintMaster Plus for the Commodore 64. We would print them out on a dot matrix printer (black and white). Modern custom greeting cards are a lot different. I miss PrintMaster Plus, but it's basically back in the 1980s. So, it hit me toda...read more

Target age-groups for fiction

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
There are various types of books that are each generally targeted at a specific age group. Let's enumerate them here: • Adult (18+) • New adult (18 to 30) • Young adult (12 or 13 to 18) • Juvenile (0 to 11 or 12) • Tween (9 to 12) • Intermediate (8 to 12) • Middle grade (8 to 12) • Jun...read more

Termux tricks

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Also see: • https://www.growspice.com/A-desktop-user-s-guide-to-Nano-a-command-line-text-editor-td3471.html Termux is basically a command-line Linux distribution that you can use on Android. You can download it here: https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.termux/ You can either download F-D...read more

wikiweb

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
wikiweb.growspice.com This thread is for discussion of the wikiweb Python 3.x modules. To download it, go here , click on the Code drop-down button and click Download ZIP.

A desktop user's guide to Nano, a command-line text editor

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by Radishrain • | | 2 comments
See also • https://www.growspice.com/Termux-tricks-td3491.html So, now that I have an Android device and a bluetooth keyboard for it, I've decided to use Termux (downloaded from the F-Droid appstore). I've been wanting to program, write and stuff on a command-line app for Termux; so, after r...read more

Software goals

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This thread is for software goals of mine, one goal per post. Develop a command-line text editor (yes, command-line text editors and even word processors exist: e.g. WordGrinder, Nano, and Norton Textra Writer) that 1. Fully supports Unicode, and that has the standard navigation and editin...read more

Android 10

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I've been trying out Android 10 with my new tablet. It's a Vastking Kingpad SA10 . I liked it quite a bit as is, but I just got a new bluetooth keyboard to go with it, and now I've got all kinds of features; so, it's a lot like a laptop now in its functionality (there's hidden functionality that...read more

FBReader; Gutenberg.org opds

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://m.gutenberg.org/ebooks.opds/ The above is the URL that you need to use the Gutenberg.org catalog on FBReader.

How to fix double email account problem on the Kindle Fire email app

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Okay, so for a long time now, I've had a problem on my Kindle Fire where my email account shows up twice on the email app. I finally discovered that this seems to have been caused by me clearing the app data on the email app without also clearing the app data on my calendar app (apparently, clea...read more

It's a Wonderful Life review

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I watched the colorized version of It's a Wonderful Life, yesterday. I had seen the black and white version before, at least once all the way through. You know, this movie always gets talked about around Christmas-time, and I even thought it was a Christmas movie—but I don't recall any me...read more
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