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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

How to light a nice slow-burning fire

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
My method of making a slow-burning fire that lasts a good long time for the amount of wood is to do this: Place a surface of wood on the bottom. On top, place two pieces of wood parallel to each other with a space between. Put a firestarter there. Place two parallel pieces of wood (with a spa...read more

How to make firestarters

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, those no-hassle firestarters (for lighting fires to keep your house warm) are getting expensive, these days (those Strike-a-fire ones). We've been dividing them up into several to make them last longer. Yes, you don't need them to light a fire, but they make the process easier. Within the...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
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A pennywhistle, also known as a flagolet, whistle, or tinwhistle, is an instrument with six fingering holes and about a two octave range. Some other instruments, such as low whistles, Irish flutes, and dizi flutes are fingered the same way (although dizi flutes have one or more extra holes, but ...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Right now, there's a lot of hubbub about inflation. People are acting like it's President Biden's fault, but they're ignoring that it's a global problem (not a USA problem only): https://m.economictimes.com/news/international/business/view-how-global-is-inflation/articleshow/87679145.cms T...read more

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

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TBA

Lightless displays (E-ink, transflective, etc.)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
The purpose of this post is to list all of the following products with lightless displays that I find: * Computer monitors * Laptops (and similar) * Android tablets * Android smartphones but not the following: * E-readers * Non-Android tablets/phones Here's what I know about, so fa...read more

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

Ultraviolet light is addictive (similar to opioids)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-vitamin-d-deficiency-addiction-opioids.html Vitamin D also reduces opioid addiction (as well as addiction to ultraviolet light).

Fun way to make greeting cards

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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

Baker's ammonia (ammonium bicarbonate)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/10217-easy-holiday-sugar-cookies This article talks about what they often used before baking soda and baking powder. Fascinating.

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

Deriving electricity from radio waves

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210325190246.htm This is pretty interesting. It could solve a lot of problems. radio_waves electricity_
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