Author Archives: Anthony

Italy Now

If you were to listen to the Italian news these days you’d be forgiven for thinking the Italians are all a bunch of crooks. Principle party members helping themselves to money that doesn’t belong to them. People claiming supplementary benefits … Continue reading

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Reducing Power consumption Ubuntu 11.10 On Aspire S3

vi /etc/default/grub Change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” To GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash pcie_aspm=force pcie_aspm=force i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 i915.i915_enable_fbc=1 i915.lvds_downclock=1″ update-grub Saves about 10 Watts you battery now should last about 3 to 3.5 hours depending on what you do of course

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How to move your Linux EBS backed EC2 AMI to a new region

Lots of ways to do this out there and hell if any of them work properly. This is really for myself as a reminder of how to do things but hey lets share LOL Keep in mind that things at … Continue reading

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Paul Tustain’ message to investors – a bit gloomy :D

Dear BullionVault user, The end of 2011 feels unusually dark. Things are getting worse. There is now maybe a 30 percent chance of a steep financial and commercial decline on a par with the Great Depression. Our governments are very … Continue reading

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Hail Google but what have you given us?

So here it is the Nexus! Conceptually a brilliant phone Continue reading

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