Category Archives: IT

Just make Handbrake work.. Ubuntu

Used HandBrake for years but wanted to start reducing the DVDs on the shelves, then realised support not there to rip normal DVDs by default… you need to install what’s needed to decrypt them. Theses links good for background … Continue reading

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Recruitment agent relationship paradox

Last month my position was made redundant and I found myself in the market. Well, to be honest it was nicely timed for half term and gave me time for a few DIY projects! With hindsight though, I could have … Continue reading

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Action For Advocacy : Find an Advocate

A few years ago I developed the site for Action For Advocacy and they have since ceased operational activity, so the site at is no longer maintained. As a result the page Find an Advocate now states the service is unavailable. After recently … Continue reading

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Would you write that on a postcard?

Encrypting email must be one of the few things we really should be doing yet aren’t. I’ve worked in IT for over 13 years and only once has someone offered me a public key. This Life Hacker article gets you up … Continue reading

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