Google glitch

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It seems everything on google is listed as "This site may harm your computer." right now.

For example a search on a popular 1974 UK children's television series Bagpuss has everything denied.

Red Dwarf is back

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After the failed movie attempt and endless sales of DVDs there's to be a 2 part special on Dave. That's right: DAVE. I guess the BBC is too busy not showing Gaza appeals and funding Doctor Who to get this, seven million DVDs and videos worth, cult show back on the box. If you cant tell already I would have preferred it on the BBC but beggars cant be choosers. Its about time it was back!


You can see production updates from

Learn Morse Code on Ubuntu

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I recently became a scout assistant-leader. As you do. One of their activities is the use of morse code.

Enter aldo. A morse code learning tool released under GPL. It plays morse code and you have to identify/translate it. It has the Koch method which starts at 2 charters then once mastered it moves on to 3 charters. Then 4 and so on. Classic method, random characters, is also available.

Aldo is listed under package name aldo. Install with: sudo apt-get install aldo. Run it in a terminal by entering aldo. Simple really. Its better to run it on xterm or one of its variants.

To translate code I use the chart on
See for other aldo download sources.