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by alanf
Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Basically Boaty
Topic: Is linux a good alternative to XP?Which Linux?
Replies: 3
Views: 11875

Re: Is linux a good alternative to XP?Which Linux?

My personal preference is Ubuntu. My web site http://www.sailfun.co.uk runs on a Dell desktop with Ubuntu server edition running on it. However, you are talking about Laptops and end users. I built an old Toshiba Laptop with Ubuntu on it. There are quite a lot of 'issues' switching to Linux from XP ...
by alanf
Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: WeatherChat
Topic: Less wind at night...
Replies: 10
Views: 15740

Re: Less wind at night...

Dave has the principal right.

This is caused by temperature inversion. As the Sun goes down the air nearer the ground cools first, this creates a form of layer barrier which prevents the gradient wind comming all the way down.

[url]en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inversion_(meteorology)[/url]
by alanf
Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Gear and Gadgets
Topic: Oxalic acid
Replies: 18
Views: 9145

Re: Oxalic acid

I got 500g on E-bay for about £7 including postage. And later got 1kg for about £10 inc postage from e-bay again.

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