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When trimming an overgrown bush I broke the natural shelter of this robin nest. What should I do for this nest and the eggs?
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"We" must tackle work email epidemic together. As a matter of principle, I don't have work email app on my phone, and I ask people to not use my mobile number for work purpose. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-32622224

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 12, Bluetooth with Cambridge Silicon Radio Chip
My troubled history of trying to get a Bluetooth 2.0 adapter to work in Raspbian was as long as my struggle to get the Belkin Wi-Fi adapter to work. Raspbian identified my Bluetooth adapter as a Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd. Bluetooth dongle (HCI mode) with ...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 11, Wi-Fi with Realtek RTL8188SU Chip
Seeing my Wi-Fi dongle (Belkin F7D1101 v1) work more or less out-of-the-box in a Raspberry Pi (albeit on the Pidora operating system) gave me some encouragement and directions to make the dongle work in Raspbian. For starters, I did a clean install of Raspb...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 10, Wi-Fi (Wickedly-Finicky)
I have a Belkin F7D1011 v1 USB Wi-Fi adapter. The eLinux.org website lists it as " known to work on the Raspberry Pi ". Furthermore, this adapter is said to be "[v]erified working with 2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian right out of the box." Yet after fighting wit...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 9, Update Ghost to v0.4 Aton
Ghost 0.4 "Aton" was released today. As soon as I came home I downloaded it and followed the upgrade document (for more info, see  blog.ghost.org/ghost-0-4/ ) to update mine. If you are thinking about upgrading your Ghost in the Pi, make sure you read and f...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 8, Auto-Start Ghost without 'Forever'
In a  How to Install Ghost tutorial , the author explained the benefit of using  forever  act as a watchdog to restart Ghost in case it quits. However, in Erik Chavez's tutorial on installing Ghost , he mentioned that he's looking for a way to start Ghost a...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 7, Ghost & Node.js for Blogging
When I was looking for tutorials on how to install web servers and Wordpress on my Pi, I came across a blogging tool called Ghost that trumpeted itself as a "back to the basics" alternative to Wordpress. Ghost sounded like a promising platform, so I decided...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 6, Static IP Address for Wordpress
When I set up my Wordpress site and clicked the "Install Wordpress" button on the welcome page, my Pi had a dynamic IP address (192.168.1.100). I thought nothing of it because I configured Wordpress to appear as a subdirectory of my IP address (same as in t...

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31.4 Days with a Raspberry Pi Noob - Day 5, Wordpress
There was a time when putting together a personal website meant typing HTML tags into a text editor, FTPing files into your directory on your ISP's or your web host's (anyone remember GeoCities?) server, and writing your URL as a subdirectory of a well-know...
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