Category Archives: c-Misc

Simple Example of Embedding a JPG into an Email using Sendmail

In the past I’ve thought about embedding a jpg file into an email generated by a Linux script, but quick looks as to how came up empty so I skipped it. Now I have a situation where I HAVE to … Continue reading

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Quicken Periodically ‘Breaks’ their User Interface with Updates

This blog is not the best forum for problems with Quicken, but the following post was removed from the Quicken forum as ‘disruptive’. Hardly seems disruptive. The folks at Quicken need to know they have quality issues yet it is … Continue reading

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Paint Touch-up Using Ford Motocraft Paint Pen

This post covers how to use a Motocraft touch-up paint pen. Over the years, I had accumulated quite a few rock dings that were starting to get rust in them. I needed to get them fixed to halt the rust. … Continue reading

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The Classic HP 16C Programmer’s Calculator

In the early 1980’s I purchased an HP 16C Programmer’s Calculator: As a programmer of an HP3000 mini computer, I found myself needing to use this calculator constantly. It had all the bit operations I ever needed: AND, OR, NOT, … Continue reading

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Enabling 5G Service on Motorola One 5G Ace When All Else Fails

No one had a solution for this problem, and I stumbled across a completely unexpected solution so I’ll document it here. I have had a Motorola One 5G Ace smart phone for about 6 months now, and I have yet … Continue reading

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Replacing RV Exhaust Vent Cover

I found myself needing to make another unscheduled RV repair whilst on site. I opened the flap on the exhaust vent cover to use the stove top. Afterwards, I went to latch down the flap only to have it bust … Continue reading

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Insulating RV Windows

I find myself in a travel trailer for the Holidays. While the days are warm the nights are somewhat to very cold. The trailer I’m in is a 3 season trailer and does reasonably well in cold temps, but when … Continue reading

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Forcing WordPress Back to Allowing Classic Editor

Having had my last post trashed by WordPress’s block editor, I have been avoiding using WordPress at all; however, yesterday I needed to go have a look at a post while using my laptop (which I almost never use with … Continue reading

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Portable Air Conditioner Adapter for Casement Window

I’ve lived in this house for many years and every summer, for about a month, the bedroom is just too hot to sleep in until well past bed time. Though I have central A/C, the ducting was designed for heat … Continue reading

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Installing Vino (VNC) on Linux Mint 19.2

I wasted too much time figuring this out so I’ll document it here for future use and if anyone else hits the problem. As of Linux Mint 19.2 (or maybe a little earlier), they stopped including the simple Remote Desktop … Continue reading

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