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by neil
Fri Dec 11, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Fix and Repair Workshop 13th december
Replies: 3
Views: 2382

Re: Fix and Repair Workshop 13th december

Would like to be there, but got work :(
by neil
Fri Dec 11, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting December?
Replies: 13
Views: 3544

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting December?

Cool, let's do it!

Can anyone involved with the newsletter join us?
by neil
Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting December?
Replies: 13
Views: 3544

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting December?

7 would be fine, but I don't think it's worth having if it's just you and me. Is it?
by neil
Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting December?
Replies: 13
Views: 3544

Behind the Scenes meeting December?

We were too busy to have a Behind the Scenes meeting in November. We're due one for Thurs 17th December at 8pm. Is this good for people?
by neil
Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Fixing broken computers
Replies: 17
Views: 8934

Re: Fixing broken computers

Cool. Yes, GNUcash is working.

The switch Mike set up is still in there, working.
by neil
Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Fixing broken computers
Replies: 17
Views: 8934

Re: Fixing broken computers

Billy has set up the Shuttle in the admin office and transferred the relevant files across from the old machine. He didn't have time to transfer everything, but the main ones (Shared, Lynne, Emma, James) are done. We also took Baoboa from the action room and set up in admin office. No changes have b...
by neil
Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: shooting video of The Forest? (was 'hi there')
Replies: 27
Views: 10986

Re: shooting video of The Forest? (was 'hi there')

1). would it be possible to copy music from the PC in Café ... i heard that its somewhat free copywright ? ... Don't see why not, as long as you're not going to use it for blatantly commercial purposes. (technical question ... isnt it Mac ? is it possible to mount on it NTFS formatted external HDD ...
by neil
Mon Nov 23, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Scaffolding
Replies: 8
Views: 3724

Re: Scaffolding

Did they def come to forest in the first place?
by neil
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:54 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Admin e-mail account[s]
Replies: 5
Views: 3116

Re: Fixing broken computers

Can forest mail feed into a mail client? Couldn't Lynne just use Thunderbird or something, with Googlemail feeding in also?
by neil
Sat Nov 07, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Fixing broken computers
Replies: 17
Views: 8934

Re: We're down to one working PC in the Action Room

Btw, I have a 250GB SATA hard drive going spare. I meant to get a PATA one instead. Cost £26. Any use?
by neil
Sat Nov 07, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Fixing broken computers
Replies: 17
Views: 8934

Re: We're down to one working PC in the Action Room

Can whoever knows about PCs please make it their priority to sort out at least one (preferably two) high-spec working machines for the admin office. Lynne has a lot of pressure on her at the moment and she's trying to do the accounts on a machine that randomly shuts itself down about three times a d...
by neil
Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Two Turquoise G3s
Replies: 3
Views: 1159

Re: Two Turquoise G3s

These are basically useless for computing purposes but it would be worth having them for spare parts. Do they have to be collected, or can you send 'em over?
by neil
Sat Oct 31, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2027

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm

How about Weds 4th at 8?
by neil
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Free shop!
Replies: 10
Views: 4060

Re: Free shop!

I have a few things for the free shop and I've been holding onto them for ages. There's no way I can get down on Sat or Sun to drop them off because of work. Is there anyway I can drop off on Friday?

Is good free shop stuff!
by neil
Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:35 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website sorting, tidy up
Replies: 26
Views: 9471

Re: Website sorting, tidy up

milk wrote:i'm confused as to why there seems to be a myth about the difficulty of posting items

It's not the difficulty of posting items - that's fine. It's the difficulty of doing anything else such as changing links or layout.
by neil
Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2027

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm

This was a non-meeting in the end. The next BTS meet is supposed to be Thurs 19th November, but I will be away on that date. Should we have it the previous Thurs (12th) instead? We usually don't have a lot to talk about at these meetings. Can I suggest we try to kick start the newsletter at the next...
by neil
Thu Oct 15, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2027

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm

It's ok - I'll have the meeting with myself.
by neil
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2027

Behind the Scenes meeting tomorrow 8pm

Tomorrow, the 15th, is the third Thursday in October. Geeks are in alignment with pen pushers, the website and grants coincide, and the shop moves into administration.

This can mean only one thing: the Behind the Scenes working group meeting. In the Action room. 8pm.
by neil
Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website sorting, tidy up
Replies: 26
Views: 9471

Website sorting, tidy up

I mentioned something on another thread about the size and complexity of the forest site. This is something I'd hoped to talk about at a BTS meeting sometime, but it would be better if I explain what I mean now, so there's less confusion. I'm a fan of the new site as I think it looks a lot better th...
by neil
Fri Sep 25, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe
Replies: 16
Views: 4990

Re: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe

So is there another one on Sunday 4th October?
by neil
Thu Sep 24, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest newsletter - can anyone help?
Replies: 0
Views: 514

Forest newsletter - can anyone help?

Hi all, Forest would like to make a newsletter occasionally. Does anyone have the necessary skills to have a go at this, or would they be interested in learning? It would not need to be anything fancy, but it could be if you want it to be. This is your chance to tap into the hidden undergorund uteru...
by neil
Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:56 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes minutes 17/09/09
Replies: 2
Views: 3615

Behind the Scenes minutes 17/09/09

Present: Emma, Neil, Hannah (partially) Agenda: Shop, Newsletter, Money Shop: Magda has to go back home and is leaving in a week. She'll be back in a few months. See if we can find anyone to fill in cutting hair. Hanna will ask around. Or maybe we could have some other weird shit in the corner of t...
by neil
Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Thurs 17th Sept, Behind The Scenes meet
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Re: Thurs 17th Sept, Behind The Scenes meet

I don't finish work until 7 on Thursday. I wouldn't be able to get to the forest much before 8.

It would be good to have a shop update, Hannah. Any chance you could pop in at the beginning and we could discuss the shop first?
by neil
Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe
Replies: 16
Views: 4990

Re: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe

I got some stuff I want to bring to the freeshop, but now I am completely confused!
by neil
Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Thurs 17th Sept, Behind The Scenes meet
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Thurs 17th Sept, Behind The Scenes meet

Come and have a peek Behind the Scenes on Thursday 17th at 8pm in the action room. Discuss exciting topics such as admin, the shop, money, computers & the web.

Bring your brilliant minds!
by neil
Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Events
Topic: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe
Replies: 16
Views: 4990

Re: next FREESHOP Wed 16th 12-4pm, in cafe

so is it friday?
by neil
Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: power sander
Replies: 0
Views: 1199

power sander

I have an electric sander I'm looking to get rid of. Would this be of use to the forest?
by neil
Sun Aug 23, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: BTS meet on Thursday?
Replies: 3
Views: 1208

Re: BTS meet on Thursday?

Ok, let's do that.

It would also be good if, sometime soon after the fest, we could have a special "fixing the action room" meeting, where techy folks get together & discuss how we can make all the computers work again....
by neil
Sun Aug 23, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Image galleries on the new website
Replies: 23
Views: 6122

Re: Image galleries on the new website

That's great - good work, Milk! The galleries look amazing and some of the photos are fantastic. But let's not be afraid to exert some quality control on the photos. We shouldn't use our server space to host rubbish pics that no-one will enjoy looking at. I'm no master photographer - I'm useless wit...
by neil
Sun Aug 23, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: image gallery
Replies: 9
Views: 3658

Re: image gallery

WOW!!!!! Super fucking sweet!!!
by neil
Fri Aug 21, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 16601

Re: @foresttweets

I'm starting to agree that we should replace Twitter with Identi.ca. But I'm still confused about how it all works. I'm definitely thinking we should lose the Facebook, MySpace, Twitter etc logos from the top of the homepage. Maybe there is a place for these links somewhere on the site, but even tha...
by neil
Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: BTS meet on Thursday?
Replies: 3
Views: 1208

BTS meet on Thursday?

We're due for a behind the scenes meeting on Thurs 20th Aug at 8pm.

Does anyone think we should we go ahead with this, or should we postpone it till after the festival? I think after the fest would be better.
by neil
Sun Aug 16, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: new website buttons - CSS help required plz!
Replies: 5
Views: 2812

Re: new website buttons - CSS help required plz!

Lookee fine in Safari 4
by neil
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: image gallery
Replies: 9
Views: 3658

Re: image gallery

did you install lightbox2?
by neil
Sat Aug 15, 2009 1:45 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: iMac jukebox ressurection
Replies: 14
Views: 7009

Re: iMac jukebox ressurection

RAM upgraded. Shop people: you can now use all the applications, and use more than one at a time!

Broken CD drive replaced - working now!

Dead PRAM battery replaced.
by neil
Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer network issues - café to action room
Replies: 25
Views: 11510

Re: computer network issues - café to action room

I've got two more 2m ethernet cables going spare, if these are any use.
by neil
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest events direct to Outlook, Google Galendar, iCal, etc
Replies: 2
Views: 1648

Re: Forest events direct to Outlook, Google Galendar, iCal, etc

That's v.cool!

We need to separate events & workshops calendars though, with a separate workshops page on the site.
by neil
Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: info page submenu
Replies: 6
Views: 3570

Re: info page submenu

milk wrote:i wish i had more time to look into this at the moment.

ditto that!
by neil
Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 16601

Re: @foresttweets

Chombee, I really admire the way you eschew facebook. I'm often close to doing the same thing myself, but I stay with it for practical reasons. I think Milk's right that we have to make the most of twit & face. But also agree with Chombee that we should big up the open alternatives. But dude, th...
by neil
Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: iMac jukebox ressurection
Replies: 14
Views: 7009

Re: iMac jukebox ressurection

Thanks Martin. We need at least 256 on one stick. I've just realised these can be had fairly cheap off eBay. I'll try to order a 512 if no objections. Should be under a tenner.
by neil
Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Front Page Forest only
Replies: 5
Views: 3076

Re: Front Page Forest only

Milk has worked his ass off to make the front page better looking & easier to update. If anyone wants to take on the task of updating it daily, I'm sure Milk will be happy to demonstrate how it's done. All that's needed is access to the internet & basic computer skills.
by neil
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: iMac jukebox ressurection
Replies: 14
Views: 7009

Re: iMac jukebox ressurection

This is in the shop now. Could also potentially be a temp music source for the cafe. But it's useless until it gets more RAM! Anyone????

It needs at least 256MB of PC100/133. It is old RAM - your old PC or Mac might have some...

Or we could buy for about £30...
by neil
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer network issues - café to action room
Replies: 25
Views: 11510

Re: computer network issues - café to action room

Thanks to whoever fixed this. I came in today to do it, but already done. Now the switch in the action room is in a place where not all the computers can be attached. I brought a 2m & a 3m ethernet cable & left them in the admin office. Also in there is Martin's adaptor. The switch could be ...
by neil
Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: iMac jukebox ressurection
Replies: 14
Views: 7009

Re: iMac jukebox ressurection

The iMac is almost ready for the shop, except that one of the SDRAM sticks is fucked. It's PC100, 168 pin. Pretty old-fashioned. Any chance we have something like this lying around?
by neil
Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer network issues - café to action room
Replies: 25
Views: 11510

Re: computer network issues - café to action room

Thanks Martin, I got the adaptor. I'm afraid the new cable is still exposed in the hall. I couldn't do anything when I came in to sort it as I couldn't find a hammer, despite searching the workshop & elsewhere. (This represents a new low for our tool situation. While it's always been hard to fin...
by neil
Sun Aug 02, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: image gallery
Replies: 9
Views: 3658

Re: image gallery

Cool, thanks,
by neil
Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: iMac jukebox ressurection
Replies: 14
Views: 7009

Re: iMac jukebox ressurection

Good stuff, Chombee. I've just copied it all to my laptop but it can't stay there for long as it's taking up most of the hard drive! If, as you say, it's already been salvaged, I won't worry myself about it. Of course, what we need is a massive HD somewhere that automatically backs up everything at ...
by neil
Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:44 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: iMac jukebox ressurection
Replies: 14
Views: 7009

iMac jukebox ressurection

I'm going to re-write the hard drive of the old iMac jukebox very soon. If there is any music that needs to be salvaged from this, better speak up now or it will be losted forever!
by neil
Sun Jul 26, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer network issues - café to action room
Replies: 25
Views: 11510

Re: computer network issues - café to action room

Monday'll be fine. Let me know which hole. I'm not sure which ones there are these days.
by neil
Sat Jul 25, 2009 12:20 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer network issues - café to action room
Replies: 25
Views: 11510

Re: computer network issues - café to action room

I may be around on Sunday eve. What sorta time would you be in? Or could you leave it in a pigeon hole?

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