Simon Denham

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (17 of 17)
Location: Scotland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 347,854 - Total Helpful Votes: 17 of 17
Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and &hellip by Matthew Helmke
I had been using Ubuntu rather than learning much about it for three years. I decided that I should get a proper understanding of the subject, and after much research and reading R.V. Cadea's review I bought this volume.

The book says that some knowledge of the subject is necessary to be able to understand it, this may be true, but the knowledge required isn't much. As an example the first chapters take you through the installation of the operating system from the supplied disc onto your machine.

I have read other books on Ubuntu, non has taught me so much so easily.
How to Diagnose and Repair Automotive Electrical S&hellip by Tracy Martin
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This is another excellent volume by Tracy Martin. It should really be studied before reading 'How to use Automotive Diagnostic Scanners'. I have been repairing electrical faults in the course of my hobby as what Mr Martin would describe as a 'shade tree mechanic' for many years. Whilst I have always got there in the end, the time I would have saved if I had bought this volume years ago, would be considerable. The book begins with basic theory, followed by voltage drop testing. A chapter on recommended tools includes information of how to make some really clever test items yourself. Chapters follow with a more detailed information on testing systems including the battery, starting and… Read more
Marmitek PowerMid XL infrared extender set by Marmitek
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent piece of kit, 5 April 2013
Initially confused by the transmitter and receiver - the transmitter goes in next to the device you are controlling. The receiver relays the information from your handset.
Once installed works perfectly through some substantial masonry.

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