Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why yes, that’s why I gave those bastards my email address!

Hi SM, According to our Advance Auto Parts garage records, your Toyota Camry may be due for its 45,000 mile scheduled service.  Learn More…[snip] I got news for you guys, the 45k scheduled maintenance was due over a decade ago. … Continue reading

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why, there ought to be a law!

I always wonder how loud hipsters would scream to OSHA if they were _forced_ by their employer to ride a fixie bike without adequate brakes on both front and rear wheels and an exposed drive train that can’t freewheel and … Continue reading

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rare photo of a Technicolor stealth fighter

or something flew under the satellite while it was composing its shot.

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3 different distros in 2 days

I started with Ubuntu 12.04Alpha2, and found that the “Unity” desktop crap was all they supported. I test drove Arch, but I didn’t like the whole “rolling distro” idea to be a good idea. I want things to work, even … Continue reading

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I’m probably the last person to test drive Unity…

Five minutes later I knew it wasn’t for me. Seriously, what does it take to run nmap from Unity desktop? No terminal. No “Run” (at least that I could find.) I mean it might work for me if I was … Continue reading

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