Sunday, 12 August 2018

Back in the fold



What's it been? Five years? That's when I left Ubuntu for Debian. Now I'm back.

Why did I leave? Canonical adopted a corporate 'we know best' approach to  Linux, establishing a strong brand and pitching a proprietary desktop, Unity, with a bunch of proprietary add-ons and a cavalier attitude to privacy which now seems quaint, old-fashioned and remarkably restrained.

Saturday, 11 August 2018

All change (again)


The quiet is about to end.

I don't mean on the domestic front: if anything the screeching of power tools continues, along with my screeching of pain (back, knees, shoulders, elbows).

No, full-time employment is about to resume...