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Back to Ubuntu

Back to Ubuntu

I have left Elementary and returned to Ubuntu, which is on v20 now. I am tired of having Linux stuff just not work. Elementary’s distro upgrade path is a menace, there’s no RDP, cloud disks are a pain in the butt, and now I found problems with bluetooth. Here are my notes on starting up on Ubuntu again.  …

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Scuttle and tagging

Scuttle and tagging

Having found my old delicious list, I thought I might see how useful it remains. The tags are not visible and so I would need a tool and my mind turned to Scuttle, which I have used before. As ever, here are some notes … 

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Raspberry Pi and LVM

Raspberry Pi and LVM

My NAS Box Fan has failed, I need to decide to repair or replace. One obvious answer is to use my “Pi” to serve out a pair of mirrored USB connected disks. How to do that on a PI? Here are my notes …

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Raspian & APT

Raspian & APT

This snip was originally created to document the arse-ache I had building my second Pi; it documented problems with Jesse & Stretch. The current release is buster and so much of this content is deprecated. In April 2020, I had reason to explore the code I use to maintain the currency of the apt cache. I have moved deprecated content to the comments and updated this post. For more, see below/overleaf. …