Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

Good will and Ubuntu

Bats flew overhead in the dusk as we walked tonight at Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve. We went to the sushi restaurant off Ridgeview, where we the staff (and us) were properly masked, but lots of patrons came in without masks. I had one fewer roll than usual, as I usually have one roll too many.

I recently got an old HP Probook computer for $ 70 on eBay. Last night I started to install Q4OS, a Debian derivative, on this laptop. While I could get the operating system onto the hard drive, somehow the boot loader failed to install. I could not figure out if it was a grub issue or a possible BIOS password. But rather than spend hours trying to figure out my error, I simply installed Ubuntu instead. The current Gnome desktop Ubuntu is easy-to-install and easy-to-use. I am still largely a start menu rather than an icon guy. On another note, I prefer AppImages.

Last Saturday I watched the Arkansas Razorbacks beat the Texas Longhorns by 40-21. It was a good game.

My Sunday WW meeting is closing. It was fairly well attended, but WW is apparently closing down workshops. I will find another, but I am sorry to see this one go.

We have not yet gotten a new pet after Beatrice's passing. I miss Beatrice even yet.

from Dreamwidth, because two posts of the same text are twice as nice

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