Smuggling English

Since Solo: A Star Wars Story is due in theaters soon, and the main character is considered an established expert in the smuggling trade, I’m wondering how many smuggling oriented words will be included in the movie. It should be no surprise to the routine readers of this blog (thank you mom and dad) that I…

Darktable–A Game Changer

Just over a year ago I wrote a post for Matt Hartley’s FreedomPenguin.com where I expressed my opinion that Ubuntu would be in a better position for having a graphics suite. I stated that while Ubuntu does have some great graphics applications, it does not have a graphics suite. Gimp is supposedly a great editor,…

No College Fund Here

My normal parenting ideas aren’t terribly impressive.  So, when I get a good one like this, I think it’s worth sharing–mostly because in comparison I’m not that smart. In our house we don’t have a college fund for our kids.  I didn’t have one and I have a Masters Degree in IT/Project management.  But, would…

Since LAS Year

Costco, Nampa Idaho. A man with a red shirt is walking out. I’m walking in. Emblazoned on the front of the shirt is a familiar looking circle with a penguin on the inside. The shirt is one of the many pieces of Jupiter Broadcasting swag produced for the Linux Action Show over the course of…

Check With The Man

I was recently listening to the Ubuntu Podcast.   The hosts did their usual great job and on the episode in question they were interviewing David Britton of the Ubuntu Server Team.  For years I’ve repurposed old computers to run as servers for various purposes in my home.  Ubuntu allows me to run the same…