Happy News

If the news you’re watching encourages you to see the what’s wrong in the world instead of all the wonderful things that are going well, then maybe you need a different source of news. I love my feeds!  Today I saw that:  a racoon climbed a 23 story building Writing status: scrapping work in progress…

What I’ve Learned From The GDPR

According to Wikipedia: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA. The GDPR aims primarily to give…

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,…

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…

FileZilla Reenters My Workflow

I recently acquired some old hardware and was working on giving it a purpose when I felt a particular set of problems could be solved by using a physical disc to install the operating system on one of the machines. So, I burned a DVD. This particular set of projects began in part with my…