JED – Long delay at launch issue

Since the mailing list archive isn’t much in the way of searchable or at least doesn’t seem to be well indexed by search engines I will be keeping a series of posts on my blog with some of the “newer” and more interesting Jed issues as well as various configuration stuff I’ve found useful. Most …

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Making the Netgear A6210 AC1200 Wifi Adapter Work With YABU

Anyone who has tried a YABU (Yet Another uBUntu) based on Ubuntu 16.x knows they really hosed wireless networking. My HP laptop has become almost unusable when it comes to checking email or writing a blog post in bed. It was fine before this debacle. Given that Ubuntu 16.04 has been out for 8 months …

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How the Republican Party Created Donald Trump

This post could have also been titled “When Did Republican Become the Party of Treason?” Today there are news reports of various Republican party elders trying to get Trump to remove himself as the party nominee. They complain about the devastation down ticket candidates are suffering because of him either because he is against them …

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The Indie Book Store Solution

This is part of a discussion I started on Linked-in. Since it is important I thought I would post a version of it here for those who don’t belong to that group or Linked-in. —- Lots of places have tried various methods of solving the Indie book store survivability problem. Most Indie book stores actually …

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CUPS Spasms

Over the past several years CUPS (Common Unix Printing System) has become a sad piece of shit. This was once the most reliable and respected parts of Linux, now it is something we all dread. On most distros the “settings” interface to add and maintain printer configurations barely works. Continuing the “expert friendly” tradition of …

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