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We’re All Contractors Now

 seasoned_geek  September 21, 2022  0 Comments on We’re All Contractors Now

Recruiters seem shocked that we are all contractors now, but that is the way it goes for tech workers, especially those in the medical device/embedded systems world. Honestly, that’s the way it is going for many job sectors. I’ve been…

Windows 10 – No Video Display After Update

 seasoned_geek  September 19, 2022  0 Comments on Windows 10 – No Video Display After Update

No video display after update will be a relentless theme over the next few months. You have already seen my post about Manjaro breaking with updates. Yes, had I paid attention, I could have “fixed” that from a terminal by…

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Nuking unattended-upgrades

 seasoned_geek  September 5, 2022  0 Comments on Nuking unattended-upgrades

If you ever needed physical proof AGILE is a false methodology you need look no further than unattended-upgrades in Ubuntu. This Canonical produced and preinstalled piece of software well and truly qualifies as a virus. It is a shining example…

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Oracle Virtualbox Guest Additions Won’t Install on Ubuntu 22.04

 seasoned_geek  September 5, 2022  0 Comments on Oracle Virtualbox Guest Additions Won’t Install on Ubuntu 22.04

Oracle Virtualbox Guest Additions won’t automatically install under Ubuntu 22.04. Even if you haven’t been there before, you are going to be there now if you install Ubuntu 22.04 in a VM. Canonical is relentless when it comes to bad…

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So You Can’t Find Yocto People

 seasoned_geek  August 4, 2022

I have been somewhat hounded since February, perhaps as late as March about a project that needs yocto skills. Like most embedded systems people who are professionals, I dabble in yocto when a project requires it. I don’t do “kernel…