RMS makes me want to be a better person

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
free software
linux
ubuntu
inspiration

So I’ve been following the saga of Tomboy Notes (and subsequently Mono) being added to the Debian install. On the surface, it seems fairly harmless, and part of that is because I not only use Tomboy, but I enjoy it. As part of the ongoing saga, Richard M. Stallman (RMS) […]

Oops I tried KDE again… and back to GNOME

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
linux
gnome
kde

It had been a good 6+ months or so since my last attempt at using KDE and I had that bug up my ass yet again. I had originally installed KDE on my wife’s laptop on whim and was very impressed at first. So much so that I decided to […]

/home is where the heart is… on the NAS

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
linux
ubuntu

In an attempt to unify my desktop data on my newly acquired laptop I decided to try out sharing my /home directory from my desktop as a NFS and then mounting it as /home on my laptop. Originally this idea was flawed because the laptop was not connecting to the […]

Wireless Connection at Boot (pre-GUI)

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
linux
ubuntu

A while back I got my wife a new laptop from Dell, got it set up with Ubuntu 8.10 and then proceeded to fight with YoVille! for a week or so prior. Since then, I still had a few action items on my list, specifically getting wireless working on boot […]

New Project: Function of the Day

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
php
project update

So I’ve bought yet another domain, but actually got a site up in a timely fashion this time. The site is called Function of the Day and it’s just that, a site that presents a single programming function every day. Right now it only supports PHP, but the plan is […]