Monday, January 05, 2015
psa: what's not in project2015
Last post I wrote about what I wanted in Project2015. This post is about what won't be here. In general, technology. Posts about Linux are a good example of this, as well as reviews of hardware (camera gear, primarily, followed by computers). I have a second blog, Arcane Science Lab, that is specifically for my technology side. If you want to read what I have to say about technology they you should meander over there.
I wrote this post after looking at the statistics on this blog and noticing that folks are still finding my old Linux posts. The last time I wrote about Linux was back in November of 2013. It was about Ubuntu 13.10, among other distributions. Since then I've moved on to 14.04 LTS, and now to 14.10. Ubuntu is my primary (my only, to be honest) Linux distribution. It works well and I know how to tweak it to do exactly what I want in a mere minutes after initial installation. It runs the latest Oracle Java, as well as the latest Android tools (see above), among other applications I care about. It just works for me, and that's all I ask of any operating system, no matter who makes it. It's now 2015, and that includes not just Canonical but Apple and Microsoft, critics and naysayers not withstanding. I have better things to do with my time that write aspersions about any contemporary operating system on any hardware platform.