All Season Packing List for Iceland No matter what time of year you travel to Iceland, be prepared for cold. We were there in mid-September and had nice days where just a jacket kept us warm and cold days where we needed more layers. That’s the key – bring layers. Also, pack what you need […]
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tl;dr: Type sudo apt-get install followed by the name of one of these apps to install it: gedit, rar, libreoffice-common, vlc browser-plugin-vlc, mplayer, audacity, inkscape, youtube-dl, gparted, id3v2, lame, regexxer, gnome-do, udisks, terminator, arora For example, to install Inkscape type: $ sudo apt-get install inkscape Before you go crazy installing apps In case you missed my last blog post, the first thing you need to do is […]
You just installed Xubuntu / Ubuntu / Linux on your machine. Now what? The most important thing is to update your system via the apt-get update command in your shell. The reason is that you need to keep your system up to date with the latest packages. I’m going to explain how to do this using Xubuntu […]
The DVD I had to install Xubuntu wasn’t working. So I was forced to learn how to create a bootable thumb drive. Honestly, I avoided learning this forever because I thought it was going to be complicated. It’s not! Now, while I explain how to create a bootable thumb drive / USB for Xubuntu, these steps can be […]
Receiving an “If you have to evacuate” email from Senator Skinner made me consider more seriously “What if there is an earthquake or wildfire? After all it’s 2020!” Since I’m not traveling due to COVID, I took my Osprey travel backpack and my eBag carry-on and filled them with necessary items. Below is a list […]
There are a couple things I didn’t read anywhere on the internets about selling a car on Craigslist. Here they are… If you are a member of AAA, they can handle the transaction at a local office, free of charge. They offer the same services as a DMV without the lines! The pink slip is […]
I just got back from spending one and a half months in Bali and Australia. I lived out of my Osprey Farpoint 40 liter backpack and loved loved loved it (after I managed to figure out a system for packing it)!!! Below is what I brought and how I packed it. There are a couple […]
You click and the app you want launches. You swipe and get groceries. You press and take a selfie. You don’t even need to be of age do to all of this. Ah, the beauty of Apple products. They are so undeniably user-friendly. But are they really as simple as everyone thinks? In 1976, Steve Jobs and […]
My business partner and I evaluated a home of a couple who lives in Silicon Valley. The woman was going in for surgery because she was suffering from ovarian cancer. The discovery of our home survey was striking. She was sleeping on two types of earth line crossings, both at the area of her ovaries. (See drawing below.) […]
Twice today I was told “Make it Ugly!” First by Andrew Warner. Then by programmer at a Girls Who Code meetup. Two different people. Two different projects. And “What?!” was my reaction both times. Then came a sigh of relief. You mean, I don’t have to be perfect?! If you weren’t embarrassed by the first […]
- Travel Hacks: What to pack for Iceland
- Apps You’ll Want to Install on Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu
- What to do after installing Xubuntu / Ubuntu / Linux
- How to create a bootable thumb drive with Rufus to install a program or operating system like Xubuntu / Ubuntu / Linux
- Disaster Hack: Prepping Your To-Go Kit for an Earthquake or Fire
- Craigslist Hack: Selling a car on Craigslist
- Travel Hacks: Osprey Farpoint 40L to Bali & Australia: What to bring and how to pack your Farpoint40
- Apple’s products are not as simple as you think
Hope is not something that you have. Hope is something you create with your actions.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) born in 1989
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