revamping the day-job’s web store

Our webstore has been a good thing for us to implement, it has driven purchases (more indirectly than directly). But it is somewhat hard to maintain, and causes significant issues when we want to update it. Moreover, its not sufficiently flexible that people can configure specific systems on it, such as siCluster. So we are […]

Did Ubuntu jump the shark in 9.10? Yeah … they did.

List of things they changed is long. Some major ones … some … I dunno … bad ideas mebbe? like Grub2? Like incompatibilities with various motherboards (struggling with this right now on a home machine rebuild). Like unchangable login windows, and crappy icons for power, mail, volume, unchangable options in gnome … the xorg config […]