After deciding to look away from Windows and Mac, I had to pick an operating system. Which one to choose? Berkeley Software Distribution – BSD I originally thought I’d get a version of BSD. What’s that? Back in the 70s AT&T developed the UNIX operating system (the basis for most all operating systems now). They [...]
Building a Writing Computer
Building a computer for writing using mostly open source software.
A few days ago I turned on my laptop to begin a writing session and was greeted with a pop-up from Microsoft telling me I needed to do a Windows update. I punched go and went to the kitchen to make coffee. Two and a half hours later the computer finally finished downloading and updating [...]