30 Apr '13, 12pm

New on RubyGlasses: Enforced computer-free time: Gah - I've been computer-free for the past week, and not by c...

Gah - I've been computer-free for the past week, and not by choice. My ageing macbook suddenly started to switch off... at random. This was ok for a while... but when it took four times for it to even get through the boot process - I had to take it into the Apple shop. meanwhile I finally set about getting a new desktop, and work gave me a new macbook to try and use. I couldn't get the monitor to work on the desktop, and the macbook is too new to run the current ubuntu LTS (though I somehow managed to get 9.10 to install... but it won't find the ethernet port)... I've finally got the desktop working (I was using the wrong video connection) but I still can't get mail to work properly (the joys of mail on a linux machine...), and my macbook is back from the shop... but the ethernet isn't working. soooo.... still no email and it's been a week. But at least I have google now. ...

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