Tagged ubuntu

Linux – The Remote Support and DRM Playback Menaces

This weekend provided me with quite a bit of a surprise challenge. While I was able to solve the problem, eventually, the entire process and the circumstances surrounding it revealed some serious issues with Linux. In order to protect my client, I’m not going to directly reference their name. In order to properly understand the situation, we need to go back in time quite a ways. The middle of last year I believe. The client purchased a new Samsung laptop that had come with Windows 8 on it. However they were having this really strange issue where the network stack…

Of Hiatuses, Jobs, and Other Shit

At a minimum, I try to write something at least once a month. However that hasn’t been possibly lately since I’ve had so much going on. In fact, it hasn’t really been possible to do a lot of things that I was planning on doing due to recent changes in my personal life. So allow me to banter on a bit while I sip on some coffee and listen to the Tron Legacy soundtrack. So let’s start with the interesting stuff: I’m currently trying to use Ubuntu as my day-to-day distribution instead of Fedora. Blasphemy I know but I’m really…