egeiro

musings from the everyday, somedays

Twelve months ago to the day I posted about the steps I'd undertaken to install the Debian linux distro and set up Openbox as the Window Manager.

Twelve months on and I'm ready to post about install Fedora and running Xfce as the Desktop Environment.

The primary reasons for Fedora are: It is an...

Back in mid-2017 I wrote about the different Linux distributions I've used over the years. At that time I was using Ubuntu 16.04 running the Gnome desktop.

Not long after that I switched over to Fedora running release 25 - also with the Gnome desktop. I can't recall why I switched because it's a...

As I've written about previously, I've maintained1 a number of websites or blogs over the years. After some fiddling over the past few days I have finally copied/migrated posts from two previous blogs "adventures in suburbia" (2006-2008) and "inelegant sufficiency" (2010-2011) to this site. They...

This blog began a little over two years ago. In that time it has been created/managed/manifested firstly by Hugo, then by Wordpress, then by HTMLy, and now back to Hugo.

I worked out that my first round with Hugo was 9 months (May 2017 to Feb 2018), then 7 months on Wordpress (Mar to Sep 201...

Over recent weeks I've been fiddling to install Debian running Openbox on a few computers. The reason is that I have three notebooks including a 32-bit machine that is probably 10+ years old, a 64-bit machine that would be around the same and even my everyday machine is closing in on 7 years.

I ha...

A quick plug for a piece of software I've been using for the last couple of months to record our church's finances. The package is Manager. It handles GST calculations and reports, seems OK for small, manual payrolls, is free, works on multiple platforms and seems to conform to standard accounting...