For $350, the Yoga 710 is a great linux 2:1

If you’re looking for an inexpensive 2:1 to run Linux I would highly recommend the Yoga 710, 11.6″. I found an open box deal from BestBuy at $350 and eBay has plenty of them running form $300-400. For that price you get a solidly built fanless 2:1 laptop, with  4 cores, 4GB Ram and 128GB […]

From GUI to CLI

So thus far I’m running an Ubuntu desktop on a Chromebook (mostly to play around with VSCode and dotnetcore) and this here Linux VPS running wordpress. Now I’m not a 100% *nix noob but pretty close. The last time I really interacted with a Unix system in a meaningful way was college (SCO and Irix). My first observation […]

Sigh… linux

I suppose it’s about time to finally really, really (no really I mean it this time) learn Linux. I’ve installed Linux multiple times over the years. I’ve compiled the kernel. Configured X windows by hand. Run unity, kde and gnome desktops. I’ve never actually done anything useful with Linux though. I install it, screw around with it a […]