in america

I installed [[Ubuntu_Linux|Linux]] – on a laptop no less – and Everything Worked. Everything fucking worked, good as gold, nice as can be.

Everything. Fucking. Worked.

Sound? Check!
Graphics? Check!
Sleep/suspend? Check!
Wifi? Check!

Observe, one hour after installation:

It worked. It all worked!

Gobsmacking aside, I’m really very impressed at how far (certain) Linux distributions have come in terms of polish and accessibility. When I last seriously played with Linux, under Gentoo, you had to pick one or the other unless you were a bored hacker with even more time than a stockroom worker in a retail store.

Fair play, Ubuntu!

Wait, laptop?


[[Acer Aspire One|Behold!]]

Thank you Mariah for the best birthday present. Ever.

in america

Mark Grealish

Dashing brigand, handsome rapscallion, father, crazy cat lady and the world's greatest lover and liar, living in Galway, Ireland.

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