Over the years I have acquired three anvils.
Monthly Archives: May 2022
Keeping Slackware Current
What I wrote in Slackware Diary – 3 about keeping Slackware up to date is not correct:
slackpkg update gpg slackpkg update
Does not do the job. A closer look at told me that I had to also run
# slackpkg install-new # slackpkg upgrade-all # slackpkg clean-system
Time in Windows and Linux
By default, Windows assumes that the local system clock is set to local time, and updates it accordingly. Ubuntu Linux assumes that the clock is running UTC (essentially Greenwich Mean Time) and will update it on that assumption. Since it knows your location (you specified it at installation, and hopefully updated it when you moved) it will display the correct local time just like windows.
The problem comes when you have a dual boot (Linux and Windows) system. When you reboot from one OS into the other the new OS will assume the system clock is behaving according its own rules, even though the other OS was following its rules. To fix this:
A Note on Acts 16
This morning at St. Clement’s Epicopal Church the first lesson was from Acts, part of which reads:
Made a knife
Years ago I started making a knife from a file. I put the project aside, but when Mia and I started watching Forged in Fire earlier this year I was inspired to pick it up again.
Knife as of Dec. 1 2021. File initially ground into knife. Started from an 18″ file. Prior to December 2021 I had ground it into this shape.
Rang Gaeilge, 15ú lá Mí na Bealtaine 2022
Duinnín agus Imleacán Kali (tuilleadh)
Dineen and the navel of Kali (continued)
- Lig Brady osna as, ach thug sé an treoir chuí do phóilín a bhí ar dualgas.
Brady sighed,but he gave the appropriate direction to a police officer on duty.
treoir Guidance, direction f cuí Fitting, proper dualgas Natural right, due; customary fee or reward ar dualgas on duty
Free42 on Ubuntu
I noted in Slackware Diary that I had installed Free42 under Slackware. As I wrote in 2006 I fell in love with HP calculators and their RPN notation back in the 1970s, and still find the conventional algebraic notation rather awkward. I no longer carry a physical calulator, but I have Free42 installed on my phone and my tablet, and on my Windows systems. Now I also have it on Slackware. So I circled back to see if I could install in on Ubuntu.
Slackware Diary – 3
Following up from last time:
gmcdavid@Tyrone:~$ flatpak uninstall com.visualstudio.code gmcdavid@Tyrone:~$ flatpak uninstall com.visualstudio.code-oss
I was prompted for the root password. I may come back to Flatpak on Slackware, but for now on to some other installations….