August 9, 2020 Since Ubuntu’s refusal to boot since last night I’m now happy for Live-CD’s.
Making yet another backup of my files before reinstall it again

August 9, 2020 # Borked Grub
I was supposed to work now, but an update seemingly has borked up Grub and now can’t boot into Ubuntu. Not a nice surprise. Even though it should be

August 7, 2020 P/2 Experiment Failed
My experiment of checking out if P/2 could be used nicely for microblogging failed after realied that the RSS feed in any case contains a title even

August 7, 2020 Musescore 3.5
Just by chance I realized that Musescore 3.5 was released yesterday. This is great and it comes just in time for the upcoming work season. Looking

August 6, 2020 p2 Microblog?
I sure can’t be the only one to think that Wordpress’s new P2-thingy would make a great Microblog or? It even has keyboard navigation and should

August 5, 2020 Firefox's "Quick Find (for links only)"
Firefox’s Quick Find (for links only), invoked by pressing the , has become my favourite way of navigating or opening links on a website. So much

August 4, 2020 Emacs Web Browser
Just by accident I found out that Emacs also has a built-in web-browser (and of course why shouldn’t it) and I was surprised to see that this blog

July 21, 2020 Finsihed reading "The Saga of the Swamp Thing"
Finished reading Alan Moore’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing today and enjoyed it a lot. In hindsight I was both a bit bummed, and delighted to figure

July 21, 2020 FILE_RENAME
I just spend an hour debating with myself about how to better name some files and then re-naming a folder worth of PDF’s. Somehow it is clearer now,

July 16, 2020 Koitelinkoski in Monochrome
Yesterday we took opportunity of the nice weather and drove out to Koitelinkoski. I have visited this location plenty, but somehow it is always

July 14, 2020 Almost a new Domain
My update-process continues and as such I updated/changed/edit (delete as appropriate) my blog’s domain to svenseebeck.me, and thus got rid of the

July 10, 2020 The Graveyard Book - Graphic Novel
I don’t think there is another book that I have read that frequently as Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book and I just finished reading the graphic

July 9, 2020 Limminka-Bay
We took a short trip to the bird-watching tower in Limminka and captured this panorama shortly before it started to rain badly. We would have had

July 8, 2020 Thinking about moving again
My plan to give the blog a face-lift got nowhere further than being a plan. Guess that saves time in the long run. For now real reason I kept

July 5, 2020 Redesign
As I’m now roughly in the middle of my vacation it would be a reasonably good time to slowly start preparing things for work. This usually

July 2, 2020 Modus Themes for Emacs
As I was looking into an EMACS-package I was wondering which theme the author was using in the screenshots. After little research and digging

June 28, 2020 Hailuoto Beach
An image from yesterday’s trip to the beach. In the past I would have needed a tripod and my DSLR to capture an image like this, now an app comes

June 26, 2020 Alpha & Omega
In the beginning of the year read Vo.1-5 of Joe Hill’s and Gabriel Rodriguez’s amazing series Locke & Key. I was just about to receive the final

June 23, 2020 Daily Achievement
Also: my daily achievement would be setting up an Org-Capture template to post a Microblog entry to my blog. All nicely with header and dates

June 23, 2020 Standard E-Books
Via Boing Boing I ran into Standard Ebooks the other day. A very nice collection of nicely made public domain e-Books. I will have to have a

June 22, 2020 Switching to a Local RSS Reader
Over the course of the last few months my setup for how I do things on the computer, and how I organize my things, on making my tools and content

June 15, 2020 Nextcloud
Since I’m in the process of moving things around I also had a look at a demo-account of Nextcloud and that looks very interesting. It ticks all the

June 12, 2020 The Case of Dexter Ward - Podcast
If you follow this blog for a while you know I enjoy horror-/mystery audio-dramas a lot and via Boing Boing I ran into a modern adaptation of

June 10, 2020 My Emacs.org
After only two weeks my had become a bit hard to navigate and messy, that I did the inevitable and built a file. This was kind of fun and made the

June 9, 2020 At the Beach
Even though it had been colder than it looks, we took a trip to the beach in the morning

June 9, 2020 Weeknotes #11
During the last week this blog had been rather silent, for the obvious reasons. I had, and still have, a hard time keeping politics out of this

June 4, 2020 Blot Renewed
My Blot.im subscription had been renewed today and I continue to be very satisfied with this platform. As far as I am concerned it is the easiest to

June 1, 2020 Almost There
There had been a bit of a silence here since my last post, but suffice it to say, I claim victory and am happily running Ubuntu now. Turns out,

May 30, 2020 Wiped, a Work in Progress
During the last few days I have spent a lot of time freeing space on my Windows 10 machine as to create space for dual-booting Ubuntu. Turns out the

May 26, 2020 Weeknotes No 10
During the weeks since my last weeks not much had happened, and mostly everything was, like for everyone else, one big Groundhog Day. That pretty

May 22, 2020 Matrix-Riot
Just learned about Riot.im, Matrix and it’s decentralized platform. This looks very interesting. Will have have to set up an account soon as it

May 20, 2020 Doctorow's Homeland
I had to force myself to put the book away at 3 o’clock a.m. last night and instead finished reading Cory Doctorow’s Homeland in the morning. It’s

May 19, 2020 Ubuntu-Drive
Over the weekend I made myself a bootable Ubuntu thumbdrive via the terminal and revived an otherwise unsuable 12 year old MacBook installing Ubuntu

May 16, 2020 A Frozen Cake
One of our daughters’ birthday wishes had been a “Frozen”-cake and my wife had made an awesome one

May 7, 2020 Finished Information doesn't want to be free
I know I’m late to the game, but I finished reading Cory Doctorow’s “Information doesn’t want to be free” yesterday and it had been a very

May 5, 2020 New Murderbot
Happy to notice that the new novel in the “Murderbot Diaries” series, Mass Effect, by Martha Wells had been released. This is going to be a fun read



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