Older blog entries for jwboyer (starting at number 1)

Vacation makes me happy. Gnome doesn't.

Spending 4 days doing absolutely nothing is so refreshing. I need to do it more often.

But, inevitably when returning from vacation, something always goes wrong. Stupid computer wouldn't turn on. Then it decided to magically boot by itself. I don't know why and I don't care.

Gnome can be a PITA. When FC2 came out, I switched to Gnome from KDE, just to see what it's like. For the most part, it doesn't really make a diff to me. But it took me 2 hours to figure out how to add a program into the damn menu. Either I was being particularly dense, or it's not that intuitive. Either way, now I know. And knowing is half the battle.

Ok, giving this a shot. Must say I've never done this before, but reading davej's blog among others has inspired me.

Short background:

I work for a very large company. It has a 3 letter acronym and is commonly refered to as BigBlue. You figure it out. Overall, it's a great job. The work is interesting, and I get to tinker. But, like any large company, things can move too slowly for my taste sometimes. Oh well.

Some projects I am interested in:




Fedora Project

I have never met any kernel hackers outside of work, but I have IRC'd or e-mailed a few (although probably not enough to make an impression).

That's about it for now. I'm new to this blog thing. Cut me some slack ;)

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