I should mention though that installing Ubuntu was fast and without problems. The most difficult part was shrinking my Windows partition. And of course I have unsolved video driver issues. Otherwise: wow!

My Linux security paradox:

Linux tutorials: do not enter a sudo command you do not understand.
Answer to any Linux question: enter this sudo command you do not understand.

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"The take home is that regular use of caffeine produces no benefit to alertness, energy, or function. Regular caffeine users are simply staving off caffeine withdrawal with every dose – using caffeine just to return them to their baseline. "


I've read this years ago, forgot most of it and became a coffee addict again.

I'm thinking of moving to because I'm tired of Windows updates breaking basic hardware support, e.g. wifi disconnects, USB devices not working, touchpad crashing. Honest users: would I have similar issues with Linux?

I'm afraid there things would be even worse because fewer people use it and it will be harder to find solutions.

I wrote about what I recently learned about color: kooslooijesteijn.net/color-col

Considering the visible part of design is mostly shape and color, it's amazing how long I could get away in design with knowing so little about color!

Hello mastodon.cloud, I haven't introduced myself yet. I'm a #designer, live in Berlin. Even after a more than a week since I signed up at another instance I am excited about Mastodon. Interests: Show more

Oh wow federated is updating way to fast to be useful on this instance!


Generalistic and moderated instance.
Everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!