Debian Iceweasel Upgrade from Unstable 10.0.x ESR to Experimental 16.0.x

So, I’m typically very reserved about using under-supported software of any kind, and that includes anything coming from Debian’s “experimental/rc-buggy” branch.  However, Iceweasel finally tempted me to cross the line.

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Ubuntu 12.10 Upgrade & Difficulties with an ATI Mobility Radeon X300

Yesterday, Ubuntu 12.10 was officially released.  I had upgraded my older Dell Latitude D610 from 12.04.1 to 12.10 Beta2, and was having graphics problems.  Even after all the patches made for the final release, I was still having difficulties.

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“The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility”

I recently finished reading Stewart Brand‘s book “The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility“.  I saw it by change while perusing Waltham‘s Public Library, knew of Stewart’s work with The Clock of the Long Now and the Long Now Foundation‘s Seminars About Long-term Thinking, and decided to give it a read.

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