Python virtenv and Anaconda on Linux Mint

A lot of the things I’m doing lately is a repeat of things I already did on Manjaro. But now that it is dead I need to redo on Linux Mint…the Energizer distro that just keeps going and going. Installed python3-venv and the mimesis package on Linux Mint so I can use my createCustomer program. …

My own static site creator & text log file

It looks like I’ve been using WordPress for about a year! So I really should update my text logfile starting there. I have occasionally updated it, but it was hit & miss. Perhaps I should consider writing my own static site creator for my Log file, like I did for my judoplaces website. It uses …

Grub screen resolution

In this post I said “I was able to work around Mint’s resolution problem by adding GRUB_GFXMODE=1600×1200 in /etc/default/grub”. That wasn’t completely true. The command I actually used was “GRUB_GFXMODE=1920×1080,1600×1200”, specifying two resolutions, because I read it would fallback to the resolution on the right if unsuccessful. I didn’t mention it, because it selected 1600×1200. …

Linux Mint screwed up Grub

Unbelievable! I just this very day commented that Linux Mint never screwed up Grub. Which was true. Then I applied some Mint updates that included a Grub update and now Grub is screwed up. However a slight defense of Mint, today it was reported that researchers discovered a serious vulnerability called BootHole, in grub, that …