A Week With Mixmaster Shufflebutton

So my weeklong experiment with putting my entire music collection on nonstop shuffle has given me a few lasting lessons about the value of proper segues. BOB-FM ain’t got shit on the number of trainwrecks-per-hour I’m pushing. I’m trying this as a way to load my Last.fm profile with a more general idea of what …

Swap-o-Rama (¡UUID Es Me Llamo!)

(Just for the sake of remembering my own damn self — and maybe helping someone else.) Earlier, I attempted to hibernate my desktop. Never done it in the 15 months I’ve had Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on here, so I figured “Hell, why not?” I hit the dropdown, and the system commenced its hibernating shutdown action. …