Tag Archives: Linux

Linux in 2020: 27.8 million lines of code in the kernel, 1.3 million in systemd • The Register

By | January 7, 2020

Another point of interest is that systemd, a replacement for init that is the first process to run when Linux starts, is now approaching 1.3 million lines of code thanks to nearly 43,000 commits in 2019. “Everybody who has ever worked at that level in the operating system has agreed that systemd is the proper… Read More »

Christmas Day, 2019

By | December 28, 2019

Here’s how my Christmas Day went, after a lovely morning of opening presents with the family. I just upgraded to Comcast — I mean, Xfiniti — gigabit internet service, and got rid of all TV service. (I’m going to try streaming everything now, and I’m sure that will be fodder for another post in the… Read More »

I Miss My Old Graphics

By | August 11, 2019

Someone on Twitter mentioned BeOS, and that got me looking over my old pictures from the previous incarnations of my blog. This was how the site looked when I hand-coded it. I miss it. I had created the graphics all by hand in a graphic editing program that came with FrontPage 97, called Microsoft Image… Read More »

Ruby on Rails on Windows is not just possible, it’s fabulous using WSL2 and VS Code – Scott Hanselman

By | August 2, 2019

I’ve been trying on and off to enjoy Ruby on Rails development on Windows for many years. I was doing Ruby on Windows as long as 13 years ago. There’s been many valiant efforts to make Rails on Windows a good experience. However, given that Windows 10 can run Linux with WSL (Windows Subsystem for… Read More »