Ubuntu Upgrade and Box.com Sync

A mounted Box.com drive and duply are a good combination for backup data to a remote location. Duply allows for encrypted backups, and the encryption also helps to prevent bit rot. A remote drive is useful for keeping cloud-based servers free of extraneous data, which is especially useful when paying per GB per month for […]

Upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

Upgrading between Ubuntu LTS releases can be a nightmare. Even with proper backups, a lot of software and configurations change, and hunting down settings that have broken is extremely time consuming. I suppose that’s why experts say it’s easier to start from scratch. I’ll try that next time. What happened to me: Not all necessary […]

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