I have been digging into Windows Subsystem for Linux and am amazed at its potential. Developers tired of MacOS and not ready or can't go full Linux have an opportunity to use Windows along with a Linux stack that is relatively seamlessly integrated.

I just realized that I run Linux on Windows (WSL2), Chrome OS (LXD), MacOS (Vagrant), and Straight up Linux at both home and work.

Setup scanning on Ubuntu 21.10 today. I have a Brother DSMobile 720D scanner and use Simple Scan and OCRmypdf for software. Took about 10 minutes and runs flawlessly. I will probably script the OCR to happen when a scan is saved to a folder just to automate it.

Upgraded to Ubuntu 21.10. It is super fast. I happen to like snaps and I found the new Firefox snap to be indistinguishable from the deb install, even on first start.

Remember the Google Nexus 7? Those were the days. Perfect form factor just missing a good Android OS.

We have the SpaceX live stream on all TV's in the house so we don't miss anything!

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