Thinkpad and laptops in general thoughts
The build quality and keyboard/trackpoint are SO much beyond anything you'll get from a regular consumer laptop. The fact you can pick these up for so little and have a way more solid and higher quality all around computer is pretty amazing. We've got it pretty good now compared to 10 years ago.
For those interested, here is the long version of our trip out west complete with a bit of context, more pictures, and a bit of drama: https://nilfm.cc/vermont_to_new_mexico.html
A university teacher this morning was in a kernel panic state because his disk failed and he needs what's on it for his lecture next week.
Of course his last backup was six months ago, so his crucial work is not on it.
He found an expensive data recovery service, but then they asked for his bitlocker password. And the one he gave them doesn't work - we still don't know if it's because we archived the wrong one of because changing the controller makes the deciphering key obsolete.
Do #backups !
Crazy linux backdoor masquerading as systemd/gvfs processes, purpose unknown: https://blog.netlab.360.com/stealth_rotajakiro_backdoor_en/
Red mage with most of my skill points in:
* nondualist philosophy
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