Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Last Days of Distro…

… maybe?

I’ve been getting significantly frustrated with Ubuntu since upgrading to 11.10. It seems to be getting too bloated for my needs. What’s more frightening is that it’s starting to do too much without my input and (sometimes) against my wishes.

The things I’m talking about are very minor and I’ll get into them below, but the direction is what’s worrying.

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WordCamp San Francisco 2011

Ok, so I know this is actually kind of late. Ok, so it’s really late, but I wanted to share some of my thoughts from attending WordCamp San Francisco back in August.

WordCamp San Francisco was a hugely inspirational event for me. First of all, actually getting to meet so much of the community in real life was unreal. Many of the people I met I’d interacted with on Twitter or elsewhere online. Most I’d never interacted with at all. I’d never been around so many people who share my passion for WordPress. It was positively infectious.

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