Had to do a fresh install of Sun’s Java on a remote Ubuntu machine this weekend. It’s pretty easy to do in a graphical environment, but I only had ssh access. Since I couldn’t find a set of instructions on how to install Sun’s Java from the command line, I thought I’d put together my own how-to.
So, Obama won the Presidential race, making me proud to be a citizen of the USA and hopeful that we can turn things around here.
But Proposition 8, the hateful law banning gay marriage and writing bigotry into the California state constitution, looks like it will pass. Continue reading “Hope Mingled with Despair”
Just got back from the voting booth. It’s my first time to vote since the dark days of ’02, and my first time to vote in California. And yes, it felt good. 🙂
If you haven’t already, head down to your local polling place and vote! Even if you’re not registered, get yourself put on a provisional ballot. Who knows, your vote could decide a close election.