Linux on the Macbook Air (2013)

For various reasons that might be explained in more retroblogging, around January 2014 I got fed up with OSX and decided to switch back to Linux. I got things more or less working on my Macbook Air. (Later, in 2016, replaced with a Macbook Pro.)

TL;DR: It's okay ...

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Cron rant

The venerable Cron in its various forms (vixie-cron, anacron, etc) is good at what it does, but there are a lot of things that could make it much better to work with. For example:

  • "Debug" mode: run all the rules in a given crontab file right now and put errors ...

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