by Wintermute on Aug.25, 2014
I have a machine at home running Linux Mint 16 (Petra) that I decided to do an upgrade to 17 (Qiana), and what is it about Ubuntu and its derivatives that make doing an upgrade so difficult?! I’ve had Ubuntu itself break during upgrades before, and decided to quit using Ubuntu partially as a result. But I’ve had pretty good luck with Mint in the past, and, well, not so much any more. The networking is completely broken now. Not just wireless, but wired as well. ifconfig shows no network adapters other than loopback.
To be fair, I haven’t had much of a chance to investigate to see if it’s something incredibly simple, but if stuff like this keeps happening, I’m going back to a monolithic kernel and building everything from source ;)
by Wintermute on Aug.21, 2014
So, I’ve decided to redesign the website again. This time, I don’t plan on removing any content, though I may shuffle it around a bit since I’ve enabled multi-site. Maybe do some topic-specific subdomains (ie, maybe a ghosts.nitemarecafe.com for the Ghosts of Ohio stuff, abuse.nitemarecafe.com for the Abuse of Authority stuff, etc). I might move the general blog to blog.nitemarecafe.com as well, but I’m not certain. Anyone have any thoughts? Anyone want their own subdomain to blog whatever they want? ;)
by Wintermute on Aug.13, 2014
I do not run the official version of LGpedia, but simply an unofficial mirror of it. Miles Beckett keeps promising to put the original back online. Removing info from a mirror does not remove it from the original. Also, removing your information revises history, which I am 100% against. Finally, removing the link does not remove it from Google’s cache or archive.org.
What I will be happy to do for you, though, is add the URL about you to robots.txt so that Google will drop the page from search results, and also remove it from Google’s cache and archive.org’s Wayback Machine. That is most likely what you’re concerned about anyhow, correct? That a prospective employer will google you and not hire you based on the result found in LGpedia?
To do this, please send me a polite email (wintermute AT nitemarecafe DOT com) requesting that I add your entry to robots.txt, and please include the URL in question in the email so that I can easily locate you. Failure to do so may result in laziness on my part ;)
by Wintermute on Aug.13, 2014
O Captain! My Captain! our fearful trip is done;
The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won;
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring:
But O heart! heart! heart!
O the bleeding drops of red,
Where on the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.
O Captain! My Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
Rise up—for you the flag is flung—for you the bugle trills;
For you bouquets and ribbon’d wreaths—for you the shores a-crowding;
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
Here captain! dear father!
This arm beneath your head;
It is some dream that on the deck,
You’ve fallen cold and dead.
My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still;
My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will;
The ship is anchor’d safe and sound, its voyage closed and done;
From fearful trip, the victor ship, comes in with object won;
Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells!
But I, with mournful tread,
Walk the deck my captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.
- Walt Whitman
by Wintermute on Aug.11, 2014
So, I’ve enabled multi-site on Nitemare Cafe, so I can quickly develop additional subdomains using WordPress without installing a new version for each subdomain. If anyone wants a blog of whatever.nitemarecafe.com, let me know.
by Wintermute on Jul.16, 2014
= 00:15:22 –> | camerafriend [ae655549@gateway/web/freenode/ip.174.1
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= 00:15:27 < camerafrien>| hello?
= 00:15:32 < wntrmute> | Hi!
= 00:15:37 < camerafrien>| hi
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= 00:15:53 < wntrmute> | How’s it going?
= 00:16:07 < camerafrien>| I’m exhausted but i thought i’d come in
= 00:16:38 < camerafrien>| talk to you guys a little bit
= 00:16:47 < camerafrien>| since i don’t think PJ’s going to for a while
= 00:16:51 < wntrmute> | OK… I’ll be here all night.
= 00:17:07 < wntrmute> | Not sure who else is around…
= 00:17:08 < camerafrien>| wait, did you guys see the video?
= 00:17:12 < camerafrien>| it’s not been up for very long
= 00:17:20 < wntrmute> | No…
= 00:17:23 < wntrmute> | Checking…
= 00:21:47 < camerafrien>| yeah
= 00:21:48 < camerafrien>| so
= 00:21:51 < camerafrien>| that happened
= 00:23:15 < wntrmute> | They did it?!
= 00:23:23 < camerafrien>| We did it.
= 00:23:30 < camerafrien>| all of you guys helped
= 00:23:33 < camerafrien>| and i was there too
= 00:23:47 < camerafrien>| i was sitting right behind pj, and scooted over for a
= 00:23:47 < wntrmute> | Glad you’re safe!
= 00:23:58 < camerafrien>| I’m kind of in autopilot
= 00:24:04 < wntrmute> | I bet!
= 00:24:32 < wntrmute> | You’ll crash once the adreneline is out of your syst
= 00:24:48 < camerafrien>| The trailer was in jackson and the bigger building wa
s outside of athens, closer to nelsonville
= 00:24:57 < camerafrien>| i don’t know if you have ever heard of any of those
= 00:25:05 < camerafrien>| but they’re close to were we live
= 00:25:09 < wntrmute> | Close enough I could have come and helped…
= 00:25:35 < camerafrien>| pj’s mom had a cop with her on the scene, and the fbi
showed up immediately after
= 00:25:41 < camerafrien>| they had it
= 00:26:05 < camerafrien>| annie’s okay, she got clipped through the ear
= 00:26:18 < wntrmute> | I was about to ask that. Good to hear :)
= 00:26:24 < camerafrien>| and channing is gone
= 00:26:39 < camerafrien>| not like gone as in got away but gone as in blew his
= 00:26:44 < wntrmute> | (very bad pun most definitely NOT intended)
= 00:26:53 < camerafrien>| oh, harhar
= 00:27:10 < wntrmute> | I kinda figured as much about Channing.
= 00:27:21 < wntrmute> | He was gonna “disappear” one way or another.
= 00:27:48 < camerafrien>| apparently he was brilliant
= 00:27:53 < camerafrien>| so it goes, i guess
= 00:27:59 < camerafrien>| driven mad by his own mind
= 00:28:09 * | wntrmute nods
= 00:28:09 < camerafrien>| pj’s in shock
= 00:28:19 < camerafrien>| aurora’s kind of, i don’t know
= 00:28:22 < wntrmute> | I can only imagine…
= 00:28:24 < camerafrien>| maternal I guess
= 00:28:25 < talezine>| hello
= 00:28:29 < talezine>| Sorry, I was away…
= 00:28:32 < camerafrien>| hi
= 00:28:40 < camerafrien>| https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2-tEicfztc
= 00:28:45 < camerafrien>| in case you missed it
= 00:29:38 * | wntrmute got chills about a minute in.
= 00:29:43 < talezine>| watching
= 00:30:46 < talezine>| guns…
= 00:31:57 < talezine>| sorry, having sound issues
= 00:32:25 < camerafrien>| that might partially be my fault, I tried to hurry
= 00:32:43 < talezine>| nope. bad headphone
= 00:32:47 < talezine>| just changed
= 00:32:54 < wntrmute> | I heard the audio fine.
= 00:34:04 < talezine>| Channing is dead!
= 00:34:07 < talezine>| I want his testicles…
= 00:34:09 < talezine>| in a jar
= 00:34:12 < camerafrien>| Channing is dead.
= 00:34:33 < talezine>| YAY!
= 00:34:56 < talezine>| OMG yay!
= 00:35:27 < camerafrien>| i knew taking that keychain was a good idea
= 00:35:28 < talezine>| CF. thank you for updating us
= 00:35:41 < camerafrien>| yeah, thanks for being here
= 00:35:48 < camerafrien>| I kind of didn’t want to be alone for a minute
= 00:35:59 < wntrmute> | Totally understandable.
= 00:36:17 < camerafrien>| I don’t really want to be camerafriend anymore
= 00:36:25 < camerafrien>| you can just call me Clara
= 00:36:40 < talezine>| Clara…welcome to the family. :)
= 00:36:50 < wntrmute> | Hi Clara. I’m Rod :)
= 00:36:54 < talezine>| And tell PJ…well…tell him we are proud
= 00:36:54 < talezine>| And tell PJ…well…tell him we are proud
= 00:37:04 < camerafrien>| there’s a lot to go over, I guess
= 00:37:16 < ahcapella>| They call me ahca.
= 00:37:22 < camerafrien>| hi ahca
= 00:37:24 < ahcapella>| Hi
= 00:37:26 < camerafrien>| hi everyone
= 00:37:29 < talezine>| :)
= 00:37:38 < talezine>| And I am Patrick, if you didn’t remember
= 00:37:46 < camerafrien>| yeah, the guy with the 5 kids
= 00:37:52 < camerafrien>| speaking of which
= 00:37:57 < eeka>| Hiiii!
= 00:38:00 < camerafrien>| they found more than five kids in Texas
= 00:38:01 * | wntrmute was a bit suspicious of that ;)
= 00:38:04 < talezine>| wow…
= 00:38:07 < talezine>| more than five
= 00:38:11 < talezine>| even I’m impressed.
= 00:38:13 < camerafrien>| I don’t know the exact number
= 00:38:16 < camerafrien>| but yeah
= 00:38:16 < talezine>| But he is a bastard.
= 00:38:31 < talezine>| I still wan this testicles…in a jar…as a “convers
= 00:38:33 < camerafrien>| he was keeping that one girl with him
= 00:38:35 < ahcapella>| Where in Texas?
= 00:38:36 < camerafrien>| Bethany.
= 00:38:41 < talezine>| why bethany…
= 00:38:43 < camerafrien>| Outside of Houston
= 00:38:49 < camerafrien>| https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2-tEicfztc
= 00:38:57 < talezine>| Portrait of Bethany….
= 00:38:57 < camerafrien>| here’s the video if you missed it
= 00:39:11 < camerafrien>| Bethany’s at the hospital
= 00:39:15 < camerafrien>| but she should be fine
= 00:39:18 < talezine>| she’s four?
= 00:39:29 < camerafrien>| they say about
= 00:39:33 < camerafrien>| but I have no way of knowing
= 00:39:51 < talezine>| Is PJ ok?
= 00:40:15 < camerafrien>| he’s in shock, a little bloody
= 00:40:26 < camerafrien>| but I think he’s okay
= 00:42:00 < talezine>| Blood I can deal with.
= 00:42:02 < talezine>| LOL
= 00:42:19 < talezine>| Seriously though…when you can…give him a hug from
= 00:42:30 < talezine>| he did the community a good one.
= 00:42:32 < wntrmute> | From all of us.
= 00:42:40 < camerafrien>| not much of a hugger, but alright
= 00:42:44 < talezine>| :)
= 00:42:50 < talezine>| take one for the team, Clara. ;)
= 00:43:41 < talezine>| Wonder if he would like a video tomorrow.
= 00:43:50 < camerafrien>| haha, maybe
= 00:44:02 < camerafrien>| I don’t know how much longer we’ll be able to keep th
= 00:44:32 < talezine>| I meant, from us
= 00:44:48 < camerafrien>| I know what you mean i just meant
= 00:44:59 < camerafrien>| the FBI has been working on this for years
= 00:45:08 < camerafrien>| Channing’s dead but there’s still a lot for them to d
= 00:45:24 < camerafrien>| they’ll probably make us take everything down and ask
us not to talk about everything
= 00:45:40 < camerafrien>| and personally, I’m about ready for a good long vacat
ion from the internet
= 00:45:47 < talezine>| :) we understand
= 00:46:27 < talezine>| *hugs* it was a long road.
= 00:47:44 < camerafrien>| what did i say about hugs
= 00:47:55 < talezine>| sorry.. *fist bump*
= 00:47:59 < wntrmute> | Some of us don’t listen so well..
= 00:48:04 < wntrmute> | lol
= 00:48:06 < talezine>| I have five kids…sorry…we hug it out
= 00:48:17 < talezine>| ilol
= 00:48:24 < camerafrien>| did eeka and ahcapella fall asleep
= 00:48:33 < ahcapella>| No, we are here.
= 00:48:36 < wntrmute> | I think they’re here.
= 00:48:40 < wntrmute> | lol
= 00:48:40 < eeka>| Yeah we are
= 00:48:45 < eeka>| :)
= 00:49:37 < camerafrien>| i’m gonna go in a bit
= 00:49:44 < camerafrien>| was there anything you guys wanted to ask?
= 00:49:59 < camerafrien>| it all happened really fast but i can try to talk abo
= 00:50:00 < talezine>| Yes, are you all safe?
= 00:50:12 < talezine>| Are we sure Channing didn’t have any willign helpers
= 00:50:16 < camerafrien>| yeah, i feel pretty safe
= 00:50:29 < camerafrien>| there wasn’t anyone at the building
= 00:50:39 < camerafrien>| and they arrested some people in Texas
= 00:51:04 < camerafrien>| i don’t know about any “followers” though
= 00:51:12 < eeka>| Man. So close to home too.
= 00:51:14 < talezine>| followers?
= 00:51:32 < camerafrien>| helpers, whatever you want to call them
= 00:51:39 < talezine>| And..WHY does he always pick such unsanitary places f
or his experiments. UGH
= 00:51:52 < camerafrien>| he takes me as the kind of guy who buys friends
= 00:51:52 < eeka>| Lulz
= 00:52:00 < camerafrien>| without that money i don’t know
= 00:52:16 < camerafrien>| no idea
= 00:52:25 < camerafrien>| they did a scope of that trailer we stopped at first
= 00:52:29 < camerafrien>| totally cleaned out
= 00:52:29 < talezine>| I know…just reflecting
= 00:52:35 < camerafrien>| being there, even for a minute though
= 00:52:42 < talezine>| *creepy feelings*
= 00:52:43 < camerafrien>| really, really, really freaked me out
= 00:52:45 < camerafrien>| i don’t know why
= 00:52:55 < camerafrien>| but no it was more than creepy
= 00:52:59 < camerafrien>| i was scared i guess
= 00:53:06 < talezine>| I would be too
= 00:54:16 < camerafrien>| i was telling rod earlier that the buildings were clo
se to us too
= 00:54:39 < camerafrien>| the trailer was in jackson and the building was near
= 00:54:50 < camerafrien>| PJ went to college out there, actually and i’ve been
there a few times
= 00:54:52 < camerafrien>| it’s creepy
= 00:55:00 < camerafrien>| they have a huge asylum there
= 00:55:05 < camerafrien>| in athens
= 00:55:14 < camerafrien>| they gutted it and turned it into a museum and tore d
own the TB ward
= 00:55:23 < camerafrien>| but it was still up when i visited a few years ago
= 00:55:28 < camerafrien>| creepy creepy creepy
= 00:55:32 * | wntrmute has been geocaching near that asylum
= 00:55:39 < camerafrien>| then you know
= 00:55:43 < camerafrien>| creepy creepy
= 00:55:43 < wntrmute> | Yes
= 00:56:17 < camerafrien>| and sarah jessica parker was from there
= 00:56:17 < camerafrien>| so
= 00:56:23 < wntrmute> | Didn’t know they gutted it though.
= 00:56:31 < talezine>| wow
= 00:56:34 < wntrmute> | Didn’t know that, either.
= 00:56:57 < camerafrien>| the museum is really pretty
= 00:57:14 < camerafrien>| but anyway
= 00:57:27 < camerafrien>| the building that channing went to I think used to be
= 00:57:35 < camerafrien>| they turned it into a haunted house kind of thing
= 00:57:41 < camerafrien>| the area is REALLY into halloween
= 00:57:59 < talezine>| eek
= 00:58:05 < camerafrien>| so we got there and there was a fucking noose hanging
from the side of the building
= 00:58:24 < camerafrien>| a sign of things to come, i guess
= 00:59:09 < camerafrien>| oh, pj called maddison back btw, I didn’t want you gu
ys thinking that she was left hanging
= 00:59:40 < camerafrien>| she was on speaker phone, i got to say hi
= 00:59:58 < camerafrien>| she sounded like she was crying
= 01:00:06 < talezine>| I’m sure she is rellieved
= 01:00:24 < camerafrien>| yeah me too
= 01:01:19 < talezine>| well, I’m heading to bed ladies and gentleman. Glad
all is accoplished
= 01:01:32 < wntrmute> | Goodnight, talezine
= 01:01:32 < eeka>| Nini tale
= 01:01:36 < eeka>| ΓÖí
= 01:01:38 < camerafrien>| night patrick
= 01:01:38 < ahcapella>| Night
= 01:01:47 < ahcapella>| Cassie Dreams.
= 01:02:02 < talezine>| Night Clara, night EEKA, Ahca, and Wntr
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= 01:02:36 < camerafrien>| i think i’m gonna go to bed soon too
= 01:02:52 < camerafrien>| you guys need anything else or want to know anything
= 01:03:27 < wntrmute> | I’m sure some of the other community members will ha
ve questions tomorrow, but nothing I can think of tonight.
= 01:03:41 < ahcapella>| Yes. Things happened quickly.
= 01:03:45 < wntrmute> | I’m glad all are safe.
= 01:04:04 < camerafrien>| thanks
= 01:04:06 < camerafrien>| me too
= 01:04:10 < camerafrien>| like i get it now
= 01:04:18 < camerafrien>| we were in real trouble
= 01:04:27 < camerafrien>| i was freaked out a week ago but if i’d had any idea.
= 01:04:32 * | wntrmute is close enough to drive to Portsmouth, so
has your back if you ever need it…
= 01:04:34 < camerafrien>| ugh, got the creeps again
= 01:04:42 < camerafrien>| thanks rod
= 01:04:46 < camerafrien>| i think we’re okay though
= 01:04:48 < wntrmute> | That’s a collective “your” for Aurora and PJ as well
= 01:04:55 < wntrmute> | I think so too :)
= 01:05:02 < wntrmute> | But if you ever need it.
= 01:05:06 < camerafrien>| thanks
= 01:05:10 < camerafrien>| i’ll be hovering around
= 01:05:17 < camerafrien>| pj probably will need a day or two
= 01:05:22 < camerafrien>| so, I’ll be on the account
= 01:05:30 < camerafrien>| night everyone
= 01:05:34 < ahcapella>| Night
= 01:05:35 < wntrmute> | Goodnight, Clara
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by Wintermute on Jun.17, 2014
I hear noise in the background (aside from the music). Could it be morse code?