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Every time I have to build a package that uses , I run into countless problems. How is this better at all?

A very special season finale of the Jeff Reads His Book is out now! I provide my guest with some disappointing answers concerning plot points in Bringing Balance, and we both run out of beer during trivia!

Episode 19 of the Jeff Reads His Book is out now! Listen as I read another exciting chapter of Bringing Balance, a book I wrote in a month. This episode features family drama that turns ugly fast by way of a bookend.

Chromium from host Raspbian running through X/GEM on the ARAnyM VM.

Episode 18 of the Jeff Reads His Book is now available! Listen in for a big reveal, whisky sipping, and all the magical fighting you'd expect from a poorly written fantasy novel!

Episode 17 of the Jeff Reads His Book was just posted! Listen in as we follow our heroes through a door marked "No Admittance," and I overindulge in whiskey.

My new game, Bounce!, is now available for Rainbow 100 users everywhere! Available via direct download or BitTorrent at:

Episode 16 of the Jeff Reads His Book is out for your listening pleasure! Listen in as drink my way through another chapter of a book I wrote in a month. This week features a fake, magical catastrophe!

Did the documentation somehow become worse in the last 6 months? I feel like they've removed so much of it...

Packaging commercial software for Linux is so much worse than for Windows or macOS. It's absolutely miserable.

Posted another screenshot of Bounce! for the DEC Rainbow 100! Not sure why I haven't posted the game yet... Seems to be done...

Just posted episode 15 of the Jeff Reads His Book ! I finally have a guest, my delightful wife, helping me read through this catastrophe. Aside from bitching about brunch, we laugh quite a bit at typos in chapter 15.

If you're doing , best of luck! You too can end up with a delightful story like this!

Just had to log into the core bug tracker to remove myself from a bug I submitted in 2014. There's movement on it now, and it only took 4 years 9 months!

These comically long delays are why I don't bother with contributing to ...

I only mention the Jeff Reads His Book on because I am in love with this platform.

Episode 14 of the Jeff Reads His Book is now available! Listen in as I read chapter 14 of Bringing Balance, a book I wrote in a month and brag about big words! This chapter features... stew!!!

Just started my migration from Google to for my business's email provider. I think I probably waited far too long...

Tried to update a single package on and... everything is broken. I truly regret using pkgsrc in production.

Episode 13 of the Jeff Reads His Book is out now! Listen in as our heroes visit a friend's house for some magical pancakes and I rave about Wild Turkey American Honey!

Rainbow 100 machine detection that I wrote looks at two memory locations to see if either says "Rainbow," so it might fail on alternate or foreign language ROMs...

It took me ages to actually implement system detection. Should work on real Rainbow 100 A and B machines, but not IBM-compatibles...

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