This is a Nederlog
of Sunday, December 6, 2015.
It is here to tell you I have got computer problems. I do not know how
serious they are right now, though I think the system will continue to work. (This is
Linux, not Windows.) Also, they really are my own doing: It has nothing to do with Ubuntu or Linux,
but only with my own careless stupidity.
This file is merely to tell you about the problems. There may be a
later Nederlog file today.
1. I have at present an unstable but mostly working
computer, till I say this is over
This file is
here to inform you that I have computer problems, in fact since
November 24, 2015.
The problems relate to the crash I made - because of my own
stupidity, related to my eyes - on November 24 last. (I updated to the
next version of Ubuntu, but had not
checked it has the High
Inverse option: It doesn't,
and that makes it useless as long as my
eyes are bad, which they still are, though they have improved.)
What I did was the only thing available to me on November 24 (I said I
was stupidly careless):
I installed a version of Ubuntu that was on my hard disk since June or
July 2012; then I copied all my data (that were preserved on other
disks); and then I did several backups.
These seemed to haved worked, but on December 4 my complete internet
connection was lost. Now I have it back, but only by going back over
three years with Ubuntu (though I still have most my data).
Yesterday - December 5 - I restored a working system, included
internet. I also made a back-up so I can return to it if I must.
It is something of a relief
that I am back with internet connection, but the system I have on the
moment is not stable though it
is mostly working.
I do not
know how long this will last. I will go on with my site, both in
Nederlog and elsewhere, but in case there are no more Nederlogs, you
may infer the system broke down again.
But I think that will be increasingly unlikely if it is still working
in a month's time, that is by January 6, 2016: Until then, at least,
there is a risk that the system I
am currently running may stop.
As I said yesterday, I
will try to sort this rapidly, but that may take some time simply
because I need a stable system again, and that will take several weeks
at least, and does not only depend on me (but also on Ubuntu's updates).