Ubuntu second monitor after sleep bug pictures

StackExchange doesn’t to my knowledge allow pictures in comments, so I’ll post my pictures here in case someone else has more time to reproduce and debug this issue. Original question (please post any comments there): https://askubuntu.com/questions/495997/how-to-properly-restart-unity Original state when I resumed my 2015 Macbook Pro with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS and all updates applied from sleep …

Time up for the great Australian property dream?

I use the AFR iPad app for the free stories, because I choose not to pay for such luxuries as newspapers until I can afford my own dwelling (so ironic that it is my understanding that the AFR is owned by Fairfax media who also owns the Domain group). Today brings a good piece from …

Can We Talk? It’s easier to ask for forgiveness than it is to get permission

Good general advice: https://www.themuse.com/advice/can-we-talk-how-to-confront-someone-at-work I am consistently surprised how awesome things tend to be for me, and as far as possible I always go straight to the source and cut to the chase in the interests of maximising everyone’s time. In other words, I assume the wonderful quote from Grace Hopper: It’s easier to ask …

Technology and bangs and smoke magic – River of thoughts – Part 3

From Harry Potter by the highly acclaimed modern literary genius Joanne Kathleen Rowling: He had never seen a wizard work like this, simply by looking and touching; but Harry had long since learned that bangs and smoke were more often the marks of ineptitude than expertise. – Harry Potter contrasts Albus Dumbledore‘s magical actions in the Horcrux Cave to …