I can’t get used to this Mac.  I thought it would be easier to do command line stuff because of my familiarity with the CLI in Linux.  Ah contraire.  I am familiar with the Red Hat version.  I’ve never done the whole Ubuntu/Debian thing.  And Macs, coming from the BDS world seem to be more like Debian with their stupid sudo.  Look, all I wanted to do was install Digikam (which I’ve used in Linux and am in love with as a photo manager).  I got Mac ports up and running.  But to install I needed to sudo.  Unfortunately my user account isn’t on the sudoers list.  I spent nearly 2 hours trying to get my account in there.  Doesn’t help it uses the evil vi as an editor.  That’s right.  You have to use visudo to edit the file.  I know NOTHING about vi.  I list it as evil.  Emacs is the way to go.

So I figure I’m going to wait until Lion is out to do a clean install.

Oh yeah, my brilliant idea of using the Mac as a media center…  is on hold while I figure out what sort of cables and adapter box I need.  Thank you ancient TV with nothing but RCA inputs.

To add to the fun…  Gidgette is in heat.  I won’t have time to get her to the vet tomorrow.  But hopefully on Tuesday morning, he can give her a shot of kitty birth control.  It works for about a year.  I don’t think I want to go down the route of surgery to see if they can find any more ovarian tissue that’s causing the heat.  The first spay was hard enough on her.

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  1. I hate to get new things, because I get really frustrated when I can’t work it and then when I get the hang of it I feel better.

    Wow I didn’t know they had kitty birth control, and worse enough I can’t believe the first spay didn’t work.

    Hope everything gets better with these things. :0)

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