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Great Leaders Are thoughtful and deliberate, not impulsive and reactive.
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Upgraded gnucash 3.4-->>3.5

I upgraded gnucash using Arch linux pacman and checked the new installation. It's got my data and my reports. Thank you to the developers and maintainers.

Thinking About A Reunion

Hi Reese
It has been a long time. Lino and Mina are coming home. I have been busy tidying up the house especially the second floor bedrooms. Mom, Imee and I are excited about 2019 because of it. We're all going to be in the old house - a reunion.

Upgrade Firefox 65-->>66

Some of this week's upgrades are Gnome and Mozilla's Firefox.

Gnome 3.32 packages are still making me dizzy. Today's upgrade includes Firefox browser which includes a more compact panel.

vnstat: Monitor Network Traffic

vnstat monitors network traffic in linux with a command line interface. It's very useful for keeping traffic database of your traffic as well as real time traffic numbers. It creates a database for the default interaface - enp2s0.
You can check your exact interface names with ip addr. [donato@archdesktop ~]$ ip addr 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1000 link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00 inet scope host lo valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever inet6 ::1/128 scope host valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever 2:enp2s0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc fq_codel state DOWN group default qlen 1000 link/ether 78:24:af:36:61:21 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff 3: wlp4s0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP group default qlen 1000 link/ether 28:f3:66:20:7a:1e brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff inet brd…

Continuing Gnome 3.32 Upgrades

Archlinux continue to make Gnome 3.32 available to users.

With perhaps the biggest download today of the Gnome 3.32 upgrades, I have not encountered any problem. I just ran pacman 6 hours ago to get Gnome 3.32 packages along with a linux kernel upgrade.