It’s been 15 days since my last blog post. بطولة بلوت Crushing disillusionment and psychosis-inducing levels of sleep deprivation are to blame for the “lost fortnight”. However, I emerge from this dark night of the soul more resilient, wiser and a hell of a lot more clued up on the quirks of Linux. Before I detail some of the obstacles placed in my way, I’d just like to thank Conor Murnane, who, when I was at my lowest ebb, mocked my misery by sending me this article. Thanks, Con.