Ubuntu 12.04 boots to shell after icky update. Discuss.

I started up my Ubuntu 12.04 VM in VMWare Workstation 6. It has been a while, so some update messages popped up. Sure. Afterwards, it rebooted and hung there. I should have left it; I force shutdowned and restarted. Now we are at a shell, where I can login, but nought else. Sigh. Some Googling.… Continue reading Ubuntu 12.04 boots to shell after icky update. Discuss.

Second City Weekend

Some buds at work (props to Eddie, John and Danny, all whom since have left the company…) gave me a birthday gift card for The Second City, Chicago’s influential comedy-improv troupe. I booked the tickets along with a Dinner+Show package, including a prix-fixe dinner at Bistrot Margot on Wells. We set off Sunday morning, stopping… Continue reading Second City Weekend