Okay, so I downloaded the iso and burned it to a disk. Then I burned it a different way, because I don’t know how to install from an iso so I had to unpack it.
If that makes no sense to you, you do NOT want to have been me for the past month. If I had gone to my grave without knowing what “run urpmi from root” means, I would have died happy.
I began this post thinking I would catalog the whole messy scenario, but then I realized that Broots was a character on a television show — a canceled one, at that — so who was I trying to impress?
Anyway, if you’re the praying kind, pray for me. I’m about ready to do some of what my writer pal T. Lee Harris calls “45 caliber programming”.
And yet, I remain composed, with an almost Zen-like calm. My mother is amazed. The meds must be working.
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: A character deals with frustration in an unexpected way.