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  • Nanook

    Brian Aubert

         I posted on the blog a song that Brian performed at KNDDs Beach House, I just wanted to say he was a great guy to meet in person, very cordial.  This was back around the time Carnavas came out.
  • Nanook


         Next to good old caffeine, racetams are the oldest and most widely recognized nootropics substance, and Piracetam is the oldest and most well studied of the bunch.  I first started taking piracetam about eight years ago and at that time I was looking for a cognitive benefit, and while I did find some benefits, for example, the first time I took it I then went to a local bar that used to make really good fish and chips (it has sold and they are now shit), it was very busy almost all the tables were occupied.  I noticed subtleties in the color of the wood door that I had never noticed before.  It was as if someone turned the vibrance knob up on the world television set.  The second thing I noticed was that I could follow half a dozen conversations at half a dozen different tables simultaneously.  The last thing was that I could remember a few more digits in a digit string memory test, enough to remember a ten digit telephone number sometimes heard several days before.  But that was...
  •      Since upgrading to Bionic I've had issues with Ethernet periodically hanging.  I've been able to stop it by disabling some of the hardware offload functions.  I placed this command in /etc/rc.local so that it gets executed with every boot:       /sbin/ethtool -K enp0s31f6 gso off gro off tso off      Substitute the name of your ethernet device for enp0s31f6.  Gotta love the new Netplan naming (yuck).