automobile / frugality / lifestyle

Sears products and pricing….

It’s a problem all men face. We’re stuck in a mall while the family shops. As a male in the land where 85% of retail floor space is dedicated to women’s fashion, I can only do my best and take refuge in the tools or tire section of Sears. Unfortunately Sears seems determined to run … Continue reading


firefox / linux / mint

Firefox 16.01 update loses bookmarks, breaks Tabs on Top (should be Bottom!)

Firefox 16 to 16.01 update on my MINT 11 system today, pretty much a disaster. First of all, all my bookmarks were lost. Secondly, all my window customization was lost. Fortunately, my .mozilla bookmark backups were still there: $ ls -l /home/freebore/.mozilla/firefox/wqx9uxni.default/bookmarkbackups/ … so a restore was easy from Show all bookmarks->Import and Backup->Restore. What … Continue reading