Steps for Installing Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in Dualboot Configuration on MacBook Pro Retina 10,1

There are a number of useful guides to installing Mac OS X and Ubuntu in a dual boot configuration on Macintosh hardware such as James Jesudason’s guide here or Alex Victor Chan’s guide here. However, I ran into a problem with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion not waking from sleep due to using theContinue reading “Steps for Installing Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in Dualboot Configuration on MacBook Pro Retina 10,1”

Bodies That Matter, What Matters Ubuntu

On today’s docket, I am reading Judith Butler’s Bodies That Matter, which I’ve read the introduction to before, but not the entire volume. As an experiment, I am going to read it standing up, not to get any better insight into her argument or enviable prose, but to get up and move around while I’mContinue reading “Bodies That Matter, What Matters Ubuntu”

Ubuntu Linux and Rediscovering My Technologized Past

After reading so much theory about postmodernism, computer identity, and cyberpunk over the past two weeks, I felt that it was necessary to pull out my PC and get to work with an OS on the border or further out in the frontier. Ubuntu isn’t exactly that, but it is as close as I canContinue reading “Ubuntu Linux and Rediscovering My Technologized Past”