Walk On!

I tread to the top of the hill But I found I had to walk still I looked up and saw the mountains rise Up above my head and into the blue skies I told myself I had to climb further A man gives up never, oh, no sir! My walking stick I held in my hand And on my two feet, began to stand But what was this, my knees failed me! Or was Read more…

Network Manager shows available Wifi Networks but cannot connect [Solved]

So I recently reinstalled my rawhide after nearly four years after I installed a new SSD in my laptop, which is now blazingly fast (but more on that later). The errors I ran into were very mysterious and not very self-explanatory: Error: Connection activation failed: The Wi-Fi network could not be found or Error: Connection activation failed: (7) Secrets were required, but not provided. or Connection activation failed: (53) The Wi-Fi network could not be Read more…

Whence the fall of the fruit

Whence the fall of the fruit Onto the thorns down below Will the world hate and despise us And curse us when we go? Ah, I know, The mighty rock keeps on turning slow A thousand brave men shall come and go And be forgotten, like those who went long ago At least they will remember, when they hate Me, and though they may find me desolate Of manly things, Man I am still; Contemplate Read more…

Jumping to conclusions

Why do I always jump to conclusions, and Imagine the worst possible outcome? Not only this, I feel helpless that there is no solution to the problem when there might not be a problem at all. Intelligence, misery,  or the human condition?

I’m an Oxytocin junkie

I’m an Oxytocin Junkie When did I become so disturbed I am seriously damaged goods The more I want to feel alive the more I am consumed by the pain ‎why does everything make me feel insane?

[Solved] kmod-wl cannot load module: unknown symbol in module

If you manage to compile the Broadcom wl driver from source,  you may run in to the “unknown symbol in module” when you try to load the driver with insmod. modprobe may even complain that the module doesn’t exist (the nerve!). The answer to all these problems is simple: you’ve forgotten a very important step – to depmod! To rectify this problem, simply run depmod as root, and viola! You can now modprobe wl with Read more…