Removing snapd and why I do it

Removing snapd ( The package that allows Ubuntu to get applications from the snap store) can be accomplished with a simple, sudo apt remove snapd in a terminal. Why I do it is slightly more complex and is more to do with a vague unease than any technical problems with snap packs. The first problem […]

Failed to retrieve share list from server

This has bugged me for a while as I fixed it and then it reoccurred probably after Windows updated. The problem was that I was unable to connect Ubuntu 16.04 to my Windows 7 box. It wasn’t the firewalls and none of the usual fixes seemed to work until I ran into this page. All […]