To kill or not to kill
I see it’s over 500 days since I posted anything here.
One of the main reasons I haven’t posted is that software of late has become remarkably stable and I just don’t seem to be coming up against problems these days.
I recently set up Matomo Web Analytics on a server. One of the many reasons I did this was to compare traffic over several sites. I run quite a few sites both for myself and for others and wanted to see if there were any sites that could be culled. To my surprise, this site is still getting visits: nothing hectic but it is still active, and is by no means bottom of the pile.
The majority of visits seem to be concerned about the Iomega iConnect which is a piece of kit which has long vanished off the market. It was always very problematic and my one is now gathering dust on a shelf somewhere. Obviously others are still using it and by the sound of it, still having problems.
The majority of other posts are mainly concerned with issues I had found in previous versions of Linux Mint or WordPress. Over time these issues seem to have been resolved, but presumably people are still running older versions of Mint (or WordPress) and are still coming across those problems.
So the question is whether or not to consign this site to history. I originally set it up as a sort of reference notebook for myself which I could refer to if a problem reoccurred. I haven’t used it for that purpose for a very long time.
Or maybe I’ll start posting again?
On second thoughts, I have enough on my plate.
I too haven't been on here for a while; however I hope you don't delete it because it has been so useful. Like when, a few years ago, after upgrading my Linux Mint, Google Earth absolutely refused to have anything to do with me, despite my need to frequently use it. Hours of messing about trying to fix it became days, then after about 2 weeks I found this blog which me gave a fix that seemed so simple there was no way, after all the tecky stuff I had tried, that it was going to work. But it did. I now use Linux Manjaro but your fix is right there in the background!
In a previous life I coded my first website using little more than a text editor and a book about HTML. A few years later I had progressed to a stolen version of a commercial application called Dreamweaver. And so it went on. However I am now starting to build my first website using WordPress. I am using WordPress because it requires little technical knowledge, other than learning to understand the interface so I can pass the buck to someone else if I get bored or some Chinese bat eating lab produced virus gets me before I get the chance to become herd immune or inject disinfectant!
I am going to need your blog about WordPress and I would like to pass it to my successor. Don't delete any of your stuff!
Please don't kill. I don't visit very often, either but i have lived with Firetray for many years and will not upgrade Thunderbird because of it, although Thunderbird is showing its age. Openvpn is a godsend – thanks again.
So? Get a bigger plate and it won't seem so full. Keep the site up and running I think. You never know when you'll come across some sort of fix for something that you'll need to post here.