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Catching Up Driving

Fri Apr 2 00:16:45 2021 — Stephen Michael Kellat

Usually in the realm of Ubuntu when it comes to a “daily driver” we are often talking about computers. Over the past couple days my 2005 Subaru Forester decided to fail on me. Harsh climate, roads that are not well maintained in an economically disadvantaged area, and more helped bring about the end of being able to drive that nice station wagon.

I don’t really ask for much in a car. I don’t really need much in a car. When it comes to the “entertainment system” I end up listening to AM radio for outlets like WJR, WTAM, CKLW, KDKA, and CFZM. On the FM side I have been listening to WERG quite a bit. In the midst of all that I probably forgot to mention the local station WWOW. A simple radio for me goes quite a long way.

In the new vehicle there has been the option for using Android Auto. This is a new thing to me. I’ve only ever had the opportunity to drive a vehicle equipped with such tech this week.

Android Auto is certainly different and something I will need to get used to. Fortunately we live in a time of change. I’m still trying to wrap my head around the idea of having VLC available to me on the car dashboard.

This is definitely not the way I expected to start the fourth month of 2021 but this has been a year of surprises. I’ve got some ISO testing to get back to if I can manage to avoid other non-computer things breaking…

Tags: Automobiles