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Archive for January, 2009

The Linux Chronicles – Day 3a

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Whew, what a day.  This will be a two part post because I have so much ground to cover.  What an eventful day.  I had my first “guru moments” (roadblocks that require guru knowledge) and I spent a LOT of time, almost 8 hours, getting my Palm Pilot (Actually Handspring Visor – still superior) to […]

Posted by neonjohn on January 18th, 2009 under Computing | 1 Comment »

The Linux Chronicles – Day 2

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Today was spent mostly on getting Agent to run under Wine.  This is an Agent problem and not a Linux one.  Agent installs itself in different places and in different ways, depending on whether you have done a virgin install or have upgraded.  I’ve been with Agent for years so the install architecture on my […]

Posted by neonjohn on January 17th, 2009 under Computing | 2 Comments »

The Linux Chronicles

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For years the Linux zealots have said that it can replace GatesWare on the desktop. Up to now, they were either crazy or smoking something really good! However I believe that the time has finally arrived. To test that notion, I’m going to prove or disprove the theory that: An ordinary users of modest computer […]

Posted by neonjohn on January 15th, 2009 under Computing | 2 Comments »

Tele-Slime Beware

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The attached letter was in my mailbox last week. (click on the image to view full size) It warms my cockles. Tennessee has one of the strongest anti-telemarketing laws in the nation, far stronger than the national one. TN actually takes police action against teleslime, fining them $500 for each violation. As can be seen […]

Posted by neonjohn on January 4th, 2009 under Current Events | 1 Comment »





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