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The Linux Chronicles – Day 4 and 5

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Frustration Central These have been two extremely frustrating days.  I’ve focused mostly on one thing – getting web editing software up and running so that I can edit my website.  Kind of a core functionality.  I’m dismayed and confused by the sorry state of web site management under Ubuntu. Notice I said web site management […]

Posted by neonjohn on January 20th, 2009 under Computing | 2 Comments »

The Linux Chronicles – Day 3b – the Palm Saga

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I rely heavily on my Handspring Visor because my memory is about as good as Bill Clinton’s morals – nonexistent.  Therefore getting my Palm desktop back up and running was a major priority.  As with the rest of the system, I give priority to native Linux applications before I start looking at WINEing winders apps.  […]

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

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 »

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