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Calling "Tech-support" makes me want to murder somebody:

So, my wife’s sister’s Internet connectivity is down for whatever reason.

She has to get shit done which requires connectivity, so she asked if she could temporarily connect to our home network. 449 more words

Over-rated Crap That I Hate

Some thoughts on my history with regard to computers:

The first computer I ever owned was a Laser 128, I probably acquired around 1988(?)


My idiot, heroin-addict half-brother stole it from me while I was up at college in Williamsport PA (like he stole many other things which I had been stupid enough to leave behind at my Mom’s place.) 405 more words

Karl (KA3RCS)

Some thoughts on my (continuing) exploration of debian 8:

There are a vast amount of resources available on just about any topic imaginable.

For example, one of the best presentations on how to use the BASH shell and its attendant commands, is  a text titled “The Linux command line”.  172 more words


Debian 8 is solid

So, a few days ago I decided to do a reinstall (rather than attempt to repair something stupid that I did to my previous Debian installation.  309 more words


Another problem with the"RTFM" mentality:

In the last post, I brought up the fact that 85% of the U.S. population is “semi-literate” (at best).

The assumption is that the “average” reading level is equivalent to first or second grade. 176 more words


Some thoughts on operating systems and such:

I have used some variant of Non-Micro$oft OS intermittently, at least since around 2004.

I had dabbled with Red Hat (I think) as far back as 1996(?), but I never really got “into” it, for various reasons: 749 more words