Illustrations here: http://www.easylife.org/fufme/faq-use.html
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Illustrations here: http://www.easylife.org/fufme/faq-use.html
> I dimly remember devices that plugged into the centronics port.
There was a spoof(?) website at the time called something like "fu-fme.com" with illustrations of people <ahem> interfacing with the front of tower units.
Once again the sandwich-heavy portfolio pays off for the hungry investor!
Is there a chance the track could bend?
"...under US law Microsoft is legally obligated to maximize shareholder return by whatever legal means possible."
Wrong - it was Milton Friedman's own idea:
Not to be confused with the Spectrum game "Stonkers":
We see here who the real welfare queens are...
Reminds me of that quote from one of the Matrix sequels: "There are levels of survival we are prepared to accept."
"What's the point in asking the question if you aren't going to act on the answer? Isn't that one of the most common complaints about politicians, that they don't do what we tell them to? Now you're complaining that they are doing what they were told to do, and they shouldn't be!"
Nobody asked Cameron to call a referendum - he just thought it would be an easy win and and easy way to shut down UKIP and the Brexiteer wing of the Tory party. They *should* have put some qualifiers on it, e.g. 2/3 majority, or 2/3 of the voting population had to vote leave for it to be valid.
As a non-binding referendum, it should only have been a signal to formally review (e.g. via Royal Commission or similar) our membership and determine whether leaving would be a better alternative (which it clearly isn't...).
"another referendum should be taken (presumably over and over ad infitium) until they got the result they wanted. Despite democracy not working like that"
Well, it would be nice to have an actual BINDING referendum, unlike, y'know, the one that took place last year which everyone seemed to treat as binding for some reason.
Still use my EEE 4G when I'm out and about, it's convenient and unobtrusive and is fine for basic browsing (I stick to mobile versions of sites where possible, though). I test non-systemd distros on it in preparation for the day when systemd implodes/becomes serious malware (the only drawback of Solus, which I run on my main laptop). Currently I'm testing EXE, Void and various BSDs, but I always return to antiX or MX...
...is to get elected to Congress.
Their first hardware was a Z80 card for the Apple II in 1980:
"It allows linux binaries to natively call their expected APIs under a windows OS, through a very lightweight translation layer."
So, like Wine in reverse? Eniw?
Let me guess, second prize was two flights to the US...?
"What about the ZX Spectrum? Big rainbow plastered all across the front of it."
Not to mention the game "Pimania"! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pimania
Cain's wife appears to have come from the land of Nod, believe it or not - depending on how you interpret Genesis 4:17: http://skepticsannotatedbible.com/gen/4.html
"Moses dropped two of the tablets on the way down and, well, we've been at war ever since."
Actually, he only dropped one, as seen in the documentary "History of the World Part One":
"1p was actually too big compared with 1d. For small value items rounding up to the nearest d (and when did prices ever get rounded down?) represented quite an inflationary step."
That's probably why the 1/2p was also introduced at decimalisation (and only phased out in the 1980s), worth the equivalent of 1.2 old pence. Inflation was pretty high at the time anyway, so it's not clear how much could be attributed to decimalisation.
How about a nice game of chess?
I understand there's stiff competition...
Ask and ye shall receive: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_coffin
Relevant XKCD: https://what-if.xkcd.com/69/
> Trump will launch his own luxury cruise liners.
Trump steamers, then? (sounds a bit pervy, though)
> But in a lot of these examples and in other systems,I would think it was possible to swap "normal" xp for xp embeded,that should run old drivers etc ok,
Something like Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs, then? Luckily, being based on XP Embedded, it has the POSReady setting for continued updates already in place, too:
As with many things in the FOSS world, Unity has been forked as "Yunit":
I wonder how they pronounce it.
> So now we have an entire industry built around treating minor offenders as a cash cow to be milked, and the existence of ticket camera companies (and the way the whole system is set up) is just one sign of that.
This must be an example of that wonderful free market innovation leftpondians are so proud of.
Core2Duo, I reckon.
For those of you wanting a 32-bit and/or systemd-free alternative, the (unrelated) "heads" distro is also available:
It's not that hard, a 1 metre dish works fine in the south of France.
It's possible for psychopathy and narcissism to exist in the same person, as two parts of the so-called "dark triad" (along with Machiavellianism): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_triad
i think you need to get off that high pedal stool...
IMO if it can't be done in Fortran 77, it's not worth doing.
(BTW I'm another UKC alumnus)
...the Electric Monk, that is.
The CofE has (one) saint: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Charles_the_Martyr
DON'T DATE ROBOTS!!!!
Verbing weirds language.
Void runs on Pis and uses runit: http://www.voidlinux.eu/download/
There are still a few of us about with no use case for a privacy-sucking timesink.
In terms of civil servants, specifically, Charlie Farr.
A fast, independent distro with its own DE (Budgie) as well as MATE, GNOME, i3 and (soon) KDE Plasma, optimised for desktop usage (particularly gaming). The devs are responsive and willing to package software not yet in their repo. Highly recommended.
If you really can't wait, you could always run WordPerfect in FreeDOS (natively or in a VM) or in DOSBox.
I take it you don't live within the 100-mile constitution-free zone, then?
"Hitler was a separatist - he didn't want to exterminate people of other races (well, except the Jews after the plans for relocating them to Madagascar or Israel failed)."
"Anon because, well, apparently people think you want to fire up the gas chambers and ovens if you have actually studied the policies of Hitler, even if you don't agree with them..."
You are Ken Livingstone and I claim my £5...
I'm 48 and my grandfather fought in WWI (gassed twice), although he did lie about his age to get in (born 1899).
Pretty sure Nixon did something similar, hiring mainly black people IIRC to call people during unsociable hours (often in the middle of the night) on behalf of the opposition candidate.
I think you mean "disassemble"; although I've no doubt there's a fair bit of dissembling going on too...
If you want something friendlier than Debian XFCE with all the extras pre-configured and backports easily available, MX-16 is well worth a look.
Bonus - it doesn't use systemd by default.
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