Re: WORM media has many benefits
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Heh - I made the guitar electro-acoustic by drilling holes for a piezo pickup and preamp.
I thought the DEC LK201 (that was supplied with the VT220) was a brilliant keyboard.
But they had to do that, to set MSFT up as a big player in the mobile market. That sure worked out well.
Run Win7 in a VM on Linux, that will give your CPU more to do and provide easy rollback if MSFT slips in any sly updates.
You mean running faultlessly for years, without so much as a reboot?
I took that to mean "far more popular with their users".
Introducing new "Android for PC" - you loved it on your phone, now you can use it on your laptop and desktop too.
No problem - you just clamp a pulley to the edge of the bench, and run your string over it.
Was that the install Group Policy Editor tweak?
That depends where he's a politician - I get the impression that French and Italians would shrug this sort of thing off, and have a laugh about it.
It's the lying to save face (and how feeble the lies were) that is the problem. Plus the stupidity that created the situation in the first place.
I rode a Zike at the Ally Pally show, but it was before 1992 - the people I was there with, I was no longer working with by mid 1990.
Chinese hardware running Ubuntu?
I wonder if "someone" decided that W10 devices couldn't be properly high end as long as they were marketed by Microsoft, but the Vaio brand still had sufficient cachet.
No, that was last week.
I have one somewhere, if someone needs a beating - that would be the best use for the nasty clunky thing.
You must be thinking of Windows - any Linux I've installed over the past few years hasn't required finding drivers - they were all included and ready to run.
And it was "I hate those meeces to pieces".
If it's an offline password manager then it doesn't much matter what the master password is, because it's unlikely to be slurped by a hacker of websites.
That bug might only have been introduced after NT4, or network use might have been such that a timer never overflowed. Or he might have misremembered and it was Netware, not NT. :-)
I think my TI-57 beats that, but only just.
There may be situations in which that is an optimal solution, as well as those where saying "Phone, call Bob" is better.
Why would Barbie have an SSID? She's not a wireless access point.
Because malware requires greater processing capability to decode a voice message compared to a text message?
You realise the first stage doesn't actually leave the atmosphere?
... but I do. I really don't see what all the fuss was (and continues to be) about - it's not as if it was ever compulsory for Ubuntu users to run Unity, or allow external search scopes, but people seem to think Shuttlecock is as evil as Sony.
Where do you go to check that something on Wikipedia is neither opinion based nor controversial?
That's just fine if you have a partition image with the pre-"upgrade" environment to feed to a VM ...
That will still be on OS/2 or XP.
As others have said - find a live boot distro that works OK with your hardware, install it on your HDD, then get Windows running in a VM. Now you can migrate at your leisure. For the more cautious among you, use a clean HDD to do this, so you can just put the Windows one back if it doesn't work out or it takes more than one weekend to get everything sorted.
If this becomes a significant problem I expect some clever people will just hack the BIOS.
Probably, they share the same data format.
Our two weapons are email and newsgroups.
Our three weapons are email and newsgroups and a calendar plugin.
Our four weapons are email and newsgroups and a calendar plugin and RSS.
Claws Mail suits me just fine. I looked at Pegasus back when I was using Windows, but ended up with The Bat! I've not looked at that for years so I don't know if it ticks the "modern email client" boxes, whatever they are.
By avoiding MSFT products whenever possible. :-)
It rather depends whether you consider a phone to be a PC in your pocket or an appliance, and whether you consider the stuff running it to be software or firmware.
I had a nutty crunchy breakfast bar.
This is a tiny board suited to embedded applications where networking is not necessarily a priority, and anyway it's trivial to add if you want it.
I bought a few short mini- and micro-USB cables a while back, mini are black and micro are white so easy to find and not tangled in the pile of stuff that accumulates at the side of my desk.
ITYF it was easily disabled, and never a secret. Presumably the opted-in by default was what upset people, but it was minor in comparison with the current MSFT crap.
At that point he was just a witness.
Dixons didn't go bust, they just took that name off the high street in favour of their other brands Currys and PCWorld. Last year they merged with Carphone Warehouse.
Correctly "this criterion" or "these criteria".
Actually you mean "if they did shut up".
I don't use it - they keep trying to force me to sign up, by stopping me from making YouTube comments, and I refuse to even consider using it based on that sort of tactic.
When did that become a feature of English law?
Don't forget the iodine.
"I want to hold them to task" - wrong
"I want to take them to task" - correct
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