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#424154 We're open for business again!

Posted Scot on 12 July 2015 - 03:49 AM

We successfully migrated to a new web host. I'm sure there'll be lots of tweaks to come and little problems; there always are.

It's too soon to draw hard conclusions, but so far I've really been enjoying my interactions with the new webhost. Their customer service is superb. And we have a lot more bandwidth, storage and performance than we did before. What's more, I have a lot more control over the site and how it functions. What I'm seeing as I write this (in the wee hours of the morning) is windows and pages snapping open almost as if they were struck by a hammer. Hope that keeps up.

— Scot

Dictated with speech-recognition software. Please forgive voice typos.


#449270 raymac64 - Newest MVP

Posted V.T. Eric Layton on 18 April 2017 - 12:23 PM

Congrats to Ray! He's being honored by his peers for his wonderful presence here at Scots; always a considerate, informative, and entertaining poster.


#421484 Help I am a newby trying to get out of Microsoft's clutches

Posted zlim on 16 May 2015 - 12:05 PM

  Fellas, if you start arguing, you'll scare the new recruit away! As a former teacher, let me say, "Knock it off!" No I don't wear a bun and have a ruler in my hand but I was able to give "the look" to my teenaged students and they knew I meant business. :teehee:

bootneck02, welcome to Scot's!
First download an ISO and then "burn" it to a USB stick, 8GB should be fine.
I always tell new recruits to try Linux live on a computer to see if the hardware likes the particular distro they've decided on.
If you don't know how to do this, yell and I will post step by step instructions.

Next, think about what you do in Windows and post what you absolutely need to do to be comfortable in day to day operations. Someone will post something that is a good fit for your computing style.

I travel with a netbook with linux on it. All that I require on that is to be able to surf safely, get email and watch movies. For my simple travel needs, I don't need a lot of bells and whistles. But if I worked at home in linux, I'd need a lot more functionality.


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#431512 Santa Claus in Linux Style

Posted securitybreach on 26 December 2015 - 11:17 AM

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#422593 Lost Patience RANT

Posted crp on 05 June 2015 - 08:20 PM

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Oohm, Oohm, Oohm!
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I am speaking from personal experience of today.


#411555 Post the funniest thing you saw on the Internets today

Posted Temmu on 11 November 2014 - 02:37 PM

do not swallow chewing gum -

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#398400 Introverts

Posted raymac46 on 26 May 2014 - 06:50 PM

Q. What do you get if you combine an insomniac, an agnostic and a dyslexic?
A. Someone who lies awake all night wondering if there really is a Dog. :wacko:


#397290 Introverts

Posted securitybreach on 13 May 2014 - 10:39 AM

I love this picture!! B)

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Thanks for the link Adam: http://shirt.thatdai...me.php?id=37747


#390172 RIP Peace Bruno!

Posted LilBambi on 20 February 2014 - 08:44 AM

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On February 20, 2010 at about 10:00 AM local Amsterdam time, Bruno Knaapen slipped away…

no more pain, no more sorrow.


For the fourth year now, February 20th is a soulful time for me.


I still really miss Bruno very much.


But I am still relieved that he no longer has to deal with any pain and suffering.

No one should have to suffer the horrendous pain that accompanies pervasive cancer that they can’t fix …


Just wanted to honor our past amazing BATL leader, teacher, friend, Bruno Knaapen.


Bruno, you are still very much missed!


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#415671 3 Cat Day

Posted V.T. Eric Layton on 24 January 2015 - 09:35 PM

You've heard of 3 Dog Night? Well, here's 3 Cat Day.

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It's a good thing they loan me this room at night. ;)


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#414013 Jimmy Lee, Rest in Peace my dear friend

Posted abarbarian on 19 December 2014 - 06:53 AM



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Miss Me But Let Me Go - Unknown

When I come to the end of the road
and the sun has set on me,
I want no rites in a gloom filled room,
why cry for a soul set free.
Miss me a little--but not too long,
and not with your head bowed low,
Remember the love that we once shared,
miss me--but let me go.
For this is a journey that we all must take,
and each must go alone.
It's all a part of the Master's plan,
a step on the road to home.
When you are lonely and sick of heart,
go to the friends we know.
And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds,
miss me--but let me go.



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Posted V.T. Eric Layton on 14 December 2014 - 09:13 PM

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#413125 Jimmy Lee, Rest in Peace my dear friend

Posted Capt.Crow on 05 December 2014 - 04:32 PM

Maori poem:-

The tide of life glides swiftly past
And mingles all in one great eddying foam.
O heaven now sleeping!Rouse thee,rise to power;
And thou ,O earth,awake,exert thy might for me
And open wide the door to my last home,
Where calm and quiet rest awaits me in the sky.


Very sorry for your loss. May your staff and shield support and protect you in the coming weeks .


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#401507 Why are so many people fat and unhealthy

Posted ross549 on 01 July 2014 - 05:11 PM

Folks,

Let's try to not let this thread get out of hand with posting pictures of overweight people. It is mean-spirited, and not really what we stand for here. It started as a discussion about the state of obesity in the United States, and is starting to become one where fat people are mocked.

If the thread continues this way, I will lock it.

Return to your regularly scheduled foolishness. :)

Adam

PS- I don't really care about the topic going off topic, only the topic that the topic drifted to. Does that make sense? >_<