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Recently I resurected an old PC to finish recording my vinyl to CD/mp3 and it still has the old Mepis running. Since I'm not going online with this old box I'll leave it as is to finish this project. Thought some of you might enjoy a look back at the past.
Besides this article doesn't really explain why one would want to change. Didn't the author pretty much explain his reasons in the first paragraph? I sometimes feel a little bit over-invested in the Google ecosystem. Google is a double-edged sword, because the more invested I am in their products, ...
I use gmail and don't have any real problems with it. I don't like the tracking but they do such a terrible job at it that it doesn't matter. Besides this article doesn't really explain why one would want to change. We use Outlook from Office at work and it's terrible. We use to use Lotus Notes and ...
When you say it's only Mepis, you mean it's only Mepis 8.5 or are other versions affected? Instead of starting with FF try Konqueror and see what it loads. Can you start FF without being connected to the internet and tell what page it tries to open? What is your home page set to? Is this a laptop? I...
- Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:05 pm
- Forum: Hardware General
- Topic: CLUNK!......CLUNK!.........CLUNK!........goes the DVD writer
- Replies: 16
- Views: 3941
I've had laptop drives be difficult to eject, either manually or software. It seems sometimes the drive will keep spinning and it takes a minute or two to finally eject. Never tho has it made a clunking sound. That to me is definetly the sound of failure. Take it back asap and have the drive replaced.
- Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:58 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Would Linux users be more likely to be aware of NSA devises?
- Replies: 9
- Views: 2865
If that story is correct then I'd think I'd notice if a USB device was plugged into my pc.
- Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:08 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: Goodbye, Win XP - Hello, Linux?
- Replies: 29
- Views: 9882
Here at work we recently upgraded from XP to 7, precisely because support was going away. I'd think it's pretty typical for business to porlong these expensive updates as long as possible.