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Lotsa Work

Some things on my computer were not working right; I decided to test some alternatives. None of them worked, of course. But instead of running Debian 64-bit, I decided to test the idea of running 32-bit. Seems to work okay, … Continue reading

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Small Victories (Updated)

Reaffirming my previous post, I remind you that Debian is better integrated from the start than CentOS. Not bug-free, but fewer problems. Naturally I’m running my preferred desktop environment, XFCE. It lacks some of the bells and whistles, but it’s … Continue reading

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I Tried…

I had no intention of playing games. I was convinced that CentOS 7 was the right choice and I spent a week working it over. There were imperfections, but none of them were fatal until today. Despite this being a … Continue reading

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Progress on the Home Front

Somebody has been praying for me; I can sense it as a storm of pounding love falling from Heaven. I love you all, too. I gave it an honest shot; I struggled mightily and did not prevail with CentOS on … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee Chatter

Come in and have a seat; let me pour you a mug of joe. WordPress told me that I have just passed the eight year mark here with them. I must be full of it, because most of those days … Continue reading

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Tasting with the Heart

Your heart understands, but your mind may not know what to make of that wisdom. So the conservatives say they are all about that prosperity for everyone, but that’s just a lie to make sure you sucker up to being … Continue reading

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Cyber Warfare

Standard disclaimer: I’m not an expert in computer technology. I’m just farther down the road than a lot of folks who find they have to learn something about computers simply because they use them so much. Most people refuse to … Continue reading

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Windows: I Give Up

Today one of my regular computer ministry clients called to tell me his computer updated to Win10 without his permission. He called to ask how he could get Win7 back. Aside from going on there with a Win7 install DVD, … Continue reading

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Unboring Saturday

No riding today. Not that I don’t feel energetic enough, but it’s feaking hot and it requires exceptional energy to face heat on long bike rides over the hills out here. So I settled for slapping on a knee brace … Continue reading

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Outline: KDE on Debian 8

This is just an outline, not a full detailed explanation. I still consider XFCE the best desktop, but it is quite demanding on users migrating from Windows if you don’t have an acquaintance with the Unix approach to computers. KDE … Continue reading

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