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More than logic

Posted 03-01-2016 at 06:02 AM by peonuser

Thinking back oh so many years ago when the internet was not universal yet and everyone used dial-up bulletin board systems to communicate with. There was a lot of messaging as there is today. When it came to file transfer, that was another story.


At that time, the only way to download a binary file was to download a file full of hex data. The hex data ascii file was then converted to the binary file. There was no error checking so that if you have line noise and extraneous...
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Downsizing.

Posted 02-03-2016 at 01:20 AM by peonuser

Going through a major reduction of old equipment. The recyclers are getting fat and happy.
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Happy forth.

Posted 07-04-2015 at 05:39 AM by peonuser

L.J. has a nice fireworks script:
http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/...s-command-line

About July forth, Richard Dawson said that is was a sad day for British subjects.

Got an RPi a+. probably make it an add-on for the tablet.
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Bye proprietary.

Posted 06-14-2015 at 05:08 PM by peonuser

Downloaded the latest openbsd 5.7 install floppy. There is now one less machine running Microsoft product.

Found an interesting quirk with grep. On Debian it is not a big deal, but with Arch it is. You need to add the -a argument on Arch Linix if you want to scrape a file of text and get results instead of just a match flag, Either way works with Debian Linux.

cat weather | grep "Updated"
s/b
cat weather | grep -a "Updated"
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Blog site.

Posted 06-03-2015 at 12:56 PM by peonuser

Like to visit:
itcartoons.blogspot.com
computoman.blogspot.com
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