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Been a bit quiet lately.

Posted 05-01-2011 at 04:24 PM by peonuser
Updated 05-01-2011 at 04:44 PM by peonuser

Found several rc cars at Goodwill for two and three dollars each. No controllers though. The tonka toy rc cars were dismembered for the power train to be used for my pc based robot. Have all the parts, it now just a matter of putting it all together.

Put a couple of basic recipes for my daughter on www.instructables.com.

Bought an adult bike for five dollars from Goodwill. Needs lots of work... It will become everything from transportation to an energy generation...
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Xubuntu 11.04 and contact management (2)

Posted 05-01-2011 at 06:58 AM by ricky_ds
Updated 05-01-2011 at 07:00 AM by ricky_ds

Today I'm following up on my post from yesterday. So far, I have been unable to see any advantage of a standalone contact management client, such as Contacts, Rubrica and KAddressBook. The latter would be the right thing to use in a KDE-environment. Of course, if you click on an e-mail address within one of these address books, you will fire up your primary mail client. But the idea is to be able to use the addresses from within the mail client.

My mail client of choice being Thunderbird,...
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Playing with BtrFs and thinking out loud.

Posted 04-30-2011 at 05:53 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 04-30-2011 at 07:12 AM by lumak

Warning: I'm mainly jotting things down so it may be a bit out of order.

During the install of Slackware 13.37, I figured I would give BtrFs a try and see how it goes. I quickly found out that BtrFs is NOT designed for small partitions. Where it used to be common practice to have something like the following, the same is not true for BtrFs:

Code:
Primary Partition
/boot  - 100M - ext3

Luks encrypted LVM
/      - 1G   - btrfs
/var
...
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Xubuntu 11.04 and contact management

Posted 04-30-2011 at 03:45 AM by ricky_ds
Updated 04-30-2011 at 03:52 AM by ricky_ds (+category)

Probably you've already been in this situation or will be sometime in your life. You want to get your digital life organized. No redundancies, just one solution to every problem.

That's what I'm in the process of doing and here's a list of the things I want to achieve:
  • Not forget any birthday any more
  • Have a central place for storage of all contact information
  • Be able to print out said contact information
  • Take advantage of the services in the cloud without losing that
...
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Downloading Incognito

Posted 04-28-2011 at 09:44 PM by megasaputra

When I want to download Incognito, the website is not trust. It is about the certificate. Firefox detect that the website doesn't own trust certificate. So, Firefox suggest to not browse this website. But, I just want to try this linux distro.
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