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Very Bad Thing Make Compy Go Boom, Redux: Partition Edition

Posted 05-01-2009 at 10:47 AM by chexmix

I've been posting some in re: my efforts to fill up the empty partition I was left with after the first "Compy Go Boom" incident ... because it hasn't gone well. In fact the way it HAS gone has led me to suspect there is something wrong with the partition in question ... though it certainly doesn't seem to mind having stuff installed to it.

When with the help of a very smart coworker I was attempting to analyze the situation via Puppy Linux, the partition was responding...
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Linu, Windows and Myself

Posted 04-30-2009 at 08:40 PM by jupiter00

This is my first Blog at all and so, be patient.

I became a Linux User circa 2002 and from those days I going from Windows to Linux back and forward, I had used mainly Red Hat (from RH 5 to Core 7) but the difference this time is that I decided to make the leap to Linux for almost all my every day computing (professional and personally speaking).

Maybe you are wondering what disto I'm using right now and it is Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) and, believe it or nt, is working...
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Linux Magazine

Posted 04-30-2009 at 04:47 PM by uinseann

While in the supermarket today I noticed "Linux format Magazine". The dvd that came with it had pclinuxos, and mepis on it. I nearly bought it, but I don't really like pclinuxos as I am not a fan of mandriva, which pclinuxos is derived. I have used mepis and it's good in my book! But I'm afraid 6.50 for a magazine is a bit steep in my opinion!

The other mag they had was "Linux Magazine" (original I suppose?). That came with just one operating system which was...
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HAL-PC Elections for the Board of Directors

Posted 04-30-2009 at 03:33 PM by archtoad6
Updated 09-14-2009 at 07:31 AM by archtoad6 (Elections are over)

Every Spring HAL-PC elects roughly one half of the Board of Directors, I am running for re-election. I am in the midst of writing my candidate's statement, which is due today. I realized that I may have more to say during the campaign "season", so I am reserving this spot for additional information.
-- Rick Archibald

Edit 2009/09/14:
The election is long since over. The reform group ran unopposed &, of course, won. When I started this entry, we...
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Gaining a legislative majority

Posted 04-30-2009 at 12:12 PM by Dubious Dave

For the foreseeable future the democrat party will maintain and increase their hold on elected seats. This holds true for state and federal legislatures. Why? Simple really. The democrats have realized that winning elections is about increasing the numbers of voting people who hold similar ideals to their own. You have more people out there you get more votes. The republicans are still trying to win by shifting the positions of the people they put up for office. They are following the crowd...
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