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Things not to do in Linux Part 2

Posted 04-12-2010 at 11:19 AM by spampig

Well, it cost me a nights sleep but thankfully being Linux and having taken a backup it was going to be a breeze to sort it out.......

Imagine my tears when I found that my backup was only partial and was weeks out of date. I could kick my own backside!!!

Fortunately I had kept my home on a separate disc, so I was not at the worst place I could be. It seemed like the perfect time to 'upgrade' to 9.10 (or, I don't have any other disc lying around). Apart from a few moments...
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Things not to do in Linux Part 1

Posted 04-12-2010 at 11:07 AM by spampig
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I'm very tired and grumpy today having had no sleep at all. Last night I committed a cardinal sin closely related to the 'rm -Rf *' type of 'accidents'.

A fight had broken out between me and 'Fontmatrix'. Don't get me wrong, I love the program but when it's trying to read a usb drive with 10,000+ fonts on it, it takes me back to my younger days when all I had for company was a 386 running Win 3.11 on a double-spaced drive.

There was only the 'same' version in the repo's,...
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