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Old 02-03-2010, 03:13 AM   #226
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For those who are afraid of the CLI and can't understand the lightbulb man page, there's a GUI available. It really makes turning your lights on or off simple, with one click. It's called a "Switch". Google it for more information.
 
Old 02-03-2010, 03:55 AM   #227
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For those who are afraid of the CLI and can't understand the lightbulb man page, there's a GUI available. It really makes turning your lights on or off simple, with one click. It's called a "Switch". Google it for more information.
So that's the function of 'switch'!!! Now I know what the 'switch' statement means in PHP. Does that mean that I'll be able to control my lightbulb from the server side?
 
Old 02-03-2010, 04:08 AM   #228
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Possibly...probably...maybe...
 
Old 02-03-2010, 02:14 PM   #229
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For those who are afraid of the CLI and can't understand the lightbulb man page, there's a GUI available. It really makes turning your lights on or off simple, with one click. It's called a "Switch". Google it for more information.
Is that a managed switch?
 
Old 02-03-2010, 02:16 PM   #230
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Depends whether you can manage it or not.
 
Old 02-04-2010, 03:41 AM   #231
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Has anyone got an iBulb yet?
 
Old 02-04-2010, 05:05 AM   #232
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Nah, too expensive and closed source.
 
Old 02-04-2010, 07:12 AM   #233
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Tinkster, great post, a modern masterpiece that depicts one of the major issues of forums
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Old 08-09-2010, 08:02 AM   #234
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One group lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again
Better late than never.
Which is best for changing lightbulbs: CLI or GUI?
 
Old 08-09-2010, 08:12 AM   #235
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Depends. If you are a lightbulb administrator and want to keep it mimimalistic, CLI is the way to go. And if someones a newbie in lightbulb, GUI would help understand a lot of nuances. And once he has got enough experience with it, he can change to CLI.
 
Old 08-09-2010, 02:28 PM   #236
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Isn't any one going to shed more light on this problem?
 
Old 08-09-2010, 03:44 PM   #237
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Isn't any one going to shed more light on this problem?
Not me, I'm a mushroom, kept in the dark and fed crap all the time.
 
Old 08-09-2010, 06:17 PM   #238
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You know ...changing lightbulbs is a classic example of why I prefer Mandriva-lite linux to other distros -the mandriva bulb control centre is fantastic
once the new bulb is installed it auto-mounts the bulb
auto-detects the wattage
auto-detects the type of device, fluoro etc
installs the correct drivers
you have photon control for colour, temperature etc
you have the mandriva-lite dimmer function
there is even the mandriva-lite shade control

MUCH better than the crappy Ooboontoo linux bulb control

+1 for Mandriva -Lite


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Old 08-09-2010, 06:38 PM   #239
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...at least you got the pronunciation right; I've already had several people say it as "you-BUN-too" to me, and I think it just sounds weird that way!
 
Old 08-10-2010, 04:49 AM   #240
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How many You-bun-tooooooo users does it take to change a lightbulb/light bulb/light-bulb?
 
  


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