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Old 02-24-2007, 04:31 PM   #106
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This lightbulb business is hilarious! The joke was too good, and too true.

But hey even though the light from windows is free, you still have to put a firewall in front of it to protect it. So after drastically limiting the amount of light coming through, isnt it just better to get the Linux light_bulbs which are more dependable anyways since they're not affected by the weather outside?
 
Old 02-25-2007, 02:56 AM   #107
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You are mistaken. The light from Windows' lightBulbs (you must use the correct capitalisation) costs 30 an hour and, if a lightBulb fuses, it costs 769 to repair. FireWalls reduce the chance of it fusing by acting as a sort of surge protector, but they sometimes fail and the repair price costs the same.

It's much better to go with Linux's light_bulbs: as you said, they are more reliable and FAR cheaper to install in your house and maintain, repair etc. A switch to Linux light_bulbs is well worth it :P
 
Old 02-25-2007, 11:20 AM   #108
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Umm...its Window's windows not lightbulbs. Window's windows and Linux light_bulbs are similar only in that they provide a means of lighting. But you're right the price for repairing a window is as high as the sun which provides the light through the window. No, seriously, ever had to repair a broken window before?
 
Old 02-27-2007, 08:19 PM   #109
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Ever since I installed Mutt 3.1 Barky, I can't get Lightbulb to run. Are there plans to fix this in the next distribution? Is there a simple hack to fix it, or should I just revert back to 2.0 Furry?
 
Old 02-27-2007, 08:29 PM   #110
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That's a known issue if you're running Bayonet Lighbulb. If you run Screw-fit, it works fine with Mutt 3.1.

Though, yeah, it should work in the next version. I'm not sure why it doesn't work in this one, something to do with legacy support for gaslampgtk, I think.
 
Old 02-28-2007, 10:53 PM   #111
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That's a known issue if you're running Bayonet Lighbulb. If you run Screw-fit, it works fine with Mutt 3.1.

Though, yeah, it should work in the next version. I'm not sure why it doesn't work in this one, something to do with legacy support for gaslampgtk, I think.
LOL! Well done. I guess I'll run screw-fit then.
 
Old 03-01-2007, 09:28 AM   #112
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The room was plunged into darkness, so I ran (as root):

# installpkg energy_saving_LB-2.6.17.13-i486-1.tgz

and ****-all happened!!! What did I do wrong???
 
Old 03-01-2007, 09:33 AM   #113
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I always wonder how you people become so creative

I try hard but always end up in the gutter..**!!
 
Old 03-01-2007, 05:13 PM   #114
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The room was plunged into darkness, so I ran (as root):

# installpkg energy_saving_LB-2.6.17.13-i486-1.tgz

and ****-all happened!!! What did I do wrong???
Shouldn't it be installpkg energy_saving_lb-2.6.17.13-i486-1.tgz ? note the lower case 'lb' - that's how my deb package was named...

Last edited by Lordandmaker; 03-01-2007 at 05:14 PM.
 
Old 03-02-2007, 05:27 AM   #115
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LB for the Slackware package.
 
Old 03-02-2007, 05:59 AM   #116
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Does the lightbulb have a Live-version I don't have to install on my hard drive to run?
 
Old 03-02-2007, 06:48 AM   #117
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Yes,but they're only available in the UK. You don't have to plug them into a socket, just hold them in your hand and say "On" or "Off". If you send me a blank cheque I'll post one off to you.
 
Old 03-02-2007, 06:55 AM   #118
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why doesn't a regular LB iso not have Live CD capability?


we're all hopeless...:-)
 
Old 03-02-2007, 09:54 PM   #119
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Well, I'm running Edgy Furry Dangerous Dan LB V2.90 on a Windows OS in VMWare, no probs, only thing is you have put the external sound cable from my speakers between your teeth, cross your legs, and press your nose to the keyboard otherwise Windows freezes...btw thats the threaded version, as I couldn't get the little bayonette pointy thingies to screw in properly in the threads...not too impressed though, neither is my wife... I can barely understand her her with the jack in between her teeth and when she re-crosses her legs the lights flash off an on..
 
Old 03-03-2007, 06:53 AM   #120
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Amenhemhet...what can I say? That's a terrible situation to be in. And I thought I had problems...Well, it just goes to show...
 
  


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