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Pandora Client for Gnome

Posted 09-25-2010 at 05:42 PM by jkzfixme

Who has two thumbs and is always closing the web browser with pandora running ? This Guy ! I splurged and bought the Bose Companion 5 speaker set for my computer and now the living room is pumping out classic funk ! However I am constantly closing the browser by accident. So the answer I came across was pithos.

Pithos is a Pandora client for the GNOME Desktop. The official Flash-based client is a CPU hog, and Pianobar is a great reverse-engineered implementation, but is command-line
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Converting to grub2

Posted 09-25-2010 at 01:11 PM by Larry Webb

This morning I converted booting 7 distros to grub2 after updating ubuntu to 10.4.1 ext 4 file system. I still have some fine tuning to do but was surprised at the ease and simplicity. You have to abandon most of the old grub legacy way of thinking. I have a large data partition to convert from ntfs to ext4. I will then be totally linux flavored.
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Posted 09-24-2010 at 06:53 PM by peonuser

Took some poached fish I had and added some vegetables to make fish soup. Then made home made tortillas to go along with it. My gosh it was good.

Decided to use my portable drill for other things. Pulled the motor and set it aside.

The rom drives in the computer my brother gave me are bad. No problem I can tear them apart for parts.

Realised I had almost enough old dead hd's to have enough magnets for a wind generator.

Need to finish...
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The Social Web (node 1)

Posted 09-24-2010 at 06:23 PM by 2ck
Updated 09-24-2010 at 06:31 PM by 2ck

This is the first of a series of posts about social networking over the Web. The majority of what I post will be my own observations and conjectures rather than an exhaustive scientific treatment, so DO NOT READ IT AS ONE. Thank you.

There is this phenomenon in the realm of social networking that I call 'meshing' with the network.
From the standpoint of a person entering the network, it is the initial process of connecting with the rest of the fabric of the network. Under...
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My Wife Has Been Converted

Posted 09-23-2010 at 07:28 PM by Larry Webb

My wife was a die hard M$ user. She likes her games but somewhere along the way she got a nasty mal-ware. I refused to clean it up this time. I did not have a recovery partition or cd so I told her if she wanted to continue to use M$ she would have to figure out how to clean it herself or start using linux. I showed her several options and she chose knoppix. I think in a couple of more weeks when she gets more comfortable she will be hooked permanent.
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