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Old 08-26-2014, 02:42 PM   #16
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10 3/4 Year resurrection. Is this a new record?
 
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Old 08-26-2014, 06:44 PM   #17
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10 3/4 Year resurrection. Is this a new record?
Hahaha You woke me up man... I didn't understood how people were still using AOL on Windows 98... Hahaha

I was in the twilight zone for a few minutes.

Cheers.

Garry.
 
Old 08-26-2014, 07:16 PM   #18
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I still use multiple OSes for a variety of work and situations. Just because Linux is my main OS, doesn't mean I don't use Windows equally. I use it, FreeBSD, and even OpenIndiana(Illumos) as needed.

However, welcome to the growing community of Linux users, admins, and enthusiasts, and enjoy your OS and have fun with it.
 
Old 08-26-2014, 09:37 PM   #19
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I haven't used any Linux in months (only Windows)
 
Old 08-27-2014, 02:31 AM   #20
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I only use Windows for DirectX - games...
 
Old 08-27-2014, 02:33 AM   #21
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Holy biscuits mega necro bump Batman!
 
Old 08-27-2014, 04:28 AM   #22
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This is the father of bumps.
 
Old 08-27-2014, 05:59 AM   #23
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10 3/4 Year resurrection. Is this a new record?
Think so. The oldest I've seen up to now was 9 years. Somebody find a 14 year old (or whenever Slackware joined LQ) thread...
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HELP! URGENT! How do I install Linux on my Difference Engine????
 
Old 08-27-2014, 07:55 AM   #24
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Talking If your going to be a Slacker...

I LOVE Slackware.

But if your just starting out take some good advice:

master and use iptables for your firewall period.

Learn VI. It has a tough learning curve but it is worthwhile.

Finally Update and use history and aliases. Do this till you know it cold.

This is advice that I didn't take and should have 15 years ago. I hope you find it useful.
 
Old 08-27-2014, 08:04 AM   #25
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I wonder if the forum was having problems? Recently one was tossed up into my feed about kernel trees being retired, only to learn it was from 2009. But I learned about the existence of curry sauce, so it was a good thing in the end.
 
Old 08-27-2014, 08:31 AM   #26
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It was only sheer politeness that kept me from asking how one could exist at 14.4bps.
 
Old 08-27-2014, 10:34 AM   #27
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It was only sheer politeness that kept me from asking how one could exist at 14.4bps.
Unless you've watched a screen redraw at 300/300 or 1200/75 you haven't lived. I remember being very excited to get that 14.4.

I've still got my USR Courier upstairs in its box. Shame there's nowhere to call any more.
I miss Fidonet.
 
Old 08-27-2014, 10:47 AM   #28
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Ironically, this about the time I dumped Windows completely. Dual booted from 1999 to 2004.

The only Microsoft product I use now is Skype.
 
Old 08-27-2014, 10:50 AM   #29
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Slackware has a bunch of free games of highest quality, via slackbuilds. My all-time fave is openarena, which is a free fork of quake 3 arena code. Oh yeah, if you ever see this guy at an airport, hi-five him for me please.

And then there's supertux2, supertuxkart, minetest, openttd (holy $#!+), freeciv, hedgewars. I am only naming ones I played and found amazingly good. I bet the full list is somewhat longer. I understand that 10 games is not the same as 1000 games to pick from. But then, I personally spend 95% of my gaming time in openarena, and it's not uncommon that a single great game takes care of one's gaming needs for years. (Cue the ghost of WoW.)
 
Old 08-27-2014, 11:07 AM   #30
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this guy should be ADMONISHED !!!

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