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Troubleshooting apt-get -f install
Hi, I'm following instructions from Debian Wiki to install Skype on Wheezy. : http://wiki.debian.org/skype#Debian_7.0_.22Wheezy.22 In a nutshell: # dpkg --add-architecture i386 # apt-get update # wget -O skype-install.deb ...Message posted on the May 23rd, 2013 - 4:30 PM ET
Google: Android activations to total 900 million this year
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57584484-93/google-android-activations-to-total-900-million-this-year/?tag=nl.e703&s_cid=e703&ttag=e703 "Google's Android software has become the most-used mobile operating system in the world. Canalys ...Message posted on the May 15th, 2013 - 03:12 pm ET
NYC LOCAL: Sunday 21 April 2013 Free Culture Conference at New York Law School
<blockquote what="not an official Free Culture Conference announcement" info="http://fcx2013.org/ http://freeculture.org/" note="New York Law School is not NYU Law School. New York Law School's web page is at: ...Message posted on the April 20th, 2013 - 05:52 pm ET
FW: Problem with Synaptic in Wheezy/Testing
Thanks for your reply. Apparently the problem fixed itself. The next day Synaptic was back to normal. Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. Life is a fuzzy set Foundation for Chemistry ...Message posted on the March 13th, 2013 - 05:20 am ET
Its been 24 hours and I thought I'd just mention to those who don't know, I am a Mod on two (yes two) G+ Groups ;) After seeing the Microsoft Advocates claim they are not interested, the requests by dubious handles still come into G+ and the ...Message posted on the February 23rd, 2013 - 05:08 am ET
Detective Zeke and his Tim Wilson tale.
I thought I'd let the Microsoft advocates run a little more with their great detective work (I needed a few more responses for the article /letter I've written. So my name is Tim Wilson is it? Great. No problem and G+ provided some pretty damning ...Message posted on the February 08th, 2013 - 05:10 pm ET
[OT] Compromised Gmail account
Hi! I am facing a security issue since this morning, and could use some advice. At about 2pm local time, someone logged into my GMail account, and sent 6 spam emails to my contacts. The header from one such mail is (single Received header): ...Message posted on the February 06th, 2013 - 05:50 pm ET
Article: Microsoft Advocacy Cyberstalking and harassment - How you should deal with it.
Thats the title Flatfish et al. People are asking for real-life experiences since online cyberstalking is the latest hot news topic. Let's see if they are interested in my experience? Eh Flatty? Doesn't matter if they are not, I will spread the ...Message posted on the February 04th, 2013 - 04:30 am ET
Why Linux Still Sucks... From A Linux Zealot.
Notice how this particular person talks about the same items sucking under Linux that others talk about. Coincidence? I think not. Yet, all this stuff "magically just works" for the Linux zealots in comp.os.linux.advocacy. Face it ...Message posted on the February 01st, 2013 - 08:44 pm ET
Microsoft's great deal on Office for Home Users
This must be an offer that none of you can refuse. (Does it work for Linux?) <quote> Microsoft has unveiled its first attempt to seduce consumers with subscription pricing for its Office 365 package. For $99.99 a year, buyers get the Office ...Message posted on the January 29th, 2013 - 12:40 pm ET
Study says: cola newsgroup is a practice session for lying Linux "advocates"
"Researchers found that with a little training, people can learn to tell a lie more automatically and efficiently. It gets easier for folks to repeat the lies and becomes harder for them to differentiate deception from telling the truth." ...Message posted on the January 27th, 2013 - 12:27 pm ET
I'm running XP Pro SP3. My update settings are to notify me and critical updates only. I did not read the update list closely before I downloaded and started an install this evening. I saw, much to my surprise, as the updates were installing that a ...Message posted on the November 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ET
Windows 8 - The first few NewEgg customers are very happy
Backbash 10/26/2012 10:06:21 AM Tech Level: Ownership: Verified Owner 4 STARS: Something New! Pros: It has a completely renovated look to it. Boot Time is much quicker on this OS. No problems so far. Most of my windows 7 programs work great on ...Message posted on the October 27th, 2012 - 09:02 pm ET
Microsoft Surface 32GB may only have 20GB of free space
"The upcoming 32GB Microsoft Surface is unlikely to actually offer that much storage, thanks to a hefty operating system that could leave owners with only around 20GB of free space." ...Message posted on the October 18th, 2012 - 01:52 pm ET