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Eve Online Learning Experience

As usual, months went by with me intending to post something about Eve Online.  I did post something in an eve forum a one point. But I just can’t to stop playing long enough to go back. Housework suffers. Or … Continue reading

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Played a century

Eve Online so took me, this is the first time I’ve taken a real break from it (real = more than 1 day by choice or was out of town with no usable computer/network). Some people think I am easily … Continue reading

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9/11 – Yet another post.

I won’t get into the 9/11 thing. We all, who were alive and aware at the time, have our memories. Most of us, including me, remember exactly what we were doing when the news arrived. We know, could not help … Continue reading

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Spying on customers via webcam legal in US

Just when you thought Facebook was bad for sucking up all your details. This is enough to make Zuckerberg envious. Spying on customers via webcams and keyloggers is now legal in the US. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/07/21/aarons_spyware_escapes_injunction/ According to the story, you rent … Continue reading

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Opensuse 11.3 to 11.4 upgrade fail

Just completed (15 minutes ago) a live upgrade using the zypper tool. You can find instructions at http://en.opensuse.org/Upgrade. Fairly easy compared to downloading an iso, burning a dvd, then going through a manual upgrade/install-over.  But of course “something went wrong” … Continue reading

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Enthusiam vs Knowledge

Many hundreds of weeks ago, I got a computer, got right into it, and was soon producing software and content in my spare time that people wanted. I would work at my day job, then come home and just keep … Continue reading

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KDE4 – Time to go Gnome

I recently upgraded my two linux boxes to opensuse 11.3. That means KDE4. And while I have always found KDE pleasant to use in the past, they have a made a few changes I find very irritating. That panel thing. … Continue reading

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