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    Learn Linux In One Week eBook

    TechRadar and this time, TecMint, are coming up with good stuff, lately. Latest is the eBook, “Learn Linux In One Week”. NOT free, however.
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    Fix Any Linux Problem

    or so it says, here at TechRadar, in 2016! I got a kick out of it, but it's informative.
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    Windows Refugee Forum?

    I see more and that is giving Windows instructions. In my day, Slackers would not hesitate to call me a dum3S*&+ if I did not research my question before asking it! I learned a lot from those curmudgeons for which I will always be grateful! Time change, but old-school remains, here...
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    Need a Laugh? Open Source satire from The Register

    Huge if true... Trump explodes as he learns open source could erode China tech ban
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    I Remember DevynCJohnson from Somewhere!

    Recently, in the thread is-it-possible-to-convert-an-iso-to-img, Guest DevynCJohnson answered the query. I remember this person from long ago. It was early in my GNU/Linux expereince, maybe 8.5 to 10 years ago. At another Linux forum site, I think. (That face is hard to forget) ...
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    Enjoy tonight!

    Sittin' here drinkin' a strong cup of Seattle's Best 6th Avenue Bistro, listening to doves sing as the sun sets after warm, 80-ish, somewhat cloudy day in south-central New Mexico. Just relaxing and enjoying and being thankful for living where I do, as I do. Hardly rich but far from being...
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    Highest Incidence of COVID-19 on the West Coast!

    Yakima County, Washington
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    EXTON Multiboot -- Try-Out for Old Computers (or New)

    Discovered this a week or two ago and want to share. Newest version of EXTON includes Also, on USB Have fun!
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    Do some RESEARCH first. Refer to the Manual, older threads at this forum and/or Tutorials available here, on this site Choose a DESCRIPTIVE TITLE to your problem. 'Won't start' -- Bad Title 'System boots to a terminal' -- Good Title Give a DETAILED DESCRIPTION of the problem, including: The...
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    COVID-19 : Why is it attacking those it does?

    Here is an excerpt from Wired putting forth the very old Botany concept to Disease Tolerance in a new light in regards to the current pandemic. If nothing else, it presents a way of thinking that is scientific rather than emotional. Hope (the key word) it helps! Un-Miracle Drugs Could Help...
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    IME some models (if not all) of Toshiba and Samsung laptops are POS when it comes to GNU/Linux -- to be avoided unless one is a masochist. (I totally expect responses to this! LOL). We need to begin a list of LINUX-INCOMPATIBLE HARDWARE (or Not Worth the Trouble!). We could even expand it...
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    After seeing the same questions asked by newbies to Linux coming from Windows 2k or XP or Win7, a baseline HowTo seems to be in order. The authors at seem to have put together one I think is hard to top. Free Linux Distributions Enjoy!