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  1. I'd first ping it without the port to see if the...

    I'd first ping it without the port to see if the base address is up. If ping works then I would try to telnet into that port and see if it's up and responding.
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    Here's the link for those that was to follow.......

    Here's the link for those that was to follow....
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/newbie/203448-tails-bootable-usb-persistance.html
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    My last job we went thru that with our DSL line...

    My last job we went thru that with our DSL line and it was noise, but from the old telco equipment in the area and in the building we were in. Seemed like every few months we have to call and by the...
  4. I miss the early days of Linux with only few...

    I miss the early days of Linux with only few distro's so when you had issues you had to work them out. With the distro, or the FOSS team that made that part. You became part of the FOSS ecological...
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    They code for MS so their code is in MS products....

    They code for MS so their code is in MS products. Just like any programmer on a project.
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    MS has had development division in India for many...

    MS has had development division in India for many years. For those that don't know India higher education is free and they have I believe it's five Tech universities. The best of the universities...
  7. Thread: Windows 9

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    Just saw a news video on Windows 10 they said it...

    Just saw a news video on Windows 10 they said it will come out Spring next year. Appears they are jumping to what Apple is quietly doing and that is moving to one OS for all device types, desktop,...
  8. As Linux in beginning Linux disks came with tons...

    As Linux in beginning Linux disks came with tons of app's (bloat) but only the basics were installed and rest was you decision to install. As the number of distros grows and Linux is trying to...
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    Looking like parent no big deal in fact wish I...

    Looking like parent no big deal in fact wish I was as tall as my dad. The thing is when you start saying things and you have those "I sound like my parent" moments.
  10. Thread: Tabs and spaces

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    Ditto gag!!! As bad at those say the god...

    Ditto gag!!!

    As bad at those say the god created eight character tabs and they should never be changed.
  11. Thread: shellshocker

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    Just got another update from Xbuntu people check...

    Just got another update from Xbuntu people check your distro's updates regularly especially till this issue is deemed resolved.
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    Did you do a PRAM reset when Mac have issues...

    Did you do a PRAM reset when Mac have issues that's the first thing to do and also the first thing the Apple Genius Bar staff do. How to do it can vary a little from model to model. You reboot...
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    Tested my Xbuntu and it was clean, but I keep up...

    Tested my Xbuntu and it was clean, but I keep up on my patches.
  14. Thread: Color me PO'd

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    I used to work for one of the big three ISP's and...

    I used to work for one of the big three ISP's and I'm still in contact with those that are still there. Seems the ISP's are wanting to get out of the ISP business not worth it anymore. I know the...
  15. If you just wiggle your finger your brain will shrink.

    New research on a life with "smart" devices leads to smaller brain. Makes sense if you let other thing think for you, they get smarter not you. Kind of like having someone else do your homework...
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    Real security requires in-depth knowledge of the...

    Real security requires in-depth knowledge of the operating system design and implementation so CompSci with focus on operating system is the right path and better than just skimming the surface with...
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    Debian going back to Gnome as default

    In case you haven't seen this....

    [Phoronix] Debian Switches Back To GNOME As Its Default Desktop
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    Why don't you just encrypt your database backups...

    Why don't you just encrypt your database backups then they are secure both going across any network or inet, but also when sitting in storage. That how we did it the last part of our backup script...
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    I typically use both desktop are more bang for...

    I typically use both desktop are more bang for the buck and upgradable so can extend their lifetime longer. Laptops for me end up being used as both portable and home desktop with external monitor,...
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    Actually that is part of the global warming...

    Actually that is part of the global warming issue, with the melting ice caps more land is exposed that is absorbing the sun light instead of reflecting it back changing weather patterns. I watched...
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    I think you're right in your observations. I...

    I think you're right in your observations. I got my first Linux in about 1994 and have used it off and on since and was a part of the Linux User Group scene back late 90's early 2000's when you...
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    My laptop has the Intel® HD Graphics 4000 not...

    My laptop has the Intel® HD Graphics 4000 not Nvidia. Reading up on the Intel Linux driver it's kind of hit and miss for people so I haven't installed it.
  23. SMART only reports a small set of errors so their...

    SMART only reports a small set of errors so their could be other problems, but what sgosnell
    said is a common issue. I've had one USB not work and a different one on same computer work fine. The...
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    I have been living on multiple monitors for a...

    I have been living on multiple monitors for a long time it's become my substitute for not running multiple systems anymore. My only issue with Linux multiple monitor support is it treats them as one...
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    first you need to find out if you ISP is doing it...

    first you need to find out if you ISP is doing it or not.

    Also as I mention before check if DSL provider is work in your area that can be a PIA until they are done.
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