soooo... whoever thought that making people download games and mega updates (15GB +) was a good idea instead of physical disks was smoking crack. i have a slow connection. took me 3 hrs to update a game I just purchased 2/days ago and it was a 50+GB download.

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I am really enjoying the experience via ... why have I never tried this before? Oh yeah, I am usually a 'QT-ist'. has always been my jam, but these times they are a-changin'

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Thanks to @Strit forcommenting on my post and for my Mastodon Stalker syndrome for checking out his project! You do amazing work my good sir! I am running on my new shiny .

Also, thank you to @d4klutz for his suggestion to not be afraid of losing in the process. here I come!

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"Millenials! Urgh. They come in here and act like they rent the place."

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So I have borked multiple installs on my new PineBook. I am trying to just modify a Q4OS install to simply 'be' Debian Testing. I don't think it's going to work.

Armbian won't even try too install and I'm a little nervous about modifying the source.list file since they upgraded to the 1080p screen since regular installs seem to have issues with this hardware.

Anyone have ideas?

so, my new pinebook arrived. it was upgraded to a 1080p ips panel.. absolutely gorgeous.

but, alas, I am too tired to play with it tonight as I just spent the last 36 hrs doing an emergency domain migration for a client. We just acquired this client and the previous IT guy didn't do any backups of the ONLY domain controller. Needless to say, a faulty UPS destroyed the PSU and both system drives. i had to rebuild AD and file server from scratch and migrate all users and shares to new domain

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Just got an update on my pinebook order.. W00t!

Estimated Delivery: Friday, November 16, 2018 By End of Day

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RT @mark_johnson_@twitter.com
"Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)" #AynRand

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Winamp was a thing for you in the past?

Corporate media now bringing it back to the spotlight after a new release some time back.

BUT: Winamp is proprietary, never mind the memories;

check out free & open source Winamp alternative / clone QMMP!

==> qmmp.ylsoftware.com/
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#Linux #music #Winamp #Qmmp #musicplayer #freesw #OpenSource #ItReallyWhipsTheLlamasAss #deleteWindows

ok, this is weird. im trying to figure out why, on Windows 10, that chrome cannot access the internet if the windows firewall is on. this is on the April Springs creators update. I use linux as my daily, but ran into this issue when working on a win 10 box. fresh install, too

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Only have a couple of issues with the #pinebook so far.

I will probably release a preview image of #ManjaroARM for it within a couple of days.

I dont quite feel like its done yet. I have loads of issues still so.

May the memories of our Veterans be good ones, and our hearts are with those that have passed. Thanks to all the veterans who have done what I could not

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Finally got notice that my pinebook is shipping next week :-) w00t!

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Just got my #pinebook today.
Making good progress on getting #ManjaroARM to boot on it.

#pine64
#laptop

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One big benefit of a thinkpad is that there are so many out there that there are some really good deals to be had refurbished and used on ebay with a little patience.

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