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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] KMail migration to another computer

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 11:39:26 -0400
On Sunday 17 June 2018 10:36:38 dep wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 17, 2018 at 9:42 AM, Gene Heskett <gheskett@...> 
> > Fixed. Dunno what changed, not a clue. I just deleted the printer
> > from the cups menu, then re-added it using the same foomatic driver.
> > It now works from kmail... That faint scratching sound? Me,
> > scratching head. One of those thing that make you go "huh?". Like
> > trying to put the deck drive belt back on a 20 year old John Deere
> > rider, without a threading diagram. Way too much exercise for an old
> > fart, but somebody had to do it. Extra tum's for the calcium, a big
> > B12 pill and some quinine in the night to stop the leg cramps a
> > geriatric old diabetic is prone to. Walking slowly & carefully this
> > morning.
> back in the old days of kde-1.x i had what i called "the linux
> nine-hour rule." it was this: any change to a linux system, no matter
> how big or small, took nine hours. later, about the time of ted hat
> 5.1, this was changed to a new rule: "i don't know -- i did some stuff
> and then it worked." this was invoked when one was asked how a problem
> got solved.
> you seem to have confirmed that the secobd rule is still in force.
> dep
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> privacy matters.

Having lived thru red hat 5.0/5.1, I now believe its one of the physical 
laws of the universe. 5.1, FWIW, was actually a quite usable distro. If 
whatever you wanted wasn't available, there was always bash.  I still 
have little bits and pieces of it making my life a lot less work.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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