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    Re: this laptop seems interesting.

    I am going to buy one for the purpose of running something like tails or something and I want to learn how to build and fix and perhaps modify it myself.
    however it does depend on price since I can...
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    Re: this laptop seems interesting.

    yes the screen is a little small. I would use those for surfing the net and writing emails and stuff like that.. I used to build my own computers but never a laptop and these diy kits could be...
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    Re: this laptop seems interesting.

    I don't mind how it looks. I think its a pretty interesting laptop and I would buy one of the do it yourself kits if they are not too expensive. I like the idea with no build in webcam or onboard...
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    this laptop seems interesting.

    https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/01/mnt-reform-open-source-laptop
    I would buy one of these. I like the design and the thoughts behind the design.

    only thing is that I guess it will be a lot...
  5. Re: ALFA AWUS036NHV installation problem. Compile make driver error: 2 Please check e

    kali is intended to be run as a live DVD and not installed as a everday OS. you can install it on a virtual machine but its a pen testing distro and should not be used as a everyday OS and not...
  6. Re: this reminds me why I stopped using my own printer.

    yeah I noticed there is drivers for most printers and it maybe work but I don't want to pay for a printer I know is designed to fail and cost me more money than buying a new printer. I want to buy...
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    Re: important operative systems.

    my research has been focusing on UNIX mostly , due to the fact that I use *nix systems myself and all my books are about unix minix or bsd . its going to take some time before I get done with this...
  8. this reminds me why I stopped using my own printer.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHX6tHdQGiQ

    I was thinking about buying a printer , there is a HP on sale and I could not find any drivers for it for linux on their homepage so I did not buy it. ...
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    Re: important operative systems.

    I was thinking about writing something about the following systems.

    xerox alto -> apple . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J33pVRdxWbw

    qdos ->ms-dos -> windows...
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    Re: important operative systems.

    links to historical facts please ?

    and thanks for your for your answer :)
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    I don't wget it ?

    actually you know someone properly is a sound engineer if he always spells "sure " as "shure" . a programmer when he counts from zero instead of 1 and I suspect there is a lot...
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    important operative systems.

    if one was to write a blog or something like that pointing at the 5 most important OS in opensource what would that be ?

    not the "10 best linux for beginners " or "five best OS for pen testing "...
  13. Re: Audacious is a brilliant audio player ... Everyone should give it a try

    yeah i misread the name. I have cataract so once in a while I cant read stuff :)
  14. Re: Audacious is a brilliant audio player ... Everyone should give it a try

    I been using audacity for many years. due to its lightweight nature as a part of a recording studio set up. Ardour is more powerful but if one just needs to edit a few files , like samples audacity...
  15. Re: What computer treasures have you found outside of the major stores?

    just t found a 40 gigabyte external hard drive. 50 DKK is a okay price for it. USB sticks are not really that expensive anymore but 50 is okay I guess. 40 gigabytes hard drive is not that much but...
  16. Re: ideas to how to use a old busted up laptop.

    I would consider getting such kit someday. it sounds interesting. however I own several computers I just tinker with , usually laptops .
  17. [SOLVED] Re: how do I move windows installation file to usb back disc ?

    interesting. I noticed the installation is about 30 gigabytes and that is a lot space to use for a single OS to install. I could buy a external 500 gigabyte storage and install it on that and then...
  18. Re: ideas to how to use a old busted up laptop.

    cool. actually one of the first ideas I had apart from making a arcade gaming console , but to make that I need to figure out how to get joystick on it and it will be too large a project to start...
  19. ideas to how to use a old busted up laptop.

    I read a couple of threads and articles on how to use a old laptop for servers or build them into televison sets and all sorts of creative ways to use a old laptop for something else instead of just...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: how do I move windows installation file to usb back disc ?

    I bought a 8 gigabyte USB drive and downloaded the program RUFUS which should be able to make a bootable USB pen drive to re-install windows from.

    its very hard for me to relate to using windows...
  21. Re: how do you make sure no data is left on harddisc.

    well its confidential data from a old laptop that been used for work a few times and then kept stored away because laws says certain data have to be kept for 5 or 10 years or something like that so...
  22. Re: how do you make sure no data is left on harddisc.

    thank you. I am not sure if I can get ubuntu installed on the machine because its very old. but I will figure something out when I get it. it was more to verify that you actually can erase data so...
  23. how do you make sure no data is left on harddisc.

    I am getting a new (very old laptop ) that has some personal stuff on it I promised to make sure no one else would be able to get at . the laptop has been used very little and then put aside just...
  24. Re: backdoors in operative sytems and hardware.

    I was thinking about starting to buy as old laptops as possible as well from now on.
  25. backdoors in operative sytems and hardware.

    I been reading a little on backdoors , https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-hundreds-were-tricked-into-installing-linux-mint-backdoor/
    I found this as well and I would like your thoughts on this.
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