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  1. Thread: Antergos

    by rewyllys
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    Re: Antergos

    Good point, but I like to think that some hobbies use one's brain more than others, and that among the brain-using hobbies is running Linux. That works for me at age 87.
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    Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

    A very Happy Hibernal Solstice Season to all!!!

    P.S.: If you're south of the equator, here's wiahing you a very Happy Ęstival Solstice Season!!!
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    Re: Suggestions on a Linux distro needed.

    Are you the Bob Gaines who used to live in Austin, Texas, and worked for CTLS?
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    Re: Interview with Jane Silber

    Very interesting interview. Thanks for posting the link to it.
  5. Re: Cloud sync services fully compatible with linux?

    I've been well satisfied for several years now with CrashPlan.

    They provide back-up of my LinuxMint desktop (including its Virtual Box installation of Windows 10 -- for the unavoidable need to...
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    Re: Olympus has fallen

    I recorded it.

    But when I got around to watching it, I quit in disgust within about 10 minutes. Just not my cup of tea, so I can't help you.
  7. Re: [SOLVED] Linux distributions with 5+ years support

    BTW, beta versions of Linux Mint 18, for both MATE and Cinnamon, were released on June 9.

    I've been running the Cinnamon beta for the past week, and it has worked flawlessly for me.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Seeking Mint Recommendation

    In fact, betas of Linux Mint 18, for both Mate and Cinnamon, were released on June 9.

    These betas are available from https://linuxmint.com
  9. [SOLVED] A problem with opening MATLAB in the beta of Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon

    For the possible interest of users of MATLAB, I have just posted a message, in the Linux Mint Forums, reporting the solution to a problem I recently encountered.

    The problem was that MATLAB,...
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    Re: Adobe replacement

    FWIW, I'm also a well satisfied user of PDF Studio Pro.
  11. Re: Just started switching to Lubuntu in my store

    Another hurray for San Francisco (a city I've loved since I first visited it at the age of 1 month)!
  12. Re: Looking for a русский keyboard. Need keyboard with only Russian cyrillic letters

    I suggest looking at what Amazon,com offers.

    They have keyboards with both Cyrillic and English letters, from about $15 and up.

    They also have stickers that you can paste on the keys of your...
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    Re: a new browser VIvaldi

    Perhaps I wrote a bit too soon. :D

    Lots of things work very nicely, but Youtube videos are not among them. Many videos on the Web work just fine, but many don't, and I haven't been able (and/or...
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    Re: a new browser VIvaldi

    The official version 1.1 of the new Vivaldi browser has just been released.

    IMHO, it's great -- many nice features, lots of choices about appearance, and it's FAST!

    I recommend your giving it a...
  15. Re: Doin' Taxes on Win7; Where're My Aspirin?

    Just finished working my way through the income-tax forms today, using Windows 10 in VirtualBox.

    Went well, but what a nuisance!
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    Re: best CAS software in your experience?

    Have you looked at GNU Octave, SciLab, and SageMath?
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    Re: How Did You Come Up With Your Username?

    I used only OS/2 from 1994 till about 2001.

    Loved it.
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    Re: good pdf editor

    My favorite PDF editor is PDF Studio Pro, although it is not free (gratis). It works well and easily.
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    Re: Why do I need Windows?

    +1

    My need to file a United States Federal Income Tax return annually is the most important single reason why I keep a copy of Windows running in VirtualBox on my Linux Mint desktop.
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    Re: Linux Mint alert

    The attack occurred on Saturday, February 20, and was recognized by the Linux Mint tean within just a few hours. If your ISO was downloaded on February 19 or earlier, you can rest easy.
  21. Thread: MathMod-4.0

    by rewyllys
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    Re: MathMod-4.0

    MathMod obviously produces gorgeous images.
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    Re: Calculator Chat

    It's easy using R:

    7^2 + 13^2 - 2*7*13*cos(28*pi/180)
    [1] 57.30354
  23. Thread: new timelapse

    by rewyllys
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    Re: new timelapse

    Beautiful indeed!

    Many thanks for sharing it.
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    Re: Calculator Chat

    My favorite virtual calculator is GRPN. My favorite hard calculator is the Hewlett-Packard 12CP.
  25. Re: Best format for sharing desktop publishing files for other users to edit?

    I'm surprised to have seen no mention of Scribus in this thread.
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