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Linux Suse-9 ??
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Clod    Posted 10-15-2004 at 17:37:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Im loading Linux Suse-9 now.The first time was in the shop.It asked for my modem (external)So I got it over plugged it .Plus had to run a phone wire there .Then hit the swich on the adapter for AC. Restarting. I get to see all the info flashing by. This one takes 2 hours to load but seems to load well.I like to see the new picture that comes up before desktop.I like Linux music better than Windows which sounds like it was recorded in a morgue.Anybody have SUSE-9? If you do.Did you load Yahoo messenger? I am learning so much that a person who tells about diffrences in Linux leaves out of the tales. For instance.Corel came first.Then Xandros,Then SUSE. Leaving out the others that are less windows like. Redhat 8.or 9?? Is difficult to get online .


buggywhip    Posted 10-16-2004 at 06:29:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Used Linux from time to time. I kept coming back to Windows becasue the hardware support in all distros of Linux is not so good. Many businesses overseas had tried Linux as a desktop alternative, but went back to Windows for the same reason.

Linux is better than the Windows 95 and 98, but not better than the Windows 2000 and XP versions, I think.


Clod    Posted 10-15-2004 at 17:44:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Oh yes.I loaded my new PC with Windows XP Home.Plus Xandros on the same hard drive. Then I have extra hard drives to put in it to add other Linux OSes. WHY??? Because it is FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


ret    Posted 10-15-2004 at 17:49:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dog gone it man, wish I was your age, would be out getting myself in all kinds of trouble chasing women. More fun than playing with puters, but can be a lot more expensive too.
REt


Clod    Posted 10-15-2004 at 18:06:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ret,,You just might be my age,(KINDA). I chased women awhile in my youth. Its kinda like fishing.You might want to toss them back in the water if they are big enough to sink the boat.Ha ha~ Caught a lot of gars and mullets.The best fish were not biting when I was fishing.


hey Buddy    Posted 10-15-2004 at 18:50:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
step son is headed for Corpus christi and then probably to Galveston shortly to work with the N guard on the piers. Anywhere near where you live?
RET


Clod OH,,Ret here!    Posted 10-15-2004 at 19:33:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
I missed this one.Im not far from Galveston .But a good ways from Corpus. I dont know what NGs would do in Galveston,,There was a small fort and costal arty there in WW 2.


toolman    Posted 10-15-2004 at 18:46:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
well clod ole buddy , when they start puttin 350,s in them computers you,ll be back in style and able to slip one under the hood of a chevelle and away ya go, hey by the way you know cars and trucks got computers in them now , maybe you might want to mess with them some haha.


~Lenore (music)    Posted 10-15-2004 at 19:22:12       [Reply]  [No Email]

Hey Clod, look what I got out of storage!
You think you can put a computer in it?
We could take it out "on the road again".

~Willie


Clod    Posted 10-15-2004 at 19:26:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ha ha~~~ You kept our 57 all this time Lenore?? We used to ride that thing to all the boards.Ha ha. I thought the junkman hauled it to the junkyard to impound it.Thanks pal!


Clod    Posted 10-15-2004 at 19:15:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welll..Toolman ..Those 327 and 302 small blocks got expensive to hop up. I used to get a complete Victor gaskey set for 20 bucks with the good headgaskets.Today I bet that set is 80 bucks.This computer hoby is pretty cheap in comparison and I wont crash into a mailbox. You still going to build that Nova? I ran across a T bucket body and frame for 250 bucks. I was tempted to drag it here to the shop. There is two small block 350s out in the back ready for pistons and cranks.My boss has some good parts in the shop.Like Manifolds,cams and rockers but claims his boy might want to build a hot rod in a few months. I could keep stick them in the 350 when he's off on a trip.


toolman    Posted 10-15-2004 at 19:24:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
yup im doin the nova , won,t do alot till next spring an summer but i got it out and started making plans i got a good 350 for it was thinking of a 454 but i wouldn,t be able to afford the gas now , should of grabbed tha t bucket.


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