* Posts by Htos1

6 posts • joined 29 Nov 2012

Oldest swinger in town, Slackware, notches up a quarter of a century

Htos1
Linux

I broke my unix/linux cherry on Slackware in early '97. I still have the original boot floppy in the old case even. Today it's Suse Leap but it was sure was fun then, I remember it wasn't difficult at all getting the drivers to work.

Antarctic glacier 'melted just as fast Long before human carbon emissions'

Htos1

D'oh!

The ten SEXIEST computers of ALL TIME

Htos1
Pint

Agreed on the SGI systems-just BEAUTIFUL!Not to mention we designed the os for ALL dbs tv systems on ours,and debuted to industry in '93.2600 4ever!

Remember back when "Broadband" ...

Htos1
Thumb Up

1995

I had my first General Instruments broadband modem in Nov.1995.I was located in one of the first five city rollouts.Here in Jacksonville,we had a miltary based optical switch node which facilitated that.It was exciting,having that and NT4 all at the same time.FF ten years later,at the same location,server room,racks,gigabit lan,A+/code station.Staring originally in a traditional,all paper office environment.

Taking Dell to court

Htos1
Flame

Re: Taking Dell to court

For me it was the N series that had the tendancy to have way too much voltage powering the little speakers due to the nice pre-amp/hd audio setup.You have to replace the mainboard AND speakers,and hope the ribbon cables that connect the peripherals to the mainboard work ever again.NEVER again.

Serious High End Laptop needed

Htos1

Re: Serious High End Laptop needed

I'm hardcore,I'd go with the military grade systems or at least a Panasonic toughbook.Multi-boot os setups are always handy.

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