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New FVWM setup

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Published on: February 28, 2014

I been playing with how FVWM is display on my computer as of late, mainly 2 new options in the config file one is to change the windows dressing around the open windows, and the other to force all windows to have dressings (this one is not shown in the Screen shoot, but it mainly[…]

SDF.org and the non-web internet

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Published on: January 18, 2014

I am probably one of the few, but I miss the old non-web internet. What is the non-web internet you might ask, that would be irc, usenet, etc. There are several protocols that existed on the internet, and were used and even existed before http (the web). This longer for the older internet (mind you[…]

Linux Love

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Published on: January 15, 2014

From time to time it happens, I will site down to the computer, and for a moment, I will feel the love I first felt in 97 when I first installed Linux on my first computer.  Fort tonight that was working on my private cloud server (Linux based) after that, I started pocking around a[…]

The problem with HTC phones as an android developer.

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Published on: November 24, 2012

Question, I need advice from any other android programmers. I am getting reports from HTC users that they get no audio. I can not get audio out of it. I did some research and found that many audio apps on the google play store get negative reviews from HTC users because they get no audio[…]

The next version of the Issues Etc App for Android needs Beta Testers.

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Published on: October 6, 2012

I have completed the next version of the Issues Etc App for Android, and would like some Beta Testers to test out the new features. The new features are: Find a church, this will map out the churches on the Issues Etc 300 that are within a 100 miles of your location. It will also[…]

Developing code on an Android Tablet.

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Published on: September 21, 2012

I read an artical in Linux Journal about being able to do development “in the cloud” was an intersting artical, it was very ipad centric, so I set out tonight to see if the same could be done on an Android Tablet. Well the anser I found is yes it can easly be done. And[…]

Netscape said it years ago, and it is coming to pass

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Published on: September 8, 2012

Years ago back in the late 90’s Netscape said that the internet would replace the OS. It has taken almost 2 decades but we are there now. As things move to web apps, the OS is no longer important. I right now type this on a Linux desktop, but I could be doing it on[…]

Black listed *@yahoo.com

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Published on: September 1, 2012

Well to help kill of the spam (and since I have not gotten any real email from any one that uses yahoo’s free email in over a decade, with 1 exception only one, and I put that on the whitelist and that email came in yesterday). I have been getting 3 to 10 spam messages[…]

Slowly reclaiming my email

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Published on: August 27, 2012

I have been working for about a month now to try to reclaim my email. Every time I get spam, I have black listed the domain, I have updated more to my filters, etc, slowly I am gaining my email back, I have gone from 100 spam messages getting thought the spam filter a day[…]

Memory in Linux

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Published on: August 19, 2012

I remembered that Linux was good with memory, but this is just more then I expected, I have 8Gb of memory on my tower. I have 3 copies of Eclipse and a copy of Amarok, and many other programs open right now and when I run free I get mpop@home:~$ free total used free shared[…]

A view of the desktop

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Published on: August 19, 2012

This will give you an idea of how things are setup on on the physical screens, the prior screen shot shows the pager nearly in the middle of the screen but when you look at this picture you can see it is on the right hand side of one of the screens.

A screen shot of my towers dual monitor Slackware/FVWM setup

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Published on: August 19, 2012

What a day

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Published on: August 19, 2012

Just a bit of posting, today I spent the AM sleeping in, something I don’t get to do, I had to move my music lesson to a later time so I could sleep in. Then when I got home I did more work on my Linux Laptop to get FVWM to look the way I[…]

FVWM is starting to look how I want it to look.

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Published on: August 18, 2012

Thanks to thomas_adam in the FVWM chat room on the FREE NODE irc network, I have gotten FVWM much closer to looking the way I want it to look. See the Screen Shot below. If you want to mess with my config file for FVWM (but as Thomas said it has alot of FVWM 1.x[…]

Slackware and FVWM

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Published on: August 13, 2012

I am resetting up my Linux systems, and I am going back to my roots in Linux going back to Slackware and will be using FVWM for my windows manager, I already know how I am going to set it up. I am going to do a 4×4 pager with the pager in the upper[…]

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