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by _q_
23 Apr 2014 07:53
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: welcome to me!
Replies: 12
Views: 2122

Re: welcome to me!

neat that you guys date me by a couple years! i am used to being the only guy who even knows what Fortran 74 was in a group LOL i think part of the reason Jurassic Coders got stuff done with our measly 4k systems was cause A) we had to and B) we were able to run our code mentally.... how many langua...
by _q_
23 Apr 2014 07:40
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

yeah, its def an odd one to debug! i think i would have to break it real good to make the UM go through its steps again. i have successfully used the UM in the past tough and on this machine even... i just never liked it much and only went back to it when i saw it had a new icon in my taskbar... ooo...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 20:11
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

q@mars ~ $ inxi -r Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.solydxk.com/production/ solydxk main upstream import kdenext deb http://debian.solydxk.com/production testing main contrib non-free deb http://debian.solydxk.com/production/multimedia testing main non-fr...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 16:45
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

yeah, that one had me o_O a bit... i just figured it got tucked away somewhere new like the xorg.conf stuff these days anyhoooo: q@mars ~ $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.solydxk.com/production/ solydxk main upstream import kdenext deb http://debian.solydxk.com/production testing main...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 16:43
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: welcome to me!
Replies: 12
Views: 2122

Re: welcome to me!

best i can do is actually programming with pencil and paper, but i am sure you did that too :lol: technically speaking though, those Hollerith cards predate most all forms of binary based long term data storage... thank Chuck its all dead now! ah the dark ages: when our undies gave us splinters :uge...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 15:23
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: welcome to me!
Replies: 12
Views: 2122

Re: welcome to me!

being a "Master" at something means knowing flat out you dont know beans about it :ugeek:

sounds like you and i came up about the same time... i mighta had a minute on you though.... it was decades before i was out of Hollerith Cards to use for notes :lol:
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 15:19
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

q@mars ~ $ uname -a Linux mars 3.13-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.13.5-1 (2014-03-04) x86_64 GNU/Linux q@mars ~ $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: SolydXK Description: SolydXK Release: 1 Codename: testing q@mars ~ $ apt-cache policy updatemanager updatemanager: Installed: 2.1....
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 13:41
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: welcome to me!
Replies: 12
Views: 2122

Re: welcome to me!

thanks!

you know, from all my lurking, i think YOU (and others!) are a great resource for this distro and forum.
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 13:39
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

@_q_ You're right. The Update Manager will not update the install unless The install is not up to date and You tell it to by clicking on the "Install" button. It's not clear from your description whether or not you have actually tried clicking on that button. To know if you have updates, clicking o...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 13:31
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

yeah, i see what you are saying, but nope... actually, none of the buttons change things except "install" makes it start over. the system was so totally NOT up to date either... doing it at the CLI took about an hour to get things up to snuff. actually, it SEEMED to me that the update of the UM is w...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 13:15
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: welcome to me!
Replies: 12
Views: 2122

welcome to me!

hi! i popped in to post after lurking for quite some time now as i get to know this delicious flavor of Debian and was welcomed to introduce myself. i talk too much... skipping all this is understandable. sooooo..... i am a retired sys admin and am definitely past my prime in geekdom... literally ha...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 12:16
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

sorry, i both babble and waffle... its terrible, i know. anyway, for ME, i could care less about GUI tools... but i think that the tool is VERY important to what you are trying to do and it SHOULD be fixed... and fixed in a way that a total n00b can get through it, EVERY time.... never let the "smar...
by _q_
21 Apr 2014 10:51
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: UM issues
Replies: 28
Views: 3883

Re: UP communication complaints.

hi there! been using your OS and passing discs out to friends for a couple of your UP cycles now and mostly i am very happy with my experience with both the K and X versions. people who take points away from your OS due to plainness are frankly f-tarded because only the rawest of n00bs leaves their ...

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