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Forum: Wibble 17th October 2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Sweet - Fox on the Run (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBdFA6sI6-8)
Forum: Using Fedora 13th October 2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Command to find cpu socket type

My CPU (see specs in my sig) is a Socket AM2 type. Both dmidecode and x86info work for me in F26:
# dmidecode -t processor | grep -i socket
Socket Designation: Socket M2
Upgrade:...
Forum: Wibble 5th October 2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Quincy Jones - Soul Bossa Nova (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5ALPzS0QfQ)
Forum: Wibble 3rd October 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Yeah, sad to hear about Tom Petty. 66 is way too young for him to die.

My favorite of his:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Don't Do Me Like That (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOgyZgdyXiY)
Forum: Wibble 30th September 2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

The Carpenters - There's a Kind of Hush (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CX83EQA8dc)
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback 26th September 2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: PSA - CHANGES TO THE FORUM - suggestions here only please

http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/poppin1.gif
Forum: Linux Chat 26th September 2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Linux use is growing

http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/pamyup.gif
Forum: Linux Chat 25th September 2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Linux is growing

Nah, kids need to suffer. It toughens them up and prepares them for the real world! A world full of disappointment and broken dreams.
Forum: Wibble 24th September 2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Blu ray and dvd regions?

Yes, the change is permanent, at least on the 3 DVD players I've modified.
Forum: Programming & Packaging 23rd September 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: telnet autologin bash script

Automating a telnet session is simple using Expect (http://expect.sourceforge.net/), a Tcl extension that is in the Fedora repos (dnf install expect). It's just horribly unsecure, since you have to...
Forum: Linux Chat 22nd September 2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Linux is growing

Why not use cdparanoia or cdda2wav in Linux? I've had good results with those tools.
Forum: Using Fedora 21st September 2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: vim command NOT found on Fedora 26 !!!

You realize this could install over 2GB of packages, right?
# dnf install vim*
determining the fastest mirror (2 hosts).. done.
Fedora 26 - x86_64 - Updates 428 kB/s | 14 MB ...
Forum: Wibble 20th September 2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Four Tops - Something About You (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6P-v5RD02g)
Forum: Using Fedora 18th September 2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: vim command NOT found on Fedora 26 !!!

That's a feature, not a bug.
Forum: Linux Chat 18th September 2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Linux is growing

http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/smhp.gif
Forum: Programming & Packaging 15th September 2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: lxterminal --title preventing PROMPT_COMMAND or PS1 etc

I was able to change the title by going to File -> New Tab, and then issuing the "echo -ne ..." command in one of the tabs (you can close the other tab). Seems like a bug in lxterminal.
Forum: Reviews, Rants & Things That Make You Scream 12th September 2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: At the risk of

http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/BooThisMan.gif
Forum: Programming & Packaging 10th September 2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: XML? Be cautious!

I never even knew about that ENTITY exploit before I read the article. Yikes.
Forum: Programming & Packaging 9th September 2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By RupertPupkin
XML? Be cautious!

Interesting article about some of the problems with using XML:

https://blog.pragmatists.com/xml-be-cautious-69a981fdc56a

Followup discussion on Reddit:...
Forum: Linux Chat 7th September 2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,616
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Linux is growing

That's only for OS X 10.12. If you add up all the OS X versions, it comes out to 5.94%. That's a bit down from a few years ago (2015...
Forum: Hardware & Laptops 7th September 2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Fedora 26 USB TV Tuner

There are still lots of channels on free over-the-air TV that don't stream over the interwebs, especially the independent stations. That's why I still use a TV tuner card in Linux (PCI, not USB)....
Forum: Wibble 5th September 2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Bananarama - Link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAB2SyuxWiQ)
Forum: Wibble 3rd September 2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By RupertPupkin
Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dead at 67

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/03/arts/music/walter-becker-dead-steely-dan.html

Wow. Was not expecting this. He died way too soon. What a creative and innovative musician he was.

In memory:...
Forum: Wibble 3rd September 2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Julie London - September in the Rain (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKB8YKUiVX0)
Forum: Wibble 29th August 2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 955,681
Posted By RupertPupkin
Re: Now Playing

Hey, Gödel! Cool, I never heard that Matt Bianco song before. It reminded me a bit of The Manhattan Transfer. Here's another retro song from that same year (1984), sung by Robert Plant, of all...
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