Tag Archives: notes to self

Are your old programs, files threatening computer security?

Not long ago I acquired a full-sized laptop, which immediately became my frontline home computer. My old desktop (emphasis on old) went into a dignified semiretirement as an always-on music server linked up to the stereo. But that’s another story. … Continue reading

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Being productive when your mind is a veritable playground

If I was to (oh, look at the butterfly) audit the time I actually get down to writing (cool … shiny object!) I’d be amazed I get anything done (the bathroom really needs cleaning). Such an audit (squirrel!) would indicate … Continue reading

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Resurrecting laptop took plain & fancy fixes

OK. I think I’m back up and running. Was out of the loop for a few days; my main access to the Internet went south until I was able to fix it. This laptop is my mobile workhorse. Although I … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Geeky 1: Personal to-do list

Personal to-do list: Deadline: Whenever. – Install second hard drive (has Windows XP), put it in lede position. Reconfigure Grub boot loader. Partition; XP may get 10 gigabytes if I’m feeling generous. Use the rest for experiments. – Install Vector … Continue reading

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