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The Suncoast Linux Users Group (affectionately known as SLUG) is a loose-knit informal group of Linux users and enthusiasts in West Central Florida (the Suncoast/Greater Tampa Bay area). Our purpose is to provide mutual support and assistance for Linux users in the area, and to promote the use of Linux to others.
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On Wed, 2016-02-03 at 21:55 -0500, Eben King wrote: > We're putting in a shed in the back yard. It'll be about 35'4" from the > outside outlet to the shed, and I want to run ethernet too. Really I should > be running fiber for future expandability, but there's enough room in... 1 1
by Chuck Hast
Instead of putting an extension cord in conduit, why don't you use buriable Romex and just direct burial it. It is not very expensive and meets code. If your outlet is in a box on the outside, you just have to only have the exposed part in conduit. Then in the shed you have conduit from the g... 0 0
by rsmoot
Yes, There's waterproof/shielded cable. That's the best you'll get. This cable however is designed that it can be buried without conduit (dig a 2nd trench) and away from your other line to minimize interference. It's not extremely durable to root growth, etc, but I've had it last up to 10 ... 1 4
by Eben King
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Have you used udevinfo to list the properties for each? See any differences at all between them? If so, (unless it is just a disk error rate) then you can use that to write udev rules, right? On 2/2/2016 12:31 PM, Eben King wrote: > I have four USB thumb drives, which are marked 1-4... 1 3
by Eben King
You must either use dongles, different makes of drives with different product ID's (PID) or different VID's (vendor ID's), or use full usb 3.1 devices and ports that are required to have serial numbers...but that is not exactly followed. Try looking for the iSerialNumber field in the USB ... 0 0
by Art Eaton
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No matter which RAID option you choose, if your willing please report back your results and opinion as I'm very curious about your experience with this. Cheers, Gene Sent from my C64 via my 300 baud modem > On Jan 27, 2016, at 10:58, Eben King <eben01@verizon.net> wrote: >... 0 0
by Gene Barlow
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On Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:29:42 AM Andrew Gilbertson wrote: > All- > > My wife's laptop seems to be experiencing senile dementia (so far, > it's forgotten that it has a down arrow key and speakers) and my > personal laptop is also a bit long in the tooth, so I'm lookin... 2 8
by Timothy Jones
On Tue, 26 Jan 2016, Andrew Gilbertson wrote: > I'm looking at replacements for one or both of them. I'm not interested > in giving Microsoft any of my money, so I'm looking at vendors that offer > preconfigured Linux laptops. There's a few around, and I've heard good > th... 0 0
by Eben King
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Does the key have a password set on it? If not, then you might need to do the following: * Put the public key in .ssh/authorized_keys2 * Change the permissions of .ssh to 700 * Change the permissions of .ssh/authorized_keys2 to 640 On 1/24/2016 5:08 PM, Eben King wrote: > ... 1 2
by Bryan Lee
Bryan and I ran into that a few days ago...Well, I ran into it, and Bryan fixed it! On 1/24/2016 5:08 PM, Eben King wrote: > I'm trying to ssh to my router, which is a Netgear WNDR3700 running > DD-WRT v3.0-r27506 (07/09/15) std. I have sshed to it in the past, so > I don't k... 1 1
by Eben King
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[JOB] PHP Developer - Tampa, FL - 60 to 80k Topics Posts Last Post
Note that this person has been unsubscribed. SLUG is not a job board -- there is a slug-jobs list that anyone[1] can subscribe to, but there are far better places for this sort of content these days. -- Dylan William Hardison dylan@hardison.net On Fri, Jan 15, 2016, at 15:43, Dani... 1 3
by Art Eaton
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Robin 'Roblimo' Miller Bradenton, Florida On Jan 17, 2016 8:59 PM, "Pete Theisen" <petetheisen@verizon.net> wrote: *I am looking at . . . > > http://www.virginmobileusa.com/shop/cell-phones/lg-tribute-2-phone/features/?intid=AB:RT3:160111:BT:Trib2:30Off:GIN#plan >... 0 0
by Robin Miller
The 1/3/8 thing SEEMS to be a deal where you technically have unlimited data, but once you go past the specified amount (1 gigabyte, for the first one) you get throttled to very slow 2G speeds. 2G is something like 50k/s (someone correct me). Here is the text I found relating to this at th... 0 0
by Jacob Gissendanner
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On Thu, 14 Jan 2016, Pete Theisen wrote: > It says it is 55 degrees. Yeah, right . . . Your CPU, in Celsius? I can believe that. -- -eben QebWenE01R@vTerYizUonI.nOetP ebmanda.redirectme.net:81 LIBRA: A big promotion is just around the corner for someone much more talented... 1 10
by Art Eaton
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You might first check with your internet provider to see if they have an updated router that offers "guest" features by default. This way you could have just one device that does it all. I have FiOS and they offer a router that does it. I have an older router though so I'm not ... 1 3
by Jody Baudoin-2
On Wed, 30 Dec 2015, Jody Baudoin wrote: > I looked for something like this in the past and did not find it. > > I am looking for a second router where each user must login to the router in > order to access the internet. This should work with > Linux/Windows/Mac/Android... 1 2
by Darren Ellis
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On Friday, January 08, 2016 5:51:46 AM Eben King wrote: > My friend gave me a used USB HD, so before mounting it I scanned it with > gsmartcontrol (a wrapper for smartctl). All of the parameters came up > either Old_age or Pre-fail. This is the TYPE of the attribute. They will *a... 0 0
by Luke-Jr
I try to wipe any used drive I get. I've used DBAN http://www.dban.org/ for years, it should overwrite every(*) block of the drive several times. REMOVE ALL DRIVES you don't want destroyed before booting. You can also do it be hand, as discussed here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php... 0 0
by Bryan Lee
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