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Forum: Tugs 11th April 2017, 07:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By 40907
You gonna show us?

You gonna show us?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 30th March 2017, 11:31
Replies: 26
Views: 2,528
Posted By 40907
Here's a thought. (Oh dear! This is becoming a...

Here's a thought. (Oh dear! This is becoming a habit - second time it's happened today!!).

What happens if you leave SN without logging out? Can you then log in with a different device? I would...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th November 2016, 16:30
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By 40907
Humph!

Got a call from the windows 'support' crowd yesterday to tell me about some seriously bad Nigerians who had been messing with my computer. Now that doesn't bother me much because I usually get the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 22nd September 2016, 07:35
Replies: 13
Views: 3,746
Posted By 40907
Ditto South Africa. Seeing as there are so many...

Ditto South Africa. Seeing as there are so many countries affected, there is probably a problem with the site.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th September 2016, 19:11
Replies: 23
Views: 2,579
Posted By 40907
What version of GE are you using on your Linux...

What version of GE are you using on your Linux machine, Bob? I had some serious problems installing GE in Ubuntu 16.04 until a kindly feller at Google told me to use version 7.1.7.2600. End of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th September 2016, 18:57
Replies: 18
Views: 2,157
Posted By 40907
I came across this on the BBC site. Seems...

I came across this on the BBC site. Seems legitimate.

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37408173
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 28th August 2016, 18:35
Replies: 45
Views: 6,162
Posted By 40907
I've heard about the Anderson turn, the...

I've heard about the Anderson turn, the Williamson turn and the Scharnow turn.

C'mon! Someone please say "Well done!!" - I so want to be right! (EEK) (Thumb)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th July 2016, 08:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By 40907
Bob, if that machine of yours really is a spare...

Bob, if that machine of yours really is a spare piece of kit that you don't mind playing around with, you can try the following...

Fire up the ubuntu terminal (usually found under 'system tools')...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th July 2016, 08:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By 40907
I think that is the Unity desktop. If you want to...

I think that is the Unity desktop. If you want to play with the thing and get to know other desktops, it is possible to load several desktop environments then jump from one to another? By simply...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th July 2016, 16:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By 40907
Do tell, what 'flavour' (desktop environment) of...

Do tell, what 'flavour' (desktop environment) of Ubuntu did you install? Personally, my favourite is Ubuntu Gnome but XFCE is a close second! At the moment I'm running Ubuntu Mate but I feel a change...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th July 2016, 16:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By 40907
Sounds very similar to mine. A smallish portion...

Sounds very similar to mine. A smallish portion for the system (/), a considerable chunk for my stuff (/home) and about 10 gig or thereabouts for the swap partition (/swap).

I do quite a lot of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th July 2016, 15:41
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By 40907
You're so right. It amazes me that people who...

You're so right. It amazes me that people who have so much trouble with an OS are still unwilling to give something else a go. It's not as if it's that much of a learning curve once the installation...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th July 2016, 07:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By 40907
An interesting read...

https://opensource.com/life/15/9/my-linux-story-emery-fletcher

Written by an old feller so, I feel, very relevant to our cause.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 28th May 2016, 10:28
Replies: 183
Views: 17,545
Posted By 40907
Whoopie Doo!!

The tubeblower man has only been here for a short while but, my gum, he talks sense!! I've run ubuntu for years and have never had an OS problem. I don't even have anti-badstuff of any description...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 18th May 2016, 08:48
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By 40907
Good luck with your search, Boet! These guys are...

Good luck with your search, Boet! These guys are pretty good at getting results.

Ken.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 19th April 2016, 16:54
Replies: 45
Views: 10,356
Posted By 40907
Well done! You are perseverance personified! ...

Well done! You are perseverance personified!

One wonders what their families would say about your diligence - do they even know?
Forum: Computers and The Internet 14th February 2016, 08:31
Replies: 26
Views: 4,239
Posted By 40907
One would think that the host should/would have a...

One would think that the host should/would have a sense of wanting to help in a case like this. I find their attitude very strange!
Forum: Say Hello 13th February 2016, 13:54
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By 40907
Hi! You're going to be amazed by the information...

Hi! You're going to be amazed by the information these guys come up with! Welcome. Have fun!
Forum: The Engine Room 18th November 2015, 18:25
Replies: 40
Views: 6,085
Posted By 40907
A very basic variac?

A very basic variac?
Forum: Model Ships 2nd October 2015, 06:50
Replies: 28
Views: 5,951
Posted By 40907
Rob, you are a craftsman of note. This is a...

Rob, you are a craftsman of note. This is a stunning piece of work and I tip my cap to you.
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th July 2015, 08:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By 40907
Oh nice one! (Thumb) Take care!

Oh nice one! (Thumb)

Take care!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 2nd July 2015, 07:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By 40907
What a fabulous story and legacy!

What a fabulous story and legacy!
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 2nd July 2015, 07:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By 40907
Welcome! (Thumb) Check the date of the post...

Welcome! (Thumb)

Check the date of the post you responded to and the number of posts by Gordi. Seems likely he never returned.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th May 2015, 12:39
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By 40907
Ooo!! That must hurt!

Ooo!! That must hurt!
Forum: Other International Navies 16th May 2015, 05:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By 40907
You're handy with a video camera, Adrian! (Thumb)

You're handy with a video camera, Adrian! (Thumb)
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