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Re: Help me Linux




On Tue 30 Oct 2018 at 12:45:21 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:

> On Tuesday 30 October 2018 11:20:28 Ric Moore wrote:
> 
> > On 10/30/18 10:55 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 30 October 2018 10:37:03 Ric Moore wrote:
> > >> On 10/30/18 9:16 AM, Will Mengarini wrote:
> > >>>> I TRIED TO INSTALL DEBIAN MANY TIMES BUT FAILED BADLY.  I NEVER
> > >>>> USED DEBIAN. I believe whoever reading this mail is far more
> > >>>> knowledgeable and experienced than me and having good knowledge
> > >>>> of Linux.  Please help me!
> > >>
> > >> First, the entire notion of an email list is to have a searchable
> > >> problem which leads to a "SOLVED" resolution. Your subject line
> > >> needs to be relevant to your problem for others after you to find
> > >> it. Otherwise every plea for "Help me!" demands that you personally
> > >> only benefit for the help given. Learn how to ask for help.
> > >> https://unix.stackexchange.com/help/how-to-ask
> > >> ...otherwise you are wasting the list resources. Ric
> > >
> > > +1. From one of the lists more prolific offenders, me.
> >
> > We;; you have been "grandfathered" in! Ric
> 
> Both of us, but at 84, I'm still walking, short distances anyway, usually 
> with a stick though. But one Miller64 a day sure is hard on a would be 
> alky. Is good bbq sauce still your downfall?
> 
> Sorry we ran off topic here folks, but I've known Ric for a lot longer 
> than he's been subbed to _this_ list.  And we're almost neighbors, but 
> the mountains get in the way. Mountains covered in roads laid out by a 
> copperhead, with a sidewinder someplace in its dna. You can drive at the 
> roads comfortable speed and get 12 mpg at 35 mph peak, or you can get in 
> a hurry showing somebody how its done, and hit 50 mph at 3 mpg. BTDT, 
> steering with the throttle.  Gas stations too far apart too, good thing 
> that 83 ford 4wd pickup had dual tanks in 1986.

You are incorrigible!

Please do not take this as encouragement to post further off-topic.
Still, I have learnt a lot from your posts - mainly in the "how not
to do it" category. :)

Cheers,

Brian.