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Re: Help me Linux




On Tuesday 30 October 2018 13:29:24 Brian wrote:

> 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!
>
And at times proud of it.

> 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. :)

But they can be very educational too, if one is willing to try. But thats 
up to you.

> Cheers,
>
> Brian.



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