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by bobalooie
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Epson printer help
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Epson printer help

This is an out of the blue suggestion, but make sure your user account is set to allow modem access. The default setup for a normal user does not allow modem access. I ran into this problem with a ham radio program that uses an external interface to the radio. The interface connects to the computer ...
by bobalooie
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Ohio
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: Hi from Ohio

Welcome Bobilooie! This from the guy that designed and built the PDU that powered the ROV that fixed the BP oil spill in the gulf a few years back. Not a PE but have been building electronic devices since before transistors (vacuum tubes) Teaching boolean algebra in the mid 60's. programming comman...
by bobalooie
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Ohio
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Re: Hi from Ohio

kc1di wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:36 pm
Hello bobalooie and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
I also start linux many years ago with slackware and have moved to mint in recent years. Just as you said had to spend too much time keep slack up to speed.
In any event enjoy the forums it's a great place.
Tnx de K8TYM.
by bobalooie
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Ohio
Replies: 11
Views: 405

Hi from Ohio

Hello all, I'm a licensed professional electrical engineer, been involved with computing since high school (IBM 1130 and punch cards!). I enjoy retrocomputing with the TRS-80 machines and emulators. My first experience with Linux was with Slackware V4. I switched to Linux Mint with 17.1, been very i...

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