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by mehmet7
Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: fresh install of opensuse 11.3 and ....
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Re: fresh install of opensuse 11.3 and ....

Oh yes, and this is a very good site for Suse beginners:

http://suseroot.com/
by mehmet7
Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: fresh install of opensuse 11.3 and ....
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Re: fresh install of opensuse 11.3 and ....

Ages ago I experimented a little bit with suse, I might recommend this forum:

http://forums.opensuse.org/

good luck!
by mehmet7
Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Donations
Replies: 27
Views: 3994

Re: Donations

Yepp, also donated a small amount, maybe we could use the Mint website in our signatures in forums to get more attention..about the webshop, good idea, what about (as Ubuntu does) a flashdisk with Mint symbol and a preinstalled Mint distro on it? I think some people might be interested (netbook user...
by mehmet7
Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Transfer /erase GRUB in Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Transfer /erase GRUB in Mint

Thanks!!!
by mehmet7
Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Transfer /erase GRUB in Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Transfer /erase GRUB in Mint

Thank you, seems to have worked, nevertheless I still have to plug in my external hdd when starting the laptop...any way for another option?
by mehmet7
Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Transfer /erase GRUB in Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Transfer /erase GRUB in Mint

Hi all! I have Linux Mint 8 running on an older notebook as my OS, really satisfied with it. I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on an external hd, therefore I get a GRUB reader asking me if I want to run Mint 8 Helena or Ubuntu. As the GRUB reader is installed on the external harddisk, I have to plug it in al...
by mehmet7
Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT-microchip

Well, after a pause due to a lot of work with my PhD and some publishing issues, here is an Israeli stamp, depicting a microchip (together with the binary code), nevertheless I could not identify the serial category of the microchip depicted.
microchip.jpg
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by mehmet7
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT-hard drive disk on stamp

Here is an Italian stamp depicting an older Olivetti personal computer...
olivetti.jpg
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by mehmet7
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:22 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT-hard drive disk on stamp

Nice to hear that a lot of you seem to like this subject...
by mehmet7
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: WWI - A brief synopsis
Replies: 3
Views: 571

Re: WWI - A brief synopsis

Ahaha you just summarized one of my favourite subjects in history, :D
by mehmet7
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:03 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: installing from external hdd/ how to recognize
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: installing from external hdd/ how to recognize

Thanks a lot, it worked perfectly for me. Now I have a clean hdd with msdos. As only Linux, but not WIN is able to detect the hdd, I guess this is due to the msdos format? Anyway, to start a second try to put a bootable Linux OS from my external hdd, what steps should I take , I only know that >I sh...
by mehmet7
Fri Aug 13, 2010 7:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: installing from external hdd/ how to recognize
Replies: 2
Views: 493

installing from external hdd/ how to recognize

Hi all, because I like to mess around with distros, but don want to reinstall again and again, also preferring not to use a virtual disk I decided to try to install and run different Ubuntu versions from an external hdd.(Trekstor) Nevertheless, as the file system on the hdd was changed to SWAP durin...
by mehmet7
Fri Aug 13, 2010 7:01 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT-hard drive on stamp

Well, after a while, another stamp from my collection:

Polish stamp depicting a hard drive in the background of Leonardo's "Vitruvian Man"
hdd.jpg
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by mehmet7
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Husse
Replies: 4
Views: 1041

Re: Husse

RIP Husse
by mehmet7
Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT-old PC terminal Yugoslavia

This old Yugoslavian stamp shows a PC terminal as common in the late 80s-early 90`s ,nevertheless I have no clue which model is depicted.
jugo pc.jpg
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by mehmet7
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT-UNIX stamp (Ken Thompson)

After a break, here another stamp, issued by Palau, featuring Ken Thompon, the leading creator of UNIX operating system.
unix thompson.jpg
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by mehmet7
Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: World Cup 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 2488

Re: World Cup 2010

right now is Germany vs. Serbia, I wonder if Serbia might perform a miracle or if German quality soccer just performs as usual
by mehmet7
Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: stamp collecting and IT-microchip on stamp
Replies: 24
Views: 5276

Re: stamp collecting and IT- floppy disk

Sony has announced that the production of floppy disks will be stopped next year.
This Souvenir sheet, issued by Romania back in 2004 features an older notebook, together with a floppy disk.
floppy disk.jpg
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by mehmet7
Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How long does a backup need? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 1536

Re: How long does a backup need?

Yepp, just finished, was about 1 h 10 minutes.....
by mehmet7
Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How long does a backup need? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 1536

How long does a backup need? [SOLVED]

How long does it usually take for the backup tool to do its assigned job? It already runs for more than 1 hour right now, just curious...

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