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[Bglug] re: Smartctl

2006-12-07 15:00

Hi all:
I tried to use smartctl after the meeting - it was an "command unknown"
in Ubuntu 6.06.
After Googling it, I found
apt-get install smartmontools
retrieved the required files and allowed me to try it out. A short test

[Bglug] The dance website

2006-12-07 15:00

Hi all,

I've been out of commission for a while but I'm back and I finally have
a source tarball of the dance website ready for testing. It is available
from http://wightman.ca/~cshore . Because the goal is to have it out

Re: [Bglug] December Meeting Synopsis

2006-12-07 15:00

On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 22:28:33 -0500
Andrew Howlett wrote:

> Dan explained how to use smartctl

Handy for getting a feel of the life left in your HDD. If you've had SMART enabled all along (likely via BIOS), then the following will print off it's current status:

[Bglug] December Meeting Synopsis

2006-12-07 15:00

Another great meeting. Thank you to Bruce, who literally brought EVERY
live boot linux CD to the meeting. Sorry I didn't have time to try them
all, but I did like Pentoo - a gentoo based distro focused on wireless

Re: [Bglug] Meeting Tuesday 5 December 2006, 7 PM Shorty's

2006-12-07 15:00

I seem to be just getting over some kind of flu, so I think it's best if
I don't come to the meeting this evening. I was going to bring Mepis
6.0 as my "favourite Live CD", so maybe someone else can bring that

[Bglug] Meeting Tuesday 5 December 2006, 7 PM Shorty's

2006-12-07 15:00

Hi everybody:

The December BGLUG meeting will be on Tuesday, 5th December at Shorty's
Bar & Grill, 967 3rd Ave E, in the back room.

Topic for the evening is Live CD distros. Bring your favourite CD distro

[Bglug] Of disasters and dances

2006-12-07 15:00

Erm, well, remember the phrases 'barring unforseen disaster'? It seems
disaster happened emotionally, but I'm back now and am, once done this
email, back to work on the script, which is just about ready. I'm

Re: [Bglug] needed: SDRAM, mice, monitors

2006-12-07 15:00

On Wed, 8 Nov 2006 23:45:19 -0500
redheads@bmts.com wrote:

> I currently have aquired a compaq pIII 866 that for the life of me, I
> can't get to boot from the CD-ROM.
>
> the best I can do is in isolating it, get a signal that it has a

Re: [Bglug] needed: SDRAM, mice, monitors

2006-12-07 15:00

On Wed, 08 Nov 2006 09:45:05 -0500
Brad Rodriguez wrote:

> They are Pentium IIIs, around 600 MHz,

sorry I don't have any ram, but I do have a question...

I currently have aquired a compaq pIII 866 that for the life of me, I can't get to boot from the CD-ROM.

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