Sunday, November 30, 2003

I will need to do C and C++ programming in a course next term.
I wrote some good email Saturday morning long but good.
I downloaded the gcc compiler and dependent packages for the TP360. I did the downloading on the WinNT box and then copied the files to a floppy. I then copied them to the TP with cp. I then tried to use dselect to install them and dpkg as well. I am not sure either worked. I had to mount the floppy on the command line.

Tuesday, November 25, 2003

I added a line to the lilo config file on my TP360 so that the floppy can be used. I used the vi editor correctly to do this. I did this a few days ago like Saturday or last Friday morning.

Monday, November 24, 2003

I got a gnome desktop working on the 586 that a friend gave me. I am doing this X windows desktop on my IBM 17" monitor. It looks fine and I am going to try some XML and Perl scripting later this morning using gEdit.

I sold one clik drive and two clik disks this morning to the corner store owner who uses a win laptop.

Thursday, November 20, 2003

I installed a security update on my eMac.

I bought new printer ink cartridges for my Epson 440.

I used the new USB 250MB zip drive with my dad's laptop to transfer my photos and his photo's between our computers but it would not work for my brother's Mac.

Monday, November 17, 2003

Saturday, November 15, 2003

I installed the drivers for my Canon SureShot 100 on my Thinkpad. I took some photo's today of my dad and his partner's house.

Thursday, November 13, 2003

I got some help from OCLUG with correcting the screen resolution issue with my RH 9 but still not fixed.

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

I looked for Linux PDA's a few nights ago on the web and at Futureshop on the web.
I attempted my rescue boot of the Red Hat 9 on the IBM 325. I was not successful. I was able to log in but the screen resolution is still off.
I updated my index page on my main personal web site just now. I made a new blogs web page at crystalcomputing.

Monday, November 10, 2003

I worked on my thinkpad mostly since the weekend. I also booted up my NT box to grab some files to this laptop. I also sent the laptop school files over to the NT box.

I returned the wingman from a friend because I don't have any computers with game ports. Oh well I am just not a gamer. I had helped this fellow install a sound card so he could use the wingman. I got him a sidewinder last x-mas as a gift.

I have been using Open Office 1.1 and Publisher 97 as well as outlook express and netscape.

I am working this week on a newsletter that I edit for my union.

Sunday, November 09, 2003

I accessed an email account at a free email account service that I had not used in years. It was still there. There were only a handful of new emails nothing personal and nothing new as I get the notices about service from this service at a more used free email address this service provides.

Saturday, November 08, 2003

I am looking for a Mac printer cable and might pick up a cheap 580CD while I am at it.

Thursday, November 06, 2003

I booted up the Debian 3 machine and explored Debian a bit. I found texinfo and started to familiarise myself with using texinfo. I could not get X to work.

Sunday, November 02, 2003

This Thinkpad needs another 256 MB of memory it is so slow with only 128MB.
I backed up this blog by copying into the clipboard and then pasting into a word processing file. I did each month and then saved them to my Thinkpad hard drive. I now can back those files up to zip disk or email them to another computer.
I need to make more comments in my html code.

Saturday, November 01, 2003

I should find some time this weekend to do some more computer hobby work. I am still reading ruling the root by Mueller.