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  1. Re: The Aliens are monitoring human technology. Really?

    I believe that everything in nature consists of a cluster of identical cells. I believe that the Universe is full of identical Solar systems, some more advanced than others. If this is the case,...
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    Re: water blaster recommendations please

    Very few domestic water blasters are manufactured by the Brand Name of the machine. Sometimes they are made in different countries, e.g. some have the works made in China, fitted to a body made in...
  3. Re: Advice required - Windows 7 updating for Nod (&me)

    I have run Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 on my Dell Vostro from 2009 until now. In that time I have never done an automatic update, and never had a problem which wasn't of my own doing. I have replaced...
  4. Problem installing an extension in Chrome & Chromium, in Linux Mint.

    OS Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.3
    I have been trying to install an extension called "SMS from Gmail by MightyText" and for some reason it fails. I have tried Chrome & Chromium with no success. There is...
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    Re: TWINUI bug in Windows 10 pro v2040

    Managed to remove it, but the control panels went AWOL. Restored it, then found that if I added new defaults, leaving the TWINUI in place, the new ones worked. In the end I scrapped the W10, and now...
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    TWINUI bug in Windows 10 pro v2040

    I have Windows 10 dual booted on my laptop which I only use for graphics software, and website maintenance. I use Linux Mint for all other work.
    W10 has developed a bug called TWINUI which prevents...
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    Re: I Can Remember............

    There are 100's of electrical vehicles made in China.

    https://www.alibaba.com/trade/search?fsb=y&IndexArea=product_en&CatId=&SearchText=electric+car
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    Re: Snowballing Out of Control

    These symptoms are quite common. It can be controlled with medication. See a Doctor. The Doctor may refer you to a Psychiatrist. Just do it!
  9. Thread: Chrome OS

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    Re: Chrome OS

    I agree with you about Homework. After a full day in the classroom, and possibly sports afterwards, plus chores at home the kids need need time to themselves. Study when you are tired is a waste of...
  10. Thread: AI Robots

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    AI Robots

    Has anyone seen a robot with artificial intelligence, and a fully equipped human body, in the flesh, so to speak? Just how life like are they?
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    Re: How can I bypass the pin requirement?

    There is nothing on my computers that anyone else would be interested in. Any private, or important files a stored on an external drive &/or google drive. I used to encrypt the data, but now its just...
  12. Thread: Chrome OS

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    Re: Chrome OS

    Chrome OS is ideal for education purposes, allowing students to do their homework on a cheap, light, no maintenance computer. I agree that you are better off with a standard Linux OS, but the schools...
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    Re: How to watch the America's Cup from Aussie?

    Install Nord VPN on your browser, and select New Zealand.
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    Re: Internet Connection

    The older computer will log on to 2.4 GHz, the Dell will log on to 5 GHz, which is faster but has a shorter range. My guess is that if you log the Dell onto 2.4 GHz they will be the same. We have the...
  15. Thread: Chrome OS

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    Re: Chrome OS

    I have just installed neverware/chrome os on a Dell Inspiron mini 10, originally came out with Windows XP. It has an Intel Atom 1.6 CPU. The only thing that doesn't work is the keyboard shortcut to...
  16. Re: How can I run two Firefox browsers on the same OS?

    Thanks. Just open the Profile Manager in the terminal 'firefox --profilemanager', make a new profile. The manager will open when the shortcut is selected and you can select the one you want to open....
  17. How can I run two Firefox browsers on the same OS?

    My main OS is Linux Mint. I have Chrome, Chromium, Firefox, & Pale Moon browsers.
    I have the Firefox set up with a VPM & Bookmarks for Australia. The rest have no VPM's. I like Firefox because the...
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    Re: Website Host Recommendations?

    I have a website with Open Host. No problems. Google Chrome shows it as 'Not secure', which is fair enough. There are no forms, or confidential material on it so doesn't need to be secure. Only...
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    Sound problem with Linux Mint 20 xfce

    I upgraded Mint Cinnamon v18.3 to Mint xfce v20. The Dell Inspiron 17 is multi-booted with W10 & FatDog 64. There is no sound from the ear phone plug when on Mint 20. There is sound on the speakers....
  20. Re: Linux FatDog64 not reading savefile on mmcblk0 drive

    The partition with the 'savefile' is the only one, and contains the whole OS. It writes to the file Ok when you shut it down, but for some reason will not read it when booted. If installed to a...
  21. Linux FatDog64 not reading savefile on mmcblk0 drive

    I have been trying to get FatDog 64 to read its save-file on a mmcblk0 drive.
    When installed to a conventional SDA drive there is no problem.
    When installed to a mmcblk0 drive it can not find the...
  22. Thread: Rogue PDF

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    Re: Rogue PDF

    Unfortunately she deleted it, but she had to call in someone to sort it out. Someone had installed Norton Security which was dead, also Defender (W10) wasn't working either. Of course its all my...
  23. Re: Strange Gmail account recovery process/problem?

    If you have a Gmail account, why are you using Thunderbird? Much better to do your email on google. Files don't get to your computer unless you download them. Especially as you are using W7. Google...
  24. Thread: Rogue PDF

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    Rogue PDF

    I sent a PDF document as an attachment to a gmail to an address in London. The PDF file was 570 kB in size. When the file was received it had grown to 6 MB. The file still worked, but was difficult...
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    Re: Open Office or ..?

    The most common, and compatible one is Libre Office which is available in most versions of Linux, and Windows.
    My favourite is Softmaker Free Office 2018, also available for Linux, and Windows.
    I...
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