[clug-talk] delighted with squeeze

Rick Johnson rick.j.79 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 16:34:31 PST 2011

hehe when they froze the repo, i just changed my sources.list to testing and
dist-upgraded again.. Let the fun continue! Love the new Amarok!

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 12:16 PM, michael john walters <
waltersm at telusplanet.net> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I heard that squeeze is now Debian Stable, so I burnt
> debian-6.0.0-i386-CD-1as my brother suggested and installed it on my lap
> top. I am a little weak on systems administration, so I chose all the
> standard installation parameters and choices, and it worked beautifully.
> I am well pleased by Debian Stable.
> Even though I am weak in System administration I am good at remembering
> passwords and never right the passwords down. I do write down password
> clues, but the clues use a logic most people do not know. However, I
> believe if you guys at clug saw my password clues you could figure out
> my passwords, so I never bring anything containing my password clues to
> a meeting.
> I also open my mail in text mode for security, and open HTML only when I
> feel safe.
> I learnt from Clug never to put my name and complete address on a public
> list and will not do that again in the future. That gaff shows that I am
> a little weak in the security aspects of system administration.
> I am slowly improving my system administration skills.
> The next step in making squeeze more useful is intsalling all the alsa
> and sound and video applications. Right now I can watch and listen to on
> line video and audio on my desk top computer, but not the lap top
> computer. If I could get it working on my lap top I could listen to
> music and watch video clips without disturbing the neighbours by
> plagging my head set into the lap top. mys head set has both headphones
> and a microphone.
> Because of the time I need to spend practising piano right now I will
> leave installing applications needed for sound until I am a little less
> busy.
> But when I do have the time I will try to install the sound applications
> and all their dependencies to improve my system administration skills.
> If I get stuck I may contact this list and will try to show what is
> happening by telling what I am trying to do and use either screen shots
> or logging scripts to get accurate pictures of what is going on.
> For now I will just delight in the fact that evolution has finally been
> fixed in squeeze.
> I can still have a lot of fun with what I have working in squeeze.
> Regars,
> Michael
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