original article, very informative, thanks all.
Running three macs at home using appletalk, and one pc that switches mechanically (TRIOS) between driving one of two harddrives, the first of which was set up with windowsME (it totally went blank screen really after realplayer took over and turned the pc into a multimedia only broswer, then PCMcLan quit talking to macs, etc, etc.), and the second with linuxes (maybe five of them over about a year).
Ending up with SuSE 9.1 at the moment and it is much like my i-mac DVD with OS 10.3 (panther) except for, say, using aol at this time. I get i-mac aol notices from CPSR certificate mozilla reject notices which can be overridden.
I'm not worried about security, being non-profit nerd Berkeley 60's movement iconoclast.
So, black boxing security needs (A local ACLU card carying member) I notice that the linux hangs up upon power turn off when the external modem is set to the two red leds on the seven led sposter 33. modem, and the same, generally for the macs when the modem isn't rest.
It's instructive to view the differences between i-mac OS 10.3 and the SuSE 9.1 pc, the way the networking features are done.
Goal: Get our west coast Michigan township hybred wi-fi, leave no rural one behind, open local government to all, show world that democracy works when Jeffersonial ideal of an educated public is essential.
Will let you know when I figure this out.
Thjanks, from black boxer, retired bio-medical engineer, roger m
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