[SATLUG] Download Caps and TinyMe2008 from PCLOS in VM environment

herb cee hc at lookcee.com
Thu Jun 5 17:08:52 CDT 2008


Now this post went in less than a min. So the delay is at this moment 
not there

herb

herb cee wrote:
> Daniel Villarreal wrote:
>> Having worked with company when they were beginning this, I have to 
>> wonder
>> what good it would do to call. I think that calling is going to get 
>> you in
>> the standard queue... then you're going to talk to someone who can't 
>> do much
>> of anything for you, seriously. The funny thing is, while I was a 
>> customer,
>> I had a nice tv set-top box with _all_ the channels, courtesy of the
>> company, and no tv. I just used the internet... while I was a customer.
>>
>> Anyway, I don't have to deal with mysterious caps... it says on the bill
>> what my cap is, and I have plenty. I don't think you're going to see 
>> that
>> kind of straightforwardness from your ISP.
>>
>> Now if I could just virtualize PalmOS 5. hmm.
>>
>> have fun,
>> Daniel
>>
>> P.S. Anyone try the TinyMe2008 distro? It's real nice. I use a VM of 
>> it... I
>> don't have a lot of computer stuff, so I try to make do with a quad 
>> core.
>> I'd like to run 3 linux distros (Ubuntu 8.04, Slackware12, and 
>> TinyMe). I'm
>> loading up a VM of Fedora9, but having to turn off SELinux. I've been
>> wanting to learn about SELinux for a while, but now I have to because 
>> it's
>> not letting Fedora pick up an IP address.
>>   
>
> Wow, I am in same boat Daniel and I at other end of the Linux 
> community with nearly no knowledge of how to set up anything that does 
> not work with point&click. I can't get VM to work but I haven't time 
> at the moment to learn what to do. So I have to wait till I can spend 
> a day or three.
>
> Most of the time I dunno even what to ask. I really thank you for your 
> very clear explanations and you show patience and understanding often 
> along with many on this list. I hope the recent ego outages become 
> points of understanding instead cause i think this community is worth 
> hanging in there for. For all-us and I think we do pretty good as a 
> whole. Works for me.
> herb
>>
>>   Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 17:28:31 -0500
>> From: Charles Hogan <cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com>
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] OT-... Download Cap
>> If you've got options where you live, I'd say explore those options.  Be
>> sure to let TW know you are leaving them as a result of their download
>> cap experiment.  I agree 40GB/month is not enough for what they want to
>> charge.  If the caps were more reasonable, or there was actual
>> competition, then it would probably be a different story...
>> *>*
>>   
>



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