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Forum: Linux 2020-05-26, 13:24
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By storm5510
I have an extremely small one, like what a...

I have an extremely small one, like what a wireless mouse uses, which plugs into a USB port. It is not plug-and-play. It came with a mini-cd which has drivers and software. I tried plugging it in...
Forum: Software 2020-05-26, 13:05
Replies: 273
Views: 25,769
Posted By storm5510
George Woltman, a.k.a. "Prime95", wrote something...

George Woltman, a.k.a. "Prime95", wrote something about screen savers. He indicated to never use one which would require mathematical calculations when running. The majority of them do. He...
Forum: Prime Wiki 2020-05-25, 23:55
Replies: 162
Sticky: Prime-Wiki
Views: 10,978
Posted By storm5510
Understood, and thank you for the reply. I...

Understood, and thank you for the reply. I removed the reference I made earlier. I always use "Show Preview" to make sure everything is proper before doing the actual save.

In your example link,...
Forum: Prime Wiki 2020-05-25, 17:26
Replies: 162
Sticky: Prime-Wiki
Views: 10,978
Posted By storm5510
RCount is a verification of the number of items...

RCount is a verification of the number of items in RNList. Is this correct? I take it that the auto-count will go away? When creating a new k, RCount would be set to zero if RNList contains no...
Forum: Riesel Prime Search 2020-05-25, 00:27
Replies: 338
Views: 30,644
Posted By storm5510
k = 22783 was tested to n = 1e6 ending on...

k = 22783 was tested to n = 1e6 ending on 2020-04-28.
k = 98475 is a future project which will also be ran to n = 1e6, or above.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-24, 14:29
Replies: 109
Views: 4,493
Posted By storm5510
I did not do much research on what I wrote above,...

I did not do much research on what I wrote above, regarding crude oil products, when I should have. This is my fault.

I did do the research on Duke Energy. Being a long-time customer, I knew...
Forum: Software 2020-05-24, 13:42
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
Much improved. Complete start-up on the first...

Much improved. Complete start-up on the first try. Thank you! :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-23, 13:54
Replies: 109
Views: 4,493
Posted By storm5510
My electrical service provider is Duke Energy...

My electrical service provider is Duke Energy based in North Carolina. They currently operate 6 nuclear plants, 18 coal burners, 21 hydroelectrics, 23 oil/gas fired plants, 6 solar farms, and one...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-23, 00:24
Replies: 789
Views: 70,335
Posted By storm5510
That is an excellent question. It is being fed...

That is an excellent question. It is being fed and watered somehow. I will see if I can find an answer.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-23, 00:21
Replies: 109
Views: 4,493
Posted By storm5510
This has gone way off-topic. End of story.

This has gone way off-topic. End of story.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-22, 17:23
Replies: 789
Views: 70,335
Posted By storm5510
A tree growing on top of a courthouse in...

A tree growing on top of a courthouse in Greensburg, Indiana. The tower was recently renovated. The tree was left as is.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-22, 16:33
Replies: 109
Views: 4,493
Posted By storm5510
What? Diesel fuel. It is a by-product of...

What? Diesel fuel. It is a by-product of gasoline refinement. Yet, people are being charged more for it than gasoline. Gasoline costs a few pennies per gallon to make, so I've read. After the...
Forum: Software 2020-05-22, 15:49
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
There have been four minor updates since I...

There have been four minor updates since I installed it, I believe. I passed on 20.04. It seems to me like the grub should be shown without any user action, like holding down the Shift key. It's a...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-22, 01:06
Replies: 109
Views: 4,493
Posted By storm5510
There is still big $$$ being made from fossil...

There is still big $$$ being made from fossil fuel. It seems they do not like anything which will not line their pockets. :ermm:
Forum: Software 2020-05-22, 00:58
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
Why does Ubuntu have to be such a SOB about...

Why does Ubuntu have to be such a SOB about starting properly? I have yet to get it to start on the first try. Typical has been 4 to 7 attempts. I learned, if I hold the Shift key down and the Grub...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-19, 18:19
Replies: 1,369
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Views: 84,247
Posted By storm5510
Annie Glenn, widow of Astronaut John Glenn died...

Annie Glenn, widow of Astronaut John Glenn died today of complications from COVID-19. She was 100 years old.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-19, 13:22
Replies: 988
Views: 39,002
Posted By storm5510
I always thought they burned from the bottom up. ...

I always thought they burned from the bottom up. This made Challenger's o-ring burn-through easy to grasp. From the center out makes sense as exterior would not heat near as much. This make the...
Forum: Software 2020-05-18, 15:30
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
I did not have any problems making the USB. I...

I did not have any problems making the USB. I found a step-by-step reference on the web.

This is what I have come up with so far in a bash:

The "dd" example I found had a pound sign, #, in...
Forum: Software 2020-05-18, 13:41
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
My internal hard drive is called sda and is...

My internal hard drive is called sda and is referred to as "disk." A branch below is called sda1 and is referred to as "part /"

My external HD is called sdb and is also referred to as "disk." ...
Forum: Software 2020-05-18, 00:59
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
This is interesting. I do not clone. I make...

This is interesting. I do not clone. I make images. A section of the link above addresses creating images.

This is a bit fuzzy. The primary partition must be loaded or nothing would work. ...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-18, 00:48
Replies: 39
Views: 914
Posted By storm5510
Probably... I learned something else just a...

Probably...

I learned something else just a few minutes ago. By default, MS Edge starts as a background process when a W10 system boots. It can be disabled, which I did. I never use it so I do...
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-05-17, 17:36
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By storm5510
Curious. Are you running these concurrently? ...

Curious. Are you running these concurrently? What I mean is skipping from -1 to +1 and back again after incrementing n. :confused:
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-17, 17:27
Replies: 39
Views: 914
Posted By storm5510
There is one aspect to Windows 10 I really do not...

There is one aspect to Windows 10 I really do not like. Location sharing. The little bullseye icon which appears in the system tray now and then when it is sending where I am. It can be turned off....
Forum: Software 2020-05-17, 17:15
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By storm5510
I used to fall into this trap. No more. In many...

I used to fall into this trap. No more. In many years past, I would spend hours trying to correct something a patch messed up. Some instances, there would be nothing more than a black screen. I am...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-17, 16:56
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By storm5510
I am sure they can. However, to make Spock sound...

I am sure they can. However, to make Spock sound like Spock, his voice is required. All the tones, pitch, and patterns, would be needed. He had his own style of speaking, and so on.
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