Category Archives: Odds and Ends

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Place a Thunderbird Icon on Plank Dock

This is a “How-To” for placing a persistent Thunderbird icon on your Plank Dock. I use XFCE, but the process should be the same no matter your DE. I have broken the process down into small steps so everyone should … Continue reading

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Backyard Birds and Then There are the Squirrels

Staying around the house leaves lots of time to watch what is going on with the Bird Feeders. I thought there were mostly House Finches and Sparrows in the yard, but it seems I was wrong. There are more birds … Continue reading

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Linux Can’t Connect to Your Local Network – Solved

When Linux is not working right for you, it is frustrating. For some problems, there are hundreds of pages with information telling you how to fix your problem. Most of the time, most of the advice is wrong. One of … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Comcast Connection Refused – Solved

I am changing my computer over from my old Imac, to a Linux based computer as mentioned in a previous post . Everything worked as expected, except I could not connect to Comcast email servers. I copied and entered the … Continue reading

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Debian Linux Saves Me Serious Money Verses a New iMac

The view into iMac land is a little hazy looking forward these days. My beloved, at least eight year old iMac is becoming a one program at a time computer. I think Apple has allowed their software to become so … Continue reading

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