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I'm a UNIX and Linux System Administrator, mostly specializing in Linux and HP-UX and Solaris, but also familiar with OpenVMS. I've worked with Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Fedora, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD on multiple platforms including Mac PowerPC, HP-9000, and Intel.


Apr
17
comment Other than portability, are there any other advantages (or disadvantages) to storing apps on external storage?
sweet! Nice to know; thanks.
Apr
16
comment Other than portability, are there any other advantages (or disadvantages) to storing apps on external storage?
Another drawback: when restoring from backups, all restored apps go into main memory - which causes the restore to fail when main memory fills up.
Apr
16
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Apr
16
revised Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?
fixed spelling; removed awful "allow to" construct
Apr
16
suggested suggested edit on Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?
Jan
11
awarded  Autobiographer
Aug
18
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Aug
18
comment I have to talk in an American accent despite setting voice recognition to English UK
The Google "411 directory voice service" was GOOG-411 and has been retired since October of 2010 - two months before this question was asked...
Aug
17
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