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  • bqx40 8:12 pm on September 30, 2008 Permalink | Reply  

    Races I’ve Run 

  • bqx40 9:27 am on September 28, 2008 Permalink | Reply  


    I have a nickel-sized blister on my foot this morning that is still
    soft. It developed at mile 9 of my 16 miler yesterday.

    I also have mostly bruising-type pain on my right hip, probably from
    the Camelbak, and some ankle soreness from awkardly walking/running on
    the blister.

    The good news is that usual injury suspects are not bothering me
    today–although hip flexors were really tight and sore for my last six
    miles yesterday.

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  • tech0x20 7:18 am on September 28, 2008 Permalink | Reply  

    Fresh install of Linux on add old laptop – Linux Mint 

    To clarify, I installed Linux Mint "Elyssa" – XFCE Community Edition.  The Kubuntu 7.04 install that I had on this laptop seemed to run fairly slowly, so I decided to experiment with a lighter weight, yet still full featured, setup.

    I hardly had to intervene with the install.  I was asked to set up a user, whether I wanted to set up a root account, and whether I wanted fortune to run when I opened a terminal (ok, so there was probably language and time zone stuff, too).

    Oh…  my fortune:
    / You attempt things that you do not even
    plan because of your extreme stupidity. /
          __    _/_/
               (__)       )/
                   ||—-w |
                   ||     ||
    How nice.

    There is an XFCE 4 mintConfig, which has a nice interface…  I was looking for WPA setup, and it's there under networking (WPA 1 & 2).  However, I have not been successful at accessing my router.  I think my Linksys wireless card is toast, so I'll have to test with another card.

    One big plus here is that Firefox runs well on a Toshiba Satellite A15-S127.

    I may post more once I get wireless running.

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