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TakyojiWoo, just got 4 sticks of 128MB old DDR from a thrift store for $302:13
TakyojiHeh, it would be interesting if a web browser had a regular expression search feature. :P02:27
TakyojiHah, controlling a refrigerator using Linux.03:24
kermiti keep trying to add ram to my old file server but nothing works03:31
TakyojiI don't think RAM would be that significant on a file server03:32
kermitthings werent very plug n play in 199703:32
kermitit only has 64MB though, thats pretty tight03:33
TakyojiHow long ago was the 16-bit era?03:33
TakyojiIf anyone is old enough to remember. :P03:34
kermiti started on 300 baud03:34
kermiti'm old enough03:34
TakyojiI don't even fully know the definition of "baud" :P03:36
kermitits the symbol rate03:36
TakyojiWhat is Kubuntu's package manager interface?04:05
TakyojiWhat's the partition manager in Kubuntu?04:27
TakyojiI can't find Gparted nor Disk Utility right away04:27
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_diabloare the ubuntu download mirrors down?06:26
_diabloi can't download anything06:26
TakyojiAwkward, haven't noticed.06:31
TakyojiAre you connecting directly to the Ubuntu servers, or a mirror of it?06:32
_diablowhatever their website directed me to visit06:49
TakyojiSo you're trying to download the ISO, or?07:01
TakyojiYou know, I need to learn to write device drivers. Just for the sake of doing things like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUmrddqU4N4 :P08:03
Takyojiand http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDXOSUUdwgc08:04
Takyojior also http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVDmjnCQ1g4 :P08:18
kermitwrite something so i can play those with my prefered player18:23
kermitmore of the same http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4SCSGRVAQE&feature=related18:24
kermitwow there are thousands of these18:25
kermiti've always wanted to make a device that bolts to a door frame with a servo holding the door handle so that the door becomes a driver and the room a box, making a loudspeaker with a very very low frequency response.18:44
kermitwith quick release so you still have a useful doorway18:45
TakyojiI suppose using a floppy drive would be most practical (considering I probably wouldn't have access to a laser engraver :P)20:10
kermita printer works well too20:11
kermitnot as good as a sound card and speakers, but you'll get by.20:12
TakyojiThe one thing I haven't seen is someone make an orchestra out of floppy drives. :P20:15
kermityou'd have to find an 8" drive for a complete orchestra20:19
TakyojiI used to have one20:21
TakyojiBefore I disassembled it into a couple billion pieces, many years ago. :P20:22
TakyojixP http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE76goL0ol820:30
TakyojiHoly crap, I didn't know with harddrives it was that simple: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBG0s9Qtjkk21:21
* Takyoji wonders if anyone here has poked around with Arduino at all22:39
kermitTakyoji: were you at the dc612 meeting where that was the theme22:55
TakyojiI haven't been at any event that matches my interests aside from installfests. xP22:55
kermiti played pong on an arduino22:56
TakyojiSo, I haven't even been to any DC612 meeting22:56
kermitthis guy made it http://nootropicdesign.com/projectlab/22:57

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