=== yoda_van is now known as jedijf
=== Pici` is now known as Pici
teddy-dbearMorning peoples, dogs, turkeys, hamsters and everything else12:04
jedijfrmg51: btw, square-r00t too, mint seemed ok when i booted test stick....just sayin' no time to really play, maybe saturday, but doubtful12:09
teddy-dbearI run Mint 13 on my old laptop12:10
jedijflast time i looked i think was mint 712:10
teddy-dbearstupid PAE :P12:10
rmg51Mint 17 is the latest12:10
jedijfyeah i have a lubu 12.04 just in case. do want to try 14.04 on non pae to see if it works though12:10
rmg51I'm bringing 3 laptops12:11
jedijfyeah, that's what i sticked up 17 mate and cinn. sticks are done. tonight maybe start packing equipment12:11
jedijfrmg51: good, i'll have 3 as well12:11
rmg51Teddy's old lappy is the only one non-pae12:12
rmg51I even tried forcepae but it didn't work12:12
jedijfi might grab one or two small thrift store monitors - i have the little one - want another tiny for this stuff12:12
jedijfi'll have at least one each of usb/ps kb and mice12:13
jedijf2 should cover us12:13
jedijfdon't anticipate many dt's being brought in - know of one though12:14
rmg51usually we get laptops12:14
jedijfputting banner in van now before i forget it12:15
rmg51I have to remember to look for small bowls for the chocolate :-D12:16
SamuraiAlbaHi, all!12:18
jedijfi have some little plastic betty crocker thingys i grabbed for my vegetables, so we can use them12:19
SamuraiAlba34T6L-4C9PX-X8D9C-GYD26-8SQWM < 10 HP iLo trial keys :D12:21
SamuraiAlbaUse em if u got em12:21
teddy-dbear                 12:27
SamuraiAlbaHow is everyone?12:29
adomGood here. Taking tomorrow and Monday off work to head north for the weekend. Gf is in a wedding in September and bridal shower is this weekend.13:46
adomGoing to visit family and friends while she's hanging with her girlfriends.13:46
=== waltman_ is now known as waltman
JonathanDadom: you're gonna miss fosscon :P14:45
ChinnoDogI told him but apparently family > fosscon15:59
square-r00tjedijf: ended up using Manjaro for the girlfriend, btw- add it to your arsenal. arch-based on backend, but super newbie-friendly, uses xfce416:31
square-r00tshe found it very intuitive16:31
jthanYou let her pick any distro she wanted? :-p16:36
ChinnoDogMaybe jthan will come to fosscon.17:26
jthanI wish17:27
adomJonathanD ChinnoDog: yeah, I'll be in Western NY and Erie. long drive to Fosscon, and too hard to squeeze in the weekend. :(18:21
square-r00tjthan: come to fosscon19:37
ChinnoDogjthan: start a collection for air fare20:00
MutantTurkeyok i registered!20:19
MutantTurkey+1 for me20:19
MutantTurkeyKyleYankan: how much do i need to know to take the Amateur Radio exam?20:26
KyleYankanMutantTurkey: enough to pass the exam, approximately20:28
waltmanMutantTurkey: you've got 2 days to learn Morse Code!20:28
KyleYankanMutantTurkey: http://www.kb6nu.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/2014-no-nonsense-tech-study-guide-v1.0.pdf20:29
MutantTurkeyi mean can i study in one day and do it reasonably?20:29
ChinnoDoghaha waltman20:29
KyleYankanIf you have a good ehad on your shoulders? good tech backjground? probbly20:29
MutantTurkeygot it20:29
ChinnoDogMutantTurkey: Do you have the official book?20:29
MutantTurkeynope i don't have anything,20:29
MutantTurkeynot even equipment20:30
ChinnoDogYou don't need equipment to pass the test20:30
ChinnoDogDo you know anything about basic electronics?20:30
MutantTurkeyi just need to up my game in terms of annoying local philadelphians (KyleYankan)20:30
* KyleYankan is off for the da20:31
* waltman just skimmed through it and decided there's no freaking way he can learn all that in 2 days.20:31
ChinnoDogI don't remember the international alphabet being on the technician exam. I don't know if I just didn't get any of those questions or if they really aren't there.20:32
ChinnoDogOne day I will study for extra class.20:34
ChinnoDogMutantTurkey: so.. crammying for ham exam?20:39
ChinnoDogI don't know how that 'y' snuck in there.20:42
MutantTurkeymeh i decided against it20:42
MutantTurkeyat some point i will20:42
jedijfMutantTurkey: hamstudy.org  use flashcards - go thru whole list - test - re-flashcard - you shopuld be fine - great site20:47
jedijfMutantTurkey: if you don't know answer - say so, then upper right corner opens explanation - if you get wrong the cards hammer you til you get it20:48
jedijfi used that for 2 nights for general - very impressed with site20:49
* jedijf will use for extra.....eventually20:49
jedijfwaltman: you could do it too ^^^20:52
jedijfeither way, you'll see all the ham stuff and do it right after FOSSCON at the 8/28 test session in Ambler20:53
ChinnoDogI wish I knew what box my radio was in. lol20:56
MutantTurkey8/28 is my DL test20:58
pvl1i just got my DL back last month21:15
MutantTurkeyi still don't have it21:18
MutantTurkeyi bought a car before i got my license21:18
MutantTurkey2002 FORD WINDSTAR BABY21:18
pvl1good choice21:25
pvl1u excited?21:25
MutantTurkeyeh, it's kind of crappy...21:25
MutantTurkeyabout having my license? yes, about this car? no, it's crappy21:25
jedijfMutantTurkey: take out second seat -21:26
jedijfthat's office/hack space21:26
MutantTurkeythey go in and out so easily21:26
MutantTurkeyi do take them in and out regularly21:26
MutantTurkeyfor moving band equipment it's awesome21:26
* jedijf rocks 2003 windstar currently21:26
MutantTurkeyactually, it was used as a gig van by phillys very own Creepoid21:26
jedijffiling cabinet - printer/copier andspace reside where 2nd lived21:27
MutantTurkeyjedijf: i need some sort of low desk /chair or something so i can fit in it21:27
jedijfthird seat21:27
MutantTurkeywait lets straighten this out21:27
jedijfi have a laptop mount so i work from drivers seat with hardware behind me (laptop up front21:28
MutantTurkeydriver seat, passenger seat, left middle seat, right middle seat, third row (one seat, sits 3)21:28
jedijfremove middles21:28
MutantTurkeyi like that21:28
MutantTurkeyit's like driving a limo21:28
MutantTurkeyi need to tacticool gear for it21:28
MutantTurkeyi just got a OBD-II connector for it21:28
MutantTurkeywhich syncs up to my phone via bluetooth21:29
jedijfi have blue and hw21:29
MutantTurkeyso i get all sorts of stats like mpg and torque, accel, temps and such21:29
jedijfdo you have the av hookups and the dropdown monitor?21:29
MutantTurkeyi need now, an inverter, laptop stand, HAM radio, phone antenna21:29
MutantTurkeyno not in mine21:29
* jedijf has all that21:29
MutantTurkeyanyway, first things first21:30
MutantTurkeythe bumper is falling hell-ah off21:30
MutantTurkeythe stupid clips snapped so i gotta fix that21:30
jedijfbeaters are great -you can hook them up and know one really knows21:31
jedijfand minivan - so doesn't get a second glance21:31
MutantTurkeytrue true true21:31
MutantTurkeyi am trading up to a jeep cherokee asap21:31
jedijfgotta rock - see ya at fosscon 73's21:32
jedijfdude, when did you take photo with *my* van21:33
MutantTurkeyso you're saying saturday we need to do some sort of wind-star parade?21:33
MutantTurkeyactually i will be rolling up with my moped21:33
jedijfno, what do you call the color?21:33
jedijfi'll go with it21:33
MutantTurkeythis will b my ride: https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10574458_10152661419102813_3817918596153927709_n.jpg?oh=812f02e6e60ba00ff597d83a13114df7&oe=54483790&__gda__=1413483765_abe7afc661aa8e397c13d3f10091dd7121:34
jedijfit's not inside the door like it's supposed to be - figured they didn't even know21:34

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