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Call your lappie some exotic female name so the login screen says Welcome to Linux on Samantha, or whoever
Tell the nuisances who want to use your computer that the guest login name is ROOTER
and the passphrase is "is going to catch AIDS"
That fact will get around the dorm. before you can say Jack, and you won't have any more problems.
Let us know if that doesn't work please.
I will attempt to avoid the whole of the airline industry if I possibly can, but if not, please be assured that there is absolutely no way whatsoever that I will be on a US aircraft or passing through US airspace. It's just too inconvenient, and frankly, dangerous.
Sorry folks, but the behaviour your government and its servants on the international scene is just the pits and I'd much prefer to put my travel dollars into a country which is actually a responsible member of the family of nations.
Daybot:: You must be Yet Another Opinionated and Ignorant Yankee who does not know that there are many English patois, of which yours is but one . There are more English speakers in the rest of the world than there are in the US. I assure your there is nothing whatsoever wrong with Domini's ability to spell. Didn't you notice the
No! Re-map it to CTRL which is what it should be. At 66 I'm junior senior, and that mis-placement of the control key on the PC keyboard almost drove me insane.
And yes, my main current complaint about computers is that the text size is always too small, and fixing it always breaks the aesthetics of the window and desktop. Is it not possible for the box to be sized around the text? KUbuntu is as bad as all the rest in this regard.
I was saddened when the "Printer Failure, is it on on fire?" error message was removed form the standard Linux printer driver.
I'm also known by the aliases bloggsie and bloggse45 in various other fora.
> My six year old is pissed I won't let him have his own soldering iron yet.
Why on earth not? If he picks it up by the wrong end, he'll yell and squeak, drop it soon enough, and never repeat the exercise.
It's called learning from experience, and it's just so wrong that we seem hell-bent on stopping that form of learning, because it's by far and away the most effective way.
...the shopping before the thought police turn up and haul me off to boot camp in the forest, because I have a 24/7 on Cable connection to the Internet.