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General Discussion / Re: Windows 10 RTM
« Last post by rsutter on July 22, 2015, 08:21:14 AM »
Hello All,

I am running Windows 10 as a virtual machine on a Mac via Parallels.  Today, when I did the latest Windows 10 update, I lost WiFi.  I plugged in a USB WiFi adapter and regained it.  I then removed the USB adapter and rebooted Windows 10.  When the machine restarted, WiFi returned without having to resort to the WiFi adapter.

I'm using Edge, the successor to IE.  I like Microsoft's new browser and have tried out the Make a Web Note feature. 
The following observations relate only to Edge, not Windows 10.
  The text modification buttons on this bulletin board don't work
  The password saving add-on, LastPass, doesn't work.

If I access these same features via Chrome, also running in Windows 10, both work properly.

I look forward to the official release of Windows 10.

Ralph Sutter
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Hi Alan,


Thanks for the guidance.  I'll do that the next time I'm faced with the situation.


Ralph
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The Operating System Pie Chart on the threshold of the WIN10 release. Note that Windows 8.1 is just barely ahead of the Windows XP holdouts. WIN7 is the champ at just under 61%

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/windows-7-majority-market-share,29492.html

http://www.zdnet.com/article/when-should-i-upgrade-to-windows-10/


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General Discussion / Windows 10 RTM
« Last post by Alan Raul on July 20, 2015, 09:04:53 AM »
For those of us running Windows 10 via the Windows Insiders program you should now have and able to use the Windows 10 RTM (aka 10240). So far after a few days my Windows 10 RTM is running smoothly without any bugs... yet! <grin>

Microsoft kept true to their word and said everyone in the Windows Insider program would get Windows 10 for FREE.

Any comments from others using the final build?
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Make sure you have nothing listed on sda 1.

Then you should have the option of / on sda 7.
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General Discussion / APCUG - Summer VTC - August 15
« Last post by rsutter on July 18, 2015, 09:40:22 AM »
Hello All,


APCUG’s FREE 2015 Summer Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) will be held on Saturday, August 15, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern Time. The sessions are 50 minutes in length and offer attendees the opportunity to ask questions via a chat window. Videos from earlier conferences can be found on APCUG’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/apcugvideos.
  • To register for this VTC, please click on the below link:
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Hello Linux Aficionados,


I have a computer that I use exclusively for Linux operating systems.  It is currently running
Ubuntu 15.04
Linux Mint 17.02 and
Fedora 3.19


I want to add Mageia 5.


To do so, I resized a partition, creating sda 7, another ext 4 partition.  I then ran Mageia from a DVD, loading it in RAM.


When Mageia was running, I chose the option to install it to the hard drive.  Great.  I want to do so in sda 7 so I chose the option,
Use existing partitions.


The next screen asks me to Choose the mount points


Here, I don't know how to proceed.


How should I fill in the boxes seen in the attachment?
The following options appear if i click on the down arrow beside sda7
(blank; no option chosen)
/
/boot
/home
/mnt/windows
/opt
/tmp
/usr
/usr/local
/var
//var/ftp
/var/www


Thanks for any insights provided.


Ralph Sutter


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Explore a huge collection of high resolution imagery of the world's historical masterpieces.

Rijksmuseum:

https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/search?s=achronologic&p=2&ps=12&f.publish.apiCollection=XL100&imgonly=True&ii=0
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Updated 7-21-15: Microsoft releases emergency patch for all versions of Windows.  The flaw, which also affects Windows 10, allows a hacker to take over a machine.

ZDNet.com: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-releases-emergency-patch-for-critical-windows-flaw/?tag=nl.e589&s_cid=e589&ttag=e589&ftag=TREc64629f


Prior postings >>

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2015 - Published: July 14, 2015

There are four critical and ten important upgrades.

MS: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-jul.aspx


ZDNet on the 14 fixes:  http://www.zdnet.com/article/july-2015-patch-tuesday/ 

http://www.networkworld.com/article/2948195/microsoft-subnet/july-2015-patch-tuesday-microsoft-closes-holes-being-exploited-in-the-wild.html 
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