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  • Larger Font Styles

    Just a quick heads-up that I've implemented larger font variants of our forum's light and dark page styles. You can select the style of your choice by scrolling to the footer of any page here. This might be more comfortable (it is for me) for those with high-resolution displays where the standard fonts, while permitting a lot of text to fit on the screen, might be uncomfortably small.

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    Problem booting from Acer Aspire?

    I have a similar problem with an Acer Aspire 5 laptop; I have the BIOS set to boot from USB. It will boot to a Kubuntu USB, is running Kubuntu. The Readspead USB will boot and run on my Win desktop but the RS USB isn't seen in the laptop BIOS....
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    Ancient "Virus"

    Listened to Security Now recently and some old virus activity was discussed. Made me recall in the 80s I had an Atari 800 and dialed up various BBS to read and download software. I tried out a "graphical" DOS app. After a few seconds all the characters were displayed upside down. Thankfully in...