• Skype video calling

    From solarcatone@VERT/DIGDIST to Nightfox on Mon Jun 14 10:45:47 2021
    skype calls are working fine for me. https://get-shareit.com https://get-vidmateapk.com/

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  • From warcable@VERT/DIGDIST to Nightfox on Wed Jul 14 01:50:55 2021
    you can also use zoom as an alternative. https://get-vidmateapk.com

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to warcable on Wed Jul 14 09:03:24 2021
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: warcable to Nightfox on Wed Jul 14 2021 01:50 am

    you can also use zoom as an alternative. https://get-vidmateapk.com

    Without having quoted my message, I don't remember what this was in reference to.

    Nightfox

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  • From jaspritvid@VERT/DIGDIST to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 00:33:59 2022
    try google duo, it has best video quality

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to jaspritvid on Fri Oct 21 04:12:49 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: jaspritvid to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 2022 12:33 am

    try google duo, it has best video quality

    it's not duo anymore. they changed it all.

    duo used to have shit quality but now their new one is better.
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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to jaspritvid on Fri Oct 21 09:29:23 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: jaspritvid to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 2022 12:33 am

    try google duo, it has best video quality

    Sorry, I don't remember what you were referring to. It would help if you'd quote the part of the message you were replying to.

    Nightfox

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to MRO on Fri Oct 21 09:31:37 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to jaspritvid on Fri Oct 21 2022 04:12 am

    try google duo, it has best video quality

    it's not duo anymore. they changed it all.

    duo used to have shit quality but now their new one is better.

    I always thought it was actually pretty good. I'm not sure if they just renamed it or if it's a totally new thing, but it seems about the same as before.

    Nightfox

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 19:50:52 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: Nightfox to jaspritvid on Fri Oct 21 2022 09:29 am

    Sorry, I don't remember what you were referring to. It would help if you'd quote the part of the message you were replying to.



    that's pretty much what you said last time.

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    Re: Skype video calling
    By: warcable to Nightfox on Wed Jul 14 2021 01:50 am

    you can also use zoom as an alternative. https://get-vidmateapk.com

    Without having quoted my message, I don't remember what this was in reference to.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 19:53:07 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: Nightfox to MRO on Fri Oct 21 2022 09:31 am

    duo used to have shit quality but now their new one is better.

    I always thought it was actually pretty good. I'm not sure if they just renamed it or if it's a totally new thing, but it seems about the same as before.



    i last tried duo years before and it wasnt polished and i was using cell service on 3g maybe. so yeah, things are faster now. I had a meeting on google meet a few weeks ago and it looks a lot better than what duo was. back then i didnt even know duo was a google app.

    i prefer zoom because i know how to fake the video feed.
    so i can play a video of myself nodding and looking attentive why i lay sideways in my chair
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  • From jaspritvid@VERT/DIGDIST to MRO on Sat Oct 22 03:23:34 2022
    which one you're using right now?
    https://get-vidmate.com/ https://instasave.onl/

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to MRO on Sat Oct 22 11:04:16 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 2022 07:50 pm

    Sorry, I don't remember what you were referring to. It would help if
    you'd quote the part of the message you were replying to.

    that's pretty much what you said last time.

    And it still applies. I think you've told people the same thing too.. If poeple quote the message when they reply, that would make it easier to follow the conversation.

    Nightfox

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Nightfox on Sat Oct 22 14:37:19 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: Nightfox to MRO on Sat Oct 22 2022 11:04 am

    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to Nightfox on Fri Oct 21 2022 07:50 pm

    Sorry, I don't remember what you were referring to. It would help if
    you'd quote the part of the message you were replying to.

    that's pretty much what you said last time.

    And it still applies. I think you've told people the same thing too.. If poeple quote the message when they reply, that would make it easier to follow the conversation.



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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to jaspritvid on Sat Oct 22 14:44:31 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: jaspritvid to MRO on Sat Oct 22 2022 03:23 am

    which one you're using right now?
    https://get-vidmate.com/ https://instasave.onl/

    what?
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  • From ashramvid@VERT/DIGDIST to Lord Time on Fri Nov 4 00:39:04 2022
    you should try microsoft teams

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  • From Aoelis@VERT/BBSKYPCT to ashramvid on Mon Dec 12 09:59:44 2022
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: ashramvid to Lord Time on Fri Nov 04 2022 12:39 am

    Microsoft teams, WebEx and Zoom are also alternatives to Skype.

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to Aoelis on Wed Dec 21 09:41:00 2022
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    Microsoft teams, WebEx and Zoom are also alternatives to Skype.

    I'd forgotten about Skype, to be honest. Was an early adopter, as I worked
    at a company that owned an interest in them for some time.

    I'm setting up a business and am looking for voip phone services for it, settled on Google Voice. It seemed the more seamless way of supporting
    inbound calling on my desktop and mobile.


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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to poindexter FORTRAN on Wed Dec 21 13:57:40 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to Aoelis on Wed Dec 21 2022 09:41 am

    Aoelis wrote to ashramvid <=-

    Microsoft teams, WebEx and Zoom are also alternatives to Skype.

    I'd forgotten about Skype, to be honest. Was an early adopter, as I worked at a company that owned an interest in them for some time.

    how can you forget about skype when ms shoves it down our throats.

    I'm setting up a business and am looking for voip phone services for it, settled on Google Voice. It seemed the more seamless way of supporting inbound calling on my desktop and mobile.

    how could you not use oomla i fyou are setting sit up for voip service.
    or just use the isp's voip.
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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to MRO on Wed Dec 21 21:01:00 2022
    MRO wrote to poindexter FORTRAN <=-

    I'd forgotten about Skype, to be honest. Was an early adopter, as I worked at a company that owned an interest in them for some time.

    how can you forget about skype when ms shoves it down our
    throats.

    MS doesn't shove anything down my throat.

    Not everybody is a slave to garbage like that.



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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to Gamgee on Thu Dec 22 05:12:04 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Gamgee to MRO on Wed Dec 21 2022 09:01 pm

    MS doesn't shove anything down my throat.

    That is because you cheat and run Slackware.

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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to Arelor on Thu Dec 22 07:25:00 2022
    Arelor wrote to Gamgee <=-

    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Gamgee to MRO on Wed Dec 21 2022 09:01 pm

    MS doesn't shove anything down my throat.

    That is because you cheat and run Slackware.

    'Tis true. But, I wouldn't call it "cheating". ;-)



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  • From esc@VERT/MONTEREY to Gamgee on Thu Dec 22 20:54:00 2022
    That is because you cheat and run Slackware.

    'Tis true. But, I wouldn't call it "cheating". ;-)

    Interesting - I haven't messed with Slackware since it was one of my first distros way back in the day. I've been on the Debian (and deb derivative) train for a long time now for all my servers, with arch for my personal desktops. How is the slack experience nowadays? Run into any compatibility issues? How hard is it to get support for newer software?

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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to esc on Fri Dec 23 07:33:00 2022
    esc wrote to Gamgee <=-

    That is because you cheat and run Slackware.

    'Tis true. But, I wouldn't call it "cheating". ;-)

    Interesting - I haven't messed with Slackware since it was one of
    my first distros way back in the day. I've been on the Debian
    (and deb derivative) train for a long time now for all my
    servers, with arch for my personal desktops. How is the slack
    experience nowadays? Run into any compatibility issues? How hard
    is it to get support for newer software?

    I've used Slack as my daily driver for 20+ years. Today's version
    (15.0) is a modern and updated Linux distro. I use the XFCE desktop,
    but it comes with KDE and some other minimalist DE's also. Have not had
    any compatibility issues. For software which is not included with the
    stock install, the main source is called "Slackbuilds", located at https://slackbuilds.org . That system gives you links to a software's
    source code, and a build script (a Slackbuild), which you then just run
    to create an installable package; and then you install that package.
    Very simple and most all of it is the latest versions available.

    I've played with a LOT of other distros over the years, and still do,
    but my main stuff all runs on Slackware. Can't really imagine using
    anything else, honestly.



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  • From esc@VERT/MONTEREY to Gamgee on Fri Dec 23 10:08:00 2022
    I've played with a LOT of other distros over the years, and still do,
    but my main stuff all runs on Slackware. Can't really imagine using anything else, honestly.

    Neat. Thanks for the writeup. I think I'll have to spin upa VM an play around with it...that's usually what I do when I want to experiment with a distro. Is it rolling release like arch?

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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to esc on Fri Dec 23 17:09:00 2022
    esc wrote to Gamgee <=-

    I've played with a LOT of other distros over the years, and still do,
    but my main stuff all runs on Slackware. Can't really imagine using anything else, honestly.

    Neat. Thanks for the writeup. I think I'll have to spin upa VM
    an play around with it...that's usually what I do when I want to experiment with a distro. Is it rolling release like arch?

    No, it is not rolling. Major new releases are usually at least a couple
    of years apart, but it is under continuous development, and "Security
    fixes" are released often for whatever package needs one.

    There is another "branch" of Slackware called "Current" which gets the
    ongoing development new packages. There is also a "Debian apt-ish"
    package available called SlackPackage, which allows you to keep up with
    the Current branch with mostly-automated updates. Same idea as Debian "unstable". I haven't seriously kept up with Current, as it does tend
    to have some breakage, and is more work than I'm interested in doing.



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  • From esc@VERT/MONTEREY to Gamgee on Fri Dec 23 19:18:00 2022
    No, it is not rolling. Major new releases are usually at least a couple of years apart, but it is under continuous development, and "Security fixes" are released often for whatever package needs one.

    Ah gotcha. Yeah, for personal desktop stuff I prefer rolling but...I treat my OS as its own little hobby. God I'm such a nerd lol.

    My servers and anything with open ports live on something less bleeding edge, though.

    What's the init system? I could easily google this stuff, tell me to rtfm if you like. Just making conversation.

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  • From Boraxman@VERT/MINDS3 to Gamgee on Sat Dec 24 23:45:54 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Gamgee to esc on Fri Dec 23 2022 07:33 am

    I've used Slack as my daily driver for 20+ years. Today's version
    (15.0) is a modern and updated Linux distro. I use the XFCE desktop,
    but it comes with KDE and some other minimalist DE's also. Have not had
    any compatibility issues. For software which is not included with the
    stock install, the main source is called "Slackbuilds", located at https://slackbuilds.org . That system gives you links to a software's source code, and a build script (a Slackbuild), which you then just run
    to create an installable package; and then you install that package.
    Very simple and most all of it is the latest versions available.

    I've played with a LOT of other distros over the years, and still do,
    but my main stuff all runs on Slackware. Can't really imagine using anything else, honestly.

    What is it about Slackware that draws you to it? I was interested in it a while back, and installed a copy in a Virtual Machine. But I only really just booted it, played with some apps for 10 minutes then didn't look into it further.

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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to esc on Sat Dec 24 07:39:00 2022
    esc wrote to Gamgee <=-

    No, it is not rolling. Major new releases are usually at least a couple of years apart, but it is under continuous development, and "Security fixes" are released often for whatever package needs one.

    Ah gotcha. Yeah, for personal desktop stuff I prefer rolling
    but...I treat my OS as its own little hobby. God I'm such a nerd
    lol.

    Hehe, I used to be more involved than I am these days. Compiled my own
    kernel and a lot of (probably un-necessary) configuring.

    My servers and anything with open ports live on something less
    bleeding edge, though.

    Makes sense.

    What's the init system? I could easily google this stuff, tell me
    to rtfm if you like. Just making conversation.

    It's what (used to be) called BSD-style. The Distrowatch page says it's
    SysV, but it's not, really. It *can* be, but isn't normally. It's all
    done in /etc/rc.d, by simply enabling (making executable) the various
    scripts in there, or not enabling them. Very simple, really.



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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to Boraxman on Sat Dec 24 07:44:00 2022
    Boraxman wrote to Gamgee <=-

    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Gamgee to esc on Fri Dec 23 2022 07:33 am

    I've used Slack as my daily driver for 20+ years. Today's version
    (15.0) is a modern and updated Linux distro. I use the XFCE desktop,
    but it comes with KDE and some other minimalist DE's also. Have not had
    any compatibility issues. For software which is not included with the
    stock install, the main source is called "Slackbuilds", located at https://slackbuilds.org . That system gives you links to a software's source code, and a build script (a Slackbuild), which you then just run
    to create an installable package; and then you install that package.
    Very simple and most all of it is the latest versions available.

    I've played with a LOT of other distros over the years, and still do,
    but my main stuff all runs on Slackware. Can't really imagine using anything else, honestly.

    What is it about Slackware that draws you to it? I was
    interested in it a while back, and installed a copy in a Virtual
    Machine. But I only really just booted it, played with some apps
    for 10 minutes then didn't look into it further.

    Partly because I'm so used to it, and understand how it works pretty
    well. It's very stable. I like how it uses "true" versions of software
    from upstream, not "Modified for <distro-name> version". It gives me
    good control of the underlying system, and allows me to know exactly
    what's starting/running (no systemd).



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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to Gamgee on Mon Dec 26 10:14:00 2022
    Gamgee wrote to esc <=-

    It's what (used to be) called BSD-style. The Distrowatch page says
    it's SysV, but it's not, really. It *can* be, but isn't normally.
    It's all done in /etc/rc.d, by simply enabling (making executable) the various scripts in there, or not enabling them. Very simple, really.

    I remember well. More and more things are nudging me in the direction of
    the BSDs. :)




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  • From Gamgee@VERT/PALANT to poindexter FORTRAN on Tue Dec 27 14:01:00 2022
    poindexter FORTRAN wrote to Gamgee <=-

    Gamgee wrote to esc <=-

    It's what (used to be) called BSD-style. The Distrowatch page says
    it's SysV, but it's not, really. It *can* be, but isn't normally.
    It's all done in /etc/rc.d, by simply enabling (making executable) the various scripts in there, or not enabling them. Very simple, really.

    I remember well. More and more things are nudging me in the
    direction of the BSDs. :)

    That's something (trying a BSD) that I've meant to do for YEARS, but
    just have never gotten around to it. Maybe in 2023. ;-)



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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to esc on Wed Dec 28 14:11:50 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: esc to Gamgee on Thu Dec 22 2022 08:54 pm

    That is because you cheat and run Slackware.

    'Tis true. But, I wouldn't call it "cheating". ;-)

    Interesting - I haven't messed with Slackware since it was one of my first d nce nowadays? Run into any compatibility issues? How hard is it to get suppo

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    The main downside Slackware has is that its release engineering is piss poor. THat is the chief reason why I migrated most of my old Slackwares to OpenBSD.


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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to esc on Wed Dec 28 14:14:22 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: esc to Gamgee on Fri Dec 23 2022 07:18 pm

    What's the init system? I could easily google this stuff, tell me to rtfm if

    Slackware uses a sysinit hacked together to emulate bsdinit. It feels a lot like running bsdinit, to the point a lot of people says it uses a bsd based init.

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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to Boraxman on Wed Dec 28 14:25:41 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Boraxman to Gamgee on Sat Dec 24 2022 11:45 pm

    What is it about Slackware that draws you to it? I was interested in it a w

    I can't talk about Gamgee's, but for me, Slackware has two big strengths:

    1 - The base system is very consistent and more free from bugs than average.

    2 - Slackware can be used in conjunction with ports-like package managers, which is great if you want to use weird software. In a typical binary distribution such as Debian, you are mostly limited to what is available in your repositories. If you want a newer or older version of something in the repositories, you either get a binary package from a different branch of the distribution you are using (risking breakage due to library incompatibilities), manually compile and install without a package manager (which conflicts with the package manager and causes a mess of the system or create your own package manually (which is time consuming as heck). With something like SlackBuilds, you get the source code, hack the SlackBUild scrpt of a similar program, run it and you are done. Your copy of the package will be built against your installed libraries, freeing you from most issues.

    Another core strengths most SLackware fans are fond of:

    * Base components have no customization or barely any, so general documentation for a package is guaranteed to apply to Slackware (as opposed to distributions that patch their packages in such a way that they don't work as upstream claims they work).

    * No package manager breakage, because the package manager is too simple to break.

    THe biggest drawback is that release engineering just plain sucks.


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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Arelor on Wed Dec 28 19:49:48 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Arelor to esc on Wed Dec 28 2022 02:11 pm

    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: esc to Gamgee on Thu Dec 22 2022 08:54 pm

    That is because you cheat and run Slackware.

    'Tis true. But, I wouldn't call it "cheating". ;-)

    Interesting - I haven't messed with Slackware since it was one of my first d nce nowadays? Run into any compatibility issues? How hard is it to get suppo

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    The main downside Slackware has is that its release engineering is piss poor. THat is the chief reason why I migrated most of my old Slackwares to OpenBSD.

    boy i havent used slackware in years but i just tried it out in a vm and damn it's so polished now.

    i used to get my linux cds in the mid 90s and try out stuff that way.

    now someone's grandma can install and run linux.
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  • From esc@VERT/MONTEREY to MRO on Wed Dec 28 23:41:00 2022
    i used to get my linux cds in the mid 90s and try out stuff that way.

    Same! I think there was a site called cheapbytes or something. I'd order distros for a few bucks a pop on CD and try my hand at installing them.

    https://web.archive.org/web/19980212221629/http://www.cheapbytes.com/products.h tm

    That's a blast from the past. I remember ordering my RedHat 5.0 CD from here.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to esc on Thu Dec 29 02:30:11 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: esc to MRO on Wed Dec 28 2022 11:41 pm

    i used to get my linux cds in the mid 90s and try out stuff that way.

    Same! I think there was a site called cheapbytes or something. I'd order distros for a few bucks a pop on CD and try my hand at installing them.

    https://web.archive.org/web/19980212221629/http://www.cheapbytes.com/product s.h tm

    That's a blast from the past. I remember ordering my RedHat 5.0 CD from here.

    my city was really slow on upgrading their broadband.
    i had to run my bbs at a friend's house across the street. and that was dsl.
    I couldn't get anything but dialup in my area around the early 2000's.

    i had to find creative ways to get things to play with.
    now i'm too old to play with things.
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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to MRO on Thu Dec 29 04:50:04 2022
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to Arelor on Wed Dec 28 2022 07:49 pm

    i used to get my linux cds in the mid 90s and try out stuff that way.

    In the 2010s I was the last guy in Spain ordering Linux DVDs via mail because I had no Internet connection for downloading them, and no friend to download a DVD for me. At least, it feels like I was the last guy, because everybody else had an ISP subscription.

    Nowadays I have lots of DVDs from Linux Magazine XD

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  • From HusTler@VERT/CONCHAOS to Arelor on Wed Jan 11 15:21:31 2023
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Arelor to MRO on Thu Dec 29 2022 04:50 am

    i used to get my linux cds in the mid 90s and try out stuff that way.

    In the 2010s I was the last guy in Spain ordering Linux DVDs via mail because I had no Internet connection for downloading them, and no friend

    I just purchased an Lubuntu CD last year. My thinkin was if all my shit blewup I still had a portable CD/DVD drive and a CD/DVD with an OS. Now days you can run a CD live. So... Go ahead and blowup! Make my day. I'm ready. LOL!

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to HusTler on Wed Jan 11 20:49:12 2023
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: HusTler to Arelor on Wed Jan 11 2023 03:21 pm

    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: Arelor to MRO on Thu Dec 29 2022 04:50 am

    i used to get my linux cds in the mid 90s and try out stuff that way.

    In the 2010s I was the last guy in Spain ordering Linux DVDs via mail because I had no Internet connection for downloading them, and no friend

    I just purchased an Lubuntu CD last year. My thinkin was if all my shit blewup I still had a portable CD/DVD drive and a CD/DVD with an OS. Now days you can run a CD live. So... Go ahead and blowup! Make my day. I'm ready.


    just get an android tv device from amazon. my computer blew up and i used one of those for my main computer until my new computer came in.
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  • From jeanparis@VERT/SILCHAT to solarcatone on Sun Jun 4 22:15:34 2023
    How about zoom calls? They are not working for me since Saturday. I had an important conference to present https://chi-nese.com/ but it did not work.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to jeanparis on Mon Jun 5 00:16:34 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: jeanparis to solarcatone on Sun Jun 04 2023 10:15 pm

    How about zoom calls? They are not working for me since Saturday. I had an important conference to present https://chi-nese.com/ but it did not work.

    seems legit.
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  • From JeffreyFisher@VERT/D0P3 to MRO on Sun Aug 6 22:31:03 2023
    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part of the state, on the Kentucky River. It is the fourth smallest state capital in the United States, with a population of about 28,000 people.

    Frankfort is a beautiful city with a lot to offer visitors. The Kentucky State Capitol is a stunning building, and there are many other historical sites in the city, such as the Old State Capitol, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, and the Locust Grove Plantation. Frankfort is also home to a number of museums, including the Kentucky Historical Society Museum, the Kentucky State Museum, and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.

    If you're looking for a charming and historic city to visit in Kentucky, Frankfort is a great option. https://vidmateapp.cfd/

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to JeffreyFisher on Sun Aug 6 08:48:02 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: JeffreyFisher to MRO on Sun Aug 06 2023 10:31 pm

    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part of the state, on the Kentucky River. It is the fourth smallest state capital in

    fuck off bot.
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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to JeffreyFisher on Sun Aug 6 14:45:10 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: JeffreyFisher to MRO on Sun Aug 06 2023 10:31 pm

    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part

    Didn't know there was an issue with skype that turned you into a spammer! Good thing I stopped using it ^^

    candycane

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to candycane on Sun Aug 6 16:35:40 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: candycane to JeffreyFisher on Sun Aug 06 2023 02:45 pm

    Re: Skype video calling
    By: JeffreyFisher to MRO on Sun Aug 06 2023 10:31 pm

    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part

    Didn't know there was an issue with skype that turned you into a spammer! Good thing I stopped using it ^^

    candycane

    i looked up where it came from and emailed the sysop.
    it looks like a stock synchronet system.
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  • From hollowone@VERT/BEERS20 to MRO on Mon Aug 7 03:29:00 2023
    i looked up where it came from and emailed the sysop.
    it looks like a stock synchronet system.

    How do you deal with such issues as sysops of individual boards and or FTN networks? You find a rogue BBS and cut it off the network?

    -h1

    ... Xerox Alto was the thing. Anything after we use is just a mere copy.
  • From The Lizard Master@VERT/NITEEYES to MRO on Mon Aug 7 10:17:04 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to candycane on Sun Aug 06 2023 04:35 pm

    Didn't know there was an issue with skype that turned you into a spammer! Good thing I stopped using it ^^

    candycane

    i looked up where it came from and emailed the sysop.
    it looks like a stock synchronet system.

    It's strangely amazing someone would do that.

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to hollowone on Mon Aug 7 08:06:00 2023
    hollowone wrote to MRO <=-

    How do you deal with such issues as sysops of individual boards and or
    FTN networks? You find a rogue BBS and cut it off the network?

    No one's spammed networks intentionally, as far as I know.
    Misconfigurations or liberal configurations seem to be the culprit.

    It used to be you could have some faith that things you posted on BBSes
    stayed on the networks - but too many people have allowed access to
    their message bases via the web and they've been crawled by Google and
    other search indexes.

    In all fairness, I've needed to look up a Synchronet issue that I know
    was discussed, and I'll google it - even though there's a copy of the
    very message I'm looking for on my system. There is some advantage.



    ... Have you ever seen anything like this place?
    --- MultiMail/Win v0.52
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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to The Lizard Master on Mon Aug 7 12:41:33 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: The Lizard Master to MRO on Mon Aug 07 2023 10:17 am

    i looked up where it came from and emailed the sysop.
    it looks like a stock synchronet system.

    It's strangely amazing someone would do that.

    Why? I'd expect if someone were to spam they would make their own basic bbs or use some obscure+small one that's barely customized.

    candycane

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  • From hollowone@VERT/BEERS20 to The Lizard Master on Mon Aug 7 10:16:00 2023
    It's strangely amazing someone would do that.

    From innocent try outs to massive botnets.. this is how USENET died.

    -h1

    ... Xerox Alto was the thing. Anything after we use is just a mere copy.
  • From HusTler@VERT/PHARCYDE to JeffreyFisher on Mon Aug 7 12:53:41 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: JeffreyFisher to MRO on Sun Aug 06 2023 10:31 pm

    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part of Frankfort is a beautiful city with a lot to offer visitors. The Kentucky Sta Capitol is a stunning building, and there are many other historical sites in the city, such as the Old State Capitol, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, and th Locust Grove Plantation. Frankfort is also home to a number of museums,

    You forgot to mention it is the home of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs Racetrack. ;-)

    |07 HusTler

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  • From Dumas Walker@VERT/CAPCITY2 to ALL on Mon Aug 7 11:47:00 2023
    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part of the state, on the Kentucky River. It is the fourth smallest state capital in the United States, with a population of about 28,000 people.

    Frankfort is a beautiful city with a lot to offer visitors. The Kentucky State
    Capitol is a stunning building, and there are many other historical sites in the city, such as the Old State Capitol, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, and the Locust Grove Plantation. Frankfort is also home to a number of museums, including the Kentucky Historical Society Museum, the Kentucky State Museum, and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.

    If you're looking for a charming and historic city to visit in Kentucky, Frankfort is a great option. https://vidmateapp.cfd/

    I can confirm that most of what this bot says is true, although I am pretty sure that link is going to take you somewhere other than the local tourism bureau. :)

    Also, Locust Grove is in the Louisville area, about an hour NW of
    Frankfort, and I think the Mary Todd Lincoln House is actually in
    Lexington, about 45 minutes SE.


    * SLMR 2.1a * if it has tires or tits, you're gonna have problems

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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to poindexter FORTRAN on Mon Aug 7 18:25:48 2023
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to hollowone on Mon Aug 07 2023 08:06 am

    Misconfigurations or liberal configurations seem to be the culprit.

    It used to be you could have some faith that things you posted on BBSes stayed on the networks - but too many people have allowed access to
    their message bases via the web and they've been crawled by Google and other search indexes.

    So someone from the internet like posted an ad and it got forwarded to the area? Or?

    candycane

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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to Dumas Walker on Mon Aug 7 22:34:46 2023
    Re: Frankfort, Kentucky
    By: Dumas Walker to ALL on Mon Aug 07 2023 11:47 am

    I can confirm that most of what this bot says is true, although I am pretty sure that link is going to take you somewhere other than the local tourism bureau. :)

    Probably scanned from a real tourist site (or wikipedia) to catch someone unaware.

    candycane

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to candycane on Tue Aug 8 07:17:00 2023
    candycane wrote to poindexter FORTRAN <=-

    So someone from the internet like posted an ad and it got forwarded to
    the area? Or?

    I think it's mostly BBSes with web interfaces. Often they default to
    making areas available to unauthenticated users.

    I make my local areas available online to guests, and make the networked
    echoes require you to log in to the web interface to see.



    ... The neuroanatomy of fear and faith share common afferent pathways.
    --- MultiMail/Win v0.52
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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@VERT/REALITY to Dumas Walker on Tue Aug 8 07:21:00 2023
    Dumas Walker wrote to ALL <=-

    I can confirm that most of what this bot says is true, although I am pretty sure that link is going to take you somewhere other than the
    local tourism bureau. :)

    You've been "Kentucky-Rolled"!




    ... The three is online.
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  • From Dumas Walker@VERT/CAPCITY2 to CANDYCANE on Tue Aug 8 07:53:00 2023
    I can confirm that most of what this bot says is true, although I am pretty sure that link is going to take you somewhere other than the local
    tourism bureau. :)

    Probably scanned from a real tourist site (or wikipedia) to catch someone unaw
    e.

    I had to read it a couple of times to make sure it wasn't regurgitating something I had written. :) It was not.


    * SLMR 2.1a * Go ahead, back up to the RAM disk. I dare you!

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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to poindexter FORTRAN on Tue Aug 8 18:38:41 2023
    Re: Re: Skype video calling
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to candycane on Tue Aug 08 2023 07:17 am

    I think it's mostly BBSes with web interfaces. Often they default to making areas available to unauthenticated users.

    I make my local areas available online to guests, and make the networked echoes require you to log in to the web interface to see.

    Ohhh, yea. Maybe an alternative could be posting a message emails it to the sysop so they can verify it? Since there's probably not that many people posting under guest it would be managable I think.

    candycane

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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to poindexter FORTRAN on Tue Aug 8 18:39:34 2023
    Re: Re: Frankfort, Kentucky
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to Dumas Walker on Tue Aug 08 2023 07:21 am

    You've been "Kentucky-Rolled"!

    Kentucky-Fried?

    candycane

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to candycane on Tue Aug 8 23:30:47 2023
    Re: Skype scammer
    By: candycane to The Lizard Master on Mon Aug 07 2023 12:41 pm

    It's strangely amazing someone would do that.

    Why? I'd expect if someone were to spam they would make their own basic bbs or use some obscure+small one that's barely customized.


    they wouldnt need their own bbs to spam.
    there's programs for that.
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  • From Dredster@VERT/CAVERNS to MRO on Fri Aug 11 10:10:47 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to candycane on Sun Aug 06 2023 04:35 pm

    Re: Skype video calling
    By: candycane to JeffreyFisher on Sun Aug 06 2023 02:45 pm

    Re: Skype video calling
    By: JeffreyFisher to MRO on Sun Aug 06 2023 10:31 pm

    The state capital of Kentucky is Frankfort. It has been the capital since Kentucky became a state in 1792. Frankfort is located in the central part

    Didn't know there was an issue with skype that turned you into a spammer! Good thing I stopped using it ^^

    candycane

    i looked up where it came from and emailed the sysop.
    it looks like a stock synchronet system.


    I'm guessing it wasn't mine as I've not gotten any emails.. Although I've got most of the extra services shut down like web, email, etc.. as I can't recieve smtp on port 25 via my network connection..

    Dred

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Dredster on Fri Aug 11 16:01:08 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: Dredster to MRO on Fri Aug 11 2023 10:10 am


    i looked up where it came from and emailed the sysop.
    it looks like a stock synchronet system.


    I'm guessing it wasn't mine as I've not gotten any emails.. Although I've got most of the extra services shut down like web, email, etc.. as I can't recieve smtp on port 25 via my network connection..



    You're GUESSING it's not yours? you wouldn't know any other way than by guessing?

    https://i.imgur.com/vVoy2nq.png

    https://i.imgur.com/fUUfTvu.png
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  • From Dredster@VERT/CAVERNS to MRO on Sat Aug 12 19:56:41 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to Dredster on Fri Aug 11 2023 04:01 pm

    I'm guessing it wasn't mine as I've not gotten any emails.. Although I've got most of the extra services shut down like web, email, etc.. as I can't recieve smtp on port 25 via my
    network connection..



    You're GUESSING it's not yours? you wouldn't know any other way than by guessing?


    Well, actually yea. It's been almost 30 years since I ran a bbs.. and then it was a Renegade system in Fido.. As this one is running under FreeBSD 13, and a totally different bbs system, different acl settings, etc.. So, yea, I'm guessing a bit here and there still.

    Dred

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Dredster on Sat Aug 12 23:13:37 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: Dredster to MRO on Sat Aug 12 2023 07:56 pm

    Well, actually yea. It's been almost 30 years since I ran a bbs.. and then it was a Renegade system in Fido.. As this one is running under FreeBSD 13, and a totally different bbs system, different acl settings, etc.. So, yea, I'm guessing a bit here and there still.

    Dred


    you can tell by the tagline. it shows what bbs it came from usually.
    then if you are a sysop you can use the operator commands to list where it's from. look at my image to see what i mean.
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  • From candycane@VERT/CONCHAOS to Dredster on Sun Aug 13 02:40:42 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: Dredster to MRO on Sat Aug 12 2023 07:56 pm

    Well, actually yea. It's been almost 30 years since I ran a bbs.. and then it was a Renegade system in Fido.. As this one is running under FreeBSD 13, and a totally different bbs system, different acl settings, etc.. So, yea, I'm guessing a bit here and there still.

    I wish you the best in learning your new system!

    candycane

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    ...On a clear disk you can seek forever.
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  • From Dredster@VERT/CAVERNS to candycane on Thu Aug 17 16:07:50 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: candycane to Dredster on Sun Aug 13 2023 02:40 am

    I wish you the best in learning your new system!

    candycane



    Thanks :)

    Dred

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  • From Dredster@VERT/CAVERNS to MRO on Thu Aug 17 16:09:30 2023
    Re: Skype video calling
    By: MRO to Dredster on Sat Aug 12 2023 11:13 pm

    you can tell by the tagline. it shows what bbs it came from usually.
    then if you are a sysop you can use the operator commands to list where it's from. look at my image to see what i mean.


    I kinda thought that but wasn't sure.. I was also looking at the header but I wasn't going to come out and say it wasn't me if I wasn't certain..

    Dred

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