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Forum: Website Development 19th July 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,880
Posted By craigbass76
Nosupportlinuxhosting.com Buck a month, but...

Nosupportlinuxhosting.com Buck a month, but don't call them when you break something.
Forum: Computer Hardware 19th July 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,907
Posted By craigbass76
I've had good luck for the last ten years using...

I've had good luck for the last ten years using Linux. Stable, virus/worm free for the most part, and way cheaper than Apple products.
Forum: Computer Software 15th March 2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,439
Posted By craigbass76
OpenBravoPOS is one you could use, but I'm not...

OpenBravoPOS is one you could use, but I'm not sure how well it would work across several locations. I think there'd be a nightmare to some degree getting all of the data put together. It's...
Forum: Computer Security 6th February 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,331
Posted By craigbass76
You might be better off getting a better than...

You might be better off getting a better than average router, and run it all through that. Sonicwall and Snapgear are two I've worked with that allow quite a bit of customization. It's be easier to...
Forum: Website Development 6th November 2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,547
Posted By craigbass76
I've prayed often for Notepad++ to get ported to...

I've prayed often for Notepad++ to get ported to Linux... Genay is good though.
Forum: Website Development 25th June 2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,902
Posted By craigbass76
CSS media queries seems to be working for me. ...

CSS media queries seems to be working for me. Check out my site's style sheet and you can see the mix-max sections. On regular screens, I've got right and left content areas, but on narrow screens,...
Forum: Computer Hardware 30th March 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,498
Posted By craigbass76
Do newer versions of Windows really still require...

Do newer versions of Windows really still require defrags? Cripes...
Forum: Website Development 31st January 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,949
Posted By craigbass76
I just had a run in with GoDaddy, and it reminded...

I just had a run in with GoDaddy, and it reminded me of why I don't use them. Aside from the database server not being the same box as the web server (which is only a problem if you're used to doing...
Forum: Computer Security 31st January 2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,793
Posted By craigbass76
I would think a router that allows you to block...

I would think a router that allows you to block sites (and packet capture to see where folks are going in the first place) would be a step in the right direction. They can be pricey, but I've built...
Forum: Website Development 1st October 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,193
Posted By craigbass76
But get ready... It's easier to learn html than...

But get ready... It's easier to learn html than use some of the CMS out there. See if someone can set up a Wordpress site for you and show you how to make changes.
Forum: Computer Hardware 27th September 2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,870
Posted By craigbass76
Your "laptop hooked to a big screen" is a good...

Your "laptop hooked to a big screen" is a good idea. What would be really neat is if you could run a monitor (and projector for that matter) with bluetooth. I've never even looked into it, so it...
Forum: Website Development 14th September 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,681
Posted By craigbass76
I'm leaning away from flyouts and drop downs...

I'm leaning away from flyouts and drop downs lately because I don't think they work so well on phones. Someone with dainty hands maybe, but my fingers are like sausages.
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 12th September 2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,379
Posted By craigbass76
Is any of the downslide because relevant ads are...

Is any of the downslide because relevant ads are not showing up on your site? If some fellow browses around google for, say, hunting rifles, and then his wife gets on looking for whatever is on your...
Forum: Computer Software 22nd August 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,195
Posted By craigbass76
How are you making out? I'm itching to know, but...

How are you making out? I'm itching to know, but didn't want to creep anyone out with an all caps reply just seconds after I heard there was a response here... I've calmed down now.
Forum: Computer Software 16th August 2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,195
Posted By craigbass76
There's an animal out there called Postbooks...

There's an animal out there called Postbooks which is supposed to do what Quickbooks does. One difference is that it's open source. I've been chomping at the bit to give this a whirl with someone,...
Forum: Website Development 30th July 2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,547
Posted By craigbass76
I wish someone would port Notepad++ to Linux...

I wish someone would port Notepad++ to Linux...
Forum: Computer Security 18th July 2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,652
Posted By craigbass76
I would say test the backup more than just once. ...

I would say test the backup more than just once. I've seen people go through all the right steps, but something went wonky a year or so into it and the STILL have bad backups.

Some folks two...
Forum: Computer Software 18th July 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,098
Posted By craigbass76
I was hoping to give OpenErp a whirl last winter...

I was hoping to give OpenErp a whirl last winter but didn't get to it. Maybe this year. My first choice would have been OpenBravo (there's a standalone POS that integrates) but their licensing...
Forum: Computer Hardware 18th July 2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 43,093
Posted By craigbass76
I like Acer, but it's because I've had good luck...

I like Acer, but it's because I've had good luck with Linux running on their hardware. It's been a while since I bought one, so I'd rather test one out before I buy another. Staples lets me do it...
Forum: Website Development 18th July 2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,547
Posted By craigbass76
I've found that developers worth their salt are...

I've found that developers worth their salt are using text editors. You can usually tell by looking at the code who is making stuff the right way and who is using a fancy schmancy editor like...
Forum: Computer Hardware 31st May 2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,683
Posted By craigbass76
Six of one, half dozen of the other. I think all...

Six of one, half dozen of the other. I think all the major brands are using pretty much the same set of parts, with the same awful tech support. If you can "build" your own box with a manufacturer...
Forum: Computer Hardware 15th May 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,498
Posted By craigbass76
One way to speed up Windows is to replace with...

One way to speed up Windows is to replace with with Linux. :)
Forum: Website Development 27th April 2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,126
Posted By craigbass76
w3schools is at the top of google, but certainly...

w3schools is at the top of google, but certainly not the way to learn best practices. I went into #html on freenode (irc network) and got read the riot act once becaus emy code was (after following...
Forum: Small Business Finance 27th April 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,889
Posted By craigbass76
I'm hoping to give Postbooks a whirl with some...

I'm hoping to give Postbooks a whirl with some accountants now that tax season is dying down. It's free and open source, runs on a very stable database (that you can query from other apps -- or a...
Forum: Computer Software 26th April 2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,780
Posted By craigbass76
I use Chromium (like Chrome) for Googling and the...

I use Chromium (like Chrome) for Googling and the little facebooking I do. For everything else (I've started using Blekko for search) I use a locked down Firefox.
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