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Not starting could be a lot of things.   Besides a non-working starting system, there are only three things that will cause a car to not start:  no spark, no fuel, no air. That's it. The problem is that each of these things has a long list of potentials that could cause them. Start by looking at what you know:  are there any smells?  What sounds does it make? What sounds or smells were there when the car stalled? 
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Integer overflow in the Boeing 787. Must be something in the water in Redmond.
 
2^31 100ths of a second = 248.55 days = Integer overflow. This is just like having to reboot Windows 95/98 every 49 days ... What was Boeing thinking?
The 787 Dreamliner has been plagued with battery woes since its early days, to the point where the Federal Aviation Administration kept it from flying th
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As always, bear with me on these. 
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Nice work.  
 
cfdisk extra partition info
I have merged a new cfdisk(8) improvement. It allows to display/hide additional information about the current (selected) partition: filesystem type, LABEL, UUID The important detail is that libblkid gathers the info by seeking on whole-disk device according...
I have merged a new cfdisk(8) improvement. It allows to display/hide additional information about the current (selected) partition: filesystem type, LABEL, UUID The important detail is that libblkid gathers the info by seeki...
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Warrendale, PA, is apparently some kind of USPS black hole into which packages disappear and never come out.  Expected delivery date was yesterday.  Why would my package travel 600 miles to go from Warrendale -> Cincinnati -> Warrendale?  The two facilities in question are within about a mile of each other.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=warrendale+usps

May 15, 2015 , 12:49 pm
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JACKSONVILLE, FL 32099 
The package is delayed and will not be delivered by the expected delivery date. An updated delivery date will be provided when available. Your item arrived at our USPS facility in JACKSONVILLE, FL 32099 on May 15, 2015 at 12:49 pm. The item is currently in transit to the destination.
May 13, 2015 , 8:10 pm
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WARRENDALE, PA 15095
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WARRENDALE, PA 15095
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Departed USPS Facility
CINCINNATI, OH 45235 
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CINCINNATI, OH 45235 
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WARRENDALE, PA 15086
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NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH 44663 
May 11, 2015 , 4:12 pm
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NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH 44663 
May 11, 2015
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+Patrick Maupin yeah, I'm stuck with USPS Priority shipping because the vendor won't use UPS or FedEx for reasons I cannot fathom (I asked).

I'd work with a closer vendor, but while they exist, none of the close vendors have what I would consider to be a secure ordering site. The last time I made an exception, there was fraud on my card and I had to go through the very large hassle of getting it replaced.


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What, exactly, is wrong with the Debian package maintainers for the GTK libraries?  I mean, seriously, the GTK+ 2 development package is 'libgtk2.0-dev', but the GTK+ 3 development package is libgtk-3-dev'. How is anyone supposed to keep all this straight?

#Debian   #Ubuntu   #Linux   #Mint   #GTK  
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+Mikko Rantalainen​ and if this were the first time they did this, you'd have a point. Go lookup the package list for Debian Potato or Woody. 
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Integer overflow in the Boeing 787. Must be something in the water in Redmond.
 
2^31 100ths of a second = 248.55 days = Integer overflow. This is just like having to reboot Windows 95/98 every 49 days ... What was Boeing thinking?
The 787 Dreamliner has been plagued with battery woes since its early days, to the point where the Federal Aviation Administration kept it from flying th
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There is no 'i' in 'open source'.  But there is, apparently, a 'u'. And a 'c'.  
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C? I told you so!
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In case you were wondering whatever happened to Jenni...
 
Take-away: the internet overreacts, that's what it does.
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And so it begins..
 
Delighted to announce +Virgin is moving headquarters to Branson, Missouri http://virg.in/brm #BransontoBranson
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Rudbeck of Rudbeck at Rudbeck... c.f. Robert Heinlein's Citizen of the Galaxy
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I'm a systems engineer and open source software developer from Central Florida.  

Language note: I am only fluent in English.  I can read a couple of other languages with limited fluency, but I'm not likely to circle you if you don't speak English.  Sorry. 

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Unix god since 1989. I am root. Fear me. Also, I've been told I should have been a chef.
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Pretty good coffee, they roast their beans on-site. Their espresso machine is an Astra, and they grind with a Mazzer Mini. They pull nice shots. Their roasting services are excellent. Highly recommended for the home barista crowd.
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"A Google User" above is wrong. I was just there this morning. This place exists, but the map marker was completely wrong. It's on US 19, not on Troublecreek near Grand. This location is quick and efficient and they handle walk-ins well.
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Not bad. The room was very clean, the common areas were also very clean. Service was excellent. the free high speed internet was acceptable. Unlike other hotels in the LaQuinta chain I have stayed in, there were no laundry facilities, no office facilities and no exercise room. The breakfast was substandard as well. They advertised hot waffles -- yeah, Eggos. Give me a break. _Every_ LaQuinta I have stayed at has had a Belgian waffle maker, but not this one. The breakfast dining area was also too small. OTOH, my room came equipped with a brand new HDTV, an oversized mini fridge, microwave and a very decent desk. Comments here about smells or cleanliness or shady characters hanging out in the lobby were unwarranted. Beaches were not far -- U.S. 1 is only about 5 miles from the hotel.
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