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by kallisti
Sat Jan 21, 2023 3:19 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Obligatory Desktop thread!
Replies: 79
Views: 12836

Re: Obligatory Desktop thread!

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go on. the icons on my desktop are network aliases for quick access to fileshares on other machines on the network (except the iPod)
by kallisti
Mon Jan 16, 2023 1:56 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Greetings from Windows 98!
Replies: 8
Views: 1407

Re: Greetings from Windows 98!

Though I must admit to occasionally just using them as remote desktop terminals and doing modern stuff through one of my fileservers or something. You mean like acting as terminals for a linux setup? That sounds really neat! Can you do that with Windows 98? Nah, using VNC (well, Apple Remote Deskto...
by kallisti
Mon Jan 16, 2023 10:21 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: how many email accounts do you have?
Replies: 37
Views: 5411

Re: how many email accounts do you have?

I run my own mailserver, so practically infinite emails.

In practice I have about six accounts in my client, three personal, one for receiving email off my site's contact, one for all my house stuff, and work one
by kallisti
Sun Jan 15, 2023 11:57 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: The Best Alternative Search Engines
Replies: 32
Views: 5734

Re: The Best Alternative Search Engines

Before I start, not a shill post! I recently switched to Kagi because Google results were so poor. I always stuck with Google beforehand over the free privacy-focused search engines because I doubted anything free could actually be free and respect your privacy (where's the money coming from?), and ...
by kallisti
Sun Jan 15, 2023 9:15 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Greetings from Windows 98!
Replies: 8
Views: 1407

Re: Greetings from Windows 98!

I'm still chugging along with loads of PowerPC Macs - there's a bunch about them on my website if you're interested.

Though I must admit to occasionally just using them as remote desktop terminals and doing modern stuff through one of my fileservers or something.
by kallisti
Sun Jan 15, 2023 5:09 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: when was your first exposure to the internet?
Replies: 14
Views: 2107

Re: when was your first exposure to the internet?

1997. At first being in AOL chatrooms when I had no business being, then eventually discovering that the AOL client was trash and getting onto the internet proper, then making a bunch of angelfire sites about basically nothing. Was fun tho, found forums etc. a few years later and I've been posting e...
by kallisti
Sun Jan 15, 2023 5:05 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Discord is overwhelming.
Replies: 46
Views: 7401

Re: Discord is overwhelming.

I just wish people would use IRC, but they won't, so I end up on Discord. tbh the posting box I'm posting into doesn't really matter that much to me, but the neverending white dot BS is frustrating
by kallisti
Sun Jan 15, 2023 3:12 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Confidence and Finding your Words in Forum Spaces
Replies: 15
Views: 2437

Re: Confidence and Finding your Words in Forum Spaces

When in doubt,

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(More seriously, you will never get better at posting by not posting. So logically the solution is to post.)