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So I inherited a Mac

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you have probably noticed that I frequently take in very old computers and do stuff with them. I got a lot of use from the ancient Compaq Presario 1240 which … Continue reading

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New Toy: Compaq Presario 1800

I have inherited yet another old laptop. This time it is a lovely Compaq Presario 1800. If you have never actually seen one of these, here is how it looks like: I have no clue what is it with my … Continue reading

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Python, Telnet and GUI-fying Legacy Apps

Today I want to talk about telnet. Yes, telnet is stupid and you should use ssh. Sometimes you can’t though. For example if there is some old legacy app that is sitting on some remote server that is not even … Continue reading

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