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von Corax
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« on: August 14, 2021, 03:51:55 am »

... you've ever plugged your shaver into a UPS so you could shave during a power outage.
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2021, 03:52:28 am »

... you don't consider it a "proper computer" unless it has at least three terminal windows open.
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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2021, 03:40:28 pm »

You own a USB powered coffee cup warmer.
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2021, 03:46:58 pm »

-You can remember your first Slackware installation and you were thrilled when Knoppix came out.

-you know what Knoppix and Slackware are.
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2021, 05:32:27 pm »

... your apartment has more computers than outlets.
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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2021, 10:33:38 pm »

... your apartment has more computers than outlets.

I must be a geek; I frequently have three laptops running at the same time (it allows me to study an image on one screen, while writing something about it - yes I know I could switch between windows, but....)

And I'm using two different operating systems -  Windows 10 and Linux...
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2021, 03:57:35 am »

Which brings me to this corollary:

You have at least one computer running two operating systems, or alternatively you're running VMware or some such computer virtualization software.
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« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2021, 04:05:46 am »

You know what the word mounting means in the computer world.
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« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2021, 09:35:40 pm »

-You can remember your first Slackware installation and you were thrilled when Knoppix came out.

-you know what Knoppix and Slackware are.

Guilty on both counts, and knoppix actually ended up being handy when my desktop's hard drive died on me and it was going to take awhile to get a new one.
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