Author Archives: Lorin

Recovering Linux – 5

This is the fifth installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries, the third post for diagnostics and disassembly, the fourth post for reassembly and hardware checkout…  Disk partitioning is one … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 4

This is the fourth installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries, and the third post for diagnostics and disassembly… Okay, I think I’m ready to power-up my … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 3

This is the third installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post and second post for the preliminaries… My PC-A system’s hardware problem identified  — disk drive sda failed  — and backup resources verified… … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 2

This is the second installment of a series of posts to document “How I recovered my Linux systems…”  See the first post for foundation and background. So, we had two hard drive failures in two different Linux boxes, nearly simultaneously. … Continue reading

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Recovering Linux – 1

A few weeks ago, we had near-simultaneous disk drive failures in two of our Linux PCs: both desktops are over four years old, and they’ve been spinning nearly 100% of that time.  Seeing independent hard drives fail at roughly the … Continue reading

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…and now for something completely different: Ruby for Newbies class

This is either a blast from my past, or it’s time to try something new… I’m pleased to announce a free class, Ruby for Newbies, to be held in Denver this Saturday, July 21st — Here are the details/FAQ:

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On public responsibility, accuracy and leadership

A few weeks ago, I was privileged to be elected as a voting delegate to the Colorado 18th Judicial District Republican Assembly, where the delegation selected the R-candidate for the district attorney race this fall.  I was pleased that the … Continue reading

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