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endlessness

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About endlessness

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  • Birthday 05/27/1990

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    renan.birck@hotmail.com
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    http://renanbirck.blogspot.com
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    Windows 7 x64
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  1. How many Operating Systems Do You Boot

    Arch Linux, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04.
  2. Best Web Browser(s) for Windows XP in 2012

    I'm happy with Firefox. Never really liked Chrome and Opera.
  3. Windows OS nostalgia

    I don't miss the old OSes anymore, having moved to Linux as my main OS and sometimes using Windows 7 or XP.
  4. What is your HardDisk's Brand?

    My Dell XPS 15 has a Seagate and my Acer 5532 has a WD. I have an Hitachi in an external case.
  5. What Are You Listening To?

    Bauhaus – She's in Parties
  6. I mostly use laptops those days (haven't had a desktop in quite a while), this is my current one.
  7. What Are You Listening To?

    "Menace of Vanity" by Epica.
  8. Ethernet ADSL modem and W2k

    It will work with any operating system as long as it supports your NIC; the modem is just another network device within your network. Conceivably, malware could toggle the network connection on and off, but I don't know any which does that. I don't know of a mechanical switch for Ethernet, though.
  9. What's the largest file you have downloaded using dial-up

    I remember upgrading Ubuntu 5.04 to 5.10 with dial-up. It took about 700MB distributed along a few weekends (at least here in Brazil, phone calls pay a flat rate on weekends, otherwise it is a small amount/minute - I don't remember how much, as I now use my landline only for ADSL). I also downloaded quite a few Linux ISOs and a good amount of music with dial-up.
  10. Multi-monitors. What do you do with them?

    Often I have a schematic on one screen and circuit board (or code, if I'm working with a microcontroller) on another. Or, when doing programming, an editor/terminal on one and a bunch of PDFs/documentations/papers on another.
  11. Is Windows 95/98 Free?

    None of the DOS/Windows versions are free. Save yourself the trouble and get some Linux distribution if you wish a free OS.
  12. Ethernet ADSL modem and W2k

    As said already, Ethernet modems will work as any network device, they need no device drivers. But most ones have a power button (at least the one that my phone company provided has), or as a last resort you can just unplug the power cord or the network cable from it.
  13. What Are You Listening To?

    My Dying Bride – Catherine Blake
  14. netcat compile fedora 9

    Probably netcat is already available in the repositories of your distro... However, Fedora 9 is quite old now.
  15. What Are You Listening To?

    "The Obsessive Devotion" by Epica.
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