AMD black screen on Linux

The AMD Radeon HD 5770 PCIe card causes difficulty when installation Linux. The screen turns black very quickly and the monitor displays the no signal message on the DVI input. There are several sources that say to set a the boot parameter acpi_osi in Grub .1, 2 Even though ACPI 3 was available in 2005,…

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Linux tips and Microsoft DevOps

Best Practices for the Linux and Application Admins – Great article with mistakes and the lessons learned, Running a program as root on startup [creating a service for use with systemd] – excellent discussion on creating services.  Keeping SSH access secure – Basic analysis on dealing with SSH worms that try many username and password…

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Desktop Shortcuts for Kids 5.2.2

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids has been updated to a new version.  It now works on any Windows version and launches the Chrome browser.  The Windows 10 edition (5.1) opens the sites in Edge browser.  This one adds Ryan ToysReview and HoneyheartsC channels on YouTube.  It also adds Starfall, Kinder Site, Chateau Meddybemps, and Scholastic’s Clifford…

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Some data sources

Monetary Economics datasets sources: https://sites.google.com/site/davesmant/various/data-sets-sources Economics Web Institute data sources: http://www.economicswebinstitute.org/ecdata.htm Kenneth R. French data library: http://mba.tuck.dartmouth.edu/pages/faculty/ken.french/data_library.html Carnegie Mellon Time Series Data Sets old: https://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/rwerner/timeseries.htm Carnegie Mellon University Datasets: http://guides.library.cmu.edu/datasets Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor Force Statistics: https://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm OECD Statistics: http://stats.oecd.org/ St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank (FRED): https://fred.stlouisfed.org/ St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank (FRED) Daily…

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