Re: [Debian 6] Unable to install Debian 6.0.1 - no supporting mirrors found
On 11/06/11 17:11, Bret Busby wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Jun 2011, Lisi wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 07:57:17 +0100
>> From: Lisi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> To: email@example.com
>> Cc: Bret Busby <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: Re: [Debian 6] Unable to install Debian 6.0.1 - no supporting
>> Resent-Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 06:57:38 +0000 (UTC)
>> Resent-From: email@example.com
>> On Saturday 11 June 2011 07:33:19 Bret Busby wrote:
>>> I have just switched back to the computer onto which the Debian 6.01
>>> amd64 version is to be installed (I have to disconnect the monitor from
>>> this computer, and connect it to the other computer, as the monitor that
>>> I had connected to it, appears temperamental, and the monitors are now
>>> apparently irreplaceable, with all new monitors now being the bodgy
>>> widescreen things),
>> As you see, a large number of 4:3 monitors is still available in the
>> Surely at least one of them is available in Australia??
> I had been basing the unavailability, on the mainstream retailers, where
> I have not seen 4:3 monitors, for many months (or a year or so), now.
> Your message has caused me to do what I should have done long ago -
> search on the Internet, whereby I have found a number of used monitors
> that are available within Perth (the state capital) in Western Australia
> (the eastern states are thousands of miles away).
> So, you have revived my hope in beaing able to buy another 4:3 TFT monitor.
> Thank you for your assistance in this.
> Bret Busby
> West Australia
> "So once you do know what the question actually is,
> you'll know what the answer means."
> - Deep Thought,
> Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
> "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
> A Trilogy In Four Parts",
> written by Douglas Adams,
> published by Pan Books, 1992
Try "Charity Computers" at Mandurah Muscateers Mandurah
U2/ 3 Rafferty Rd Mandurah firstname.lastname@example.org they get funding from
Microsoft and the Federal government (Digital Divide Project) to recycle
computers. You should be able to pick one up very cheaply. If you
recieve any sort of government payment (or know someone who does) you
can pick up a complete P4 for about $100 - just remove Windoof.
Alternatively you could just ask at your local LUG - mine always has
people giving away large, working pieces of kit. And given the $50+
charge to dispose of them - people tend to dump them outside Op shops -
which are not allowed to sell electrical item (so they like you taking
There's also http://allclassifieds.com.au and the local tip... we try
and make a trip there just after Xmas, and the end of June, with a
screwdriver and a box full of anti-static bags. There's usually a
special area for computers and monitors - with strict rules about not
removing them.... (I feign blindness).
The last CRT rolled off the assembly line in 2009 from memory. Sony
Trinitrons in good nick are now worth more than when they were made. A
pair of 21" Trinitrons is great this time of year (in Canberra).
Tuttle? His name's Buttle.
There must be some mistake.
We don't make mistakes.