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Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD

On 2017-10-09, rhkramer@gmail.com <rhkramer@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday, October 08, 2017 05:07:13 PM bw wrote:
>> On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, Emanuel Berg wrote:
>> > Actually I don't care about wireless stuff, I always considered it
>> > unreliable and error-prone and it seems at least in this case I was
>> > correct :)
>> I know there is a legacy of this kind of thinking, but really Linux has
>> come a LONG way in a very short time.  Right now millions, if not tens (or
>> hundreds?) of millions of people are using wireless reliably and without
>> error.  In any case, I hope you'll stick with the install and get the
>> issue resolved and post a solution.
> Well, just the other thing that affects my thinking (iirc, this is the first 
> time I chimed in on this thread)--I would just as soon have fewer 
> electromagnetic waves passing through (or into) my body.

Do as I do, RH: avoid space travel when at all possible (ionizing
variety of EM waves). I know, I know--you really don't feel like
canceling those Mars vacation plans, but there you go.

Here's a balanced article on the subject (with a particular focus on the
brain, my second favorite organ):


> IIRC, the higher the frequency, the higher the energy in those waves--thus the 
> more likely to have an effect.

"A simpering Bambi narcissist and a thieving, fanatical Albanian dwarf."
Christopher Hitchens, commenting shortly after the nearly concurrent deaths 
of Lady Diana and Mother Theresa.

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