Long Live the Floppy!

Here’s a fun article that might bring back memories of making and selling our Slugo club software on floppies.  This article discusses the end of the ‘original’ floppy drivers for Linux OS’s.

https://itsfoss.com/end-of-floppy-disk-in-linux/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=free_linux_course_free_partitioning_tools_linux_smartphone_and_laptop_and_more_linux_stuff&utm_term=2019-08-31

 

Why do people still bother with the “Command Line” . . . . ?

Well written article which explains the value of the CLI (Command Line Interface).   True, most of that value applies to more advanced users and systems folks, . . . but the CLI can save both a “pro’s” and “newby’s” butt in certain situations.

HTG article re Command Line . .

The US Navy will replace its touchscreen controls with mechanical ones on its destroyers . .

Interesting post on “the Verge” regarding a common issue with Touch-Screen User Interfaces . . . versus mechanical Interfaces (including keyboard control hot-keys).

Verge Article re US Destroyer Systems