Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Dilwyn Jones
I'm replying to all, Dilwyn, I note that ql-us...@q-v-d.com & ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com are in the recipient's. Sorry. I didn't break your Web site though! Didn't you? ;-) Ah well, it's back now anyway... nice quick personal service on a Sunday from my ISP (a certain well known former QL

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Norman Dunbar
oment - have advised my ISP. > >Dilwyn > >-Original Message- >From: Norman Dunbar >Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2016 2:48 PM >To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com ; ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com >Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10 > >Hi Tim, > >On 16/01/16 20:03, Timothy

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread pjwitte
Thanks for the info, Norman. I know those of us engaging in a topic some on this list deem un-QL, risk a public spanking at the next "QL is xx". However, as long as the QL is at the heart of the discussion, I believe we may just wriggle out of chastisement if not censure.. On 16/01/2016

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Norman Dunbar
Hi Tim, On 16/01/16 20:03, Timothy Swenson wrote: The only major problem I have is that I can't print to a printer attached to a Windows system. just out of interest, is your printer USB attached or network? I have a very old HP Photosmart 2610 all in one and it can be USB or network

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Norman Dunbar
On 17/01/16 11:54, pjwitte wrote: Of course the perfect scenario is not possible today (viz dream 1), but it might be possible to come pretty close. Perhaps I should think this through and do some tests rather than throw it all out here? But just out of interest what dyall think? A. A base unit

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Dilwyn Jones
To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com ; ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10 Hi Tim, On 16/01/16 20:03, Timothy Swenson wrote: The only major problem I have is that I can't print to a printer attached to a Windows system. just out of interest, is your printer USB attached or netw

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Tobias Fröschle
nuary 17, 2016 2:48 PM To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com ; ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10 Hi Tim, On 16/01/16 20:03, Timothy Swenson wrote: The only major problem I have is that I can't print to a printer attached to a Windows system. just out of interest, is you

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-17 Thread Dilwyn Jones
to their dreaded call centre, maybe. Hmm, reminds me, EE are about to be gobbled up by BT aren't they? Maybe they'll change their name to BTee now ;-) Dilwyn -Original Message- From: Tobias Fröschle Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2016 5:23 PM To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <&g

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Norman Dunbar
Hi Tim, > Instead of Linux Mint, I went with Lubuntu (Ubuntu light). I first > installed Linux on an older Lenovo with 512MB of memory. Linux Mint > would hardly start, but Lubuntu worked great. I borrowed my wife's old Dell Inspiring laptop and put Mint 17 32 bit on it. With Cinnamon

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Norman Dunbar
Evening Dilwyn, Ah yes, I do recall something about your past problems with Windows! I wasn't aware you had Packard Bell kit though, Curry's "own brand" stuff, or junk as we IT professionals know it. I had one of those briefly some years back. Took it back to PC World as unfit for purpose and

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Dilwyn Jones
Yes, there is lots to hate in any OS, I know Mac users who whine about this and that never working, updates that break things and those damned U2 albums that appear every 5 minutes like a virus! I know Linux users who whine about other stuff. I have been known to shout at QDOS myself from time

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Graeme Gregory
On Sat, 16 Jan 2016, at 05:25 PM, Dilwyn Jones wrote: > > Yes, there is lots to hate in any OS, I know Mac users who whine about > > this and that never working, updates that break things and those damned U2 > > albums that appear every 5 minutes like a virus! I know Linux users who > > whine

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Dilwyn Jones
Packard Bell (desktop), Zoostorm (netbook), another machine consigned to the attic due to lack of space down here, whose brand I can't remember off hand. Plus an Intel Compute Stick supplied by eBuyer in December with Win10 32-bit preinstalled, but died during the first Windows update and has

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Timothy Swenson
On 01/16/2016 09:25 AM, Dilwyn Jones wrote: Careful, Norman, you might just tempt me to Linux at this rate. Which would not be that bad to do. I've been running exclusively Linux at home for about 3 years. The only major problem I have is that I can't print to a printer attached to a

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Graeme Gregory
On Sat, 16 Jan 2016, at 06:25 PM, Dilwyn Jones wrote: > Packard Bell (desktop), Zoostorm (netbook), This unfortunately explains your failure :-( Friends don't let friends buy either of these manufacturers :-( G ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Dilwyn Jones
Gregory Sent: Saturday, January 16, 2016 6:54 PM To: ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10 On Sat, 16 Jan 2016, at 06:25 PM, Dilwyn Jones wrote: Packard Bell (desktop), Zoostorm (netbook), This unfortunately explains your failure :-( Friends don't let friends buy

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-16 Thread Norman Dunbar
I was sure I'd replied to this email a while back, but now I don;t see it. Here goes again! > Yo! Norman. Does QPC2 still work under current versions of Wine? Yes, pretty much perfectly. I have no problems. Accessing the Floppy Disc hardware obviously doesn't work though - as far as I

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-05 Thread Derek Stewart
Hi, I use QPC2, QPC1 (via DOSBOX), Qemulator and under Wine and SMSQmulator under Java, on Linux. I dumped Windows years ago, even Autocad works under Wine, though I am struggling with Solidworks 2014, but I told there solution around this. I do not think Windows is a viable solution now,

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-04 Thread Timothy Swenson
On 01/04/2016 08:35 AM, pjwitte wrote: Almost every year I reconsider whether its worth emigrating to Linux, but its just such a hassel I'm using Lubuntu 14.X and my migration from Windows XP was quite smooth. At the time I was using all Open Source tools that are also cross platform:

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-04 Thread pjwitte
On 03/01/2016 14:19, Bob Spelten wrote: Op Sat, 02 Jan 2016 16:46:55 +0100 schreef pjwitte : Traditional seasons' greatings implied.. Recently Windoze 10 has started messing with QPC2: When I put my machine to sleep with QPC2 in fullscreen mode in the background it wakes up

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-04 Thread pjwitte
On 02/01/2016 18:21, Norman Dunbar wrote: > On 2 January 2016 15:46:55 GMT+00:00, pjwitte wrote: > > Traditional seasons' greatings implied.. > > Recently Windoze 10 has started messing with QPC2: When I put my > machine to sleep with QPC2 in fullscreen mode in

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-03 Thread Bob Spelten
Op Sat, 02 Jan 2016 16:46:55 +0100 schreef pjwitte : Traditional seasons' greatings implied.. Recently Windoze 10 has started messing with QPC2: When I put my machine to sleep with QPC2 in fullscreen mode in the background it wakes up with QPC2 in a catatonic state: No

[Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-02 Thread pjwitte
Traditional seasons' greatings implied.. Recently Windoze 10 has started messing with QPC2: When I put my machine to sleep with QPC2 in fullscreen mode in the background it wakes up with QPC2 in a catatonic state: No display, no response. Anyone suffering the same? Any known remedies? Per

Re: [Ql-Users] QPC2 <> W10

2016-01-02 Thread Norman Dunbar
On 2 January 2016 15:46:55 GMT+00:00, pjwitte wrote: >Traditional seasons' greatings implied.. > >Recently Windoze 10 has started messing with QPC2: When I put my >machine to sleep with QPC2 in fullscreen mode in the background it >wakes up with QPC2 in a catatonic state: No