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by orac7000
22 February 05 6:39 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: GSAK possibly being removed from Geo.Com !!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 5720

(Places tongue firmly in cheek)<br>
:D :D :D At least you can post a reply in THAT thread and get it staight on the site, unmoderated!!!! :D :D :D <br>
(Removes tongue from cheek)
by orac7000
15 February 05 12:17 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocache haters
Replies: 21
Views: 4296

Upon reading his article, it appears that the site in question is a sacred site for indigenous North Americans. No probs, all they had to do was ask that the cache be moved. We are not perfect, maybe the placer did not realize the significance of the site. We have the same thing down here in Tassie,...
by orac7000
12 February 05 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching Search for Firefox
Replies: 41
Views: 6455

As I am the only other user beside root on the system, I copied the 2 files from the windows box into the /opt/MozillaFirefox/lib/searchplugins (after gaining su privil) and it now works. 8)
Thanks for your research into this Alex


Chris
by orac7000
12 February 05 11:50 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching Search for Firefox
Replies: 41
Views: 6455

what have I done wrong, The other day, I installed it on my windoze laptop fine, back when the page was bland, today, I am trying to install on 1.0 running on SuSe 9.2, from the updated site (nice new page layout Alex!!). After the install, I click on the google pulldown, and it aint there!!! I want...
by orac7000
12 February 05 9:25 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Linux User?
Replies: 34
Views: 4909

SuSe 9.2 desktop on primary machine, Windoze on the laptop, only coz the development tool that I work with is a windows only prog at the moment, a linux port is in the pipeline. They want to get the main stuff running right before they throw in a whole lot of new issues!!!<br><br> Smoothwall box und...
by orac7000
29 December 04 8:03 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: swaggies - beta testing [closed]
Replies: 20
Views: 4948

slippery little sucker, at least the error is not predjudiced, we all get the same one!
by orac7000
18 December 04 12:05 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Ideal PDA Setup
Replies: 64
Views: 11808

Ok, I feel experienced enough now to be able to wade into this one!<br> Personally my choice was price, Palm vX from eBay, $73 inc freight. It holds all of the state's (tassie) caches, I was almost on my way to The Gold Coast earlier this week, Lt Sniper sent me a .gpx for ALL of Queensland, I spun ...
by orac7000
09 December 04 2:32 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: PDA's
Replies: 119
Views: 17541

Speaking of Palm Vx, I have now joined the ranks of the semi-paperless caching thanks to eBay. <br>I am using the time honored method of gpxspinner/plucker, and found the following little util while looking for things to fill up my toy!!<br> http://www.freewarepalm.com/hobbies/cachelogbook.shtml<br>...
by orac7000
03 August 04 8:30 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Using Google Groups for caching?
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Ok, we have arrived
by orac7000
02 August 04 10:18 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Geocaching Australia Chat Channel
Replies: 15
Views: 2606

Is there anybody out there? Just nod if you can hear me.....

Hi peeps


The only Austnet.org server I can conect to is: comcen.nsw.au.austnet.org

#geocaching is there, i am on it now with all my friends.

Last message to this thread was May, looks like the IRC idea has collapsed.

Will stay on the channel while online

orac7000 8)
by orac7000
22 July 04 1:57 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Bumper Sticker Logo (Closed)
Replies: 55
Views: 7106

Team Tweeti will take 10 if you supply your bank details for direct deposit.
by orac7000
21 July 04 2:37 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Best price on Garmin Cables
Replies: 6
Views: 1837

Re: Best price on Garmin Cables

The Garmin cables are a bit of a worry because of the connection. There is a company called Pfranc that makes plugs http://pfranc.com/cgi-bin/pub/c_au?pid=Pplug is the local guy Grabbed an ePlug from this fellow, grabbed an old nokia mobile phone car charger from the junk box, followed the destruct...
by orac7000
21 July 04 1:44 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: forum rss feed - beta testing [closed]
Replies: 17
Views: 4095

Gunn Parker wrote:
orac7000 wrote:
I also use Newsplorer to give me a ticker across the top of my screen, when something comes up that interests me, i use Awasu to follow the link.

Chris
Hi Chris
where can I find Newsplorer?
Thanks
You won't beleive it!!!! http://www.newsplorer.com
by orac7000
20 July 04 8:19 pm
Forum: Geocaching Australia Web site
Topic: forum rss feed - beta testing [closed]
Replies: 17
Views: 4095

I am also using Awasu to read and post, it must pick up my cookie in IE as i click on a feed item and it opens with me already logged in (i set the auto login cookie on the forum index page) I also use Newsplorer to give me a ticker across the top of my screen, when something comes up that interests...
by orac7000
12 July 04 9:17 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: The basic Etrex seems so popular...
Replies: 24
Views: 4416

I have a basic eTrex, my main concern was low price, low price, low price and data cable port, since none of the smaller handheld ones come with numeric keypad, i am not going to enter 50+ waypoints scrolling with 3 keys!!

my $0.00 worth ($0.02 with round-down, see is worth nothing really!!) 8)