Concatenating zoölogical onomatopœia since 1999

About Mooquackwooftweetmeow

Hi! This is Mooquackwooftweetmeow, a collection of stuff by Greg K Nicholson.

No Knoppix

The 2004-02-09 version of Knoppix ( doesn't seem to want to play nice with my computer. It's probably something to do with Nero's burning of the CD; if it's as good as its proofreading, I've got no chance. A couple of days ago, when writing over a CD-RW, Nero kindly warned me that I might loose some data. Yes, loose, not lose. As in My shirt is quite loose., Did you lose weight?.

I'm redownloading the previous Knoppix version, 2003-11-19, using eMule (, which tells me I have another forty hours of downloading to wait. Why was it that so few people use Linux...?

About this entry

I published this entry on 20 February 2004 when I could've been in the pub. This newest edition emerged on 27 April 2004. That means this is pretty old. Beware parachronisms.

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