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On Wednesday 11 June 2003 06:39 am, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> My little sister's boyfriend has gotten himself an internship at TechTV,
> and has sent me the following request...
> > Apparently, since I am not an intern at TechTV's unscrewed and look like
> > an uber dork, they've decided to have me star in my own segment of the
> > show called, *The Lighter side of Linux* where I'll tell dorky linux
> > jokes and be the only one thinking they are HILARIOUS and laugh like a
> > madman at each joke no matter how unfunny it is, anyways, you're a 'nix
> > man, got any that we could use for the show?
> I can't think of any Linux jokes to send on to him... maybe it's just too
> early in the morning.  Can anyone else think of any that I can send on to
> him?
> (Q: How many SCO execs does it take to screw in a lightbulb?  A: 500. One
> to screw in the lightbulb and 499 to claim they did it first.)

When a printer reports an error other then 'offline' or 'out of paper' the 
linux kernel will report that the printer is 'on fire'.

For example, I get...

May 17 16:00:52 windy kernel: printer.c: usblp0: on fire

When the real problem is I'm out of cyan ink. (and thus have to replace the 
whole color cartrage, grrrr)

(well, I find this very amusing)

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