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  • n. a headline with the top line flush left and succeeding lines indented to the right


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  • He smelled the sea and fish on his father, and felt the roughness of hands calloused and cut by the weight of fish caught on a dropline, or "guinea rig," as he'd heard it called, an expression he did not understand.

    Rude Awakening

  • While we were lolling in our boat, half drowsy with the warm stillness of the day and the dullness of our sport, one of our party, a worthy alderman, was overtaken by a slumber, and as he dozed suffered the sinker of his dropline to lie upon the bottom of the river.

    Tales of a Traveller

  • Distribution: Slackware 12 - dropline Gnome to install and configure workstation you need to be root. instead of using the RPM you need to download the bundle version. opensuse11 is unsupported so you will need a full dev environment installed in order to build the modules.

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • Distribution: Slackware 12 - dropline Gnome you install and configure Workstation as root but then you run as your regular user.

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • Distribution: Slackware 12.1, Ubuntu 8.04 dropline-installer fails to find aspell, cdparanoia, etc., on my install of 12.2

  • But, the dropline-installer is failing with the following error message -

  • A dropline menu that uses image replacement techniques to replace the text of the menu (which is seen by search engines) with icons.

  • So the dropline starts with a couple of words to portray the meaning of the icon.

  • I've got gnome's dropline edition under my 12.0 slackbox, but rarely use it.


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  • A commercial fishing device, consisting of a long fishing line set vertically down into the water, with a series of fishing hooks attached to snoods. Wikipedia.

    October 9, 2009