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Re: Mspaint alternatives (Win32/Win64)?

in Milliways
GIMP truely is a mighty tool, even though I like my copy of CS2 on Mac! 😁 It's just that MS Paint was the defacto standard* for pixel artists. A whole community/society is based around MS Paint! As someone who preferred the old Paintbrush from Windows 3.x (based on ZSoft Paintbrush, ≠MS Paint), I …

Re: One color randomly goes off on my CRT

in Marvin \ Video
Turned out the problem was a cold solder joint somewhere on the neck board (the PCB that's directly connected to the cathode). I resoldered everything on that PCB, and the monitor has worked well ever since. Glad to hear! 😃👍 Just to be absolutely sure, I consulted my father yesterday's evening, too …

Re: Mspaint alternatives (Win32/Win64)?

in Milliways
Hm. Maybe check the beta versions of Windows? Maybe from the early Longhorn days? Could be that some of the betas had new functions but the old look of MS Paint, not sure. MS Paint was very popular among pixel-artists, who created sprites for indie games etc.

Re: One color randomly goes off on my CRT

in Marvin \ Video
Cold solder joint? Picture becomes pink, maybe? If it's a cold solder joint on the PCB, a cooler spray can help narrowing the error. Try the little PCB that's connected to the CRT socket. If the monitor is safely discharged and unplugged, you could try resoldering everything by heating the joints …

Linux kernal v5.18 switches from C89 to C11

in Milliways
Hi everyone, Just saw this news. https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-5.18-Does-C11 Maybe it's relevant to some of us who compile their own kernals for vintage PCs etc. Personally, I just love old K&R C. ♥️ For my personal homebrew projects. It's so much more compact and tidy. …

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