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How to make the Creative SoundBlaster 5.1vx sound card work on Linux

Posted 04-23-2011 at 05:29 PM by DJ Shaji

This is something anybody who owns a Creative SoundBlaster 5.1vx would be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving !

http://life-nux.blogspot.com/2011/04...ster-51vx.html
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On "Shareware" Distributions

Posted 04-17-2011 at 05:52 PM by DJ Shaji

I recently came across something called Linux XP, which is a shareware distribution, which
  • is designed to look like Windows XP
  • will "deactivate" itself in 30 days if a serial number is not purchased.
  • is based on Fedora.

My question is this - how is it ethical to take something from the community, and sell it for a price to unsuspecting customers? Surely somebody who's new to Linux is not supposed to know any better, and seeing "XP" in the title and the familiar...
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Fedora 14 review on "low end" machine

Posted 04-04-2011 at 12:27 PM by DJ Shaji

I was personally very disappointed and disillusioned when I tried to install Fedora 14 on my system (1.5GHz Pentium 4, 256 MB RAM). The installer said that my system memory was too low for it to run. Anyhow, after some tinkering with the text based install - which doesn't offer much partitioning options, by the way - I was able to install it to my system. And that's when I was pleasently surprised !

First of all, let me clearly say that Fedora 14 outperforms both Fedora 11 that I...
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