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Interoperability, getting things that are mainstream on other platforms to work on Linux platforms

Like media, devices, software applications, networking tools.

Please post anything that currently does not work or that you want to work better on a Linux platform.

Please post anything you think that already does that deserves a mention or more attention.

I will do the same.


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Distro Testing Update and my beef with Windows 7RC and so-called improvements

Posted 05-19-2009 at 07:10 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)

I have been testing various distros...
not just slacking off

Slackware, Debian, BSD, Unbuntu and variations of
currently I am using Unbuntu 9.04

I installed it- ran almost by itself, about 15 minutes

rebooted logged in clicked on the Wifi signal icon, logged into my Wifi network, ran the Update Manager
setup my display for 1024x768 and enabled the visual effects...that all took about 15 minutes
( I have 15 monitor and default...
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PCLinuxOS and DSL testing update

Posted 04-26-2009 at 03:48 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)


Wireless G PCI card did install and works fine
I made a newbie mistake, corrected, work great

Again you need at least a P4 system or newer for
PCLinuxOS, but I will try the MiniME version
on my older systems

Damn Small Linux

last posted excellent results from testing DSL LIVECD
on a PIII Dell 4000 Laptop

I recently did a LIVECD run and install on an old
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testing on linux-internet only distro

Posted 04-19-2009 at 04:27 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)
Updated 04-19-2009 at 04:30 PM by pereznet

Sorry, about not posting sooner.
unlike most bloggers, I actually have a life and a job.
Ha ha ha , just kidding.

I have been testing PClinuxOS, Damn Samll Linux


PCLinuxOS is a great distro. The install was a snap.I was able to use everything write out of the install.I mean everything; networking, internet, MS apps-Wine, viewing Quicktime, WMP movies, really cool stff.

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