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Change in the testing Algorithm

Posted 03-02-2011 at 08:17 AM by caieng

02 March 2011

A long overdue change has been made in the process of evaluating Linux distributions. The main reason for making the change is the obvious deficiency in the previous testing method. Do we turn off the radio, every time we wish to change a station?

The central web site I use for testing is Mike's Classical Music, found here:
http://www.listenlive.eu/classical.html

There are three different non-proprietary formats employed by sites...
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Unable to connect with network after installing Linux

Posted 03-02-2011 at 02:12 AM by ravindra.atre

Dear all,

I am Unable to connect with network after installing Linux.

When I am pinging to the other server it give me:

Destination Host Unreachable.

Kindly advise....
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The clunker lives.

Posted 03-01-2011 at 07:40 PM by peonuser
Updated 03-01-2011 at 07:42 PM by peonuser

Upgraded an old k2-500 with 192 meg of ram to Debian Squeeze and installed lxde, so I did not have to use gnome. One really down was it did not support my wireless nic out of the box so to speak. There goes my honeypot. Had a usb nic and it worked fine after downloading and installing the firmware.

Looks like I have a bunch of wireless cards that are useless now. I have not taken time to recompile the code so maybe all is not lost.

Bought this old karaoke amp from...
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Edit variable value in a file using linux script

Posted 03-01-2011 at 07:21 AM by Priyadivya

Hi

I have a property file.
There is a variable with value as below
a.home=/opt/tmp

I need to edit this to
a.home=/opt/amx

How can I do this. I have to do this by running a linux script.

Please help
Thanks
Priya
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Fun with Win7 "security"

Posted 02-28-2011 at 02:30 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 03-30-2011 at 03:23 PM by rocket357

The other morning my neighbor stopped by and asked me if I could help him. "Sure thing.", I say. He explains that his mother's computer got a virus on it, and he's tried numerous times to fix it, but to no avail. Everytime he reboots the machine, the virus is back.

Now, I usually politely redirect requests like that to one of my many Windows-fluent friends...but my neighbor and his wife have been very good friends to us, so I want to help him out personally. I mean,...
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