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Fedora 14 review on "low end" machine

Posted 04-04-2011 at 11:27 AM 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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Introduction

Posted 04-04-2011 at 11:18 AM by Fracas

I have been a Linux user since 1995. My favorite distro's are Mandrake (now called Mandriva), and Redhat. I was a big believer in a router software called Smoothwall, and was very impressed with it's capabilities. Open source software has become the most powerful software, with the least number of flaws in it, that is available. There are very few commercial offerings that can compare with the open source code. Open source's strength, lies in the number of willing people that work on it and hack...
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Familia

Posted 04-04-2011 at 11:13 AM by peonuser

Been spending a lot of time getting family recipes recorded for my family. Quite a few of them are "how to" basics as for doing things from scratch. We will not use anything from a box unless we have to. At least I can leave the family something money can not buy.

Been still having a challenge using the joystick port to acquire data. I will figure it out yet.

Made a solder-less usb extender using telephone wall adapters.

Putting parts together...
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The cure to your wireless woes. :)

Posted 04-04-2011 at 10:49 AM by ichase

If you are like me, new to linux (October 2010) and have had the multiple headaches getting wireless up and running in Linux, have I got a gem for you. After trying multiple USB wifi receivers and failing to get them up and running I was recently introduced by a fellow penguin to the Alfa 1000mW 1W 802.11b/g USB Wireless WiFi Network Adapter
I'm certain that just about every distro out right now has the driver for this thing built in. (rtl8187)
The box comes with a 5db antenna which...
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Hello Linux World

Posted 04-04-2011 at 10:28 AM by Dizzymman

I've used this site many times for linux help and I finally set up a account here. Wanted to get into the community of linux and open source users. Already it seems like the site will be a great help.
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