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Posted 04-04-2011 at 12:13 PM 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 11:49 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 11:28 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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Hello, LinuxWorld

Posted 04-04-2011 at 07:00 AM by ayushhgoyal
Updated 04-04-2011 at 07:01 AM by ayushhgoyal

Hi all, this is my first entry to this blog. I have been member of LQ for a while, I referred to this whenever I had a doubt regarding , of course, Linux installed in my system. To all the newbies here, if you were windows guy and planned to switch onto Linux( no matter what distro) then I'd prefer having a dual boot in your system. It might degrade performance a little bit but it allows you to switch to your previous buggy OS ;-) ...jokes apart, at some point, as you've just started, you are likely...
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First Post - Doom 3 & Debian

Posted 04-03-2011 at 07:20 PM by andywebsdale
Updated 11-19-2011 at 12:21 PM by andywebsdale

I got pretty wound up recently, trying to get Doom 3 working. I've recently bought a new Dell with a 4-core Phenom 830, 4 gig RAM,1 Gb ATI 5450 Video. I'm very pleased with it(I could only afford it 'cos it was on tick). After trying all the other mainstream distros I've settled with Debian - testing usually. apt alone is enough, but also I love many other things about Debian - their ethical stance for one. So I've installed Wheezy for AMD64 - it goes like a rocket.
I ran the
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