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Kernels & version numbers.

Posted 06-30-2011 at 05:07 AM by rich_c

I just managed to find a Liquorix kernel that works for me! My crusty old antiX laptop has gone from a Mepis 2.6.36 kernel to Liquorix 2.6.39 courtesy of the famous smxi script. Usually when I try this, my wireless adaptor stops working or something similar.

On the subject of versions and kernels, personally Linus' move from 2.6.nn to 3.n for the Linux kernel is a good one. To me, the old system wasn't reflective of the changes between versions. On the other hand, Mozilla have...
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On The Road - 3

Posted 06-30-2011 at 01:45 AM by Hevithan

This is a little story about drinking and driving, it was scary, it was stupid, and it is a mistake I will never repeat.

Shaun, our friend James, and I, where on the road hitching as usual. We where on a little used highway that runs through the redwoods, in the pouring rain. Cars are driving by at a steady enough rate for a road of it's size, But no one wants to pick up 3 soaked people with 3 large, and equally as soaked, backpacks so we had been there awhile.

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facebook bringeth enlightenment

Posted 06-29-2011 at 02:25 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 06-29-2011 at 04:44 PM by rocket357

Facebook is an awkward place. Really, it is. It's a place where all the disparate facets of my life come together. Family, co-workers. Computers, grandmothers. Religion, science. Intelligence...well, I'll leave that one open to interpretation =)

Recently I got back in contact over facebook with a long lost friend from my childhood. As weeks went on, we commented on each other's posts, intrigued by the serious difference between the remembered friend and the new-found friend....
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Posted 06-29-2011 at 08:30 AM by caieng

Yesterday, I submitted to the PCLOS forum my critical remarks about their newest KDE release, and today, I discovered that I had been blocked from accessing the forum.

I am curious to learn what others think about this kind of totalitarian conduct. Does it improve the Linux community?

The essence of my remarks, if I can recall them (I did not make a copy, unfortunately, or I would post it here,) was this:

Last year's LXDE release worked, and works, perfectly....
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Optimize your computer for Windows 7 #1

Posted 06-29-2011 at 07:42 AM by DJ Shaji

Make your PC move at speeds equal to g (acceleration due to gravity) in 4 easy steps!

1. Unplug your PC from the wall outlet.

2. Open a window.

3. Throw the PC out of the said window.

4. Put your hands up and dance!
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