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Posted 07-16-2010 at 04:46 PM by Skankpuss (2010 linux experiences)

OK, so this is what I've got to work with:

dual core pentium 4 CPU 3.06GHz
Freq 3065.419MHz
L2 cache 1024KB
496MB RAM
DVD HP DVDwriter 840b on scsi3
HDD ATA WDC WD2000JS-60N on scsi4
Generic USB SD Reader on scsi6
Generic USB CF Reader on scsi6
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Love Linux... NOT

Posted 07-16-2010 at 02:27 AM by maxie

The never ending config continues...

Tried to get surround sound going on Buntu 10.04. After about TEN hours I give up. It is so complicated with workings from here to Xmas and beyond. It really is a joke to keep it so messed up. I tried two sound cards.
Pulse is a complete mystery. If you install some pulse tools you have multiple entries in the menu all for the same peice, PulseAudio.
There's Alsa, Pulse and a host of other sound servers configs and things to keep...
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My Console

Posted 07-16-2010 at 12:31 AM by goldwave

This is how my console looks like.
Check it out. v(^o~)v

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/5b9bf539d9.png
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Why a Linux Driver Reverse-Engineering Program May Make Sense

Posted 07-15-2010 at 11:47 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

There have been many attempts to reverse-engineer Windows drivers to make Windows devices work with Linux, but they take a ton of time and effort.

Here's the killer Linux app that could make Linux on par with Windows: a program that automatically reverse-compiles Windows .sys files, clones the code using the Linux Kernel API using C instead of C++, compiles the Linux API-based C code into a Linux kernel module (.ko file) and then contributes the cloned driver's source code back to...
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Nothing more than a helpless pawn...

Posted 07-14-2010 at 08:19 PM by MrCode
Updated 12-28-2010 at 08:25 PM by MrCode

When one feels like a helpless pawn of the universe, what does one do?

Do they simply live life in ignorance of their pain, only letting it silently build up in the background?

Do they end their life, hoping that there is some higher, more meaningful existence "beyond the grave"?

Do they bitterly accept it, and live their lives as they feel they should, i.e. that they really aren't special, and that they really aren't "them", they're...
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