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Once, not so long ago, I actually had a website---but it ran into some trouble: suspensions. It seems I had some stuff that the hosts (which were free, so I can't complain to much---and I'm not so much complaining as providing back story) didn't like (as far as I've been able to determine, they didn't like my how-to for archiving VHS cassettes to DVD), and thus my site kept getting suspended.
It was irritating, but it did get me thinking, for the site also had a several pages of...
Posted 07-26-2010 at 10:49 AM byLufbery (The Slacker's Blog)
Updated 08-16-2010 at 07:18 AM byLufbery
My desktop computer doesn't need a lot of configuration, but my old IBM A22m Thinkpad does. Over the years I've found a few links to good information on setting up the laptop to do exactly what I want.
The first thing I need to do after installing a new version of Slackware is get my wireless card working. Here's how I do it:
First I download and install the Madwifi driver (from Alien Bob's site) to drive my D-Link wireless card with an Atheros chipset.