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Arch Linux and House Guests.

Posted 07-01-2010 at 08:16 PM by damgar
Updated 07-01-2010 at 08:17 PM by damgar

My sister-in-law and her children are moving in this weekend for an indeterminate amount of time.. There's nothing wrong with that per se, but I can see already that I'm going to need a diversion. Arch Linux looks like just the thing! I'm generally a Slackware fan-boy, but as I've said before, Slackware's stability (even in -current) is sometimes a drawback when I just NEED to fiddle! In all honesty though, Arch just intrigues me. I've heard that it's bleeding edge nature occasionally causes...
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Odds and ends.

Posted 07-01-2010 at 07:44 PM by peonuser

Making a usb fridge/warmer in an old Barbie doll locker (repainted of course).

Going to use linux via the parallel port to fire off compressed air rockets on the fourth.

Running U 10.04 on an old 800 mhz laptop. Not too bad.

Have another linux box to build.

Linux router + jet direct + electronics = home control possibilities.
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Macchanger – Utility for manipulating the MAC address of network interfaces (Included

Posted 07-01-2010 at 05:19 AM by sridhar11

macchanger is a Linux utility for viewing/manipulating the MAC address for network interfaces.This tutorial will explain how to change mac address from command line and using GUI tool.

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The Plunge....

Posted 06-30-2010 at 09:08 PM by chris hammond


well, I talk to myself a lot so why not blither on in print too. Linux, what a discovery. I just turned my son's almost dead- well actually it was past dead.xp in rigor mortis- ergh! It is now a lean, mean Linux machine- trying to convince a teenager to make the jump was difficult, and that was mostly because of the whole iTunes thing, but we worked around that by stripping as much as possible from xp so it is merely an Itunes system and very little else on a small partition. Being no expert...
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some data

Posted 06-30-2010 at 08:44 PM by caieng

just a beginning, as I try to get the hang of this blog business...

Test computer: 1999 Socket 370, PIII 1.1 GHz, 0.5MB RAM

distro................boot(seconds)....shutdown (seconds)

Mandriva.....................114................30
Puppy 4.3.2.................56.................10
PCLinuxOS KDE 4.4.3....107..............29
PCLinuxOS LXDE...........98................28
Zenwalk 6.4..................80................30
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