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Linux incompatible with HP Compaq dc7900?

Posted 11-17-2009 at 08:06 PM by Anemocracy

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Originally Posted by irishbitte View Post
Have you thought about running linux as a Virtual Machine? It means you can mess up plenty and still start from scratch, especially if you 'need' your current windows installation. I suggest running a linux in VirtualBox and seeing how you get on. Also means someone could help you through it using logmein.com or something similar.
Thank you, I'll give that a shot and report back
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enable mp3 support in K3b - ubuntu 9.10

Posted 11-17-2009 at 07:35 PM by jkzfixme

I recently took the plunge and upgraded my daily driver box to the latest greatest. There is nothing ground breaking about the install other than the speed of ext 4 so I wont bother going into that aspect. However one thing that threw me was K3b. When burning a cd for my daughter it kept coming up with
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Unable to handle the following files due to an unsupported format:
It has been so long since I did a fresh install in a desktop environment as opposed to a server that I totally forgot about the legal...
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bash diff2html compare differences in 2 files in html

Posted 11-17-2009 at 02:43 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

diff2html is a free and open source utility that uses the output of diff(1) to graphically compare two files in html.

diff2html

The whole thing is written in bash 3.2

/bithead
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OS/X bash daemon script

Posted 11-17-2009 at 12:41 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

Here's a template for how to create a daemon or launchd script in bash.

Bash OS/X daemon template

/bithead
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It's that time of year again...

Posted 11-17-2009 at 12:30 PM by pereb

So I just got my first "personalized letter from Santa" spam e-mail. That's when I know it's the holiday season.

I thought this might make a good discussion. At what point do you say to yourself "It's that time of year again." ?
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