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Posted 11-17-2009 at 12:06 PM by bigjohn

By way of a bit of an update......

So, I've been through various distro's, most successfully but some not so.

I've currently settled on Ubuntu and got the 9.10 version installed.

I was using KDE for my desktop, but when "they" started using KDE4 by default, I got so frustrated trying to understand how to do stuff that came naturally with KDE3, I said "bollocks" to it and installed gnome.

I don't quite understand why,...
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How to install Prolink H9601 ADSL usb modem in ubuntu

Posted 11-16-2009 at 10:51 PM by umwai

This is Harindus Solution
Originally Posted by harindu View Post
The linux driver for prolink h9601 is eciadsl(google it)
PM me if you have a problem!
install it and the download the synch.bin achive which is also there and extract it to /etc/eciadsl/synch
use the following parameters to configure
using eciadsl-config-text command as root
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Is I.E. 8 the end for explorer?

Posted 11-16-2009 at 02:17 PM by pereb

I've heard through the grapevine that IE8 is the last version of the IE browser. Is microsoft throwing in the towel?

They've got to be coming up with a replacement. Some are claiming that Microsoft will go with WebKit, which, thanks to the popularity of Apple's Safari browser and also Google's Chrome, is rapidly becoming a standard for all non-IE and non-Firefox implementations.

Others say that that the whole WebKit story is merely a feint and that Microsoft will...
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Posted 11-16-2009 at 01:50 PM by Mr-Bisquit

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How to allow users to execute admin applications.

Posted 11-16-2009 at 12:44 PM by rich_c

On a few forum posts now, I've stated that there must be a way of working around the need to provide the root password for certain administrative tasks. This is generally in response to threads started by people who find typing in a password when they want to install programs (For example.) to be extremely irritating.

I was convinced that there's a way of achieving this using sudo while maintaining some semblance of control of the system in question. I think I found it! I've implemented...
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