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internet connection cannot be accessed from openSUSE(11.1)

Posted 06-08-2009 at 05:17 AM by lemon09

Originally Posted by ronlau9 View Post
What do you use a adsl modem connected to a ethernet card ?
Or are you using a dial modem ?
If you use a ethernet card you have to configure the ethernet card first

i am using the ADSL modem to connect to a LAN
card and i have configured it. now the question is how do i connect to the internet.
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The Hugo Award Novels, 5: 1959, A Case of Conscience

Posted 06-07-2009 at 01:15 PM by chexmix
Updated 06-17-2009 at 01:18 PM by chexmix

After visiting again with The Demolished Man, I knew that I was at least as excited about re-reading novels I'd already hit as I was about reading ones I knew nothing about. Case in point, the Hugo Winner for 1959, James Blish's A Case of Conscience.

I know that I read this as a teenager. I can even remember the cover of the paperback: Father Ramon Ruiz Sanchez looking contemplative, standing next to one of the dinosaur-like "Lithians" who holds a small vase. That's really...
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Posted 06-07-2009 at 10:54 AM by uinseann

I haven't touched my motorcycle rebuild job since I hurt my back a while ago! But I keep looking at the poor thing just stood there all alone in the corner of the garage. I can't just ignore it I have to continue, after all the work I did! I had the frame shot blasted, then re-coated with plastic. I completely stripped the engine, replaced anything that needed replacing, like new rings all round, new gudgeon pins (or piston pins as they are now called). I ground all the valves in (16 of them), then...
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Ubuntu 9.04

Posted 06-07-2009 at 09:17 AM by uinseann

Well; I aquired the Linux format DVD (from a friend), with Ubuntu 9.04 and Mandriva 2009.1 as well as quite a few applications on the DVD (all applications are in tgz format though).

I decided after a day or so, seeing as I have a disk image of my Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex, I would do an upgrade. I have nothing to lose,time on my hands, and I'm interested to see what happens, as I have quite a lot of programs on this computer.

It's a special Linux Format Magazine edition...
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grub cannot access LVM partition anymore

Posted 06-06-2009 at 10:34 PM by fritz_p


on an older computer I installed openSUSE 11.0 in a LVM partiton, just to try it, with GRUB on a different ext2 partition.
It worked fine until I installed fedora 10 in another partition which I resized with qtparted.
I also changed slightly the LVM partition with qtparted, using the little empty space between the tree chunks (swap, home, root).
Now I cannot boot opensuse anymore!

I have learned how to access the LVM partition, thanks to...
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