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Linux adventure

Posted 01-24-2009 at 06:50 PM by portamenteff

I am somewhat of a novice at the family of operating systems, but I'm getting there. You know you haven't too far to go when even other experienced users ask you for help. I feel fairly accomplished, having installed over a dozen distinct versions of Gnu-Linux, and was able to do everything I used to do in Windoze. This is a good thing.
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madwifi-project.org

Posted 01-24-2009 at 11:10 AM by ctroyer

OK, my mistake. The madwifi.org site is the old obsolete one; I read all about their hosting issues before, when I was looking for ndiswrapper alternatives.
At the new site, madwifi-project.org, they have all the new information. Looks to me like the madwifi driver is the one I need to use, since the ath5k driver does not support my AR5005G card yet. Like I said before, I'd rather use the newer ath5k driver - as it is all open source, but I'm no zealot, and I just really want this dang...
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Keeping an open mind (Non-technical)

Posted 01-23-2009 at 11:52 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 01-24-2009 at 12:05 AM by rocket357

In an earlier post, I told a story about finding out my wife was pregnant with our second child and converting my home office into a nursery. Here it is months later, and today we found out we're going to have a little boy.

Now, my wife and I are completely against "gender roles" as deemed appropriate by society. What's wrong with a man knowing how to cook, or a woman that knows how to handle a rifle? Nothing, IMHO, and enforcing such artificial constraints is not only...
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Not getting anywhere with MadWifi

Posted 01-23-2009 at 11:00 PM by ctroyer

Downloaded madwifi-0.9.4 from sourceforge - read the README and INSTALL files, did make and make install - but there seems to be no ath_pci module for modprobe to load. Hmmm.

Went to madwifi.org to look for the wiki. Couldn't find it, but did find lots of hints that the sourceforge version of the code is obsolete. So I went to a mirror site for the 'latest' snapshot. That file was madwifi-20060331. Sounds older than madwifi-0.9.4, but what the heck. Tried compiling it, but just got...
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Installing a Roller Blog on a Slackware Box (Part 2)

Posted 01-23-2009 at 09:53 PM by ibacsoft (Ibacsoft`s Slackware Blog)

Now, to set the ownership of the Tomcat files and directories:

chown tomcat:tomcat /usr/tomcat (this is for the symbolic link)

chown -R tomcat:tomcat /usr/apache-tomcat-5.5.27 (this is for recursively changing all directories and subdirectories inside the tomcat dir)


The next step is to set the CATALINA_HOME as an environmente variable for /usr/local/tomcat. I opened the /etc/profile file with vi and added the following line:

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