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Computers for the clueless

Posted 09-05-2008 at 03:07 AM by bitpicker (Bitpicker's Blog: Random musings and rants)

Hardly a day passes without someone posting a blog or forum post or whatever claiming that either now Linux is so easy a complete newbie with no prior knowledge [usually abbreviated as 'Grandma'] can use it, or the opposite. I won't link to any such post here, you've all seen examples and will continue to see them for all eternity.

Here's some news for the people who write such posts: using a computer to its full potential without prior knowledge and without acquiring relevant knowledge...
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BasKet - opensource note pad for openSUSE

Posted 09-04-2008 at 05:15 PM by rbkumaran

BasKet Note Pads is a free opensource notepad/scrible pad software for Linux. BasKet can be used as a manual clipboard. This means that you can drop files of all kinds inside. They can be grouped in different tabs. BasKet is very simple to use and easy to differentiate between notes by setting tags, priorities and flags.
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Diwali gifts to india

Posted 09-04-2008 at 03:16 AM by diwalistore

Diwali store: send diwali gifts to India and enjoy your diwali with joy by sending
Gifts to friends and relatives. Send diwali sweets to your relatives. Make your diwali
most joyful and happiest by decorating your home by colorful lights and lamps.
Celebrate your diwali with great collection of diwali gifts on our diwalistore.
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Posted 09-03-2008 at 10:17 AM by lovetheeee

I purchased a Gateway T1631 2days ago, it came with a built-in 802.11g wireless card. My campus offers wireless connection and connection through ethernet. I can't get either to work is there something else i need to get the connection. Please keep it simple i don't know a thing about computers.
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i would like to through 80k Udp packets form client to server via socket prog in one second ---plz help me

Posted 09-02-2008 at 08:39 AM by bhrugu

for the testing perpose i need to make a prog with the socket programming and for that i had to fire 80000 packets (udp)
tell me any mechanism in sock prog for the fire such huge amounts of packets in one second
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