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The day my scanner fried... :(

Posted 01-25-2007 at 07:59 AM by avallach

There are days, when you just wake up and you know something sad will happen. Today was one of those. First I overslept and have to run fast through fresh snow. Late winter in January is something really strange in Poland. Anyway as I arrived at school, I looked into library to check the new posts on LQ as ususal... But it was something bad in the air and when I came in on every computer (Win XP cranky machines), there was a yellow sign telling the LAN is dead. I looked at librarian, and she told...
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Posted 01-25-2007 at 07:40 AM by JKoder

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Gentoo related blog

Posted 01-24-2007 at 05:33 PM by Samoth

This is My first blog entry. To start off: this blog will be about running Gentoo on 2 boxes. 1) a desktop(AMD64), and 2) a Mythtv/server box. I will post all my issues/problems with upgrading the box and implementing new features.

As of now, I have this working:
Weather Script to graph data that was retrieved from a Davis WeatherPro Plus
DVB script to gather data on signal levels and graph it
Expect Geeky Gentoo...
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Fedora 6 x64 frysk yum issue

Posted 01-24-2007 at 01:10 PM by CINUX

I had a problem with updating frysk using the gui. I think it was a compatability problem with x64 versus 32 bit. I first installed the base and used the update process and I got a dependency problem to solve this problem I removed and resinstalled frysk and it cleared up.
I am now bug free after getting rid of another problem with FC6 x64 with the cursor dissappearing.
To solve the fysk problem try.
issue command--->yum remove frysk

then issue command --->yum...
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Setting up an analog Joystick with SB Live! Gameport in Mandriva 2007.0

Posted 01-23-2007 at 02:14 PM by ernie

I have an SB Live! sound card which includes a MIDI / Game port. A generic analog joystick is connected to the game port. I run Mandriva 2007.0 (Official), although the following procedure should work for any distribution with a 2.6 kernel. I calibrated the joystick with KDE's joystick component (KCC / Peripherals / Joystick).
My first step was to identify the module needed for my game port. I opened MCC / Hardware / Look at and Configure the Hardware - Game Port...
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