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Fixing windoze Computers

Posted 08-02-2008 at 02:19 AM by nigelc

Be careful if you fix someone's windows computer because it will take AGES.
They probably won't know the passwords for the email & it will be full of spyware and more spyware.
And there will be lots of other faults like have stupid software that they don't know what it does.
etc etc.
I used to like it when you could just go format c:

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sensors for linux

Posted 08-02-2008 at 01:42 AM by tithira

hi guys
I have found some interesting way to get hardware measurements from BIOS .Linux users you can just download package from your system updates or just visit here

1. When you are done with installing lm-sensors just type
 su -
    (your password)
this will do the many of things. just proceed with its default answer if you don't what to do ,else just answer to the question as you want.If sensors-detect not works...
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can't beat 'em, won't join 'em

Posted 08-02-2008 at 01:29 AM by the_answer_is_no

I've never kept a blog(*) before. I've never needed to. I need to keep a blog now no more than I ever did. So, I'll probably post once or a couple times, then promptly forget I ever had(*) a blog. People that run(*) their own blogs assume that they have stuff to say that others will be interested in reading. I am under no such delusions. Hence, this blog is a complete waste of time. If you're reading this, you're wasting your time. There are no kernels of knowledge here, no pearls of wisdom. All...
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Slacking off

Posted 08-02-2008 at 01:26 AM by autophil
Updated 06-20-2011 at 02:33 AM by autophil

I started using Gnu/Linux operating systems by getting someone to help me load Ubuntu as a dual boot on my regular home pc. So thats how I started out and it all looked to exciting and new with a brown orientated desktop and a layout so different from the XP desktop that had become so predictable.
The problem that I did encounter was that trying anything more than the basic funtions of a pc was a bit more complicated than I was accustomed to. For instance, installing a new application was...
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D-Link DWA 552 chipset AR5008 (AR5416) wireless problems & solution in Ubuntu (Mint) using Ndiswrapper/madwifi/ath9k driver

Posted 08-02-2008 at 12:44 AM by awong

I'm suspecting that my problems may be due to the updates to the madwifi trunk breaking compatibility with the AR5008/AR5416 chipset, and not because of Ubuntu/Mint Hardy Heron. And yes, my wireless works fine under Windows XP.

I've noticed in the madwifi tickets that AR5008/AR5416 wireless was functioning and had been broken in the past due to updates but the regressions were fixed. Also, in my previous install on 2008.06.22, my D-Link DWA-552 was working with wireless...
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