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STUDIO64 installed on Dell Optiplex GX110

Posted 01-27-2007 at 02:45 AM by freakrush

Amazing what difference the software can make for the hardware I've got!
--sometimes it's hard being a GNU/linux newbie, sometimes it's great--

My Dell has a problem: I have to use the second IDE port to connect my HDD or CD-device. Result is that I can't use a second HDD or CD-player. My cd writer is an old MATSHITA ST... CD-R 4x write speed and it has some feature missing to play most live-cd's. So I replaced it with a ASUS DVD-E616P 16X max and now I can play many other...
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Unholy Fridays and source of M$ power

Posted 01-26-2007 at 10:14 AM by avallach

I was wondering, why M$ dominates and why Linux people can't beat this corporation. It's strange but GNU/Linux has more advantages and more of that it's free! I saw a TV programme saying something about software piracy and other things, but one of M$ employees told everybody an interesting fact. She said that M$ gave 30 000 copies of their OS to some charity organizations. The numbers doesn't matter, it's not as big number in country like Poland, but the most interesting was the word GAVE. All right...
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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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