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Old laptops love Linux

Posted 04-09-2012 at 10:46 AM by error_401
Tags laptop, linux

I'm using Linux on 2 own laptops and have installations running on 3 others.

One is a 7 year old siemens-nixdorf laptop used by a retired person for internet e-mail and a bit of card games. He loves it for the speed and ease of use. Especially the order of the programs in the very simple groups such as "Internet" "Multimedia" etc.

One is a 5 year old Toshiba. It came to me with a very ugly virus, trojan, worm infection. Unable to get rid of it under...
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how I got into Linux

Posted 02-29-2012 at 10:58 PM by FlorMarina

ell, today is a good date to start a blog, since is February 29, 2012

at first I just said... what's Linux? I had no idea that there was anything besides windows.
Mexico, my children had left to the US, their father also a US citizen was gone... I was alone, sad and getting very depress.
A friend from Seville, Spain, in his effort to help me, suggested for me to learn Linux. I agreed, but I had no idea what he was talking about.
I had never...
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Moving on

Posted 12-14-2011 at 09:20 PM by zaivala

Ubuntu left me and my old computer behind when they went to Unity. There is no driver for my computer, and it's too bloody difficult to install Gnome or anything else. Also, Karmic worked well on my old iron, Lucid less so... although some derivatives such as Puppy and Mint, based on Lucid, work fine.

Well, I finally upgraded my iron, but there wasn't money for a "real" computer. I now have an ASUS Eee PC 1215P, 1.5 GHz dual-core Atom. It came loaded with Win 7 HP... 32-bit,...
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Network Firewall Auditor and Checker for Linux

Posted 12-07-2011 at 11:54 AM by sudhagud

On a day to day work load, starting one with simple task to complex multiple tasks, IT System Administrators and all other personnel who look after the IT Data Centre and IT Infrastructure, sometimes find that they have to run a multiple command set, that to for simple information. In recent times the Desktop GUI and the relative backend tools that make the Linux System have advanced well, but for remote system administration, unlike Windows where RDT can be used, Sysadmin's prefer a shell and a...
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- rm

Posted 11-19-2011 at 08:24 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 06-20-2012 at 11:51 PM by Web31337

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