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After recently upgrading my Linux OS from Squeeze to Wheezy, I needed to re-setup my email, again. My Internet provider is Time Warner Cable ("TWC") with their RoadRunner ("RR") service. Debian uses Evolution for the default email access. Initially, I thought I would search the Internet for the setup instructions, and quickly discovered it was pretty much a waste of time. I have another computer that uses Mozilla Thunderbird, so I just translated the settings to Evolution,...
I have been using an HP ScanJet 4100C with my linux computer for a number of years. I primarily use it to scan old pictures into GIMP for restoration or enhancement. Even though I always kept the outside of the glass clean, I have noticed in the last year that the inside of the glass was developing a cloudy residue. I finally decided to do something about it. Before getting started, I locked the scan head using the sliding green button on the bottom of the scanner. If you open the cover, there...
Posted 02-14-2011 at 06:57 PM bywmromine Updated 07-15-2011 at 03:01 PM bywmromine
After installing a fresh install of Linux/Debian Lenny, and attempting to access the web with Ice Weasel, you soon discover you cannot play videos without installing Adobe Flash Player. As it turns out, this is a simple process. First, you go to Adobe's website, www.adobe.com, and download the latest version of Flash Player for linux. Then, untar the file to a selected location. Next, copy the .so file to the following folder: usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
I had a need to get the Img2pdf software from www.freshmeat.net to run on my Debian 3.1 (Sarge) linux machine. This software is used to convert a folder of single page image files to a single pdf document. Installing the img2pdf software turned out to be a very difficult task for me since I am not familiar with programming. The hardship could have been significantly reduced if better installation documentation were available, but that did not appear to be the case. Since I was able to successfully...