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Old 11-06-2003, 03:54 AM   #106
orange400
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Originally posted by Dr.Fark
I would have to say that this is the coolest thing I've done with linux yet. It's an mp3 player that sits in my living room. I interface with it through a remote conrole, and a little LCD panel. I have access to my mp3's over a network mount. After I made this mp3 player, HP came with a similar product, that cost about $500.00.
No way! That's super cool. I'd love to see it but the link doesn't work for me ... is the server down?

 
Old 11-06-2003, 09:31 AM   #107
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turning a 21" monitor into a giant analog clock
 
Old 11-10-2003, 01:32 PM   #108
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No way! That's super cool. I'd love to see it but the link doesn't work for me ... is the server down?

Yep it was down. Sorry I was out of town for the weekend. It's up again.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 05:22 PM   #109
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Originally posted by darin3200
using only 5 mouse clicks and no keyboard to access my mp3s on a windows partition. In mankdrake right click on desktop, find add, select disk, find the device tab and select the partition, hit ok
I can do it in 1 click. Just make a shortcut to the partition or folder on your desktop. (link to url)
 
Old 11-18-2003, 02:52 AM   #110
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I finally got CrossOver to work and now I can listen to......


LAUNCHCAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOO HOOOOOOO!!!!!!!
 
Old 11-23-2003, 11:56 PM   #111
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1. Installing Java runtime on a friend's new RH 9 box that is 15 miles away via ssh and scp from my home computer.

2. Getting the first person shooter "Trespasser" working flawlessly under Winex.

3. Watching the lights flash on the Orinico gold card on my wife's Toshiba Satellite as it communicated with the Linksys wireless G router connecting her to the internet for the first time!

4. Recently I manged to burn a copy of Knoppix to disk from the downloaded ISO, using just the command line with cdrecord.
 
Old 11-24-2003, 08:51 PM   #112
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Scorptatrons coolest things:

Convinced my boss to let me migrate all of our computers to linux (with no linux experiance!)
Setup an entire network on linux (www, mail, file/printer sharing)
Converted all our ASP to PHP in under 2 weeks
Learnt PHP in under a week!
 
Old 11-25-2003, 07:41 AM   #113
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Originally posted by scorpatron
Scorptatrons coolest things:

Convinced my boss to let me migrate all of our computers to linux (with no linux experiance!)
Setup an entire network on linux (www, mail, file/printer sharing)
Converted all our ASP to PHP in under 2 weeks
Learnt PHP in under a week!
How large is your company, and how did you convince your boss? I assume he must have some kind of open mind about things
 
Old 11-25-2003, 09:48 AM   #114
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How large is your company, and how did you convince your boss? I assume he must have some kind of open mind about things
i think convincing the boss is a good enough achievement to get posted by itself . every boss i have ever worked for thought MS were the bees knees - and although there is plenty of hard facts to support why Nix architectures are better, he always believe the MS hype
 
Old 11-25-2003, 09:59 AM   #115
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I convinced the boss of our radio station to go with Linux on all it's computers. The only thing we couldn't do without was QuickBooks, which we are running from Win4Lin on top of Mandrake 9.0. I got in there and convinced him that he would be a stupid idiot not to listen to me! By George I DID listen to him and am glad he made me see the light!

I consider this another of the coolest things I've ever done with Linux.
 
Old 11-25-2003, 02:59 PM   #116
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Our lab runs an entire realtime movie playback and neural recording system on the RT linux kernel (+ fancy hardware). BTW, I didn't write the original SW, but I'm learning!
 
Old 11-29-2003, 11:27 AM   #117
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1. Got my Lexmark Z45 to work in Linux (with the help of the new HCL ^_^)
2. Got Starcraft to run under WineX
3. Got the Baldur's Gate II installer to run under WineX (I don't have enough free HD space to install it, I need to repartition)
 
Old 12-01-2003, 01:59 PM   #118
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Well the fact that I have a working IPCop system on a 286 PC for 14 months and some... I think is the coolest thing I have ever done in Linux!
 
Old 12-01-2003, 06:02 PM   #119
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now i would have to say setting up a caseless p100 as an appletalk/print server and drive a 20x4 serial character lcd using lcdproc
 
Old 12-02-2003, 04:28 PM   #120
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Quote:
Originally posted by dtournas
Well the fact that I have a working IPCop system on a 286 PC for 14 months and some... I think is the coolest thing I have ever done in Linux!
I didn't think you could linux ran on a 286, because it's a 32 bit OS.
 
  


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