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This geeks got guns

Posted 09-15-2009 at 02:56 PM by jkzfixme

As an IT professional you often run into mind boggling problems, just weird stuff which can throw you for a loop and leaving you scratching your head for days. Ask anybody who does it for a living and there will be at least one memorable horror story withing the last few months. Well I am no exception , however what I did with the erroneous hard drives was exceptionally fun ! I just found these pics laying around on an old external and figured I would share.

One of my few vices happens...
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Root your G1 and add cyanogenmod

Posted 10-06-2009 at 11:05 AM by jkzfixme

So last year I posted a blog about why my wife should let me spend our rent money on an android dev phone. Well as it turned out I ended up waiting a few months for my sprint contract to be up and jumped ship to Tmobile. Android is simply the best thing since sliced bread, it has everything I could need and then some. That being said there are multiple reasons why I rooted it. For one you can run full distro's, I tried out Debian and it was awesome. There are other interesting things to do such...
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enable mp3 support in K3b - ubuntu 9.10

Posted 11-17-2009 at 07:35 PM by jkzfixme

I recently took the plunge and upgraded my daily driver box to the latest greatest. There is nothing ground breaking about the install other than the speed of ext 4 so I wont bother going into that aspect. However one thing that threw me was K3b. When burning a cd for my daughter it kept coming up with
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Unable to handle the following files due to an unsupported format:
It has been so long since I did a fresh install in a desktop environment as opposed to a server that I totally forgot about the legal...
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VGA Resolution Codes for GRUB & Lilo

Posted 12-29-2007 at 09:53 AM by archtoad6
Updated 10-09-2009 at 06:47 AM by archtoad6

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...e-font-609125/ raises the issue of how do I set, at boot, the resolution of my consoles (tty's); not just during boot, but for afterwards too.

This got me thinking about a chart of the "vga=" codes that are available.

Googling:
"VGA Resolution" Chart
got these 2 useful answers:
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2007/05...en-resolution/...
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Ubuntu 9.10: Karmic Koala

Posted 02-20-2009 at 03:02 PM by jkzfixme

So it seams as if a new weapon in the Linux arsenal is in the mix. Mark Shuttleworth announced the development today Fri Feb 20 16:40:36 GMT 2009. The jist of the announcement appears to be that they are focusing on cloud computing as well as a strong emphasis optimizing for netbooks, as articulated in this statement. "It only takes 35 days to make a whole Koala, so we think it should be possible to bring up a stylish desktop much faster. The goal for Jaunty on a netbook is 25 seconds, so let's...
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