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In the beginning....

Posted 03-04-2009 at 08:00 AM by Bemfic

I have tinkered with Linux on and off for many years. I have to confess that I was one of those who would start an installation (and sometimes succeed) only to blow it off and install Windows. I was easily frustrated.

My company made a concerted effort to go 100% Windows just as Windows 2003 was about to go RTM so with help from a consultant we build and deployed our first forest. Shortly after that we discovered that there were legacy UNIX apps that would not port over. Hot on the...
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Tired of MS-Windows and IE

Posted 03-04-2009 at 07:13 AM by sefarlow

I am SO glad to have a Linux PC up and running again! I recently bought a PC in an auction and installed Debian 5 on it and love it! It is fast, stable and efficient UNLIKE MS Windows and IE. I am growing sick of how slow IE can be, especially after it has been loaded up and running awhile.
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I do not need more other slackware is my system

Posted 03-04-2009 at 06:59 AM by ROXR
Updated 11-20-2010 at 08:00 PM by ROXR

Linux is the hope.
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No sound from external speakers in Fedora 8 (laptop speakers ok)

Posted 03-04-2009 at 06:51 AM by wayno

Originally Posted by openSauce View Post

My Toshiba Satellite Pro A200 running Fedora 8 continues to play sound out of the laptop speakers when external speakers are plugged in (and no sound out of the external). What can I do to diagnose/fix this?

Extra info:
~$ /sbin/lspci | grep Audio
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
~$ uname -r
Are you plugging in speakers with a regular 3.5mm jack connector or USB...
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Linux,I Love You.

Posted 03-03-2009 at 09:20 PM by renguzi

As the title descripted.

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