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Keeping an open mind (Non-technical)

Posted 01-23-2009 at 10:52 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 01-23-2009 at 11:05 PM by rocket357

In an earlier post, I told a story about finding out my wife was pregnant with our second child and converting my home office into a nursery. Here it is months later, and today we found out we're going to have a little boy.

Now, my wife and I are completely against "gender roles" as deemed appropriate by society. What's wrong with a man knowing how to cook, or a woman that knows how to handle a rifle? Nothing, IMHO, and enforcing such artificial constraints is not only...
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Not getting anywhere with MadWifi

Posted 01-23-2009 at 10:00 PM by ctroyer

Downloaded madwifi-0.9.4 from sourceforge - read the README and INSTALL files, did make and make install - but there seems to be no ath_pci module for modprobe to load. Hmmm.

Went to to look for the wiki. Couldn't find it, but did find lots of hints that the sourceforge version of the code is obsolete. So I went to a mirror site for the 'latest' snapshot. That file was madwifi-20060331. Sounds older than madwifi-0.9.4, but what the heck. Tried compiling it, but just got...
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Installing a Roller Blog on a Slackware Box (Part 2)

Posted 01-23-2009 at 08:53 PM by ibacsoft (Ibacsoft`s Slackware Blog)

Now, to set the ownership of the Tomcat files and directories:

chown tomcat:tomcat /usr/tomcat (this is for the symbolic link)

chown -R tomcat:tomcat /usr/apache-tomcat-5.5.27 (this is for recursively changing all directories and subdirectories inside the tomcat dir)

The next step is to set the CATALINA_HOME as an environmente variable for /usr/local/tomcat. I opened the /etc/profile file with vi and added the following line:

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Acer Aspire One Resources

Posted 01-23-2009 at 03:02 PM by farslayer
Updated 05-04-2009 at 10:36 AM by farslayer

This page is just to consolidate all the Acer Aspire One Links we have located over time..

Linpus Lite Resources - for Your AAO
10 Tweaks for your AAO
30 AAO hacks
Acer Aspire One Tips and Tricks - Setup Cloned or Dual Displays !!
Customize The Aspire Ones GUI
Official Acer Aspire One Forums - Good place for assistance with linpus Lite
Huawei E220 - Mobile broadband on the AAO...
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New cheap CardBus wireless card arrives

Posted 01-22-2009 at 09:43 PM by ctroyer

The D-Link DWL-G630 that I ordered from BuyDirect Corporation (Found on Amazon ) Arrived. Yay!

I decided to order this card by searching the wireless chipset list at and searching Amazon for vendors who were selling the particular cards with the particular chipset I was seeking. Took some tedious typing into search boxes, but I found several options that I liked, and had I not found this card for $10.00 I would have called the vendors to quiz them about...
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