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Wifi dongle moduals Many are broken

Posted 08-15-2006 at 05:10 AM by WOTHed

This is my first blog i have know idea where its going (url) but here goes.

All I have to say on the matter is you really want to buy a usb wifi dongle that you have seen working out of the box.

The dongles i have seen that state "linux suport" have genuinely got driver source files avalible but they seldom work out of the box, even when your distro has them bundled they often haven't been compiled right and you need to comiple them again (well with ubuntu...
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Nagios 2.5 and Oreon 1.3 (Nagios web front end) installation with screenshots

Posted 08-11-2006 at 04:10 AM by sridhar11

Oreon© is an Open Source monitoring solution based on Nagios. It offers to this monitoring standard a new front end and brings it a panel of new functionalities.

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Ethereal on Mandriva 2006 Community

Posted 08-04-2006 at 10:34 AM by taupist

<p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Well, I downloaded and installed Ethereal from the mirror and guess what? It wouldn't capture packets. Several error windows kept opening up on top of each other.
<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Finally I hit on the idea that the first error might be causing all the others. It was saying that it couldn't
<br />find '/usr/sbin/dumpcap'. When I looked, I found '/usr/bin/dumpcap',...
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SimplyMEPIS 6.0: Linux Desktop on Steroids!

Posted 08-03-2006 at 11:47 PM by raldz

It's been three days since I've been playing around with the final release of SimplyMEPIS 6.0, and the words that come into my mind after the oohss, and aahhs is simply: “Linux Desktop on Steroids!” Although this is a review of the much awaited release of MEPIS 6.0, I decided to give it a title that reflects my impressions of the latest release from MEPIS.

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Upgrade to Slackware -current

Posted 08-02-2006 at 12:21 PM by truthfatal

I’m quite sure that everyone who does this has their own method. This is the method that works for me. I go about things like ths because I’m far to cheap and lazy to install a CD burner on my machine. If I did that I would just burn a -current ISO and install. I don’t use tools like Slapt-get, swaret, or slackpkg, because I don’t want to. I have in the past used the method described in Slackware’s UPGRADE.txt, and that’s probably what I’ll do when Slack 11 is finally released, but I wanted a clean...
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