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New Computer -- Inspiron 1521

Posted 08-01-2008 at 11:48 AM by radiodee1
Updated 11-26-2008 at 05:29 AM by radiodee1

This post was written previously. I include it here so that maybe other people can benefit from this long story of how I got my laptop to finally work, and because I like posting to blogs.

--New Computer--
Well, I've got a new computer. It's a Dell Laptop Inspiron 1521. It's great, but now I'm trying to put linux on it. I'm using debian linux, and my goal is to run 'lenny', or what they also call 'testing'. I still have dial-up at home, but the computer has a wireless card, so...
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LinuxQuestions website

Posted 08-01-2008 at 11:28 AM by dantux

This is my first blog entry.
Just wanted to congratulate for the amazing work you've been doing with this website.
Many many times, this is the place I found answers to my questions.
I also have another blog on my own website where I usually post concerns and mostly findings. But... that website will never reach the level of professionalism you can find here on http:/

Thank you!
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My first blog!

Posted 08-01-2008 at 11:14 AM by archeryguru2000

Hello everybody. I've never posted a blog entry before... not even sure what blogs are really for. I must admit, I've never even read a blog before. However, I've heard enough hype on TV about them to believe that they are used (kinda) like a diary. I've never had a diary before, most guys probably have not. Growing up, I seem to remeber that girls generally liked the idea of having (and keeping) a journal of their daily/periodic "encounters". Anyway, I feel I'm ready to give it...
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Posted 08-01-2008 at 10:50 AM by Ezplan

Well I took the bait again! "Did you know you have your own blog....". So now I'm a blogger! That is kind of how I got into being the office IT person.

I started out being trained, and working as, an architect, buildings, not software. In the early 90's our office, as many small architectural offices did, found CAD creeping into the workflow. We started with 1 CAD workstation, then 2, then 6, 12, and none of it networked! It quickly became obvious that between keeping OS'es...
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Posted 08-01-2008 at 09:03 AM by agyeya

I have ever so wondered what people find so great in Linux. Yet over the years I have been but a passive installer of Red Hat, Fedora, and ubuntu distros on my very own system.

I hope that this forum will help me an others like me realize the complete power of Linux.

My two cents.
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