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  1. Thread: Linux! WEee!!

    by kevinalm
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    Grub can be configured by manually editing the...

    Grub can be configured by manually editing the configuration file:

    /boot/grub/grub.conf

    Details on doing this can be obtained by accessing the linux info system. At a bash prompt, type:

    info...
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    Some of the strangest things can block signals....

    Some of the strangest things can block signals. Set up a wireless weather thermometer a while back. Had to move the receiver. The aluminum film of a large wall mirror was blocking line of sight. Try...
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    Temperature at the molecular/atomic scale is a...

    Temperature at the molecular/atomic scale is a measure of speed of motion. This sounds a bit vague but it actually makes sense. If a fast moving object hits a slow moving object, odds are the fast...
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    Creat a system disk with os

    Creat a system disk with os <=win98. Add your exe. Enter bios and set for a: first. I don't think you need to set hd's installed to none but I'm not sure so it wouldn't hurt. Edit autoexec.bat to...
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    Poll: Eggnog raw egg milk sugar nutmeg Some...

    Eggnog

    raw egg
    milk
    sugar
    nutmeg

    Some recipes add other spices but those are the basic ingredients. Sounds revolting but actually not bad. Tastes like a super rich milk shake. Got to be...
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    Poll: zahid. I think that's what I said. Correct me...

    zahid.

    I think that's what I said. Correct me if I'm wrong. At any rate, that is what I was getting at. Most paradox arise from errors in the way the question is posed. There are some that are due...
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    Poll: The trivial answer, the egg. (dinosaurs, fish,...

    The trivial answer, the egg. (dinosaurs, fish, etc. that predate chickens.)

    The more interesting answers illustrate an axiom of mine. All examples of a so-called paradox are due to a badly worded...
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    Don't worry about formatting. You'll do that when...

    Don't worry about formatting. You'll do that when you install linux on the drive. MS formatting isn't compatable with linux.

    As for setting drive jumpers, the best thing to do is check out the hd...
  9. Thread: Linux c ide

    by kevinalm
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    You might check out rhide. It can be a hassle to...

    You might check out rhide. It can be a hassle to compile and install though, depending on your distro and version of linux.
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    Here's a link that explains virtual channel. ...

    Here's a link that explains virtual channel.


    http://www.eetimes.com/news/97/981news/nec.html


    The specs on the mb manufacturer's website clearly state that both pc100 and pc133 are...
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    KT133 refers to the chipset the motherboard is...

    KT133 refers to the chipset the motherboard is based on. It is in fact 133mhz fsb.

    An amr slot is a special type of modem slot. To use it you have to have an amr modem. There is one listed under...
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    The idea of "quantum" circuitry has been kicking...

    The idea of "quantum" circuitry has been kicking around for a decade or two. Basically, it has to do with shrinking the size of integrated circuits to the point where a bit could be stored by the...
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    I would suggest not putting /temp on a vfat...

    I would suggest not putting /temp on a vfat partition. Although what you have in mind could probably work, I suspect it would slow down your system. /temp is used a lot by many different programs and...
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    Actually, a clearer way to analyze the problem is...

    Actually, a clearer way to analyze the problem is this:

    When the owner discovered his mistake, the original transaction was voided. It essentially ceased to exist. Because of the dishonesty of the...
  15. You need to use the Roxio erase utility. The cdrw...

    You need to use the Roxio erase utility. The cdrw disk needs to be completely wiped and then formatted to use it as a Direct CD. In easy cd creator look under disk>erase disk. Choose the full erase...
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    Although I don't think we need to worry about a...

    Although I don't think we need to worry about a real life version of "Attack of the Clones", there are some real concerns. Especially the "age reset" mentioned already by Commander. After all, there...
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    Sticky: Hammer, Sometime around msdos 6.x config.sys and...

    Hammer,
    Sometime around msdos 6.x config.sys and autoexec.bat became much more forgiving about what is done where. Autoexec.bat is where it should technically go, but in my experience more systems...
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    Sticky: >>You dont have to do what kevinalm suggested to...

    >>You dont have to do what kevinalm suggested to get it to work.

    Are you sure? I'll take your word for it as I don't use Borland myself. But from the instructions rollingbroak quoted in his...
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    Sticky: You also need to edit config.sys with notepad to...

    You also need to edit config.sys with notepad to include c:\Borland\Bcc55 to your dos command search path. (item a. on instuction list)

    There should be a line in config.sys that reads something...
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    Sayeh, re your last post. If you look back over...

    Sayeh, re your last post. If you look back over the thread, you'll see that's exactly what I was saying. I was using simplified language for a more general audiance. I perhaps could have been...
  21. Thread: Monitor Woes

    by kevinalm
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    Yeah, the phosphorescent coating inside a crt is...

    Yeah, the phosphorescent coating inside a crt is toxic and the epa is touchy about that. You might try donating it to a computer repair shop but you'll probably have to bite the bullet and pay to...
  22. Thread: Monitor Woes

    by kevinalm
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    My best guess (and it is a guess) is sloblo. It...

    My best guess (and it is a guess) is sloblo. It sounds like the powerline input circuit, and that's what would make sense there. You get some pretty strong current transients when you turn on a...
  23. Thread: Monitor Woes

    by kevinalm
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    I'm wondering if it isn't really this: F801...

    I'm wondering if it isn't really this:

    F801
    .5A/25V01

    T2 .5AH 250V

    Have another good look.

    The reason being that this makes the two consistant (1/2 amp 250 volt fuse). The only other...
  24. Thread: Monitor Woes

    by kevinalm
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    That should be enough info for a good Shack store...

    That should be enough info for a good Shack store or a electronics shop to go on. Bring the fuse with you. Also, look again and make sure it doesn't say .5 amp. Sometimes the decimal point can be...
  25. Thread: Monitor Woes

    by kevinalm
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    A lot of the time you can get the right fuse at...

    A lot of the time you can get the right fuse at Radio Shack, if you know what you need. The expertise of they're employee's varies a lot. Put it this way, if you have a good Shack francize near you ...
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