Month: September 2008

Ubuntu 8.04 rocks!

I own a HP Pavilion dv6626us (also known as the dv6625us entertainment laptop) AMD based laptop which previously had Fedora 8 running on a dedicated linux partition. Problem as with linux is always support for some hardware, in this case the laptop uses a broadcom 43xx based wifi network wireless card. Configuration takes a while …

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Fedora 8, Fedora 9, HP6626us laptop wireless setup

4) Hers the steps l took to get the broadcom bcm43xx wireless network card working under Fedora 9 (sulphur) on my HP dv6626us AMD Turion64 based laptop. 1) [root@localhost ~]# yum install bcm43xx-fwcutter Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Setting up Install Process Parsing package install arguments Package bcm43xx-fwcutter-006-4.fc9.x86_64 already installed and latest version Nothing to do 2) …

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Silverlight via Open Source

I use and work on Silverlight 2 development using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. Heres an interesting development l just found out about callled Moonlight, which is geared towards being an open source implementation for unix/linux. Cant wait to try this on my linux distro Fedora. Heres the website link: http://go-mono.com/moonlight/ Another interesting development to watch …

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