Tag: Linux

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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Software

Watch this development – Open source Windows XP – React Operating System Interesting Video from University of Washington on Google Linux cluster Recommended (software l’ve tried and found very useful compared to various similar options, all those listed below work on Windows vista also): MP3Tag – the universal tag editor GIMP – GNU image manipulation …

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