Category Archives: Linux

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn and the Broadcom wireless card on a Compaq Presario C500 Laptop

You’d start to think that I’m no longer a developer, and more of a architecture IT person now with all of the latest Linux installation posts I’ve had lately.  These are do to the new tricks/fixes I’m having to learn … Continue reading 


Knoppix ntfsfix fixes Windows XP corrupted NTFS

Interested information from another Linux board: “Anyways, a couple of days ago I had a major hard drive crash that corruptedall my NTFS volumes. XP refused to boot, no safe mode, the recovery consolewouldn’t start, nothing. I was able to … Continue reading 


Don’t poke the penguin

Microsoft must really be hurting…..they just made the claim that Linux violates 235 of it’s patents.  SCO tried this recently and got it’s butt humiliated.  The linux community didn’t have to do anything. Some of he claims according to this … Continue reading 

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Getting sound working on my Toshiba laptop with Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)

The post here on the forums helped me solve my problems. How to do it: open a terminal and type: sudo vim /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-baseGo to the bottom of the file and paste in the following line: options snd-hda-intel model=auto or options … Continue reading 


Installing Subversion on Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) Server

This article covers installing subversion with the apache module so that it can be easily accessed from other systems on a public network.  The next post will show how to set this up with svn+ssh, which is considered more secure.To … Continue reading 


Ubuntu Linux offers Windows migration tool.

The newest version of Ubuntu 7.04 BETA is offering a new Windows migration tool.  According to the website, it will recognize and migrate ”Internet Explorer favorites, Firefox favorites, desktop wallpaper, AOL IM contacts, and Yahoo IM contacts” during the install process. … Continue reading 

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