Archives November 2003

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Okay, I am having a really difficult time with the sound. ALSA appears to be working correctly, but sound only works a fraction of the time (i.e. three 30 second bursts in the past week). Here is my post to the Gentoo forums. If you have any idea how to get this working, please ...

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I thought that this was the PCMCIA card that is listed in the kernel docs as having a prism chipset. It’s not. It is version 2 and uses an ADMtek chipset.

I didn’t really try to get it working. Instead I took it back to the store and told them that I wasn’t ...

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I installed Unison to keep /home on my desktop and laptop synchronized. I am very happy with it, but I had some trouble getting it to work the way I wanted to. I wanted it to preserve permissions and ownership across my two systems, and this is not its default functionality. Here are some tips:

  • Install ...

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Summary: Herein the author documents his installation of Linux on his new laptop.

I bought an HP Pavilion ze4500 laptop this week. The ze4500 is the custom built model number of the ze series. I think that all ze series laptops use similar hardware. Here is my configuration:

  • Intel Celeron Mobile 2.4 GHz
  • 256 MB(1X256)DDR ...

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