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Disabling the PC Speaker Beep

September 2, 2009 Jon F 5

If you’re like me, you’re still working on your certification as a Linux God. Until graduation day comes around, and you throw your penguin-festooned mortar […]

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Fedora HOOOOOOOO!

September 1, 2009 Dana H 1

Hi, everyone!  Dana here posting from a successful installation of Fedora 11.  I’m a little disappointed that I didn’t get the option to install KDE […]

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Good news on the laptop front

September 1, 2009 Sasha 0

I’ve gotten word that my laptop will be arriving at my parents’ house tomorrow, meaning that I’ll probably have it by tomorrow evening.

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From rage to less rage

September 1, 2009 Jake B 3

Today was installation day – that is, get my Gentoo system up and running to begin its full-time use. I have several pictures of the […]

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Laptop shipped

August 31, 2009 Sasha 2

Time to track my delivery! Oh wait…. Shipping Method: Information Temporarily Unavailable. Shipped Date: 8/30/2009 Estimated Delivery Date: Information Temporarily Unavailable. Carrier: Information Temporarily Unavailable. […]

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Back and ready to go!

August 31, 2009 Dana H 0

I just got back from vacation last night, in time for tomorrow’s experiment start date.  I’ve all ready backed up my laptop in preparation (running […]

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Calm before the storm

August 30, 2009 Jake B 2

Less than two days before the experiment starts, and I’m getting things ready ahead of time – my schedule this week is packed with fixing […]

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Hello, World!

August 28, 2009 Dave L 0

Hi Everyone, This is my very first post for The Linux Experiment. The time is ticking before the experiment begins, so I guess it is […]

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Delivered!

August 28, 2009 Tyler B 0

My laptop has arrived and just in time for the start of the experiment! Now if only Sasha’s would ship…

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Get the most out of your battery

August 25, 2009 Tyler B 0

After reading this article on Slashdot I did some digging and found LessWatts.org a website designed to help you get the most out of your battery. Just thought I’d take a moment to point it out.

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Of filesystems and partitions

August 25, 2009 Tyler B 4

For a Windows or Mac user the filesystem is something they will probably never think about in their daily computing adventures. That is mostly because there really isn’t a choice in the matter. As a Windows user the only time I actually have to worry about the filesystem is when I’m formatting a USB drive. For my hard drives the choices are NTFS, NTFS, and.. oh yeah NTFS. My earliest recollection of what a filesystem is happened when my Windows 98 machine had crashed and I had to wait while the machine forced a filesystem check on the next start up. More recently FAT32 has gotten in my way with it’s 4GB file size limitation.

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Shipped

August 25, 2009 Tyler B 0

I awoke to an email this morning saying my laptop has shipped! Hopefully this means the end of my troubles and that the laptop will show up on time! I’ll keep you posted.

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Back and ready for action

August 25, 2009 Jake B 0

I’m back from an intensely relaxing and awesome holiday in our nation’s capital, Ottawa. I’d forgotten how close it was in proximity to Quebec – […]

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God Damnit Dell

August 25, 2009 Sasha 1

My laptop was due to be delivered yesterday. I checked the status this morning: “CANCELED”. It seems that in their infinite wisdom, Dell scrapped the […]

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Coming close

August 23, 2009 Tyler B 1

The experiment is set to begin in less than 10 days and now is the time to settle on all of those little decisions that still need to be made.

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I hereby welcome myself

August 23, 2009 Sasha 1

Hi everybody! I’m Sasha, and I’ve joined the project experiment. I will be running some Linux distribution, essentially chosen without any forethought or regard for […]

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Vacation a-hoy!

August 23, 2009 Dana H 0

Hi, all.  Just a fair heads up that I’ll be relatively incommunicado as I head out on vacation until August 30th.  I hope that everyone […]