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Finally Up and Running

September 3, 2009 Jon F 1

As you may recall, last night, I ruined my system by manually editing the xorg.conf config file according to a sketchy tutorial on the Debian […]

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Linux Mint

September 3, 2009 Sasha 2

I picked a distribution at random, and Linux Mint turned out to be a pretty good choice for someone like me – ie, completely incompetent […]

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The Fedora Megapost

September 3, 2009 Tyler B 4

Tyler B tries to install Fedora, get his ATi graphics card to work correctly, patches the kernel, enables Synaptics touchpad tap-click support and finally has everything working!

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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.