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  1. Rev 1.01 is out! My apologies for taking so...

    Rev 1.01 is out! My apologies for taking so long, but I ran into some problems. Despite passing memtest86 a couple of weeks ago, my 32-bit computer eventually died with a parity circuit failure...
  2. Update: I found out the major glitch was a...

    Update:

    I found out the major glitch was a problem involving the nouveau video driver and Linux kernel that affects some older NVIDIA video cards on 32-bit machines. I was getting a dmesg of "[ ...
  3. Hi, Memory and hard drive on my computer...

    Hi,

    Memory and hard drive on my computer tested out OK yesterday.

    I went back over the BOINC website instructions to see where I might have gone wrong. On the webage at SoftwarePrereqsUnix it...
  4. Hi Rubberman, Unfortunately the only 64-bit...

    Hi Rubberman,

    Unfortunately the only 64-bit machine I have (besides the Hackintosh) runs Windows for my telecommute job--don't want to mess with that! The 32-bit computer I am trying to run BOINC...
  5. The build of BOINC I have posted here results in...

    The build of BOINC I have posted here results in a memory leak that eventually freezes my computer, even with the PAE kernel installed. I will post again when I have come up with a solution.
  6. A couple of corrections: It is not necessary...

    A couple of corrections:

    It is not necessary to use sudo with "./boinc_7.0.28_i686-pc-linux-gnu.sh" or with "./run_manager". In fact, if you use sudo with "./run_manager" you won't be able to...
  7. Pain and suffering? Hey, it was fun to figure it...

    Pain and suffering? Hey, it was fun to figure it all out!

    Actually this fulfills a need. A lot of Fedora users have been unable to get Test4Theory to run on their machines, and have been sitting...
  8. How to set up VirtualBox and BOINC Client for Test4Theory on Fedora 18

    Hi,

    Test4Theory is a particle interaction simulation developed by CERN to run under BOINC and VirtualBox. The program actually runs on Scientific Linux inside VirtualBox. However, for arcane...
  9. The Neufbox dongle is a USB device that plugs...

    The Neufbox dongle is a USB device that plugs into your computer and connects your computer wirelessly to the Neufbox.
  10. If you are using the Neufbox dongle on your Dell...

    If you are using the Neufbox dongle on your Dell Latitude, that may be the problem. Try borrowing one from someone else and see if that stops the Neufbox from rebooting.
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    Give us a link.

    Give us a link.
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    Hard to say. Generally corrupting an OS with a...

    Hard to say. Generally corrupting an OS with a hard shutdown causes more stuff to happen than just making your desktop icons disappear, though. If you can't find an option to restore them in the OS...
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    This article should be helpful: Linux compatible...

    This article should be helpful: Linux compatible USB wireless adapters - 2012
    I note that the author does not specifically say the wireless devices he describes work on 64-bit systems, but since he...
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    May be some bad news, you may not have a linux...

    May be some bad news, you may not have a linux driver for your printer. Canon Europe - PIXMA Linux Support Page
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    This is the error you are getting during the...

    This is the error you are getting during the installation:

    "ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This happens most frequently when this kernel module was built against the wrong...
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    Yeah, looking through the Xorg.0 file I can see...

    Yeah, looking through the Xorg.0 file I can see the system trying to load one video driver after another (including one NVIDIA driver that does not support your card) but it never gets around to...
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    to find out what kernel you are using, type in...

    to find out what kernel you are using, type in Terminal,


    uname -r

    One of the possibilities in the first error message is that you are using the wrong kernel header files to build the driver. ...
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    Try the Chrome browser; it has Flash built in. ...

    Try the Chrome browser; it has Flash built in. https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/?&brand=CHMB&utm_campaign=en&utm_source=en-ha-na-us-sk&utm_medium=ha
  19. It's best if you pick a Linux distribution and...

    It's best if you pick a Linux distribution and then only install the packages for that distro. Not saying it is not possible, for instance some Debian packages will install in Ubuntu, which is...
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    I think they try to make the newer Linux kernels...

    I think they try to make the newer Linux kernels as much backwards compatible as possible, so you may want to try building the 3.5.3 kernel from source. No need to get rid of the old one; if 3.5...
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    I think this problem might be solved by a kernel...

    I think this problem might be solved by a kernel upgrade, or by using a version of Linux that uses the latest kernel. According to this CARDLIST, native support is provided by kernel 3.5. Linux...
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    Not sure this will help, but try this: ...

    Not sure this will help, but try this:

    Right-click on the SD card in Nautilus and then click on Properties. Then click on the Permissions tab. Then change the settings under Access Control so...
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    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bacula ...

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bacula

    http://www.bacula.org/5.0.x-manuals/en/main/main/index.html
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    Wouldn't necessarily rule out the driver. Also...

    Wouldn't necessarily rule out the driver. Also moving back to Canada you might have moved to a high radio frequency interference environment. (Try unplugging cordless phone bases, for instance).
    ...
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    Let's see what you have in your Downloads...

    Let's see what you have in your Downloads directory so we can decide how to proceed. Open Terminal and post the results of


    ls /home/YourUsername/Downloads
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