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    Dial Up Troubles

    I'm working on installing FreeBSD 6.0 on an 10 year old notebook for a friend of mine and I'm having trouble getting the dial up connection to work. For one thing, the modem doesn't show up the way...
  2. There are three options for boot loaders during...

    There are three options for boot loaders during the install: None, Standard, and Boot Manager. Boot manager keeps a record of all bootable partitions and doesn't always work on really old hardware,...
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    Its almost funny how they describe those things...

    Its almost funny how they describe those things on their website:

    Translation:
    Our legacy modem chipsets have no built in processor and rely on godawful proprietary software to drain the...
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    Kernel Panic

    Here's an interesting problem, one of my computers (on the rare occasion it will actually turn on) displays the following message when trying to boot RedHat:

    real memory = 385810432 (376768K...
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    I tried it with Opera on FreeBSD (Identified as...

    I tried it with Opera on FreeBSD (Identified as MSIE 6 on Windows NT) and it worked fine. I switched it to identify as Opera on FreeBSD and it blocked it. Since it worked fine, there obviously aren't...
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    Re: The Ultimate Irony?

    Damn. I could barely stand waiting for Win95 to boot on a similar machine... Wow.
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    Now that I really look at it I guess it isn't...

    Now that I really look at it I guess it isn't that bad, at least they're trying this time, anything's better than that olive theme for WinXP.
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    More correctly, it could be "Excel: This is a...

    More correctly, it could be "Excel: This is a useless program which uses a lot of "Megabytes"" or "Excel: A really bad spreadsheet" And could some one please e-mail these idiots and tell them what a...
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    Sign up....For SPAM

    Yep, you can now have the latest ultra-obnoxious get-rich-quick scams sent directly to your mailbox! Apparently, a group of sleazy, fly-by-night dotcoms that can't afford original sounding domain...
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    Three84 when idle, wow, what the hell is it...

    Three84 when idle, wow, what the hell is it doing? Most nixes don't even use that much compiling source code!

    Gates Law: Every 18 months, the speed of Windows halves.

    Ballmer's Law: Every 18...
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    Poll: I'm stuck with 800x600@75Hz/16 bit color for now,...

    I'm stuck with 800x600@75Hz/16 bit color for now, I'm surprised my interrim computer from 1993 can handle that, but such is the power of FreeBSD. My normal computer runs at 1024x768@85Hz and 16 bit...
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    The IceWM Taskbar

    I'm having a weird problem with it, I keep moving the taskbar to the top but everytime I restart XFree86 or change the theme it jumps back to the bottom. I didn't see anything about it in the config...
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    Re: linux vers windows

    KDE has one, Kicker then "Find Files"




    I've never had a problem, most companies (EG: VIA, S3) release Linux/UNIX drivers with the product.
  14. If browsers were cars, IE would be a motorized...

    If browsers were cars, IE would be a motorized apple cart dragging the naked, hog tied user across the bottom of the Artic Ocean backwards. As much as I don't like Lexus, no car deserves that...
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    I've heard a lot of good things about it, even a...

    I've heard a lot of good things about it, even a good review from BSDForums.org. I'll have to give it a try sometime.
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    Poll: I never listen to music on my computer, it has a...

    I never listen to music on my computer, it has a fairly nice VIA VT8235 soundcard with a Realtek ALC202 18 bit CODEC, a lot better than a SoundBlaster 16, but it sounds like a monaural AM radio from...
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    The New Windows Commercials

    Microsoft must be getting desperate for ways to advertise (Not that monopolies actually need to). Now, instead of just saying the word "innovative" over and over again or claiming the Linux has a...
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    A trip to the past

    I havn't been here for a while, my regular computer got CPU fried, I couldn't find a CPU in the local stores, Rex, Sears, Circuit City, Staples, so I had to pull out the INTERIM COMPUTER, an ancient...
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    Its not like I'm trying to use it for a main OS,...

    Its not like I'm trying to use it for a main OS, my operating system is FreeBSD, has been for the past several years and will be for the forseeable future.

    And since when the hell is ReactOS...
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    When you can't even rant on LinuxForums without...

    When you can't even rant on LinuxForums without getting flamed for it things are getting pretty patetic. Fsck it. Forget I said anything.
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    Poll: Mine was made by First International Computer of...

    Mine was made by First International Computer of America, its a pretty good one for what I payed. The best though would probably be Sun Microsystems.
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    Ctrl-Alt-Backspace

    Ctrl-Alt-Backspace
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    Please don't start one of those dumbass KDE vs....

    Please don't start one of those dumbass KDE vs. GNOME things. I cannot express how much I hate those, who really gives a damn anyway, they both look pretty much the same. And as far as I'm concerned,...
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    I don't think any one really gives a hoot what...

    I don't think any one really gives a hoot what some one's signature says, as long as its short I don't care if it says "fuxx0rz D@4kb@<kw3rdz", I'd care even less if it was in another language, I...
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    KDE Did Something Annoying (Again)

    KDE is really starting to get on my nerves, first they got rid of the extremely fast RISC-OS window decorations in 3.3, and now in 3.4 they selectively disposed of my two favorite Styles of all time,...
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