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  1. Re: HOW TO: get a free speed boost from your hard drive

    I just thought I would mention that this doesn't ALWAYS work. I have a notebook with a BX chipset and a nice, new, speedy 7200 RPM notebook drive from Hitachi. UDMA2 is enabled by default, and any...
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    Re: HOWTO: Restore GRUB (if your MBR is messed up)

    Don't forget that this method, as described, puts GRUB back on the MBR (master boot record) of the hard drive instead of in the root parititon. This is fine for most people, but not if you already...
  3. Re: HOWTO: enable 3d acceleration w/ Rage Mobility (mach64)

    Thanks to Kultuur's tips (about loading modules) I did indeed get things working on Hoary (updated as of today).

    The problem for me is that DRI is only enabled (at least for me) at 1024x768 (or...
  4. Re: HOWTO: Compile Updated Orinoco Wireless Drivers/Airsnort/Kismet/Ethereal

    You need to be root to enable monitor mode, either with "sudo" or by opening up a root terminal window.

    -Warr
  5. Re: HOWTO: Compile Updated Orinoco Wireless Drivers/Airsnort/Kismet/Ethereal

    I thought *for sure* someone would have commented by now. Oh well, at least there's no grousing over how I screwed something up. ;-)

    -Warr
  6. HOWTO: Compile Updated Orinoco Wireless Drivers/Airsnort/Kismet/Ethereal

    Here are some steps to get Airsnort working on Ubuntu. (Other programs listed at end.)

    - Back up your system. I like using Norton Ghost 2003. It is much easier thrashing around the system trying...
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    Re: HOWTO: Make your fonts smooth enough to drool over.

    This is definately a "your milage may vary" sort of thing.

    On my laptop's LCD running at 1400x1050, the orignal fonts look very smooth, and honestly, better than Windows XP. With the new file, the...
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