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    [other] Re: Sierra 250U from sprint

    anyone getting 4G on this yet?


    also does the 3G work pretty much out of the box for the various distros? i had a Sierra 598u (over sprint) that seemed to work right away on most every linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Recommend an easy web filter or firewall

    Thanks. Sounds like the program i'm looking for. :)
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    [ubuntu] Recommend an easy web filter or firewall

    was hoping to find an easy web filter or firewall that could download a bunch of different blacklists in various forms (hosts file type, Adblocker Plus type, whatever others, etc) and also allow me...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Any programs (with GUI) that list network connections + speeds up + down

    thanks. Wireshark is a bit overkill and i don't see up and down speeds listed. can't believe there isn't a simple program with GUI though that doesn't need to use the terminal :(
  5. [ubuntu] Any programs (with GUI) that list network connections + speeds up + down

    Hi,
    was looking for some program with GUI that would list all the individual connections as well as how much data each of those connections is producing - something like what the Avast ISS...
  6. Re: WinXP - can i install 2nd and 3rd image on same HDD?

    it had a Samsung Restore program with the hidden partition but i deleted it.

    @ LostFarmer - thanks for that post. am trying to decide if i should try your method there as i'm kind of a noob in...
  7. Re: WinXP - can i install 2nd and 3rd image on same HDD?

    yes, its the same OS, i just made an earlier image of it.
  8. WinXP - can i install 2nd and 3rd image on same HDD?

    Hi,
    i have a netbook with both WinXP and Ubuntu, and Grub is handling the boot process. I wanted to re-install WinXP from an early image that i took a few years ago because my current WinXP is...
  9. Re: HOWTO: Amend your hosts file to block ads (by site)

    thanks for the response. Compiling is beyond my knowledge though.

    i'm just trying to find something easy that would allow me to load up all these hosts file blocking lists as well as all the ABP...
  10. Re: HOWTO: Amend your hosts file to block ads (by site)

    does anyone know of a Hosts file manager for Ubuntu like HostsMan in Windows? i'm just looking for something that i could turn it on/off very easily without having to go thru the terminal so that i...
  11. Re: HOWTO: Amend your hosts file to block ads (by site)

    ok thanks....i must have merged it incorrectly or something...i was trying to get to some run of the mill file site like filefactory or filestube, then i tried to check the hosts file and it was A to...
  12. Re: HOWTO: Amend your hosts file to block ads (by site)

    thanks mellowchuck...

    dumb question, i was wondering if there is a way to alphabetize it? because it blocks file hosting sites and a few others that i'd rather just delete from it individually if...
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    Re: How to Secure Firefox

    can we continue this thread?

    a lot of it can be done by making a user.js file for Firefox from the about:config section. that way you can just copy that user.js file for a re-install or 2nd and...
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    Re: Utility to compare two text files for changes?

    Yeah, Meld is excellent. i think i was using Notepad++ with some plugin on the windows side but Meld is much better.
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Dual-boot WinXP and Ubuntu - want to add some partitions

    thanks for the reply OldFred and apologies for my delay in responding, i had a few problems here this last week...will study the threads you have suggested...

    thanks... :)
  16. [ubuntu] Dual-boot WinXP and Ubuntu - want to add some partitions

    Hi, kind of a noob as far as partitions etc....i have the following on my 160 GB HDD:


    dev/sd1 - NTFS - 6 GB - (diag) hidden recovery partition from Samsung for WinXP
    dev/sd2 - ...
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