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Centrino on FC2 Part 2

It’s been a while since I promised to post instructions on getting the Centrino working on my Thinkpad T40 with Fedora Core 2 and unfortunately, I forgot eveyr step I took in order to get it working. The most recent problem I faced was that one of the yum repositories posted an updated firmware driver [...]

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Centrino on Thinkpad T40

This turned out to be pretty easy. I installed the RPMs from ATRpms for the hostap and ipw2100 kernel modules.Initially, I couldn’t load the modules without rebooting the laptop. Upon reboot, the Centrino was recognized by Kudzu. I logged in and my Centrino chip was connected to the closest AP with DHCP.I love it!

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Fedora Core 2 Update

I’ve been away on vacation, buried with work and spending time with the lovely wife and relatives so it’s been a little tough to spend time on the computer. I’m finally getting some time today to get back to tinkering. Mozilla Foundation released Firefox 0.9 recently. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to get it to [...]

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This is a strange one. My 128MB Lexar Thumbdrive gets detected and mounted automatically on my Thinkpad T40 but on my Dell desktop, FC2 isn’t even detecting it.FC2 on the Dell is detecting my Palm Tungsten T and a USB Bluetooth dongle, and a USB multi-card reader but not the Thumbdrive. Again, odd but it’ll [...]

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Gnome-Blogger

I just installed gnome-blogger on my FC2 Dell desktop. Looks very simple and powerful with decent editing features. What would be nice is to have a blog plugin for emacs…something to look around for :-)

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