@pjain – My Ramblings on Tech, Startups, Economics, Crypto, Investing and more

  • Lexar ThumbDrive not detected on FC1->FC2 upgrade

    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…

  • 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 🙂

  • Fedora Core 2 Experience

    I just finished my download of Fedora Core 2 after 4 days of trying and funny enough, using Bittorrent from Europe was faster than using the torrent for the US ( I’m located in the US). Go figure. I did the following upgrades/installs: Installed FC2 on a new partition on a Dell desktop with FC1…

  • Creating your own bootable Linux CD

    There’s a great article on linuxdevcenter on how to create your own bootable Linux CD based on Knoppix. Using and Customizing Knoppix by Robert Bernier — Several Linux distributions boot directly from CD-ROMs. How many are usable in that state? How many are customizable in that state? Klaus Knopper’s Knoppix is perhaps the best known…

  • SuSE 9.0 Live-CD

    Working out of a different office today, I was extremely apprehensive about being forced to use Windows and Outlook. I decided to download the SuSE 9.0 Live-Eval CD and bring it to the office. Once I got here, I popped in the CD, rebooted the PC and went through the config – very short. It…

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