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Epson Perfection V300 in Linux

I bought an Epson Perfection V300 a few weeks ago because it appeared to be usable in Linux with VueScan. When I tried to get it to run I had no luck. The driver for the scanner was supposed to be at AVASYS. Finally, on the 19th of December, AVASYS indicated that a driver existed [...]

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Digital TV in Linux

Linux Journal had an article (subscription to the print version may be required) entitled, “Over-the-Air Digital TV with Linux” in their July 08 print issue. After reading the article, I thought I’d get one of the reviewed USB tuners and play with it. This post provides info (some from the article) which I think is [...]

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On the Seattle Post Intelligencer blogs there is this post which states that the “NBC Olympics on the Go” will only be available to Windows Vista users. (ars technica has more information here.) This just goes to show how powerful the Monoply is and also how stupid someone at NBC is. MS is trying to [...]

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Microsoft .docx Files Attack

It finally happened. My wife got some MS Office 2007 .docx files in e-mail. For any readers who have been under a rock, the .docx file is Microsoft’s zipped xml file format. This is similar to the format that Microsoft appear to have shoved through the International Standards Organization (ISO) fast-track process after being established [...]

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I’ve now upgraded three of my four machines to (k)Ubuntu 8.04. My print server / desktop upgraded flawlessly. My daughter’s laptop, however, had one issue. We have been using a Linksys WPC54G wireless card in this machine. Upon reboot, the wireless did not work. Plugging into the wired network didn’t seem to work as I [...]

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