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Monthly Archive for May, 2008

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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