Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/mirandam/public_html/linux/wp-includes/functions.php on line 292
Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: Devices

Archive for the 'Devices' Category

Partitioning for 300GB

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

My new Seagate Barracuda 300GB hard drive just arrived. I’ll need some time to redo my entire computer (currently there are 4 operating systems). Whenever I purchase a new harddrive (about once ever 2 years) I always put some serious evaluation into how I will partition it.
Some points I consider

Windows is primary operating system
A second […]

To Deutschland

Monday, March 27th, 2006

When I started this blog it was a “fork of thoughts” from my main blog with a focus on software and linux. So how does a trip to Germany fit it? I decided I would try to take note of the basic differences I observed in computing. Granted Windows is used in far more public […]

Nvidia Linux Drivers

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Nvidia recently released an update (1.0-8174) to their high performance Linux video card drivers. Usually driver releases are done to support new hardware. In this case SLI series video cards and others such as the GeForce 6100, GeForce 6150 and GeForce 7800 GTX 512. Other than the driver itself, there were some significant changes made.

There […]

Pocket Linux Server

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

About 2 years ago I purchased a Linux based PDA: the Sharp Zaurus SL-5500. The PDA was intended to be used on Windows and (later) Linux. The initial driver for Windows setup the device as a USB network device, however the latest driver set it up as a normal USB PDA. I found that using […]

Canon S500 in Fedora Core

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

I had written a really simple camera mini-guide for how I use my Canon S500 digital camera in Fedora Core 3. The other night I decided to update and make sure everything still works in Fedora Core 4 - and it did.
Guides like these, to me, are almost not necessary. I would tell someone, just […]

Network Storage Device

Sunday, October 16th, 2005

As many have emphasized, Linux is exceptional in the server market. For consumers however, many do not realize servers can be very small scale and reduced to embedded devices. I’ve been working on a Linksys Network Storage Device for my home lan. Basically the device is a Linux server running on 133Mhz ARM Processor with […]