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Rescuing a SCO OpenServer 5.0.5 machine to run in a VM on RHEL5.4

I received a frantic SMS from an old classmate running a travel agency business saying that his SCO machine cannot now boot. He is running an application written to a 3-GL/4-GL product called Thoroughbred. He has had the system running … Continue reading

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Minor issue with NetworkManager and Fedora 12

Just solved a problem on my Fedora 12 32-bit machine (Acer Aspire One D250). For some reason, the nm-applet is not starting when I log into the desktop. When I start a terminal and fire up nm-applet as a normal … Continue reading

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Automatically connecting to the Wireless@SG hotspots

Thanks to a caustic comment some years ago to Lee Kuan Yew by some visitors to Singapore, we have a nation-wide free wifi network called “Wireless@SG”. It has been a constant pain to use and after much ridicule, someone, somewhere … Continue reading

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My chumby

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Fonera 2.0n finally!

Finally vpost delivers the Fonera 2.0n I ordered online. Earlier this week, I was suprised to receive a letter (yes, paper mail) from SingPost that my Fon was being held at Singapore Customs pending approval to import from IDA. The … Continue reading

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Xournal

Thanks to Xournal, you can now annotate any PDF and export it out to a new PDF. This is excellent for filling in forms, note taking, keeping a journal, writing using a stylus etc. I have just experimented it on … Continue reading

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Brother DCP-135C and Fedora 12

I was disappointed that the Brother DCP-135C is not within the CUPS database. However, kudos to Brother, they do make drivers available on their website. I have the USB version of the printer/scanner/fax machine and I had to download the … Continue reading

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