Mac OS X Keyboard navigation

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 pmFor those switching from Windows to a Mac go and read the excellent HOWTO Switch To The Mac article from Tao of Mac If you?re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can deal […]

Installing Etherboot on a Hard Disk Drive

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:29 pmMy Linux Terminal Server Project is going well, however one of the painful support problems in branches is people removing the Rom-O-Matic boot CD?s we use to boot old PC?s on the terminal server. A lot of the old PC?s have hard drives and staff tinker with […]

Compaq HP Presario Keyboard woes

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 08:50 pmMy Compaq Presario 2100 (actually 2104US) had a keyboard problem. Luckily I did some more searching before buying a replacement keyboard. Having said that, HP?s replacement keyboard is sub $35 AUD so I spent more time on this than it the part was worth. The solution showed […]

HP and Compaq service manual

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 08:38 pmMy Compaq Presario 2104US laptop is playing up. It?s seems as if a non-printing key like ctrl is stuck down (except I don?t think it is that key). Symptoms: Alt-Tab in windows doesn?t work as if ctrl key is held down. Ctrl-tab works pressing and holding the […]

Addicted to the Internet

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 03:41 pmThe following quote appeared in an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald on Schools, parents to get talking about chatrooms Last year, a Flinders University study of 114 teenage students found that on average, they spent 13 hours a week online, and one-third were ?in the process […]

Linux Terminal Server K12LTSP 4.4.1 Build notes

Last updated on June 28th, 2015 at 12:06 pmThis is for K12 Linux Terminal Server Project K12LTSP 4.4.1 running on Fedora Core 4. I downloded the CD images and burned them to 5 CD?s. Boot from Disc 1 (of 5) Hit enter to boot into Anaconda, Fedora?s graphical installer. You can cancel out of the […]