Tag: Linux

  • My netbook has crashed

    Broken Screen by John Julian Hansen Denmark / sxc.hu

    Last updated on July 5th, 2015 at 05:14 pm My main workhorse is a eMachines m250 netbook. Last night it decided to crash. Now it only boots under XP safe mode or Linux from a USB. Most of my apps are on the cloud in some way or other, so I am not actually missing […]

  • How to remove double newline in text files

    Last updated on July 5th, 2015 at 04:03 pm As part of the hosting migration, I had some text files that had an extra empty line in them. This was caused by a newline followed by another newline. On my pc I can search and replace for these using a good text editor. But it?s […]

  • Determining PCI Vendor ID and Device ID

    Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 12:17 am In working with LTSP and K12LTSP I use some old hardware as dumb terminals. Some of this old gear presents problems in determining the correct NIC driver or graphics driver to use. If the old machine still has windows on it I use Craig?s PCI Programs […]

  • Installing Etherboot on a Hard Disk Drive

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:29 pm My 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 […]