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External video card for notebook?

I'd like to hook an external monitor to my notebook as I need a higher resolution (1680x1050). My notebook supports that resolution (via analog vga out) but the quality is pretty awful - there are ...
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Adaptor that allows me to use a PCI card via a USB connection

Of course, I have a cool card from a desktop I'm retiring, that I'd like to be able to use from the laptop I've replaced it with. Laptop has no docking station. Best I can replace the card for is a ...
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How do I get an external hard drive working with a PCMCIA USB card?

How do I get an external 2.5" IDE hard drive in an external case (with USB cable) working when plugged into a PCMCIA USB card? My hard drive doesn't work when plugged into my HT-Link Cardbus/PCMCIA ...
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How set up ReadyBoost (equivilent) on Xubuntu laptop?

I'm setting up an old Thinkpad 600e laptop using Xubuntu. The machine has only 160MB of memory (all I could find - 32MB onboard, + 2 x 64MB expansions), so it's paging like mad during normal use. I'm ...