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seen Feb 2 at 23:21

Finished with the PhD. Doing a post-doc in graph theory applied to social networks. Got too many things that are too heavy being juggle in my brain!!! ouchy


Apr
10
comment Where do I get make for cygwin?
good thing is that installing doesn't seem to overwrite previous stuff you had. I have done a reinstallation and my files remained intact
Feb
14
comment How to properly merge two tables in MS Word
this just shows how sometimes, things are made to be complicated
Mar
14
comment Netbook screen too small, Software fix?
@RedGrittyBrick, I have asked the question in this link, askubuntu.com/q/112937/1935 any assistance would be appreciated. Do you think that the question needs improvement?
Mar
14
comment Netbook screen too small, Software fix?
@RedGrittyBrick, I tried this on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, where I had to create an xorg.conf file and just had a file with this line on it, and it did not work. What could have gone wrong?
Mar
14
comment Netbook screen too small, Software fix?
@LantisGaius, that is a decent work around, better than a lot of frustration. Nice short term solution.
Jan
3
comment Using Ubuntu, how come the screen saver is a black screen when running on the battery?
@MikeNakis, how significant is the screensaver's consumption also taking into account the CPU part as well as the screen?
Jan
3
comment Using Ubuntu, how come the screen saver is a black screen when running on the battery?
@Nifle, but can I not change this? Although there may be a reason behind this I would still like to have the images.
Jan
2
comment Desktop background image appearing only when external monitor is on the 'right' of netbook
@Wezly I added the goal more explicity
Nov
11
comment Vector graphics software for 10.1 netbooks with screen resolution 1024x600?
how come it still runs fine although the requirements state a higher size? What type of tweaking is needed? Did you find any particular difficulties on some features?
Nov
11
comment Vector graphics software for 10.1 netbooks with screen resolution 1024x600?
@Shiki, but it can do vector graphics at least, from what I understand.
Oct
14
comment How does SIP work and what is its use in VOIP?
@harrymc, I believe that the question has value since articles on the internet may not reveal the answer to this question easily.
Oct
13
comment What is the wi-spy usb hardware used for?
what is happening when there are frequencies which are 'crowded'? Are they the same frequencies coming from different sources?
Oct
12
comment Are problems with putting more than one wireless router in an apartment?
so there can be found by the PC more than a single SSID using the same channel?
Sep
24
comment Web based version control for documents
I up the vote for google docs. You can do a lot with it, simple versioning#
Apr
18
comment How do I test if my laptop sound card has multiple outputs available?
thanks, so an external soundcard should do it (i have Vista). And could VLC do the job? Have two instances of VLC running directed to different outputs?
Apr
4
comment updating TeX on linux
@Matt Jenkins: the 'algorithms' package, or even in general other packages. Can I just add a list and have those updated?
Dec
27
comment linux command prompt ftp to ftp server running on windows
but I cannot do "ls"
Dec
14
comment setting up RAID1 on desktop machine with windows XP with the drivers
well i thougt it will work for backing things up but not strong enough as a boot system, but you're right; it should be `mirrored'! Bizzare? what's the explanation?
Dec
14
comment setting up RAID1 on desktop machine with windows XP with the drivers
It Worked! The RAID1 is alive, i guess DELL included the drivers in the CD installation, yeah! I took drives like surgery out and with only either of the ones, it doesn't work. :)
Dec
14
comment setting up RAID1 on desktop machine with windows XP with the drivers
is that really the only test? it sounds so primitive