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  • (*vanity*) Looking for Linux help with connecting to the internet (live CD on a laptop)

    07/06/2006 2:39:36 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 19 replies · 2,409+ views
    My Headbone | 7/7/06 | marty fierro
    I've tried various flavors of Linux (on live cd) on both desktop and on 3 laptop computers, to wit: Ubuntu 6.06Knoppix 5.01Damn Small Linux 3.0 (Knoppix hack) Overclockix 3.79 (Knoppix hack) By and large none of these Linux versions have any trouble finding the cable modem router & internet when run on desktop PCs. But none of them seem to be able to find the internet on the 3 laptop PCs running either Linksys PCMCIA 802.11g wireless network cards or Broadcomm internal 802.11 b/g wireless network card. Linux can't seem to find the Broadcomm internal 802.11 b/g wireless network card...
  • Should Free Republic become a paid subscription service?

    06/23/2006 12:27:30 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 474 replies · 9,059+ views
    Vanity | 6/23/2006 | Berlin_Freeper
    I am not certain what the legal ramifications would be in changing Free Republic from donations to a subscription service. It seems to me the switch may be detrimental to legal issues such as copyrights. If that is true I'd appreciate if someone could briefly explain that to me. However if that is not the case here is my suggestion: I have been wondering about this for some time now and have not seen any discussions about it. So I would like to ask: Is it time for Free Republic to become an online subscription service? Currently, the site is...