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libva g45-h264 branch & hardware acceleration in fedora 17 (lenovo x200, x200 tablet)view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – This post should be relevant to those who run fedora on G45 4500MHD chip computers & especially for laptops because software video decoding makes awful battery life. I am trying to make g45-h264 branch of the libva and intel-driver and haven't found prebuilt packages for fedora - the ones on atrpms are without the patches. (HowTos)

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What type of Linux users are you?view story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – I just found this funny picture about the descriptions for various types of Linux user on this blog: Personally, Im having 2 laptops that run Linux Mint 13 and Fuduntu, 1 netbook that runs Arch and 1 desktop with SolusOS. But I think I look better than the #2 pic :D. How about you? Which distro(s) you are using? And do you think the picture above describes you to the tee :D? (Distributions)

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NAS 'works' permamentlyview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Heyas Previous: Not too long ago, aprox 6 months, i had bought a NAS (IOmega XII Storage Center), set it up and it worked very well with Linux (CIFS & Samab) and Windows. When i woked up, i powered on the NAS, started my computers, connected, and as long i didnt down/upload any files to the nas, it was silent, not working. This was so, as i had the NAS in the same room i had slept. (HowTos)

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Might be the end of the lineview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – for my Toshiba Satellite A205-S4577. Bought her new in 2007 and paid something in the neighborhood of $1000. Alas, tonight she doesn't want to power up. By that I mean when I plugged in the power adapter there was no blue light on the front indicating that it is indeed plugged in. Oh well, she had been acting a bit odd over the last few months. Take it apart and see what I can see? I dunno. (HowTos)

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ZaReason created the first Linux Ultrabookview story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – ZaReason, the company that builds Linux desktops and laptops, has released the UltraLap 430, the first Ultrabook that comes with Linux. UltraLap 430 will cost $899 and it comes with quite decent hardware specs, a 1.8GHz 3rd generation Intel Core i3 CPU, 4GB of DD3 RAM for memory and a 32GB SSD for storage. For connection, you got 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and two USB 3.0 ports. (Distributions)

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Could Android Find Success on the Desktop?view story

https://www.linux.com – Is Google preparing to do what it was rumored to do for so long, namely bring the Android mobile OS to the desktop? Today's Android user on a smartphone may scoff at the idea but there are signs that Google might have the desktop in its sights, and it's also clear that Chrome OS has not been the revolution on laptops or desktops that Google had hoped it woud be. (Software)

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rhythmbox won't show iPhoneview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have a desktop machine running up-to-date Fedora 16 where the iPhone 4 just doesn't show up in rhythmbox. I have to laptops, also running Fedora 16 where it shows up just fine. One laptop is 32-bit, one is 64-bit, the desktop is 64-bit. I can't seem to figure out what the difference is. (HowTos)

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Remove Computers added to WDS database without a nameview story

http://serverfault.com – We run WDS on Server 2008 R2. We have a large stock of Loan Laptops that we reimage when they come back from loan. these machines all used to have a generic name (LoanLT) which was specified in the answer file. We have since decided to barcode all the machines for ease of stock checking and would like the machines to pick up the %MachineName% that corresponds to the barcode. (HowTos)

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Laptop or tablet? Horses for coursesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: C LevelThere is a lot of rubbish being written about how tablets are supplanting laptops. (IT news)

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External drive chmod does nothingview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Why is it that I can do chmod on my files when they are on my laptops hard drive, but when i make files on my external drive, i can't change their access rights. I do: chmod 755 somefile, and on my local drive, the rights change accordingly, but the very same command does nothing on my external drive. How comes? (HowTos)