Monthly Archives: February 2011

formatting HDDs

Starting in the late 1980s, driven by the volume of IBM compatible PCs, .. HDDs became routinely available pre-formatted with a compatible low-level format. At the same time, the industry moved from historical (dumb) bit serial interfaces to modern (intelligent) … Continue reading

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wireless telephony

THIS INFO – (pasted here verbatim, .. the links in each paragraph open the source website) The Carterfone is a device invented by Thomas Carter. It manually connects a two-way mobile radio system to the public switched telephone network (PSTN), … Continue reading

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Linux Mint 10

Linux Mint 10 – (Installed on 4GB usb-stick) This distro (Mint 10) connects to the Internet, using ZTE MF 626i modem (without much more than 1) enable mobile broadband, 2) edit > add-device ZTE / Telstra (Next G) wizard. The … Continue reading

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carriers to bring Android to consumers

This phrase (carriers to bring Android to consumers), … puts a better understanding of ‘what-is-going-on’ – [2 x QUOTEs from -] #1: – More significantly, he contends that it is possible for Android to meet the security requirements of … Continue reading

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Unix Time

[From Wikipedia;] Unix time, or POSIX time, is a system for describing points in time, defined as the number of seconds elapsed since midnight Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of January 1, 1970, not counting leap seconds. It is used … Continue reading

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ZTE AT-commands

SEARCH – ZTE modem AT commands – ZTE AT-commands – disable/enable flashdrive AT+ZCDRUN=8 enable AT+ZCDRUN=9 disable stay online AT+ZOPRT=5 VISIT – – USING HYPER-TERMINAL [?] – – (this explains a lot – pasted below) To send AT commands … Continue reading

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LGA 1156

LGA 1156 – This article is part of the CPU socket series – LGA 1156, also known as Socket H or H1, is an Intel desktop CPU socket. LGA stands for Land Grid Array. LGA 1156, along with LGA 1366, … Continue reading

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forum spammer scumbag registration

REMOVE – x – Anyone can register – _wp-settings |> -???- [How] General Settings – Settings General (Hope that one makes sense) The image below should make it obvious, … I will see IF this change deter’s the scumbag registration(‘s) … Continue reading

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HowTo mount cdrom in linux

LIST – (various tutorial’s on using command line on Linux) #1: – HowTo mount cdrom in linux #2: – ubuntu-remove-the-prompt-to-eject-cd #3: – eject – eject removable media Might add more to this once I have a “working-procedure”

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The old ways

PC User provided this insight (June 2006) on, .. how one might inter-act with the network -/- internet (BEFORE the web existed) Navigate via Unix-based menu on the ISP’s server FLASH-BACK | BEFORE THE WEB -?- We had no idea … Continue reading

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