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  1. I just have to say I really like those ads... wicked sweet -Jim
  2. SOLVED! goto Tools -> Accounts -> click your aim/icq account, then click modify i know.... RTFM It was tricky tho... -Jim
  3. Is there any way for someone to change their buddy icon with Gaim? I can't seem to find a way, am I overlooking something? my Gaim version is 0.79 ... If I can't change it with Gaim, is there a way to do it without going onto a windows box? I'd hate to have to do that... -Jim
  4. Maybe I should explain what I am going to use the laptop for... Mainly, I am just going to chat/browse webpages/read and compose email/listen to music I want to get one with wifi built in. Regardless, I already have a 802.11b pc card, so this isnt really a must. oh and another question, i just wanna make sure that a WAP can handle more than one wifi connection at a time. My question is, can I have two or more laptops accessing the network from a single WAP? -Jim
  5. Well First off, I just wanna say, I finally got a job! Im set to begin working at a new Staples opening up near my home next month. Now, I got this job mainly because I want to buy a laptop. I am split between buying an ibook/powerbook or an ibm-compatible laptop. Now, my question is, what brand/model/etc laptop is the best choice for putting linux onto? OF course, if i buy a Mac, i am not going to put linux onto it, so my question really pertains more towards IBM-compatible laptops. Also, are there any brands/models/etc in particular to stay away from? Any suggestiosn? ty in advance... -J
  6. http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/hand...l?part=1&chap=2 section 2b
  7. If you are a minimalist then try Vector Linux. It runs quite smoothly. One thing went wrong after the install though. Where normally in Gentoo and Redhat the onboard NIC on my box would come up as eth0, and the PCI NIC would come up as eth1, they were swapped in Vector Linux. This was quite confusing. Though, i simply had to do a "dhcpcd eth1" to sort it out.... Works like a dream now. The whole thing runs very fast. just ran into a silly little feature... When i minimize a window in fluxbox, the only way to restore it is right-click on the desktop and find it in the fluxbox menu und
  8. ok.... i made menuconfiog, added network packet filtering, then added iptables support. i then enabled everything that came up after i added iptables supporty. i then make dep && make bzImage modules modules_install well, that didnt work. kernel compile errors... so i copied the .config to /root and then: make mrproper make clean copied the .config back, then make menuconfig just to make sure it was right then make dep && make bzImage modules modules_install it went off without a hitch... then i mounted /boot and backed up the ol
  9. ok this one should work... thats gentoo with just kde put on. very minor modifications, otherwise its the "out of the box" model, so-to-say.
  10. in gentoo, a fresh install, I get this error message while trying to do anything except display the help in ipatbles: modprobe: Can't locate module ip_tables iptables v1.2.8: can't initialize iptables table `filter': iptables who? (do you need to insmod?) Perhaps iptables or your kernel needs to be upgraded. I am using the 2.4.20 kernel, and iptables worked fine with the same kernel version in redhat 9. I even emerged a new version of iptables, and the error message still comes up. what could be the problem?
  11. here's a direct link to the screenshot for those who cant view my post (i gotta switch web service providers...)
  12. this is try #2 if it doesnt work this time, i blame geocities, cause i did exactly what you told me. PS- does it have to be jpeg or can it be png?
  13. What is the correct way to post a screen shot?
  14. Here goes... I think that's enough excitement for one week. Bedtime!
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