Category: Geek

Project 50/50: Conclusion

In the previous installments of Project 50/50 we selected a laptop, made some changes, installed Linux, and got the battery upgraded. In this round, we’re going to look back at over a month of use and getting intimately familiar with the Compaq Presario v5000, Crunchbang Linux, and the battery. We also promised to explore a …

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Project 50/50 Part 3: Installing and configuring CrunchBang Linux

Project 50/50 is coming along nicely. In Part 1 we procured the hardware. In Part 2 we checked the hardware and swapped out the hard drive. Now its time to get down to business, and get an Operating System installed. At the outset, we decided that CrunchBang Linux would be the distribution of choice and …

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Fictional Currency of popular SciFi TV, Movies and Literature.

I had to look up the Fictional Currency of many different Sci-Fi worlds for an online poll, so I figured I’d share what I found here: Galactic credits standard The Galactic Credit Standard, simply called a credit or abbreviated to cred, colloquially referred to as Republic Dataries, and later known as the Imperial Credit, was …

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