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Hi. As probably one of the more bandwidth constrained DDs, I wanted to weigh in on this bug. My home internet connection has been a dialup modem for about half of the past decade+. I work at home, too. When not on dialup, I have spent time on ...Message posted on the June 14th, 2013 - 3:30 PM ET
wifi disappeared completely last night on a Debina Jessie laptop.
Now the wifi access point at home is a bit flaky. Every now and then we have to reset it. I run jessie on my laptop, and upgrade it every few days, so it's reasonably up-to-date. The laptop is an ASUS 1000H (or HE? I forget) -- the first of the ...Message posted on the June 10th, 2013 - 12:10 am ET
Frustration: Need simpler way to transfer pictures from Samsung Galaxy S3 to Linux
Q: What's the simplest way to transfer multiple pictures from a Samsung Galaxy S3 to a Linux laptop? http://www5.picturepush.com/photo/a/13140568/img/13140568.png I'm frustrated because it just should not be this hard to transfer a batch of ...Message posted on the May 23rd, 2013 - 09:50 pm ET
Linux User Return To Windows?
I run linux, mint 14, and have no problems with it to speak of. My interest in using a home computer is to do average things: email, newsgroups, surfing, printing, a bit of photo and video editing, running web cameras, downloading and viewing ...Message posted on the May 18th, 2013 - 08:28 am ET
wifi sniffing, quick tip please?
Hi, for parental control I would like to sniff traffic on my home wifi, wpa2 encrypted. My problem is not to crack the password, I have it. I only wish to be able to log al traffic, images, etc like I would do on a wired lan. Mi idea is to leave my ...Message posted on the May 08th, 2013 - 09:30 am ET
Help with network?
I'll be the first to admit that I suck with networks. I'm hooked up by ethernet cable to the back of the Linksys wireless router, which is hooked into the DSL modem. It's worked fine like this for years. Now suddenly the Win7 64 taskbar sez: ...Message posted on the May 07th, 2013 - 03:46 pm ET
Bug#706438: installation-report: Perfect install on Toshiba Satellite C675
Package: installation-reports Version: 2.49 Severity: normal Tags: d-i Dear Maintainer, *** Please consider answering these questions, where appropriate *** * What led up to the situation? * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective ...Message posted on the April 30th, 2013 - 06:00 am ET
HP ZT1000 laptop. Reinstalled Win XP Home from original disk. It all came up but I am unable to get the WiFi to work. 1) Refresh networks only shows one WiFi but the name shows as  It does ask for a password but will not take it. 2) the ...Message posted on the April 27th, 2013 - 03:31 pm ET
Kernel stability relation to HW-specific code?
Hello, slightly OT, maybe... (specific to kernel, not Debian). On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:03:24 -0300 "Joao Luis Meloni Assirati" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: Squeeze is now more than 2 years old and in this period I installed ...Message posted on the March 13th, 2013 - 12:40 pm ET
Australian Parliament issues summons to Apple, Microsoft, Adobe
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/11/australia_summons_apple_microsoft_adobe/> <quote> IT Pricing inquiry bares its fangs, prepares to bite Apple over price gouging, tiny tax bill The IT Pricing Inquiry being conducted by ...Message posted on the February 11th, 2013 - 11:17 am ET
[OT] Compromised Gmail account
Hi! I am facing a security issue since this morning, and could use some advice. At about 2pm local time, someone logged into my GMail account, and sent 6 spam emails to my contacts. The header from one such mail is (single Received header): ...Message posted on the February 06th, 2013 - 05:50 pm ET
Lockup in barely-patched 3.7.5, maybe wifi/ath9k or i2c related
I've been seeing strange lockups since 3.7.4. Not so easily reproducible most of the time. Previous lockups looked to be rcu/rtnl based, but the one below has a bunch of i2c stuff in it. Patches applied are a few wifi patches from upstream and ...Message posted on the January 29th, 2013 - 09:20 pm ET
WMP and .mkv files
Hi, I use my Samsung connected tv-set to watch the videos files on my computer (W7-64). This works through my home wifi. For that, Samsung gives me no other choice than use Windows Media Player. WMP can't read .mkv files but I've plenty of them and ...Message posted on the January 27th, 2013 - 12:21 pm ET
Bug#642136: network-manager: Connecting to a wifi network requires system privileges
tags 642136 - patch thanks Unfortunately, things are a little more complicated, as Michael was so kind to explain to me on IRC. I'm trying to sum up our conversation: GENERAL PROBLEMS - when changing the default for new connections in one client ...Message posted on the December 08th, 2012 - 09:20 pm ET