Linux operating systems comes with various set of tools allowing you to manipulate the Wireless Extensions and monitor wireless networks. This is a list of tools used for wireless network monitoring tools that can be used from your laptop or desktop system to find out network speed, bit rate, signal quality/strength, and much more.
Every IT shop has a mix of Windows and Linux system. Sometime you need to authenticate your Linux desktop system against Microsoft Active Directory service. You can save time, effort and IT infrastructure by sharing authentication server. This article explains how to setup the Linux desktop computers with Active Directory using Samba and winbind.
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This is a good news for all European Linux users. You can now order Dell Laptop preloaded with Ubuntu Linux 7.10. From the Dell blog: Starting today, customers in Germany, United Kingdom, France and now Spain can purchase Ubuntu Linux 7.10 with built-in DVD playback on the XPS 1330n (in addition to the previously-released Inspiron [...]
I was just wondering why this feature wasn’t included in X from the day one. Ubuntu Xorg maintainer Bryce Harrington recently demonstrated the BulletProof-X feature that is planned for inclusion in Ubuntu 7.10: This specification describes a new failsafe mode that will be used if X fails to start up. It will be in a [...]
As I said earlier you need to tweak few things to run this monitor with Intel 810 or 845 based chip-set under Ubuntu Linux. In order to use higher resolution install updated Intel i8xx, i9xx display driver. It is provided by a package called xserver-xorg-video-intel. This package provides the driver for the Intel i8xx and [...]
Update: See howto configure Viewsonic VG1930WM 19″ widescreen LCD for 1440×900 resolution under Linux. I’ve been thinking to post about this for a while. My old 15″ CRT monitor died three weeks ago. I decided to replace the faulty monitor with the 19” ViewSonic and I’m glad I did. The monitor works with Ubuntu Linux [...]