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Monitor: Not just CRTs

by February 5, 2002

It’s a plain vanilla box that sits in front of you and converts your key-strokes and mouse-clicks ...

MP3 Player: No need to get One from abroad

by February 5, 2002

Portable MP3 players until recently were not commonly available in India, and the only way you could ...

Multimedia workstation: Vastly Different from a Regular PC

by February 5, 2002

Does it take ages for your computer to encode a DVD? Or does it seem like hours ...

Display Card: From Rs 400 to Rs 40,000

by February 5, 2002

While CPU horsepower gets the most emphasis in any buying decision, the video card plays an equal ...

Hindi on Linux

by February 5, 2002

Installing Hindi fonts in PCQLinux 7.1 is easy. Create a subdirectory named ‘hindi’ within /opt directory. Copy ...

Jabber Chat for your Intranet

by February 5, 2002

Jabber is a XML-based instant messaging system which can inter-operate with other messengers. To set up the server, ...

HTTP Proxy Server for Linux

by February 5, 2002

Squid is the popular choice for an HTTP proxy server for Linux. On PCQLinux 7.1 installing Squid is a matter of installing the RPM named squid-2.3.STABLE4-10.i386.rpm as: rpm —ivh ...

Burn CDs over a Network

by February 5, 2002

Pre-requisites We assume that you are using an IDE CD writer. Refer to the article Burn CDs on ...

Set up TCP/IP Printing on Linux

by February 5, 2002

Setting up a network printer is simple with PCQLinux 7.1. In X Window, from within a terminal ...

IDE DMA on Linux

by February 5, 2002

The Linux kernel is intelligent enough to recognize the chipset and IDE controllers on the motherboard and ...

X on nVidia

by February 5, 2002

If you own a graphics card based on nVidia chipsets–Riva TNT, Riva TNT2, GeForce (see README.txt for ...

X on nVidia

by February 5, 2002

If you own a graphics card based on nVidia chipsets–Riva TNT, Riva TNT2, GeForce (see README.txt for ...

Configure DivX on Linux

by February 5, 2002

DivX is a video compression technology for the MPEG-4 movie format in which movies are stored on ...

Watch DVDs on Linux

by February 5, 2002

We assume that you have an IDE DVD ROM drive. Connect the audio cable from the DVD ...

Burn CDs on Linux

by February 5, 2002

If your writer is not already installed and working, you need to first make Linux recognize it. ...

Rip Audio CDs on Linux

by February 5, 2002

To rip songs from audio CDs and directly convert them to MP3s, you need Grip (ripper) and ...

Run X Apps Remotely

by February 5, 2002

Imagine a Linux machine with a large-capacity hard disk, oodles of RAM and a fast processor. What ...

Remote Control Linux

by February 5, 2002

The Lirc (Linux Infrared Remote Control) project provides tools to use IR (infrared) remote controls on Linux. ...

A Tender Affair

by February 4, 2002

The software procurement practices of many PSUs defy logic