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Small Girl, Big ‘But

Well, not that big… I’m going to allow myself one grade-school halibut joke. *snicker* It won’t happen again.

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Android and the Amateur: a n00b’s first look at Android development with the Yoga Tab 8

This is a draft of an article I wrote for “Community Spotlight” over at the Lenovo forums: In the Spotlight: App attack: Zoltanthegypsy’s first Android app. I recently had my first taste of Android development.  With no prior Android experience … Continue reading

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Phantom NumLock

A friend’s laptop came back from service the other day in a very strange state.  It was acting as if NumLock was on – but it doesn’t have a NumLock key or the numeric overlay below.  That makes it difficult … Continue reading

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The Old Man

We lost the patriarch a year ago.  A small remembrance: Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes; Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change … Continue reading

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Intel Sandy Bridge NIC Driver for Linux (e1000e)

The short version of this story is “don’t have any spaces in your directory path.” My recent multi-boot build was based on an Intel DH67CL motherboard with an H67 chipset.  The NIC is an Intel 82579V, PCI ID 8086,1503.  I … Continue reading

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