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    What kernel and wireless drivers are you using? ...

    What kernel and wireless drivers are you using? A lot has changed between madwifi, and the kernels of 2.6.27-2.6.28. The regulatory code is in development and checks for hints from the router,...
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    I had to compile the latest xorg tree to get full...

    I had to compile the latest xorg tree to get full accelerated graphics. Time consuming, but the result is impressive. 30 fps in Quake3.
  3. Discussioni: Should I buy a EEE?

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    I'm running gentoo on my Acer Aspire One and...

    I'm running gentoo on my Acer Aspire One and recommend it. The hard drive speed shows 62MB/sec, which make compiling and disc intensive tools very very quick. My eeepc is an expensive slow dog.
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    It can support up to 2.732GHz in 58 channels with...

    It can support up to 2.732GHz in 58 channels with the latest ath5k drivers in the native 2.6.28 kernels. Output power is impressive. Receive sensitivity is very good too.
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    xorg is currently under heavy development for...

    xorg is currently under heavy development for this chipset, but its looking like everything is starting to work...if you compile the latest bleeding edge xorg sources and patches. That means it may...
  6. I like your status bar on the top. Is that part...

    I like your status bar on the top. Is that part of a packaged window manager?
  7. I have been impressed with Backtrack's attention...

    I have been impressed with Backtrack's attention to detail with the hardware. Things just work. Its not bad for a workstation. My family likes it too. Very quick.

    I've been using Gentoo a lot...
  8. You may be interested in this thread: ...

    You may be interested in this thread:

    http://forums.remote-exploit.org/showthread.php?p=97754
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    I like the Acer One. Nice Atheros wifi radio is...

    I like the Acer One. Nice Atheros wifi radio is very sensitive and with the newer kernel drivers can scan 58 channels up to 2.732GHz.
  10. Discussioni: how do i do this?

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    Sounds a lot like what driftnet does.

    Sounds a lot like what driftnet does.
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    The latest 2.6.27 kernels have the updated at5k...

    The latest 2.6.27 kernels have the updated at5k driver that will work. Or you can run the latest madwifi drivers.
  12. Discussioni: monitoring a network

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    If you are lazy and just want to see the...

    If you are lazy and just want to see the pictures, driftnet will monitor the interface and show you the multimedia content.
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    You'll have to compile the latest 2.6.27 kernel...

    You'll have to compile the latest 2.6.27 kernel or grab the latest alsa sound drivers seperately.
  14. Discussioni: Dead Harddrive?

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    Was it a USB drive? SATA? PATA? If the...

    Was it a USB drive? SATA? PATA?

    If the failure is from incomplete writes, its still possible mounting with an operating system that has great filesystem drivers (BT3!)

    Hopefully, it isn't a...
  15. Discussioni: YAGI WLAN Antenna

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    This is the best portable antenna I've had so...

    This is the best portable antenna I've had so far:

    http://www.pacwireless.com/products/vagi_series.shtml

    Pulls in a lot of signal. If you can see it, this antenna will bring it in.
  16. Discussioni: YAGI WLAN Antenna

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    Health concerns? Chances are your cell phone has...

    Health concerns? Chances are your cell phone has at least a magnitude more power than your wifi card.

    More gain usually requires better aim.
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    Atheros AR5006EG up to 2.732GHz (Channel 58)

    If you want your network to be secure, there may be a few more channels to check!

    I found this by accident with the new 2.6.27 kernels on the Acer One. Didn't see anyone around here using...
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    Latest 2.6.27 kernels with Atheros cards == 500mW

    Anyone else discover this? I compiled the latest git sources kernel to use the native Atheros drivers for my Acer Aspire One. iwconfig shows txpower at 27dbm. That's 500mW. Ok, that's got to be a...
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    If you are mechanically inclined, the biquad is a...

    If you are mechanically inclined, the biquad is a very efficient antenna. The gain is on par with a yagi, but has increased capture area. Very easy to build. Even just doing the loop without the...
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    I can usually pick up 500-1500 by swinging the...

    I can usually pick up 500-1500 by swinging the yagi around the city buildings in 15 minutes. Kismet goes wild.

    I always get interesting new names, but I haven't found anyone using channels 12-14...
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    We have a written set of laws to make information...

    We have a written set of laws to make information laws simple.

    I guess that's why lawyers researching these laws make good money!
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    Tip: when reading the logs, I prefer to have them...

    Tip: when reading the logs, I prefer to have them output as it happens in the current window:

    tail -f /var/log/messages &

    That tail's the logfile forever as a background process.
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    xawtv is an old favorite. Very simple and...

    xawtv is an old favorite. Very simple and lightweight interface. Includes a command line utility called streamer for capturing the video and individual frames. For some strange reason, it doesn't...
  24. I've been using Linux over 10 years and I'm still...

    I've been using Linux over 10 years and I'm still a newb. Most of what I know is from other newbs asking questions.
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    Sounds like the kernel was configured to try and...

    Sounds like the kernel was configured to try and mount the root filesystem differently than what is listed in /etc/fstab. If the root filesystem was /dev/hda1 as passed from lilo and /etc/fstab...
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