Multi-function device (Canon MX700)

Got the Canon MX700 printer working. Used printer driver – Canon PIXMA MP520 – CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.3 – (Works the Canon MX700 printer with Ubuntu 9.04) – Did I tell you it is working? .. HERE is another link to ubuntu-forum on configuring the MX700 printer – http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=571795&page=3 – GOOGLED – Linux scanner drivers canon MX700 … Continue reading “Multi-function device (Canon MX700)”

hit F12 key at POST

PROJECT: Rebuild Lenovo laptop (Model=r61) FIRST; Must be able to access the bios. The combination of Lenovo/IBM recovery system-tools, AND, Micro$oft-VistaBIZ os COMBINATION, serves to obsure-&-hide, simple things (LIKE; access to the BIOS) Hit F12 key at POST – (POST=power-on self test) The original configuration with VistaBIZ had a splash-screen, that the initial bootup displayed … Continue reading “hit F12 key at POST”

Knoppix 6.2 ~ is fun!

Installed pendrive version of knoppix-6.2 onto 4GB USB stick – Everything required just works. NOTE; Need Administrator permissions to successfully install to a usb stick Setup Internet connection, (Not to hard – if you have the ISP / DNS ip numbers) TESTED on older hardware HP – D530 mobo Open Office 3, starts QUICKLY, .. … Continue reading “Knoppix 6.2 ~ is fun!”

Windows 7 installation guides

LINKs: (That provide information about what to expect during Windows 7  installtion, AND; the ISO / USB installaton method on Lifehacker.com) http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9139824/Windows_7_installation_how_to_step_by_step?taxonomyId=125&pageNumber=1 http://lifehacker.com/5423747/windows-7-usb-download-tool-lets-you-install-windows-from-a-thumb-drive AND; (One more link that MIGHT be required, useful, or handy) http://wudt.codeplex.com/ – The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 ISO file on … Continue reading “Windows 7 installation guides”

Using the ‘Mount-Command’ on a linux box

At The Linux Command Line URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqhEpvhZ4ck TechAnvil 20 October 2006 USB flash drives are great for moving files on and off of a linux server, but how do you do it? This quick tutorial shows you how easy it is! #1: Create a Directory mkdir /mnt/sda1 #2: Mount the USB drive mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 … Continue reading “Using the ‘Mount-Command’ on a linux box”