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Hard disk boot sector invalid

Hard disk boot sector invalid When you get this error when you boot your computer, you know something is terribly wrong. Actually, in most cases it’s not. What probably happened was that you did not have set a bootable partition on your booting hard disk. How can one not set a partition as bootable? It …

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The OLPC and Greek

(oh, I am writing this through a lousy Net connection; thanks Engelados) I tried out the latest OLPC image, specifically build 218, on Qemu and my aim was to get Greek support configured, if it was not there already. The OLPC does not currently come with a good set of Greek fonts; you will need …

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International Call for Artists’ film and video

AT HOME IN EUROPE Generous European Culture2000 funding enables ISIS Arts (UK) and it’s international project partners BEK (Norway), InterSpace (Bulgaria) and RIXC (Latvia) to curate a NEW SCREENING PROGRAMME around the theme of European Identity for the Big M, ISIS Art’s inflatable touring space. Daily, more and more European people decide to live in …

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GMail J2ME application for your phone

Update 2010: Link to .jar file (if you want to install using phone cable or Bluetooth): http://m.google.com/mail/download/binaries/L1/2.0.6/mail_n60-3.jar Older post continues… Google started offering a new service for GMail users; you can download a J2ME application to your mobile phone and start browsing your mails. You do not need to connect through the web interface. You …

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Downloaded Fedora Core 6 DVD :)

I finished downloading Fedora Core 6 using the Bittorrent protocol in about two days. The download speed was 90Kbps (1Mbps downstream link). It is interesting to note that quite often, downloading files with Bittorrent does not yield good speeds. One reason could be the traffic shaping that the ISP may implement (not common). Another reason …

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Επιστροφή από GUADEC 2006

Σήμερα το πρωί επέστρεψα από το συνέδριο GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC). Το συνέδριο ήταν μια πολύ καλή ευκαιρία για να συναντηθούν τα άτομα που εργάζονται στο ίδιο το γραφικό περιβάλλον GNOME και αλλά σημαντικά έργα όπως το Xorg. Οι πρώτες δύο μέρες ήταν για warm up και υπήρχαν θέματα γενικά για το …

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