Unwanted marketing (removal with gimp)

A few years back we attended a budgeting seminar given by a wealthy Palo Altoan lawyer and his wife. I don't remember much, but I remember his wife saying that she would never buy anything with a prominent logo on it. It was an interesting idea (I admit I kind …

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Dude, where's my umbilical cord? (sis900 ethernet not working)

I seem to have no end of networking issues recently.

Last night, Andrea had to reboot an Acer 5003 laptop to do some online banking in Internet Explorer. The machine hibernated. When I rebooted in Linux this morning, the ethernet failed to work.

I rmmod'd the module (sis900) and modprobed …

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The times they are a-changin'

Come gather round people.... (yes I've been listening to too much Dylan lately).

So my trusty 4 year old wireless router (netgear wgr614 rev1) apparently gave up some sort of ghost recently. The ethernet ports still route, and the wireless still sends out a signal, but I can't get an …

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