Government to sit on NBN viability study?
Marts wrote: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/02/09/2813803.htm?section=australia Now, it seems to me that if the government isn't going to release this report then it has something to hide. Or it shows they fucked up spectacularly and its hardly surprising that they dont want to expose that in ... 9 Feb 2010 01:49
My sister needs wireless net access, she doesn't have a land line. She lives in inner Melbourne, 3 k's or so from the CBD. She doesn't need much bandwidth, a bit of web browsing and email is all, no music or movie downloads, online games or anything else much, 1 Gb per month should be plenty. Can anyone recommen... 11 Feb 2010 01:44
How to get a $450,000 job: no ads required - just a nice word fromthe minister
http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/how-to-get-a-450000-job-no-ads-required--just-a-nice-word-from-the-minister-20100209-no66.html Of all the Rudd Government�s ambitious ''nation building'' plans, its scheme to plough billions of dollars into building a superfast communications network is the most risky a... 8 Feb 2010 23:38
The ideas of Time?
If a computer in the future is the ideas of what a simpled -machined like device is- then who is the "operator" of a simpled robot? Answer: The computer! Then who is the operator of "scotty's mouth"? Answer: the computer. His breath was so bad that the internals of the "machine" code its self, caused "... 8 Feb 2010 13:21
Using 2 USB portable/external HDDs simulatenously - is therea trick to it?
On 8/02/2010 12:31 PM, Marts wrote: I have a P4 based computer which has multiple USB ports on an Asus P5 based motherboard. Yesterday I plugged my Seagate 1tb external drive into it. I then plugged a WD portable HDD into it. However, Windows reported a hardware error. I unplugged the Seagate and p... 10 Feb 2010 21:19
Using 2 USB portable/external HDDs simulatenously - is there a trick to it?
I have a P4 based computer which has multiple USB ports on an Asus P5 based motherboard. Yesterday I plugged my Seagate 1tb external drive into it. I then plugged a WD portable HDD into it. However, Windows reported a hardware error. I unplugged the Seagate and plugged the WD in. It read fine. I then plugged... 17 Feb 2010 00:00
advice on rkhunter please
I installed rkhunter [on Linux Mint (Ubuntu)] and then ran the rkhunter --check command in terminal. So it went through it's thing and came up with a report. Up comes this : File properties checks... Files checked: 128 Suspect files: 2 Rootkit checks... Rootkits checked : 111 Pos... 4 Feb 2010 01:11
Failed broadband plan 'cost $30 million'
On 3/02/2010 9:01 PM, Dr. Sir John Howard, AC, WSCMoF > wrote: http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/failed-broadband-plan-cost-30-million-20100203-ndd8.html The KRudd government's $4.7 billion plan for a fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) national broadband network was unlikely ever to succeed due to a n... 15 Feb 2010 23:19
My Benq FP91G+ monitor died as I watched. The screen went blank and that was the end of it. Judicious percussive maintenance made no difference and telling God all about it didn't help either. None of the smoke escaped, so I am led to believe that such a failure is likely to be the power supply. The frustrating... 4 Feb 2010 02:16
modem help again please
The PPP light on the modem is starting to drop out. I then have to turn it off and on again. I must do this several times during a session. Any ideas why it is doing that please before I ring TPG, whom I haven't had trouble with so far. Thank you Katherine ... 4 Feb 2010 15:41