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Levi Scott - Tech Support Volunteer Extraordinaire

My contributions to the Tech Support knowledge base

Enabling_LEDs_on_Intel_Wireless_Cards - How to enable status LEDs on certain Intel wireless cards.

Dell_Inspiron_8000_fan - Work around a bios bug which will make the fans never turn on in these machines.

Lucid_Window_Buttons - How to switch the window controls back to the right side in lucid.

Console_keyboard_layout - How to change the console keyboard layout.

Setting_up_Evolution - How to set up the Evolution email client.

Language_Input_with_SCIM - Kind of outdated.

And much much more!

Fixing e100 and e1000 mac eeprom - WIP

sudo modprobe -r e100
sudo modprobe e100 eeprom_bad_csum_allow=1
You should now have eth0 in ifconfig -a
echo "options e100 eeprom_bad_csum_allow=1" > /etc/modprobe.d/e100.conf
sudo apt-get install macchanger
sudo macchanger -r eth0
Add "macchanger -r eth0" to /etc/rc.local and "service NetworkManager restart"

flashplugin woes

ls -l /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/ 
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 37 2010-07-02 15:43 /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/ ->  /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin
ls -l /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin 
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 44 2010-07-02 15:43 /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin -> /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin /
oem@freekbox:~$ update-alternatives --display firefox-flashplugin
firefox-flashplugin - status is auto.
link currently points to /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/
/usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/ - priority 50
/usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree/ - priority 50
Current `best' version is /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/