how to solve (some) graphical issues with putty, UTF8, and ncurses

Hello everybody, I'm writing this article to help all those people that may have had problems with text garbled, mismatched or other kind of graphical issues with all those software that uses the famous ncurses libraries (libncurses5). It all started when I was using (via puTTY) my favorite command line log parsing tool: the great  … Continue reading how to solve (some) graphical issues with putty, UTF8, and ncurses

How To Boot and Run Linux from a USB Pen Drive [Easy Way]

Hello, this time I'm gonna show you two easy ways to install and run two common linux distributions from a pen drive using both Windows Xp or Vista or a Linux Distribution, and wizard procedures. It's like a "Live" distribution, but from a USB drive. The two distributions are Fedora Core 9 (or 8 ) … Continue reading How To Boot and Run Linux from a USB Pen Drive [Easy Way]

Guide: Install Canon Mp150 & Mp160 Printers in Linux

Ok, welcome this time I'm gonna talk about a *simple* driver installation... So first of all a brief description of the problem... The Mp150 Printer installed in Fedora Core 7, Fedora Core 8, Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn, is NOT WORKING...using the standard drivers it simply prints blank, or completly white pages, even if in the … Continue reading Guide: Install Canon Mp150 & Mp160 Printers in Linux