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Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

I recently inherited an old Dell Latitude D600 laptop, but the wireless wasn't working on it. After some investigation, I learned that it somehow didn't have a wireless card! Digging around on eBay, I found a Dell Wireless 1370 Mini PCI card for my D600. After installing it, I wanted to make Ubuntu work with it, and I came face-to-face with the mysterious b43-fwcutter.

Getting PHP Debugging with XDebug Working (on Windows)

I've been learning about Drupal Module Development the past few weeks. I'm using the venerable "Definitive Guide to Drupal 7" and a few times in the module development chapters (18, 19, 20), author Ben Melançon mentions running Drupal "in an IDE" to see how Drupal creates its various internal arrays.


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