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Using Mobinil Hauwei E173 Connect Card with OpenSuSE Linux

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

You need to download and install the following package :

The Movistar 3.5G will be installed on your system. It will be invoked as soon as you plug your USB modem. You need to create a profile for Mobinil from Options, Profile Management, New and set the APN to mobinilweb.

And don’t forget to change the type of connection to Modem, not NDIS.

You can also use UMTSmon, which is a tool to control and monitor a wireless mobile network card (GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA) in a laptop running the Linux operating system. It handles PIN codes, operator choice (roaming), signal strength and network statistics, sending/receiving SMS . You can grab the latest version from

Installing Next Generation Java on Linux and Firefox 3.6 and later on openSuSE 11.1 64bits

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

First, locate and download latest Java version from :

1. Exit Firefox.

2. Uninstall any previous installations of Java Plugin.

Only one Java Plugin can be used at a time. When you want to use a different plugin, or version of a plugin, remove the symbolic links to any other versions and create a fresh symbolic link to the new one.

Remove the symbolic links (or move them to another directory) to and from the Firefox plugins directory /usr/lib64/browser-plugins

3. Install downloaded java plugin

4. Create a symbolic link to the Java Plugin in the Firefox plugins directory.

Create a symbolic link to the Java Plugin file in the Firefox plugins directory:

    cd /usr/lib64/browser-plugins
    ln -s /usr/java/jre1.6.0_23/lib/amd64/

5. Start the Firefox browser .

Type about:plugins in the Location bar to confirm that the Java Plugin is loaded. You can also click the Tools menu to confirm that Java Console is there.

Web Browser Market Share Report

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

According to market research firm Net Applications, Internet Explorer had roughly 67 percent of the worldwide browser market in August, while the Mozilla foundation’s Firefox had 23 percent and Apple Inc’s Safari browser had 4 percent. This was true on Aug 2009.


Dell Critical Update For Dell Dimension C521, E521 and OptiPlex 740

Friday, June 5th, 2009

A critical update is available for the following systems running Microsoft® Windows Vista™ which shipped between January 30 and February 15, 2007:

  • Dell Dimension™ C521
  • Dell Dimension™ E521
  • Dell OptiPlex™ 740
If your system is running Microsoft® Windows Vista™ it is strongly recommended that you download the latest driver update.

Download driver

NOTE: If you are experiencing a “No Operating System Found” error message, please refer to the following Knowledge Base articles prior to installing the update:

Dell Dimension™ C521/E521
Dell OptiPlex™ 740

Acer Travelmate 3260 Series MS Windows XP Drivers

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Below are the MS Windows XP 32bits Home Edition drivers for the Acer Travelmate 3260/3262 notebook. These were requested through a support ticket. It was made available publicly to help others also.

Drivers Download Links :