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X windows cannot recognize ASUS EEE1000h touchpad [on hold]

I have installed FreeBSD 9.3 i386 to my netbook(eee1000h). And installed X windows and Xfce4. But it cannot recognize touchpad. How can I enable it?
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Hardware Recommendation for Hospital O.R [closed]

We need to choose hardware for our operating room within our hospital for our new medical informatics system. The hardware does not need to be extremely powerful, as it's basically acting as a thin ...
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OpenBSD firewall - netbook hardware option - pros and cons

I'm considering putting OpenBSD on a netbook for use as a firewall. I am entertaining the idea of using a netbook because it has a built-in screen and keyboard, built-in battery backup, and a ...
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What's the deal with “business” netbooks?

An IT company is trying to sell me netbooks, but because they're "business" rather than "home" they're twice the price for less than the same specs. Adding insult to injury, we're quoted separately ...
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Deep Format of a Harddrive on a Linux System

I've got an original Asus Eee PC Netbook that I'd like to sell. When I've sold old computers in the past, I've typically done a deep/secure/zeroing out style format. How can I do this on a Linux ...
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Notebook for Sysadmin

For those of you who still not tired of "XYZ for sysadmin" questions: This subject is bothering me for a long time. I had number of problems selecting notebook for job. For example: Notebook vs ...
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Powering netbooks with Servers

I have limited knowledge of servers. I had an idea that I wanted to get evaluated. With netbooks becoming cheaper, I was wondering if I will be able to do complex video editing and running heavy ...
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Netbook vs Notebook for Remote Monitoring

Good evening all, As I mentioned on my first question to this great community, due to World Economic problems I was fired from a great job at Sony Design. I am currently working as a SysAdmin for a ...
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How do I adjust mouse sensitivity on Dell Mini9 running Ubuntu?

I recently picked up a Dell Mini9 netbook running Ubuntu 8.04. It runs great and I love it, but there's one glaring issue out of the box. The trackpad mouse and mousewheel are way too sensitive. ...