A version of Ubuntu designed especially for the Eee Asus Netbook. It is an ideal alternative for those with Xandros as well as for having XP. This new version is based on the latest release of Ubuntu, with built in drivers for the WiFi chipset, graphics, touchpad, webcam and sound. There are also three different versions of Eeebuntu: standard, base and the NBR. The standard includes the version of Ubuntu 8.10 with all the classic applications of third parties (Firefox, OpenOffice.org etc.). NBR is almost the same but with the interface optimized for small screens. Finally the base, as its name suggests, is a basic version without third-party applications include only essential Ubuntu.
Are your using a laptop? If yes here is a great tool for your battery, shows minutes that you have till the battery goes empty. BatteryBar is a simple, straight-forward, battery meter that displays your battery status in your taskbar.
When you’re running on battery, BatteryBar shows the percentage bar in:
green (> 40%)
red (< 25%).
The bar displays the time left on your battery in Hours:Minutes
When charging, the percentage bar is shown in blue to indicate charging, and the estimated time to full charge is shown. The bar turns black and shows "On A/C" when fully charged.
LocatePC is free software, and runs unobtrusively on your computer, with no icons, popups or saved emails. If your computer is stolen then the thief will not even know that LocatePC is running, and as soon as they connect to the internet a secret email is sent to you containing the details that you need to track your hardware.
Introduction to BIOS Passwords
The best method to reset a BIOS password depends on what BIOS the computer has. Common BIOS’s include AMI, Award, IBM and Phoenix. Numerous other BIOS’s do exist, but these are the most common.
Some BIOS’s allow you to require a password be entered before the system will boot. Some BIOS’s allow you to require a password to be entered before the BIOS setup may be accessed.
The general categories of solutions to reset a BIOS password are:
- Using a Backdoor BIOS Password
- Resetting the BIOS Password using Software
- Resetting the BIOS Password using Hardware
- Vendor Specific Solutions for resetting the BIOS Password
Using a Backdoor BIOS Password
Some BIOS manufacturers implement a backdoor password. The backdoor password is a BIOS password that works, no matter what the user sets the BIOS password to. These passwords are typically used for testing and maintenance. Manufacturers typically change the backdoor BIOS passwords from time to time.
AMI Backdoor BIOS Passwords
Reported AMI backdoor BIOS passwords include A.M.I., AAAMMMIII, AMI?SW , AMI_SW, BIOS, CONDO, HEWITT RAND, LKWPETER, MI, and PASSWORD.