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Shane in Nevada Has a computer that continually drops off his wireless network. He's tried upgrading firmware and trying new wireless cards to no avail. We suggested looking into a Registry hack for WPA problems, looking for interference from other wireless broadcasters like cordless phones, or other wireless routers in his area. This forum thread deals with similar problems.
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You can use Wubi to run Kubuntu and Ubuntu. Just install the different ISOs. You can also add the KDE desktop from Kubuntu to Ubuntu; that way you have both in one. Here's a posting on how to add KDE to Ubuntu.
You can turn your old computer into network-attached storage (NAS) with FreeNAS, the Free NAS server.
Apparently some users have found defective Bluetooth can interfere with a Mac's ability to enter sleep mode. See this discussion on the Apple forums.
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