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  1. Re: Two things i have hated about Ubuntu. Do you share my frustration?

    This is exactly what the Hardware Drivers service already does. The original poster's complaint was that this requires an Internet connection, and so when you need it to get your wireless card...
  2. Re: Two things i have hated about Ubuntu. Do you share my frustration?

    I suspect that means you've got a broadcomm wireless card, which requires non-free firmware. The problem here is that Ubuntu (or anyone who isn't Broadcomm, for that matter) doesn't have the legal...
  3. Re: what software developement model ubuntu uses ?

    Not necessarily useless. But certainly you won't walk into a development shop and have them say: "Ok, we use the Waterfall methodology exclusively. Go!".

    Understanding the strengths and...
  4. Re: what software developement model ubuntu uses ?

    In my experience, no project explicitly says "we use the such and such development model". People really don't think about it all that much :).
  5. Re: what software developement model ubuntu uses ?

    Ubuntu isn't an example of successful software. This is a common mis-understanding of the nature of Ubuntu (and linux distributions in general, really).

    Ubuntu does not develop software. Thus,...
  6. Thread: Old mono rants

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    Poll: Re: Maybe replace tomboy with gnote?

    I can play this too - observe from a minimal install:


    aptitude install gnote
    Reading package lists...
    Building dependency tree...
    Reading state information...
    Initializing package states......
  7. Thread: Wine and TwinView

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    [ubuntu] Re: Wine and TwinView

    And the same explanation applies. Apps can't (easily) manipulate TwinView, so they don't.
  8. Thread: Old mono rants

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    Poll: Re: Maybe replace tomboy with gnote?

    And you're still perfectly welcome to remove Tomboy, F-Spot, and Banshee.
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    Re: What is the future of php developers?

    Well, you can do ASP on mono with Apache or FastCGI. But there are any number of web-frameworky languages/libraries; knowing more isn't going to hurt :).
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    Re: Docky! the new awesome dock

    And the plugins actually need the compiler from 2.0, but don't worry; we've bundled that in with the tarball :/.

    gnome-do-plugins have now built for Intrepid in the do-testers PPA. Everything...
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    Re: Jaunty roots quite easy

    By editing the kernel line from the grub prompt. Alternatively, by booting from a live CD.



    Right. Encryption is easily the most secure option. Although, if you really, really care, only...
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    Re: Jaunty roots quite easy

    This has been raised a couple of times over the years on various lists. The consensus is that the convenience of the recovery mode well outweighs its (small) security implications. Even without the...
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