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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I was introduced to linux in late 1999 but (now ex) boyfriend, and never looked back. Now and then I get frustrated when services I'd like to subscribe to do not support linux or when I something...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    100% linux since 1999.

    It all happened by chance, really.
    My then boyfriend installed - with my consent - Linux (Debian version) during Fall 1999, after that my next boyfriend was also into Linux...
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    Re: Post your CTRL+V's

    http://www.parisgamesweek.com/

    I'm 41 yrs old, going to visit the Paris Gaming Week with a 19 yrs old guy ^^

    Who said I'm old, huh?!

    PS: no, we're not dating, we're just gamers, that's all!
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    Poll: Re: Which is your main IM network?

    the *only* reason I might to use IM is because some members of my family currently live far, far away, so video chatting, from time to time could be nice. Except... we used to chat through Skype, but...
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    Re: Why do you choose Ubuntu over Windows

    @prodigy_: well said!

    Actually, I intend to make a living out of my acquaintances' (and strangers') digital illiteracy. :biggrin:

    I'm no computer wizard, but I've been using computers (Mac, PC...
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    Re: Post your CTRL+V's

    I have been researching the spying on a large scale PRISM program scandal, so my last ctrlV's look like this:


    scandale prism...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    My (ex) boyfriend installed Linux on my computer some 15 yrs ago. I have never looked back since then!

    I still have windows out there somewhere in my system y'konw just in case - but never, ever...
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    Re: Chromium Likely to Replace Firefox

    @miegel:

    the sentence you wrote about security concerns keeps bugging me. Which browser do you use when, like you stated, you are browsing websites that you are "more security conscious about...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    libertad + tango = Libertango, by Astor Piazzola.
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    just read a very interesting short article about how and why music is important and pleasurable.

    http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/the-magic-of-music-and-what-it-does-to-your-productivity/
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    Re: Jammin' June Screenshot Thread

    Wow! Mind-blowing, beautiful desktops posted here!

    I really like Irene's style (fog) and Vermont Poet's, too. Now I'm jealous and want/need to learn how to customize the look of my icons. ;)
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    Compilation of Abbreviations

    Hello there,

    I just found out about the "Abbreviations game" at "The Cafe" - the thread is closed, but I thought it would be nice if someone could compile all of the abbreviations in one, big...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    on youtube right now...
    listened to Vivaldi's concerto no6 (the largo movement) then a mix of Erykah Badu's live concerts.

    Talk about eclectic tastes!

    -BM
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    Re: What are you eating now?

    Oh; geesh!

    I just realized I am eating, all at the same time, a slice of white bread with stinky French cheese, lots of ice cream, hot tea and taboulé.
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    Re: Yet another word game

    Tea!

    (my fave beverage) :tongue:
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    Re: Post your CTRL+V's

    "Delete immediately before someone gets hurt"

    (it's a verse from the "Virus Alert" song).
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    Re: 100 Identified Song Verses

    Ugh. Just found out about Cafe Games - what a lovely time-waster! :biggrin:

    "Delete immediately before someone gets hurt" - it's the "Virus Alert" song.

    Not sure about the instructions for this...
  18. [all variants] Re: Ubuntu, Kubuntu, debian based systems can't detect Windows Vista

    @firekage: can I ask a somewhat insolent question?

    What do you need windows vista for, anyway? or anything win at all? I have both a linux and a win OS, I am in no way an expert or computer...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    ...Exactly!

    ;)
  20. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    Aaaah! the infamous "man" command! I *always* forget that one! Silly me.

    Thanks again, oldfred!

    -BM
  21. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    OK, did the dmidecode command with sudo and got my bios.txt - what a neat file!
    Definitely a keeper!

    Thank you, oldfred!

    Btw, what does DMI mean?


    -BM
  22. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    Thank you all for the invaluable information and friendly advice! \\:D/

    -BM
  23. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    Thank you, oldfred!

    That dmidecode thingy seems like a very interesting command. will definitely try & tell you about it.

    -BM
  24. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    Thanks, varunendra!

    Actually I *enjoy* learning new stuff, I'm a "curiosity killed the cat" type. ;)
  25. [SOLVED] Re: how do I know which version of Linux is installed on computer?

    Right, yes, I knew that. Thanks for reminding me of that fact!

    I nickname XFCE "the cute & fat little mouse" - :lolflag:
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