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  1. Re: To netflix or not to netflix...that is the question

    I've had a Netflix account for years. Long before they offered their streaming service.

    The quality varies from OK to pretty good. Haven't seen anything horrible or not tolerable yet. Netflix has...
  2. Re: Hey Cincy! Any 5 way chili lovers out there?

    Oh man do I hate Cincy style and Sky Line Chili. The stuff is just awful. Chili is supposed to be hot and spicy, not sweet and slimy. Thankfully the Sky Line Chili near me was replaced with a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: XBMC running real slow in 9.10

    Xbmc's UI is pretty GPU intensive. You either have no 3d rendering (Vesa, NV) or very poor/incomplete 3d rendering (nouveau). Not only that, but the TNT 2 is a pretty weak card to begin with. MythTV...
  4. Re: Adobe's war with apple may open the door for linux

    Flash is meaningless and on it's way out. Today it's seen as nothing more than a medium to deliver ads. Video streaming using flash is, honestly, old technology. Streaming flash is only kept around...
  5. Re: Help playing FPS- is 3D acceleration working right?

    From http://cube.wikispaces.com/Performance+Guide


    Cube2 actually has pretty low specs to run the game. You should be able to at least play it with your hardware. Any dedicated graphics would...
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    Re: Neverwinter Nights extract error

    Which file? If it's something you downloaded, try to download it again - perhaps the transfer was corrupt.

    If it's the 482MB English_linuxclient169_xp2.tar.gz update, here's the md5sum for it.

    ...
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    Re: 1 %er's Club...

    Nah, if your using Ubuntu, your the Honda Gold Wing riders. Arch users are Sportster owners. Slackware and LFS users are riding old rigid tales and pan heads.
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    Re: mencoder only using one CPU

    To -xvidencopts add threads=2. It will read like this


    mencoder dvd:// -vf scale=854:480 -alang en -oac mp3lame -lameopts abr:br=128 -ovc xvid -xvidencopts pass=2:bitrate=-617000:threads=2 -ofps...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need to get avi to play on DVD player

    Winff converted the files to dvd format, you then need to author a DVD. Look for DVDStyler or something similar.

    DeVeDe is a one click (maybe 3 clicks ;) ) application that can import your video...
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    Poll: Re: how do You install software?

    autotools and/or cmake.
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    Re: What do you use to burn your DVDs?

    To burn - cdrecord, to create an iso image - mkisofs.

    Since other posts are about editing and authoring -

    I use Kino to edit the DV footage. mjpegtools to encode (mpeg2enc, yuvmedianfilter,...
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    Re: Local computer services

    That's seriously no joke!!! I carry wet naps and hand sanitizer to all of my calls. Most people are generally clean, but not everyone. I have a friend that acquired both Scabies (...
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    Re: Local computer services

    I had to laugh when I read that. Funny, because it is SO true.

    Have had several people drop off PC's with PII class CPUs and 128MB or less RAM, and want Windows XP, or Vista installed. Can't...
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    Re: Local computer services

    Thank about how much your time is worth. Two things can happen with blow out prices like that.

    1. No one will trust you because it is too cheap. Quality work costs a premium. Same as looking at a...
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    Re: QDE - qt desktop envirement

    To help the OP out -

    Gnome is to GTK what KDE is to QT. Not only do both DE's require a tool kit, but a plethora of DE specific widgets and wizbangs.

    Lxde is to GTK what the OP wants for QT. A...
  16. Re: is this google or just a fake immitation?

    bash-4.0$ whois 74.125.39.138

    OrgName: Google Inc.
    OrgID: GOGL
    Address: 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
    City: Mountain View
    StateProv: CA
    PostalCode: 94043
    Country: US
  17. Thread: Ubuntu One

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    Re: Ubuntu One

    Same guy 4 weeks ago .....


    Before that on March 11th, 2009


    Same guy again.


    Shameful no one has to say anything, only quote what has already been said.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: howto run Firefox with flash 10 and any other browser with flash 9?

    Uninstall the flash package. Obtain the tar.gz from Adobe for the wanted versions.

    You can put plugins in the local directories of each program. For firefox - place the version of flash you want...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Desktop Icons disappear and Nautilus Closes

    One of the jpegs could be corrupt, or Nautilus thinks it is corrupt.

    Start with deleting the thumb cache. Use the forum search or google if you don't know where those are. .local, .share - it's...
  20. Re: Should Canonical make their own MP3/OGG player?

    That's using the ol' noggin. Take a free open source operating system and attach it's name to patent encumbered mp3 ............ Wait, it would fit the scheme of things wouldn't it ;)
  21. Thread: Ubuntu One

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    Re: what does everyone think of this?

    Mepis wasn't one I was thinking of ;)

    Lindows/Linspire had a large community following, many fans, was even sold on PCs in Walmart at one time - gone. Click 'N Run I think even a few of the...
  22. Thread: Ubuntu One

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    Re: what does everyone think of this?

    I agree with what you say - That has nothing to do with the issue at hand though. That's what is sad about this whole entire ordeal. Many people just don't get it.

    Ubuntu is seen as free, as in...
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    Re: what does everyone think of this?

    Why am I not surprised to read the above?


    To me, it looks like Canonical freely gives back all of the great things they have gathered. The projects created from other developers. But once they...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to use cdg2bin from cdg tools

    It's as simple as running the program with -h and following the directions :)



    ./cdg2bin.py -h
    Usage: cdg2bin.py [options] <file1> [fileN [ ... fileN]]

    After any appropriate program...
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    [ubuntu] Re: problem transcoding with dvd::rip

    libxvidcore :confused:

    Your error log states you are missing libxvidcore. Therefore I would deduce perhaps installing libxvidcore might solve the problem.

    Try doing a search with apt, aptitude,...
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