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  1. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    Oh it is definitely wrong and creepy, but you will probably not know how much a Manufacturer or Cellular provider is trying to capture about your life untill you buy it and configure and capture...
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    Re: Blank screen after Grub bootloader

    Do you get a text based login screen if you press <CTRL>+<ALT>+F1 or <CTRL>+<ALT>+F2?

    If so, login, tail out /var/log/syslog and see if there is a /home/username/.x* file(s)?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dropbox daemon install stuck

    Is it possible the hard drive is full? Look at the ~/.dropbox/ or whatever folder is used for cache.
  4. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    I used to feel safer not having rooted my phone. Unrooted phones were safer in some ways, but most of the following reasons point to rooting as actually being safer:

    In the USA, depending on the...
  5. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    Google sold Motorola to Lenovo for around $10billion in losses. Some Motorolas were made in the USA, but now i am sure all will be made in China. No more American designed and manufactured phones.
  6. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    An easy way to install multiple alternative ROMS is SafeStrap, so you may want to look at their list of supported devices.
  7. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    About all SmartPhones are great for amusing ourselves to death.
    No SmartPhone is great at Getting Things Done reliably on a day-to-day basis.

    I have heard that the Apple store vets programs...
  8. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    One good tactic in choosing a phone is to look at xda-developers or android forums as to which phones are easier to root and have the best support for alternative ROMS. Take a look at the list of...
  9. Re: Which smartphone should I consider using if I use Ubuntu?

    What country you live-in and the cellular services available has a big impact on the decision. However, i heard just yesterday on VOIP Users Conference that the Google Nexus 5 pretty much supports...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I support windows and Linux machines for income, but do not use windows directly on any machine i use to administer windows. Been that way for over a few years. On Windows, takes way too long to...
  11. Re: Wifi doesn't turn on unless I suspend my computer first.

    From a terminal, enter "
    udevadm monitor" then press some Fn keys that work and do not work, such as the rfkill button.

    If your system has hal, try the
    lshal command.

    i would also look at ...
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