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  1. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: POLL : your first reactions to the Unity interface

    This is day three for me, for me & Unity I mean.

    Although I absolutely despised it on Sunday and vowed to use Ubuntu Classic instead, I've been tinkering around with Unity all day today ... and...
  2. Re: improving unity: options and fixes you would like for next release (oneiric 11.10

    I agree with many of the suggestions so far. I don't think my suggestions add much but here goes.

    Unity should look like a dock and feel like a dock. That means I get to decide what goes on the...
  3. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: POLL : your first reactions to the Unity interface

    OK I've given Unity an hour of my time & it's crapped out on me twice now, requiring a restart both times (Unity just froze for no apparent reason). And the PC I use has never let me down with Linux...
  4. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: POLL : your first reactions to the Unity interface

    I've just upgraded in the last 15 mins. The upgrade itself was absolutely painfree.

    First impressions ? It's radically different, this Unity thing.

    That's a diplomatic way to say my new...
  5. Re: How many friends do you have who have never heard of Linux?

    I've been using Ubuntu since 7.04 and only met my first fellow Linux user in the flesh last week, at a bus stop of all places. And I was the first he'd ever met too.

    We must've looked really...
  6. Poll: Re: Share with the community your Maverick Meerkat install/upgrade experience

    Painfree install from 10.04 LTS to 10.10.

    Can't thank you folks enough for all your hard work :)
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    Poll: Re: Google's Chrome OS

    I think this new Chrome OS is a great idea. If it weans people of that MS crap than it's got to be a good idea, nicht wahr ?

    Doubleplusgood.

    But I'm sad in a way too. I like being a Linux geek....
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu crash when Firefox tab is closed

    Odd error this. Am getting an Ubuntu crash once or twice each day when I close a Firefox tab ... happens if I'm a bit careless when clicking on the X of the tab ... if I'm really precise there's no...
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    [ubuntu] Avant Window Navigator at startup

    Just a quick question from a novice. It's not really a major problem either, just a preference issue.

    Have installed the Avant Window Manager dock onto Ubuntu Hardy Heron LTS. It's really neat :D...
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    [ubuntu] New laptop ... is it OK for Ubuntu ?

    My old laptop has given up the ghost & thanks to saving up over the last few months I've been lucky enough to get a new laptop today.

    It's maybe not the best one on the market but seemed the best...
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    Re: What are your favorite ubuntu features?

    LOL I didn't know that either. Well that's me learned something today too :)
    My killer app is Mahjongg. I'm totally addicted. Or easy amused, one of the two.
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    Poll: Re: What's the best keyboard you've ever used

    I've got a .... left handed keyboard ! I didn't even know such things existed until we were all hauled into a health & safety talk at work. These keyboards are being introduced into the British civil...
  13. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    My first post here using 7.10 :)

    First a huge thank you to all the developers & individuals who have helped bring 7.10 together.

    For me the upgrade to 7.10 was a bit hit & miss. I tried the...
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!11 11 1 1 one

    Oh dear. It's aborted the upgrade install with half a hundred problems. Ha well. Just need to wait for the shipit CD and do a fresh install instead. I'm a bit disappointed. I only installed 7.04 last...
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!11 11 1 1 one

    oh it's started installing ....

    my little heart is skipping a beat here. i'd like to say this is better than sex but sex is such a distant memory. ah. the joys of middle age :)
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    Re: Countdown to Gutsy!!!!

    I'm doing my 7.10 upgrade right now using the upgrade manager thingy, 969 files of 1104 downloaded and 14 minutes to go. 253kb/s.

    Good luck to everyone else who's doing the same !!
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    Re: Your favorite documentaries?

    12th September 2001. The BBC started showing "The Blue Planet" in primetime on BBC1. I'll never forget the contrast between the terrible news we had all been watching those two days and the beauty of...
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