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    [kde] Re: kde4.x performance

    KWin has slower effects than Compiz. Hopefully this is something the KDE team is working on for the next KDE4 point release.

    I can run Compiz very quickly on my 8 MB integrated i915 video chipset...
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    Poll: Re: Should Linspire Offer CNR for Ubuntu Users?

    I would consider using CNR if it offered specialized packages of software.

    Eg. I would love a CNR Ruby + Rails + Lighttpd + MySQL package with the newest stable versions of each, all configured to...
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    Re: What AGP card did you use to get 3D?

    Only look at Nvidia cards. Get whichever one is closest to what you want to spend. A quick look at pricewatch.com found an Nvidia Geforce 6600 GT AGP 128MB for $147. Sounds like a winner to me. Get...
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    Re: Is 3D acceleration possible w/ Intel 845?!

    I have acceleration on my i915 card, although it's still slow because the Intel cards aren't very good. I don't think it's any better on Windows.

    You can try following my old how-to for Hoary, but...
  5. Thread: nVidia vs. ATI

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    Poll: Re: nVidia vs. ATI

    Drivers are more important than hardware. Even in Windows ATI's drivers consistently suck. Two months ago I upgraded my 9800 Pro drivers in Windows and I promptly lost 20 FPS in CS:S. Downgrading...
  6. Thread: Quake IV?

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    Re: Quake IV?

    You buy the windows version, then download the Linux installer.
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    Re: why windows is better

    Strong arguments have been made for most software to be statically compiled. This means that, for instance, DVDStyler would have the correct version of mjpegtools built in. Each program would be...
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    Re: howto kde eye-kandies avalable for breezee

    I will echo jvoegele's thank you. This is an excellent repository. IMO, the (k)Ubuntu community needs an art repository full of icons, kwin/metacity themes, etc. There are so many out there and it's...
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    Poll: Re: MSN Pwns Ubuntu

    I don't think Ubuntu's trying to create that sort of image for itself. The NBA, on the other hand, has more than enough.
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    Re: Kubuntu Theme Team

    It's been eleven days since I began this topic and not a single person has come forward to help make this theme. Is there really that little interest?
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    Re: Kubuntu Theme Team

    Just to start the discussion, I think the first place contributors should look is https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KubuntuArtwork

    That page links to some wallpapers, color schemes and splash screens that...
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    Kubuntu Theme Team

    Hello all. I'm not an artist or a themer, but I do see the need for a Kubuntu theme to give Kubuntu that "look" so everyone knows which distro they're looking at.

    I want to get some volunteers who...
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    Re: America's Army Crashes for No Reason....

    try running 'killall esd' and then run the game.
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    Re: What happened to...

    Blizzard and many other big game companies enjoy a priviledged relationship with MS. Hardware manufacturers do as well. DirectX features are often added directly from feedback from ATI , Valve,...
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    Re: What happened to...

    I know two people from different companies who have said this is what MS did to them. One works QA for a company that only really has one big title, but it's very popular and has many sequels, and...
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    Re: What happened to...

    Blizzard doesn't have anything against Linux, but they have a lot riding on Windows. Microsoft pushed them hard to not release the Linux client. For MS, games are a huge tipping point. Once gamers...
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    Re: What do you use with WindowMaker?

    Try the Desktop Support forum.
  18. Re: CoH Cedega error: (PBuffer:: MakeCurrent() failed.)

    I just checked and it is a supported game, so it should work really well. What you'll need to do is install it under Linux using cedega to run the installer.
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    Re: Games for a little girl

    The Shockwave plugin works on my son's P2 400, although I didn't test extensively. One of the main applications of Shockwave is for 3D games (I think a Dora game on the nickjr.com site is one of...
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    Re: Games for a little girl

    Why all this talk of Cedega? It's only useful for DirectX games. I suggest Crossover Office, as it supports many apps better than vanilla Wine. It's $40, which isn't ridiculous and you can get a...
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    Re: (true combat elite)[ubu-e]European Ubuntu Clan

    Awesome... it's been years since I played TC on Q3, but I've always loved the aiming mode. I'm not in Europe, but if the ping is decent I'll hop on the public server when I get it installed this...
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    Poll: Re: Linux and spyware / virus ?

    Things no one usually mentions are Java and Firefox. As Firefox usage increases, malware writers will target cross-browser and cross-platform exploits.

    Java is a huge factor since a JVM priviledge...
  23. Re: How To: Install Firefox 1.1 Alpha 1

    You need to update your shortcuts so intead of pointing to '/usr/local/firefox/firefox' they just point to 'firefox'.

    You can also remove the /usr/local/firefox directory if you want to reclaim...
  24. Re: HOWTO: Add SATA support for bootup ntfs mounting

    I just found a better resource and I'm sure many people are still wondering how to do this. Basically, you need to add the right module to /etc/modules, but which is the right one?

    I think you...
  25. Re: How To: Install Firefox 1.1 Alpha 1

    Plugins or extensions?

    Plugins like Flash Player are in ~/.mozilla/plugins and should be shared. I'm not sure about Java or mplayer... I haven't checked those yet.

    Some of your extensions will...
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