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  1. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Will Unity kill Ubuntu? A message for Canonical

    Apart from Unity having a silly global menu and window buttons in the panel (IMO :))? But yes they are more similar than GNOME 2.
  2. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Unity Poll

    See my post from the other thread :)
  3. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    If they clean up the network indicator I will have no issues with it, I suspect that the current indicator was a quick first attempt at a port. As such I suspect it will be refined during the...
  4. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    I think I read it as an impression of those who dislike Unity, rather than his opinion. Anyway my list still stands for anyone interested :)
  5. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    Hehe, agreed :)
  6. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    I considered this, but decided it wasn't. If it was, congratulations you got me :D
  7. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    Wow, this could be one of the aforementioned attitudes. This thread is to discuss Unity, there is no need for this :)

    Here is a list of how Unity could be improved to be usable for me, of course I...
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    Re: Adobe Flash x64bit version (Linux) gone?

    I see, fair enough ;)
    Still, at least they haven't pulled it again
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    Re: Adobe Flash x64bit version (Linux) gone?

    I'm confused? From that page I linked you can download preview 3 (latest version) of the 64 bit plugin. Direct link:...
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    Re: Adobe Flash x64bit version (Linux) gone?

    Its just moved ;) looks like its just had a new release too
    http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10_square.html
  11. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    Some of the attitudes in this thread seem, to me, to not accept that some people do not like the general direction Unity and thus Ubuntu is heading in.

    I think the problem for me is that it is not...
  12. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    Yet it is debatable as to whether it does this. For example, in my opinion, it does not scale well to the 7 inch screen on my eeePC nor to my 15 inch laptop screen or 17 inch external monitor ;)
  13. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: Stop Unity... Yes? No?

    I have yet to have a good experience with Unity, the Maverick version was abysmal on my netbook (eeePC 701) mainly due to performance issues but also horrendous usability issues. I realise that they...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: I tried xububtu-desktop and it messed up my login splash screens

    Ok run:

    sudo update-alternatives --config usplash-artwork.so
    and follow the instructions to change the boot artwork, then run:

    sudo update-initramfs -u

    hope that helps,
    dje
  15. [ubuntu] Re: finally back to linux and all I'm getting is frustrations!!! Help please!!!!!!!!!

    You are running Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) which has reached end of life thus there are no updates, see the announcement here

    Upgrading to 8.04 LTS or 9.10 is the best option

    dje
  16. Thread: Creating PDF's?

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    [ubuntu] Re: Creating PDF's?

    try installing the cups-pdf package:

    sudo apt-get install cups-pdf
    it creates a 'virtual' pdf printer and it should allow you to create a PDF from any program that supports printing

    hope that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need help with script for gnome-teminal

    gnome-terminal -x command
    found from:

    man gnome-terminal
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    Poll: Re: Gay & Geek... Rare Combo

    No I only have feelings like that for humans. However I am a vegetarian, hopefully soon to be vegan
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    Poll: Re: Gay & Geek... Rare Combo

    I consider myself Pansexual
  20. Thread: updates

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    [ubuntu] Re: updates

    It would need to be:

    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    as it requires root permissions ;)

    dje
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    [ubuntu] Re: terminal commands @ startup

    Try this

    zenity --info --title "Welcome" --text "$(fortune)"
    See

    man zenity
    for other options ;)

    to run at startup create a text file (script) with the following content:
  22. [ubuntu] Re: How to install Ubuntu Server from USB (from windows)?

    Try this thread which essentially walks you through using UNetbootin

    dje
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    [ubuntu] Re: converting .bin file to .deb file

    ah sure thing. in a terminal try:

    sh path_to_installer.bin
    in case you need root privileges prepend sudo:

    sudo sh path_to_installer.bin

    hope that helps,
    dje
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    [ubuntu] Re: converting .bin file to .deb file

    why not just use apt?

    sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: Dell Studio 15 + Mobility Radeon HD 4570

    If anyone is having trouble with the built in microphones it is easy to fix. Right click the volume icon and select Open volume control, then click Preferences and tick Capture 1 and Capture 2 and...
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