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    Re: Why do you choose Ubuntu over Windows

    I would use it over windows because it can run most modern programs on less powerfull hardware. Also it is really customizable and I can tweak it however I want.

    I dont care about economic or...
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    Re: should I buy a mac?

    No idea, doesnt matter, if money is an issue you shouldnt buy a $2000 laptop, whether it be a mac or anything else of course. Everybody must make his own decission.

    As for the battery life with...
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    Re: should I buy a mac?

    Sorry for double post but about the price point, my current laptop is a HP tm2 tablet pc with core i3 ulv and otherwise just standard hardware. It has the worst screen ever, the viewing angle is so...
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    Re: should I buy a mac?

    Multitouch will work if there are drivers. It is a synaptic clickpad, but the osx drivers and gesture detection are very, very well programmed.

    About battery life in other operating systems, I...
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    Re: should I buy a mac?

    Since I have a Mackbook Pro 15" for work I have decided I do not want anything else. Not because of OSX (which is good) but because of the superior screen quality, build quality of the laptop. There...
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    Re: Global Menus - doomed to be unreliable?

    Programs itself should have another layout. Why not have the program title, the close buttons AND the menu all on the same top menubar on the program itself? A bit like google chrome does. They dont...
  7. Re: Decent support for Hp Tm2 laptop (ati switchable graphics + multitouch)

    Ok after some testing the switchable graphics indeed work, but there is a lack of decent drivers for the ATI chipset, the Intel currently works best.

    Anyway just an update
    I tried kernel...
  8. Decent support for Hp Tm2 laptop (ati switchable graphics + multitouch)

    Hello, I own a HP Tm2 laptop. This is a laptop with ATI switchable graphics (intel HD vs ATI discrete) and wacom digitizer (inlcluding pressure sensitive pen) and a capacitive multitouch touchscreen....
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    Re: Fly a real drone with Ubuntu

    If this would be done on a 3G connection ... oh the possibilities ... you could fly it anywhere you want with only the battery as limitation!!
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Catalyst for Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit and Switchable Graphics

    I have exactly the same problem. CTR ALT F1 does not work either, the screen is blank and it will stay blank. Recovery mode goes blank too.

    This is very hard to find information about, i have...
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    [ubuntu] Black screen on boot after installing fglrx

    Hello, I have a simple yet annoying problem. Whenever I install the ATI proprietary driver (fglrx), I have to reboot. After boot I get a black screen and nothing happens. I think the os is up and...
  12. Thread: Bioshock

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    Re: Bioshock

    But few native games use these great OpenGL capabilities!
  13. Re: Top Ten Reasons Why You Should NOT Use Open Source Software-EDIT: Slide Show Adde

    I'm on Vista and can't open the file?

    :guitar: :lolflag:
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    Re: Better Mobile Phone Sync

    I agree, It's really annoying I can not sync my cell phone with ubuntu. Well I can actually after a lot of trying out (which a newbie never can, because there's not even a tutorial about it) and it...
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    Poll: Re: Sound volume indicator at login.

    For my initial 'volume only' problem I have been thinking and I suggest this:

    On the bottom-left of the screen at the login is an 'Options' menu. Simply in there have a tickbox that says: 'Silent...
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    Poll: Sound volume indicator at login.

    Sometimes I would like to start my laptop in a quiet environment. It is then a bit irritating that I don't know my volume when I want to login.

    If sound is at max it could be very disturbing to...
  17. Re: what do you think about this "Is Ubuntu slowly dying?'

    Personally I think he has a point. You can't produce a high quality operating system that rivals anything on the market, wich actually gets INTO the market (advertising, marketing) and offers great...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    Quite honestly I think that 'windows has viruses and spyware' is NO reason for not having windows.

    Let me put it this way: people who are stupid enough to get a virus in XP are also stupid enough...
  19. Thread: How to fstab

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    Re: How to fstab

    Hi, i found this thread through search. I have a problem with fstab. I like this guide but it's not completely clear.

    I have made an entry for my removable usb hard disk, it mounts ok (but I have...
  20. Thread: Breezy extras?

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    Re: Breezy extras?

    I came here by search. My question is:
    Which repositries do I have to use in order to install w32codecs and libdvd using synaptic?

    Also, I downloaded a package from mplayer's site - I think they...
  21. Re: World of Warcraft on ubuntu: Using the newest 1.6.1 patch

    Yes, when you fix your internet :grin: Seriously, I think you can go into the CVS directory (when ur booted in windows) download all the files into a map, transfer that map to linux any way you like...
  22. How I fixed sound compatibility issues ESD/ALSA (noobfriendly!)

    Well, I always had to do

    killall esd

    when I wanted to run cedega or whatever program with sound, and I tryed following a howto here which was complicated for the noob that I am. The directions...
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    Re: HOW To: IE6 with wine 20050725

    Also some applications that run in Wine use IE as embedded browser solution. Steam for example.
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    Re: Very Dissapointed in Linux yet again.:(

    Yes. There are a lot of programs a lot of variety with good ideas but none of them does the COMPLETE job. It's dificult to explain. I just think that if you want an os to break through, it has to be...
  25. Re: Steam is the only thing I need to keep me happy.

    Steam on windows has an error which goes like this:
    'The memory at xxxxxxx pointing to xxxxxxxxxxxx could not be read" or something like that. The error you have looks very similar. The 'error' is...
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