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    Re: Can't watch Amazon Instant Video

    Try this

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mjblenner/ppa-hal
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install hal

    This worked for me.
  2. Re: conversations with the help line on NHL Gamecenter

    lol, yeah..I guess you could say that.
    he was a teacher... a teacher of figure it out yourself smarty Linux guy, to which I did.

    One more day, and another thing I have learned 'bout this great OS
  3. conversations with the help line on NHL Gamecenter

    Ok, spent some $$ so that I could watch my Boston Bruins reign supreme this year ( possible Cup run, maybe ) and signed up for NHL Gamecenter a few days ago.
    Works great on my iPhone, and one 'puter...
  4. Re: ubuntu desktop on an old WinXP machine - performance expectations?

    I'm using 3 old machines a.) P4 w/ 4gb RAM, b.) Toshiba Satellite Core 2 Duo w/ 4 gb RAM and a HP DC5700 Core 2 Duo w/ 2.5 gb RAM all using 13.10.
    The HP is dul booted w/ XP SP2 and screams fast....
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    Re: Linux in Thailand

    "Here piracy of Windows is rampant"

    Same in Thailand.
    When I first came to Thailand I went to Tesco/Lotus in Chiang Mai and bought a desktop computer. Sales folk asked if I wanted Vista or XP...
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    Re: Linux in Thailand

    Motto2, Sawadee!
    you up in the northeast in the Realm?
    I'm down here in Prachinburi, close to Korat.
    Life in the jungle.
    ):P
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    Re: how long can you survive without..

    US Army Ranger school, went 90 days with minimum sleep. 4 continuous days without any sleep, and Ranger power naps in between of about 10 minutes each.
    Around day 60, we were sitting next to a duce...
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    Re: New To Linux, need a new laptop

    Try Dell or Newegg
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    Re: Linux sightings thread

    Thai Airways International's onboard entertainment systems.
    Had a pic of it, but cannot find it now.
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    [ubuntu] Re: which is good on an older computer

    I'm running 64 bit 13.04 on a Toshiba X205, core 2 duo w/ 2gb ram, a HP dc5700 Core 2 duo, running 12.10 64 bit w/ 2.5 gb ram & a 13 yr old HP P4 running Lubuntu 12.10 w/ 512 gb ram ( and it does run...
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    Re: Back to Ubuntu

    Distrohopperitis.
    Not to worry, it can be cured.

    I too once suffered from this. :P
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Unity Dash still has black background with ATi cards

    Is there a fix for this?
    Like others, I only get this in Raring.
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Network Problem In Ubuntu Software Center.

    I'm currently getting the same in the software-updater on the two boxes Im running 13.04 in.
    apt-get update working ok
    Software updater states to check my internet connection which is on wifi, no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Raring is stable/fast

    Installed it last night on a HP NC6220. Everything is rockin' and haven't had one problem as of yet.
    It's not so much as that I am amazed on the OS, but more amazed on how well this old laptop runs...
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    Re: Stories: How linux has Saved you!

    Winter 1933..hiking in the Andes with a friend named Hillary.
    While hiking during the night I slipped and fell 95 feet into a cravass. Nobody would take the risk to help. Too deep, too dark.
    I...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Except for flight Simulator I have made the switch a few months ago.
    Love it.
    Wife is not good at change in her life, so a Win box stays just for her.
    Installed 12.04 on my son's old laptop, where...
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    [ubuntu] Re: For my laptop?

    It should.
    I'm using 12.04 on a 10 yr old HP nc6220 and it's running well.
    :)
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Greetings!
    I've been distro hopping for a year now, you name it, I've tried it :) but I seem to keep coming back to Ubuntu. Don't know why..could be the color ( I do kinda like that orange thang...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Wireless

    yeah, can't read my own notes without having my glasses on..
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Wireless

    My first post..and I have no idea of what I'm doing, a complete noob in Ubuntu, and currently using 12.04.
    I had the same problem and after reading numerous posts found a command that fixed my no...
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