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    Re: Ubuntu V.S. Kubuntu

    Wow I didn't know that it was that easy to load Kubuntu. I'd be downloading the 702mb ISO burning a disk etc etc
    They must be almost exactly the same OS with a slightly different desktop. Thanks for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Disk Defragmentation

    Yet Ubuntu Software Centre is selling HDD Ranger (a defrag app' for ext4 file system) for $7.99. If we don't need it why are they trying to sell us the app ?
    I've been using Ubuntu since 8.04 and...
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    Re: Is Dropbox safe?

    This Cloud business is a perfect means by which those who mean us harm can look into our files uninvited. I've been around long enough to know that we cannot trust ANYONE especially those who have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Howto: Ubuntu 11.04 + Cisco VPN / vpnc

    Is one of the files a duplicate of an update ?
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Error while copying file (Error splicing file: Input/output error)

    Error splicing file: Input/output error
    I get the same issue occasionally. I just downloaded it again directly onto the Hard Drive where it's to stay.
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Infect your computer with unwanted viruses and spy-ware ?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Google Earth Install Problem

    I followed the same procedure and ended up with the same list of errors.
    Followed your link and BINGO! It's installed and working on the new Zorin OS 5.
    Thanks
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    [SOLVED] Re: move Maximize,Minimize,Close to right side?

    I've discovered a neat trick with Ubuntu 11.04.
    This [minimize,maximize,close] operation won't work with 11.04 but if you log out of Unity and then back into Gnome classic it will work. Then log...
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    If were banning each other for "0" I guess I can make a statement re your reference to Time Travel.
    "The invention of time travel may in the future save humanity, by teaching the world to avoid the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: move Maximize,Minimize,Close to right side?

    And a thank you from me as well.
    Cheers
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    [SOLVED] Re: Best Security Tools For Ubuntu 11.04?

    It appears that 11.04 has a firewall installed by default, I only discovered this when Frostwire detected it and it appears that the firewall prevents Frostwire from running at full speed. Can't get...
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    Re: editing folder shortcuts on right sidebar

    We forget so easily how difficult it was when we first started on Linux. Newbies need step by step instructions omitting nothing. Telling someone to "open a terminal" means SFA to a newbie.
    We gotta...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: No sound with Cheese when doing video recording

    If you're getting video in Cheese check that your audio has the USB cam selected for audio.
    Left click on the speaker icon at top panel
    Left click "sound preferences"
    Left click the "input" tag...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam Security/Motion Capture on Linux?

    Yes but there's a trade off for that ease of use that Windo$e has,
    VULNERABILITY !
    It's so much easier for spyware applications, port attacks etc...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Google Earth won't start

    Yeah! Me neither! Where does he mean?
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to update software center

    Apparently you have all solved your problems but haven't bothered to enlighten anyone else who may be researching the same issue. "I'm alright Jack"
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam works with Cheese, but not with Skype

    All I got was "command not found":guitar:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Webcam works with Cheese, but not with Skype

    This works if you want to start Skype off the terminal "every time"which I'm happy to do but many find it a problem, but if you open Skype from the usual way i.e. Apps>Internet>Skype it doesn't work....
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    [ubuntu] Re: .aes256 decrypt using openssl

    Ha ha ha ha! Why would we want to do that?
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 No 3D and other issues

    Why go back to the enemy, just as easy to go back to 10.04 ?
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Recommend a browser besides Firefox or Opera?

    What really bugs me about Firefox is the Yahoo search engine that has replaced Google. I've tried the "about:config" routine but it won't change from Yahoo.
    Canonical apparently did a deal with...
  22. [ubuntu] window disappears when reduced to taskbar Ubuntu 10.04

    When I try to reduce the window to the taskbar it completely disappears as if I had clicked on the X. It was working fine last night,[computer wasn't switched off] when I went to it this morning the...
  23. Re: How do I link 2 ubuntu computers via crossover cable

    He asked for advice on Networking 2 Ubuntu machines with a crossover cable and we get your post which describes a totally different setup. While I admire your motivation to help, it's not really what...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 Network Connections Bug Maybe?

    I haven't had this problem at all with my main Dual Core Pentium PC. BUT I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 into a Compaq Presario SR1040AN that I Found in the street and everything works fine except the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx: SAMBA issues?

    You can't blame Newbies with NFI because when they do get replies the information has massive holes in it. They forget what it was like to start Linux after 10 years of M$ and so their advice makes...
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