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    Poll: Re: Poll: Binary NVidia/ATI Drivers in Ubuntu?

    I voted for choice. I feel that those users who want to use the non-free drivers should be able to use them, and those that don't should be able to use the free drivers.

    It would be interesting to...
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    Re: Anjuta requirements?

    Thanks Jdong, this is wonderful news (well for Anjuta users anyway sorry about smeg!)

    Raven:-)
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    Re: Anjuta requirements?

    Hi Dogmeat,

    Well it seems that I was mistaken in my last post. It's not that smeg is incompatible with Anjuta, but rather that the liabaries that Anjuta needs (i.e gnome-devel) have been removed...
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    Re: Anjuta requirements?

    According to other forum posts there is a problem with installing smeg (Gnome Menu Editor) and gnome-devel; in that once you have installed smeg, apt refuses to install gnome-devel and...
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    Re: Have you got the distro fever?

    I've also suffered from distro fever. My first distro was Red Hat 4, followed by Red Hat 5 and 6, Mandrake, Suse, Corel Linux, Red Hat 7, 8 and 9, Gentoo, and finally Ubuntu.

    Personally I love...
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    Poll: Re: Official Ubuntu Certification Poll

    Well speaking as someone who has just been accepted into a Dipolma of Network Engineer which includes 5 certifications as part of the course I'd have to say that I am very pro certification, esp in...
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    Poll: Re: Gaming on linux, fact or fiction?

    "I very much doubt that any company will want to sell Linux-only games after what happened with Loki Games. "


    Hmm careful with the statement about Loki. My understanding is that there was a lot...
  8. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    Like all the others said it's not our job to convince you of anything. Personally if I was a software engineering major I would be looking at using Linux/Unix simply because it supplies me with...
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    Re: request: Wesnoth 0.9.0

    I also have installed mine and it works perfectly with my Nvidia 5800fx card.

    Thanks jdong for gettings this to the backport so promptly.:)
  10. Re: Tasks List -- Verify all your requests are there

    Thanks Jdong for all your hard work here. I am not a programmer, however if I can help out by testing any of the packages just let me know.

    Regards,

    Raven
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    Re: Gaming on linux?

    Transgaming is definately worth the $15 to give it a go. I'm both an avid gamer and a long time fan of linux. Transgaming has given me the ability to play the games I want to play under the OS I...
  12. Re: Do I need to upgrade my kernel to run WoW on Cedega 4.3.1?

    Thanks Giawa,

    I am happy to say that I got everything working without any problems whatsoever on a 2.6.10-686 kernel and the game runs like a dream. Transgaming the best $5.00 I've ever spent.
    ...
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    Re: Magic: The Gathering, by Microprose

    Hi,

    To the best of my knowledge you'll need to install Ubuntu to your hard drive. Having said that Ubuntu is pretty painless to install and you have a great community here that is willing to...
  14. Do I need to upgrade my kernel to run WoW on Cedega 4.3.1?

    Hi All,

    After reading several reviews on Cedega I decided to take the plunge, uninstall Windows and just run Ubuntu, using Cedega to run my windows games.

    According to Cedega 4.3.1 release...
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    Re: Ubuntu Stinks!

    Please don't let this excellent thread turn into 'a which distro is better' flame war.
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    Re: request: Wesnoth 0.9.0

    *smiles and puts on best little kiddy voice* but I want to play nowwwwwwwwwwwww (j/k):-\"

    Seriously I'm prepared to wait for the backport of wesnoth, but I'm curious as to how long it will take to...
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    Re: Yet Another Slashdot appearance for ubuntu

    From what I've read about Ubuntu they will be contributing code and features back into Debian. At least that's the impression I was under.

    Regards,

    Raven
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    Poll: Re: How to make ubuntu easier to use for people with little computer knowledge

    I have to say that I agree with poofyhairguy here, but then again I like to tinker. One of the advantages of linux is that it gives the user the oppotunity to get their hands dirty by tinkering with...
  19. Re: People selling the Free CD's on a ebay like web site

    Ah ok, I wasn't aware of the GPL policy on reselling linux. Thanks for making that clear.

    Regards,

    Raven
  20. Re: People selling the Free CD's on a ebay like web site

    I'm aware of the GPL allowing ppl to modify the code and the then resell the product as a distribution.

    What got to me however is this, it costs the person shipping the ubuntu cds money to ship...
  21. Re: People selling the Free CD's on a ebay like web site

    Ok thanks,

    I'll look at the offical site for a contact address.
  22. Ubuntu on eBay?

    Hi There,

    I'm pretty sure that this isn't supposed to be happening, and I felt strongly enough about it to make a post here. I was browsing trademe.co.nz looking for linux books, and came across...
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    Re: Sound issues with games

    It works with me too. However I am wondering what is causing the problem with the sound, and is there a way of resolving it so that sound for games is accessable without having to enter the command....
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    Re: jdodsons list of uber linux games!

    Opps sorry I didn't do the full write up of Darwinia. Guess I should pay more attention next time. Thanks to wcbaker for writing up the full format.

    jdodson I'm sure you'll enjoy Darwinia, I look...
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    Re: jdodsons list of uber linux games!

    Hi All,

    I have to say that one game not on your list (unless I've gone blind in my old age ;-) ) is Darwinia. The new game from the people who created Uplink. This game is really cool and well...
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