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    Re: What is your favorite computer game?

    The list is long but I'll shorten it a bit, StarCraft but not multi-player , I would ramp up bot games so they were almost impossible to survive. It was just a flurry of key strokes. Then I played...
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    Re: Suggestions on new AMD desktop pc

    Your components listed look very similar to my newest computer build. I went with the 6300 8 gig of ram and instead of Nvidia I used the AMD HD 7750 card. With ubuntu installed and the AMD...
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    [all variants] Re: Java Security Flaw

    Looks like openjdk-6-jre is not listed as versions affected according to the National Vulnerability Database. One big sigh of relief !
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    [all variants] Latest java exploit

    Considering the latest Java exploit, does it affect openjdk-6-jre ?
    I suspect not but i'm still concerned enough to enquire.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Issues - RaLink Device 3060

    Negative on the ndiswrapper. Always use the native linux driver when it is available and especially since the Ralink diver works so well.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Issues - RaLink Device 3060

    This driver is not part of the ubuntu repository, so the system will try to us the default when an updated kernel is installed. When you upgrade each time you will need to follow these steps listed...
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    Re: Unity 5 - no one heard us ...

    Openbox is also my desktop of choice :-)

    The changes go beyond the DE and to the structure and function of the underlying OS. Features are more hidden and inaccessible.


    If it's something new...
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    Re: Unity 5 - no one heard us ...

    The dramatic drop in downloaded ISO's of Ubuntu are proof enough that the new interface isn't working for a good number of people. A quick glance at the Distrowatch numbers will demonstrate that....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Replacement for Nautilius?

    I use pcmanfm , which stands for "PC man file manager".
    It allows for for opening terminal from the directory that is in use, and is extremely light weight.
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    Re: How loud is your CPU fan?

    Let me fix both of these, "In space no one can hear a fanless cpu scream"

    Actually i have a fan on my cpu but through the radiator on my sealed loop hydro cooling system. Very quite, quite enough...
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    Re: Psychocats Tutorials Updates

    n.
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i regain root access on ubuntu?

    You will need to reboot your computer and access the grub menu. Hit the key just after the bios screen vanishes to enter grub. Select the kernel with (recovery console).
    Now that your in the...
  13. Re: New Ubuntu Is Out Lets Hear About What You've To Say

    I read through 29 pages of this thread before I decided to jump to the end and post a comment. I read to 29 because I wanted to get a feel for what everyone was feeling and thinking of the new...
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    Re: Small Light Programs Better

    Welcome to my world of minimal applications. I wrote this simple script and added it to /usr/bin called "playogg"

    #!/bin/bash
    ogg123 -r **.oggRuns in terminal.
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    Poll: Re: How do you shut your PC down?

    The first thing I do is brew a pot of coffee and pour a tall hot mug of Java and sip it down. After some deep contemplation I figure that it's time to meditate and consider my reason for existence...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic won't start

    Try to open Synaptic through terminal

    gksudo synaptic And see if that solves your problem. But your menu item should open with the same process and isn't Hmmmm ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic won't start

    I can't edit the last post so here is additional info.
    If during your attempt to configure wine did you give root a password ?
    I found this thread describing a similar error message here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Synaptic won't start

    Can you access a terminal and enter this command

    sudo apt-get update
    if you can successfully update the underlying code stucture for synaptic is working and you probably just need to add the...
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    Re: Never seen so much complaining

    The OP made a point to express that all of the old people were stuck in their stodgy ways and needed to get with the mainstream. Anyone that uses Linux is neither mainstream nor common, as we are...
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    Re: Never seen so much complaining

    The man who authored Linux , Linus Torvalds has a distinct disdain of Gnome3 or shell. What do you think his opinion of Unity would be ? Maybe he should get with the times as well ?
    Just makes ya...
  21. Thread: Ubuntu Miracle?

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    Re: Ubuntu Miracle?

    Some people have called me the Computer Whisperer. They bring them to me dead and for some reason they start up when I'm around. So are you stealing my thunder ?
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    Re: Are you a thread killer?

    Duh, I thought I killed this already. Get me the extermathread spray ! :twisted:
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    Re: What are your favorite kind of Apples?

    Honey Crisp and Fuji. I have an orchard near me the grows some awesome Honey Crisp that I will be able to buy for a could more weeks until they shutter for the season.
  24. Thread: Mint's future

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    Re: Mint's future

    Or Gnome will be forked as Linus asked not so long ago. How did he refer to it That will make Mints predicament evaporate.
  25. Re: My dismay of the reduced choices....................

    Done. Thanks again for the heads up on Debian Multimedia. Watching my first dvd on Debian right now.
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