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  1. Re: HOWTO: Easily modify dependencies of a .deb file

    Many thanks!

    My version is called "nanodebcontrol" :)
  2. Thread: Ubuntu Laptop

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    Re: Ubuntu Laptop

    Mips has highlighted some downsides but didn't point out that the Intel845 graphics will want some of that system RAM...

    I'd get the best second hand ThinkPad you can afford.
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    Galloway etc...

    Anti-Zionism != Anti-Semitism

    I have several good[1] Jewish friends who are not Zionists - they live in the UK not Israel - at least one of whom dispairs about the grief he suffers travelling the...
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    Poll: Re: Things that frustrate me in Ubuntu. Why I'll buy VISTA

    :mrgreen:
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    Poll: Re: Things that frustrate me in Ubuntu. Why I'll buy VISTA

    You may choose to run a truck and MS windows, I choose to run a bespoke OS and this:
    http://www.fluffy.f9.co.uk/alpina_b10/websize/alpina_b10-002.jpg

    Neither is for crashing.
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    Re: What happened to Georg Galloway?

    Thanks! You're a star. :)
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    Re: What happened to Georg Galloway?

    Cheers!

    It was all very civillised and we were exploring the historical background to todays unfortunate circumstance rather than taking any partisan position on the current situation.
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    What happened to Georg Galloway?

    There was a perfectly polite and reasoned conversation going on with some interesting links to background sources to why todays problems in the middle east are so intractible, but it has gone.

    Why?
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    Re: What do you name your PC's ?

    All my names begin with "f", highlights include:

    florin - dual processor, after the old 2/- coin.
    flagstone - this T41 Thinkpad
    flivver - an X30 Thinkpad
    fanfare - a P166mmx jukebox

    ...and...
  10. When you respect someone you tell them the truth...

    ...and when you tell someone the truth, you show respect.

    Yes, I know this is a privately owned forum.

    It does, however, live in the ubuntu namespace...

    I've not been here long but I have...
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    Re: (In(?))human censoriousness?

    Cheers!

    I think having somewhere like the Backyard where people can let off steam is an excellent idea, I just think it might be an even more effective safety valve if it was left to its own...
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    Re: (In(?))human censoriousness?

    Fair enough, but topic drift and the occaisional argument are inevitable...
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    Re: (In(?))human censoriousness?

    No gripe with the honest and open way that the moderation policy is presented nor with the excellent facilities for discussing its operation - here we are! - just an observation that the...
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    (In(?))human censoriousness?

    I'm new here, but not to Linux nor Life.

    I joined these fora in the hope that I could both give and recieve help of a technical nature (I think I'm going to have some answers, or questions on...
  15. Re: July 2006 Desktop Thread (safe for work content only)

    The IR photo was shamelessy stolen from here.
  16. Re: July 2006 Desktop Thread (safe for work content only)

    My T41: I have a splash screen to match too. :)

    http://www.fluffy.f9.co.uk/ubuntu/flagstone.fluffy190706-th.jpg
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