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  1. Re: Help me rank distros in difficulty level

    I have tried manjaro and pclinuxos that are on the distrowatch top 10. there is also mageia (use to be mandriva)

    I don't know where they fit in as I would say they are between beginner and...
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    windows 8

    after using Ubuntu or other Linux distros for the past 6 years I have installed windows 8 64 bit yesterday and it is currently the only OS installed on my desktop pc.

    the experience of installing...
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    [SOLVED] windows 8 crashes randomly

    I installed windows 8 today and it has crashed/hanged several times today while surfing the internet. just hangs no error message and I have to press the power button to turn it off.

    all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Xmir now in Saucy main repository

    i have the gtx460 and it is slow also.
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    Re: just installed couple of questions

    no
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    Re: What do you use Ubuntu for?

    i am no longer a gamer, i mainly use ubuntu for most of my needs, internet, email, listening to music and i like to test the ubuntu development release and new software. for example on my main...
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    Re: Ubuntu isn't that great

    i hate installing windows fresh from the cd as installing all the drivers can be pain in the bum even with all the hardward drivers from official websites and there so called support. i would then...
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    Re: Back to Ubuntu

    i have manjaro in a dual boot with ubuntu saucy, installed the net edition with gnome 3.8 and gdm. it is easy to do. there is a great guide on there website.
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    Re: Testing XMir on a startup disk

    i would like to test xmir/mir but when i installed using the olli-ries guide and rebooted. it didn't boot, all i got was a black screen with cursor thats it, and nothing worked.
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    Re: just installed couple of questions

    i tried the above guide using the nouveau open source driver and when i rebooted all i got was a black screen with cursor nothing else.
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    [ubuntu] Re: what's new in 13.10

    i have read the xmir is going to be default in 13.10 but not installed yet, new unity 8 is not going to be in 13.10.

    when i installed and tried xmir it wouldn't work. all i got was a black screen...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Only replies are counted as views

    so it is normal to only have 200 - 300 members signed in at once for the past year. the last time i noticed these figures the amount of users signed in seemed alot higher. 200-300 users seems low to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Only replies are counted as views

    i have noticed this also, it needsto be looked at as new users might get disappointed at the lack of intererst there support thread is getting and give up.

    i have also noticed the amount of...
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    [ubuntu] what's new in 13.10

    i installed 13.10 yesterday and it seems to be the same as 13.04 but with updated packages. so what actually has changed.

    i have been away from ubuntu for the past couple of months as i have been...
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    just installed couple of questions

    i have just installed from the daily build and i have couple of questions.

    i thought mir came as default, i seem to be using xorg.
    also the screen seems slow compared to normal (drawing objects...
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    Re: The New Gmail Inbox ! WOW!

    is there a desktop email client that i can use, that enables this feature.
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    [Windows] Re: Getting refund for preloaded Windows 8

    i have seen this discussed in various places and some people use to get a refund but now i have seen anyone get one because the licence gets accepted at the manufacturer/factory stage.

    you could...
  18. [OtherOS] Re: empathy accounts window doesn't open

    i have just figured out why this happens. it is the google online account that causes it.

    goto the online accounts within gnome settings and turn of the chat function within the list.

    then you...
  19. [OtherOS] empathy accounts window doesn't open

    when i open empathy and click accounts it flashes up and then closes straight away.

    this started to happen when i removed the account for connect to local people.

    i have tried reinstalling...
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    [OtherOS] Re: What OS do you prefer?

    you could try something something different like manjaro
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    [Windows] windows still not very stable.

    i haven't used windows for a long time and few months ago i purchased a new laptop with windows 8 and with the secure boot and uefi i decided to keep windows 8 on it. after i removed all the crap i...
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    [Arch] seahorses auto-login gnome 3.8

    i have my pc set to autologin and when it gets to the desktop and window pops up asking to unlock the login keyring.

    in gnome 3.6 i would just open seahorses and change password to an empty...
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    [OtherOS] pc wont boot properly

    when i turn on or reboot the pc it seems to stick the the very first screen (the one with logo on and press del for bois) and i have to press the reset button or press and hold the power button for 8...
  24. Re: A quick Q' about Arch Linux.

    unless the drivers are built into the kernel then i would suspect no, but i could be wrong
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    [Arch] Re: ubuntu and arch dual boot

    i installed using the 0.8.4 and then did the standard update.
    i will wait for the gnome 3.8
    i even got the lirc remote to work with systemd which is more than last time i tried arch.
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