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    [SOLVED] Re: Is there a firewall with Ubuntu 11.10?

    Hello, welcome to the forums... the answer is yes and no!

    A simple firewall is installed, but disabled, it's enabled and configured through a command called ufw, to enable and learn more, have a...
  2. Re: Application for Ubuntu Membership - Old_Gray_Wolf

    Only really been fully actively helping for 3 months, but always see you around offering very sensible, helpful advice Grey_Wolf, happy to support!
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.10 - Reinstall leads to blinking cursor

    Hello! welcome to the forums! sorry to hear you're having problems.

    First of all go into your bios and check that your default boot device is your hard drive?
    if not change this and try again.
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    Re: Linux vs. BSD vs. OSX vs. Solaris vs. Windows

    Should be interesting - it's running fine of course on mint - I prefer the green to orange, small I know, but It's the little things we love isn't it!

    As to the status - gnome shell has now been...
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    Re: Linux vs. BSD vs. OSX vs. Solaris vs. Windows

    My netbook continues to surprise me - before I got it, I thought much the same as you - basic for basic's sake - exactly what I was looking for - simple travel computing with a 9 hour battery; 3...
  6. Thread: bash prompt?

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    [xubuntu] Re: bash prompt?

    Sorry Matrix01, well the program should be called xfrun4, have a look in settings manager - keyboard - applications manager, and check xfrun4 is set to alt+f2, then add the program...
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    Re: Linux vs. BSD vs. OSX vs. Solaris vs. Windows

    on a 64bit rig I'd have to agree with you sadly - if you want to do anything using high ram like virtualisation. Having never had it, when I tried it out after having windows 7 bootcamped, I was...
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    Re: Advice for building a PC

    Nothing that powerful here - 120 inlet, 140 outlet and liquid cooling for the cpu! I am in awe of your chillers gentlemen=D>
  9. Thread: fax on ubuntu

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    [ubuntu] Re: fax on ubuntu

    Hi there! I looked into a similar situation a bit back, couldn't find any free services as it were - as someone has to pay the landline costs somewhere.

    Seemed efax were the most trusted and not...
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    Re: Advice for building a PC

    Haha eat your heart out James May!
    http://www.puddleofred.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/mays-lego.jpg

    maybe he put a lego cpu in after?... a 386 one....
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    Re: How many of you have used MINIX 3..?

    Been using for just over a year, admittadly as a project with the text book (most expensive book I've bought since uni!) so as you can imagine, I've developed a strong love for it... like a dog!
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    Re: Linux vs. BSD vs. OSX vs. Solaris vs. Windows

    I you were gaming, Probably best not to virtualise windows on top of linux as Dangertux says. I find that win98 is a good partner for win 7 for legacy stuff like games - not as much of a...
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    Re: Leagacy of Steve Jobs

    Too true most of the actual hardware bits in apples machines are manufactured by other well known companies - intel, samsung, toshiba - where do you think these parts are made?

    It's easy to taget...
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    Re: Advice for building a PC

    Enjoy your build CLiveAlive! that case does indeed look very smart - the mistake I made witht the first build - spent so much time getting the bits and saving, that I kept putting the case off until...
  15. [kubuntu] Re: When making a backup do the File Systems Have To be the Same?

    yup :) it's not really a problem - may as well hit Y if you see that again!
  16. [kubuntu] Re: When making a backup do the File Systems Have To be the Same?

    Hi there, to the first question, no, the formatting doesn't matter so long as your restore OS has read access to that drive - I actually recommend ntfs for any shared data storage - you can get any...
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    Re: Speaking of Old MacOS games...

    I had a very short run at installing games I suppose - I started in os8 and the last games I was still playing on it were probably tonyhawks, and EA cricket/nhl/nba games around the time of Jaguar?
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    Re: auto logout problem

    Hi HappyLinux, Sorry, I mistakenly thought the problem had been resolved - glad to hear mint 11 is working for you , I found it more stable, myself. The good news is that if you're no longer having...
  19. Thread: bash prompt?

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    [xubuntu] Re: bash prompt?

    Good catch paqman - I made the generalisation that the OP wouldn't need this info - quite right to correct me :)
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    [xubuntu] Re: bash prompt?

    I also am unsure why you would launch graphical programs this way - launching from the terminal, means that they continue to run from the terminal; close the terminal, close the program. You also...
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    [ubuntu] Re: BOO HOO on Ubuntu !!!!!

    Hi there have you tried


    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade


    is it a frsh install or has this just broken? also did you uprade via dist-upgrade? There have been quite a few errors...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting from USB on a Mac

    how are you creating the USB's? unetbootin won't work for mac - did you create the sticks using the dd command from terminal? It does sometimes take a couple of goes to appear with pressing alt - I...
  23. Thread: Netrunner

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    Re: Netrunner

    Must confess I've not tried this one - you know how it is so much Unix, so little time. Can't get on at the moment - site's over loaded.

    Looks as though the pro points on this one are the...
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    Re: Linux vs. BSD vs. OSX vs. Solaris vs. Windows

    more like the guardian software to protect and limit their online access.

    Tiny core wouldn't be very tiny or core-y by the time you got all of abiword's, midori's, gnumeric's dependencies...
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    Re: Linux vs. BSD vs. OSX vs. Solaris vs. Windows

    If you could find an old debian woody download you should be able to install it by restarting in DOS - though I warn you I tried installing potato in my youth... it is not the highly polished...
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