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    [SOLVED] Re: Help required please

    I don't know the answer to this but have some diagnoistic ideas.
    There are some commands which may be informative in the termainal; "top" or "htop" ( which you'd have to install but it gives a...
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    Re: Backdoor in Skype

    I don't think skype is dead just untrusted. Security concious people are unlikely to persuade all familly friends and business clients to use something else so will have to choose between...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need a little help

    If at the choosing stage youtube is pretty good as people post videos of various systems so you can see things in action. distrowatch.com has an advanced search function and most labeled as "light"...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: unable to start Mozilla Firefox 15.0 after a restart

    I don't know your hardware details but if you were using the same stuff in 2009, guessing by the Ubuntu version, then you may fare better with a modern Xubuntu. It's lighter on system resources and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: get rid of Ubuntu one

    The "-s" is a switch for the command which means "simulate". If you open a terminal and type "man apt-get" you will see the manual page for the "apt-get" command which gives you more details. I...
  6. Re: Anybody want to help me with a new name for my band?

    Hard core metal, no "The" ,ok how about "Dystopia". If not liked ( or used already ) maybe go through a thesaurus looking for words which resonate with your work and see if anything synonomous and...
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    Setting donut world in freeciv

    I've recently changed operating systems and now use the mint based on the latest lts version of Ubuntu duel booting with Debian wheezy, both on xfce. Formerly I used Ubuntu 10.04 lts with gnome2. ...
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    Re: Codecs for playing music

    Those are fair comments. The reason I gave that firewall advice was because I hadn't made any assumptions about knowlage level or hardware. A router is not the only way of connecting to the net...
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    Re: im a n00b

    This is not about codec but I think it should be one of the first things to understand.

    Perhaps the only tecy bits a newcomer needs to know on day one. I'll use one of them to help explain the...
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    Re: Looking for interesting games.

    You'd need DosBox to play it and it's graphically simple but I enjoyed it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darklands_%28video_game%29
    Just checked to make sure you can still get it, and you can, here...
  11. Re: What houseplants stay green during the whole year?

    Spruce?

    Well not in the average home perhaps. Aloe vera is good and quite useful to have around. Aspideatra, cheeseplants. Any bonsied evergreen. For low fuss a self contained bottle is...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Password incorrect if typed to quickly

    You could try opening a terminal and using sudo for something trivial, then sudo -k, then sudo something trivial etc etc. If you recorded your desktop whilst doing this repeatedly you'd end up with...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: "Updates" boxes in software sources cannot be unchecked

    run rkhunter and chkrootkit
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    Re: A question about ubuntu's future

    With Kylin Ubuntu there is now going to be a big three instead of a big two, windows and macs, as far as domestically used systems are concerned, so it's future is assured. Potential "national...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: "Updates" boxes in software sources cannot be unchecked

    That doesn't sound right at all. You could try putting in an alternative software manager, synaptic is still in the repositories. You could also take a look at your sources and make sure that only...
  16. Thread: No Gnome

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    [ubuntu] Re: No Gnome

    I've been browsing around for a solution what may be your problem. As you'd mentioned KDE updates I'm assuming your DE is KDE ( this ain't nessesarilly so as things associated with one DE can go...
  17. Re: [ubuntu] How much RAM is ideal for Ubuntu?

    I've got 1.8 gig on a machine of similar age. Whilst KDE and Unity do run there isn't much room on top for more so it chugged a bit. The mepis distro has an older version of KDE and that runs...
  18. Thread: No Gnome

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    [ubuntu] Re: No Gnome

    "DE" is often used to mean Desktop Enviroment. If the problem is not seeing one there are command line ways of starting them. Those commands vary from DE to DE. My last Ubuntu was 10.04 with...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: 13.04 - system and disk "sleep" (even from me this is a dumb question!)

    I think those settings are in "power management". Can't swear to it as the last Ubuntu I used was Lucid. Oh and if I'm wrong bump.
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    Thanks for the info Sudodus. I was guessing it was something like that, the live version includes some none free stuff like codecs whist the main one doesn't, the graphic installer is similar to...
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    Re: Noisy fan on Dell 17r 5721 running 12.04

    This is just a tip which may be helpful because I read "i do not know either how to determine that a computer has a grphics card or not either graphically or from cli command" .
    There is a...
  22. Re: lighter weight os for better online video with older hardware?

    Debian wheezy, Mepis 11, and AntiX all work really well with my 1.8gig RAM, streaming video included. All can be tested live too though for Wheezy you would need to get a specific live image from...
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    [xubuntu] Re: live dvd XUbuntu

    "If you have low RAM (512 MB or less), you need the alternate iso, otherwise the desktop iso is better." from sudodus.

    That's a bit strange though I haven't given a recent Xubuntu a spin...
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    [ubuntu] Re: first less than good thing.....

    If you are used to windows you may find that the Xfce desktop enviroment is more similar, it is also very light on system resourses. I switch around quite a bit and usually call the first insall a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Confused as to what this means

    The built in documentation is very useful. Just typing "man" in front of any command will give you a lot of info so "man apt-get" is worth a look.
    If you like a more detailed view of what is...
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