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  1. Re: Wallpaper Thread - Post your ORIGINAL Wallpapers here

    One I was working on last nite:

    http://photos4.pix.ie/91/EE/91EE2D9523AF4CDF87E30055F6E61BAE-800.jpg
  2. Re: Wallpaper Thread - Post your ORIGINAL Wallpapers here

    I take LOADS of photos, so my desktop keeps changing fairy rapidly ! and this is one of my latest:

    http://photos4.pix.ie/00/F9/00F982253D5948CA820EECE26AB0425F-500.jpg
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    Re: Is Ireland goin downhill fast?

    ....I saw it coming !! Seriously though, our leaders in this country, politicians & bankers et al are a joke, and now the taxpayers are going to suffer (maybe for the next 10 years or more !:( )
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    Re: Linux Wallpaper

    Here's a wallpaper for ye: its a 5 shot panorama (squashed, to fit desktop !).

    http://photos2.pix.ie/60/22/60227BFFD9C94DDBA2E8545AC9AE5195-800.jpg
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    Re: D-SLR Lens question...

    I don't know. I'll find out later & post back.

    Is there a way to manipulate the polarizer? ie. do you have to move it around, twist it, stamp on it !! to get it to focus ?
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    Re: D-SLR Lens question...

    After much messing around, I eventually found my problem was the Polarizer on the 40-150mm lens. It took me a while to get it off, but now I'm getting much better (sharp) pictures. Any ideas why the...
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    Re: My take on DSLR minefield

    Nice reading there.
    One point you forgot to mention in relation to Compacts & D-SLR's, is the sensor size. Its much larger in D-SLR's.
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    Re: D-SLR Lens question...

    Samples: taken 'hand-held'.
    The 40-150mm is more blurry than the 100-300mm when zoomed in.
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    Re: D-SLR Lens question...

    The lens in question is this one : http://www.wrotniak.net/photo/43/zd-040-150.html

    I'm not using an adapter for this. I do use one for the other manual lenses, the Pentax 100-300mm f4.5 & Centon...
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    D-SLR Lens question...

    I recently purchased a D-SLR, an Olympus E510, with 4 lenses. One of the lenses is a older Zuiko 40-150mm f3.5/4.5 (non-ED).
    But....I haven't managed to take a non-blurred photo with it yet, note:...
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    Re: What kind of camera do you have?

    Sony DSC_P43 Very good compact.
    Olympus E510 D_SLR, 4 lenses (2 manual).

    Note: I've just bought the E510 and amazed at what can be done with it. It'll take a while to learn all the features, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: HELP! Corrupt CD Issues

    I downloaded the new 8.04 (Alternate CD) and I got a similar problem last nite, it fails at Install Software section !!!
    My download mirror was the 'heanet.ie' site.
    Note: I've never had a problem...
  13. Thread: Merry Xmas

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    Merry Xmas

    Have a good one........
  14. Re: I installed VirtualBox...do i need virus protection for windows?

    Myself & a co-worker had an argument/discussion about how SAFE are these virtual OS's. He was convinced that the host could get infected (via MEMORY, ie. both OS's are using same physical memory) by...
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    Re: A flock of Linux distros of late

    I just tried out Dreamlinux (via VMWare Player) and its definitley a breath of fresh air. I know Ubuntu can be transformedinto anything you like, ie. desktop tweaks etc, but Dreamlinux works out of...
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    Re: So many distros!!!

    I'm presuming that the Gnome & KDE & XFCE development teams have enough on their agenda without also worying about the kernel, hardware, ie. I think thay are a specialised group focusing on desktop...
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    Has anyone tried Dreamlinux virtually?

    I downloaded VMWarePlayer & then the Dreamlinux appliance. The whole process was very quick & hassle-free (except for the download time). But I'm VERY impressed with Dreamlinux, definitley for...
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    VMWare player play VirtualPC machines?

    Is it possible to run a VM that was created with VirtualPC (2004) on one PC & 'play' it in VMWare player on another PC ????
  19. Re: Should my girlfriend get a computer with Linux?

    Be careful, someday you will be too old to marry, and that will be your lucky day.......ouch again :)
  20. Re: Should my girlfriend get a computer with Linux?

    Is she hot because you have her chained to the cooker.......ho ho ho, only kiddin, as I get a slap from my wife, ouch. But seriously, my wife swears by Ubuntu, she loves the games. So if I dont have...
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    Re: So Linus Torvalds isn't running Ubuntu !!!

    I'll bet $Bill$ uses Ubuntu, secretely........ho ho ho ho :)
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    Re: So Linus Torvalds isn't running Ubuntu !!!

    To n3tfury: i was reading down thru the article & hoping he would say, yeah, I'm using Ubuntu, and I find it a very versatile distro, but I guess he doesnt do distros, he just hacks at the kernel so...
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    Did Gutsy Live CD work for you?

    Just wondering if your Gutsy Live CD worked for you ........ !!
    Pls state what version, AMD64, or i386, etc.
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    Re: So Linus Torvalds isn't running Ubuntu !!!

    Graphics & CLI's are probably booring to Linus, he probably prefers to comunicate in binary......only kidding :)

    The thing I find facinating/interesting about Linus, Linux, FreeSoftware. Linus...
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    So Linus Torvalds isn't running Ubuntu !!!

    Quote from an interview: "Funnily enough, the only distributions I tend to refuse to touch are the "technical" ones, so I've never run Debian, because as far as I'm concerned, the whole and only...
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