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    An Open Letter to Mozilla: RE Ubuntu

    The Mozilla release schedule and the Ubuntu release cycle are completely out of synch. What can be done?

    http://limulus.wordpress.com/2010/01/28/an-open-letter-to-mozilla-re-ubuntu/

    My...
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    Know the TRUTH about Linux!

    http://www.duelinganalogs.com/comic/2009/02/27/know-the-truth/

    (sent to me by my wife, who uses a Mac ;)
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    Re: HOWTO: Logitech quickcam messenger

    Looks like the website is working now; got it :)
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    Re: HOWTO: Logitech quickcam messenger

    I can't seem to load http://home.mag.cx/messenger/source/ (I get a timeout error)

    Does anyone know of an alternate download link or have a copy of 1.8 they can post?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Howto : Quickcam Messenger

    qcset can be found in the qc-usb-utils package (see http://packages.ubuntu.com/qc-usb-utils or Synaptic for more info) or its compiled from the source you can download.
  6. Dell IdeaStorm: Change Portal Pages (Please Vote! :)

    Hi there! ^_^

    I added two ideas to the IdeaStorm Website:

    1. http://www.dell.com/ubuntu should display an Ubuntu-specific page

    2. http://www.dell.com/open shouldn't steer people towards...
  7. Dell Ubuntu Dimensions w/o monitors are $140 less than Windows versions?!?

    I just discovered something very very interesting.

    Load the Dell Dimension E520 (Windows) page in one tab:
    http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&oc=DDCWAA3&s=dhs
    It...
  8. Re: Wonder if anyone has the same issue with Edgy Desktop CD

    He can also check the CD after booting from it:
    http://shots.osdir.com/slideshows/751_or/1.png
    by selecting "Check CD for defects"
  9. Re: Wonder if anyone has the same issue with Edgy Desktop CD

    I assume you mean the "desktop" (aka Live) CD; the interesting thing that happens when you put it in when Windows is that there are actually also Windows programs on the disk (Firefox, etc.) and the...
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    Re: Did that say Ubuntu?

    http://wildbill.nulldevice.net/wordpress/?p=177

    "Hey, what’s that on the side of the road? Oooh, it’s a Ubuntu Billboard! I snapped this while at 70 mph going up 101 northbound (just after the...
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    Re: Cindy Lauper real name? Is she mexican?

    I'm thinking its a hoax (maybe an April Fool's joke? ;)). See for example, this Mexican Cyndi Lauper fansite:



    which google translates to:



    :)
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    Re: Cindy Lauper real name? Is she mexican?

    No; this is bizarrely hillarious :) See http://www.nndb.com/people/280/000025205/

    "Brooklyn born and raised (and no one would ever have reason to doubt it)"
  13. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    FYI, it also works with Mozilla, Galeon or Epiphany in Dapper :)
  14. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    Ah! I have discovered an even better solution!

    What the spoofing I mentioned in one of my earlier replies does is get you past an annoying little chunk of code that checks to see if you're...
  15. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    And you can test your Java installation here: http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml
  16. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    Oh and don't forget that you need Sun's Java; you can get that from the PLF (see my page for more info: http://members.shaw.ca/Limulus/ubuntu.html)
  17. Re: Help! Linux not supported with online Canadian census

    Actually, there's no need to go that far; as was previously mentioned, the User Agent Switcher extension for Firefox makes it work... you can even use the real user agent string (see Help -> About...
  18. Re: How to make functioning the adding dictionary wizard with OpenOffice 2

    Ah, ok, I understand now. And I can duplicate the problem you're having too: I went into OO.o and set the "Default languages for documents" -> "Western" to "Norwegian (Nynorsk)" closed OO.o and...
  19. Re: How to make functioning the adding dictionary wizard with OpenOffice 2

    Um... maybe go:
    Tools -> Options...
    Language Settings -> Languages
    and change the various settings to Norwegian?
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    Re: HOWTO: Reducing boot time in Ubuntu using InitNG

    Yes! :) In fact, that is a recommended step for upgrading (see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/InitNG)
  21. Re: SCO: "80% of Linux was copied directly from UNIX"

    Well yes... the "L" is new ;)
  22. Re: SCO: "80% of Linux was copied directly from UNIX"

    Yes, a little April Fools fun for everyone :) Hope you liked the little pic I made in Tux Paint ;)
  23. SCO: "80% of Linux was copied directly from UNIX"

    You may have read about the SCO vs IBM case:

    SCO just put out a new press release. This is bad... very bad:

    Here's their proof:
    http://tinyurl.com/mah7s
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    Re: HOWTO: Reducing boot time in Ubuntu using InitNG

    Cool; I updated the wiki based on your report :)

    P.S. Aaarrggh! My eyes! What happened to the forum theme?!? X_X
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    Re: HOWTO: Reducing boot time in Ubuntu using InitNG

    I've been updating the Wiki and I was just wondering; why is there no PPC version? Is one planned?
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