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    Re: Practice for my eventual Raspberry Pi

    Any distro will allow you to install to a usb drive, they show as /dev/hd(x) just like a SATA HDD during the install. So just install as normal to the USB drive.

    Raspbian is the recommended and...
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    Re: NZBMatrix shutdown!

    Damn, I guess too many people forgot rule 1 of usenet, don't tell anyone about usenet.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Expanding a RAID5 array

    Is there a reason you want to avoid the command line? I've never worked with mdadm arrays in gparted or the like.

    I added a couple disks to my array and expanded them. This here:...
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    Re: Pymazon on Windows?

    Looks like a Python program. Going on memory here: Install Python on Windows, download pyamazon. Then run the command python followed by the path to the .py file as in "python c:\pyamazon.py"
  5. Thread: New Phone?

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    Re: New Phone?

    I'll second the Galaxy Nexus. Great phone at a reasonable price.
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    Re: Any Undergrad Sociology graduates?

    I know a lot of people with a double major in criminal justice and sociology (a lot of sociology classes make up a criminal justice program), all work in the law enforcement field.

    Though this...
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    Re: getting it off ones chest

    Or better yet, a Nexus device. Gotta say I won't be going back to carrier screwed-with devices.
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    Re: Cinnamon vs Mate - opinions

    If Mate didn't exist, then I'd be running Cinnamon or XFCE. Cinnamon worked for me, but I got frustrated trying to configure it. It may get somewhere one day, but at the moment it did not click for...
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    Re: Experiances with Ubuntu and Kindle Touch

    It works fine. Very easy.
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    [other] Re: Host 9.10, guest 12.04?

    It could potentially matter, but there are a lot of people on these forums happily running outdated and unsupported versions of Ubuntu. The concern is that your host is the lowest level contact to...
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    [other] Re: Host 9.10, guest 12.04?

    It'll work, but obviously you won't get the security or software updates for your host os.
  12. Re: Android tablet . . . . Good forum for help?

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/
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    Re: Dedicated vs Convergent Devices?

    +1

    I've never used my phone to play an mp3, but it's nice to be able to if I want to. Obviously the future is convergent devices.
  14. Re: Why isn't computer science taught in schools?

    Similar experiences at my schools, also 15+ years ago now. We had computer labs, played some educational games, and used them to look up library books (or use those new fangled cd-rom...
  15. Re: Vista: Need a program that measures temperature of hard drive and processor

    Back in my Windows days I used a program called SpeedFan for temperature monitoring.

    Found the website: http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php
  16. Re: How many people prefer Chromium over Chrome because it's FOSS and then ...

    With the latest version of Android not officially being supported by Flash, including their new flagship tablet. So I can't imagine it will be long before YouTube moves fully away from flash.
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    Re: favorite ereaders

    I started e-reading with the original iPad, then jumped on the 7" tablet bandwagon with a rooted Nook Color, and now have a wi-fi Kindle Touch. I used the Kindle app on the iPad and Nook Color. My...
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    Re: What is your favourite Sci-Fi story?

    Herbert's Dune, Card's Ender's Game, and Heinlein's Starship Troopers have been read and reread numerous times. I'm also quite fond of Card's Treason, Halderman's The Forever War, and Scalzi's Old...
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    [SOLVED] Re: vbox, no usb printing

    What you need to do is share your printer in Precise, then connect to the network share in Windows. In my experience, you'll need to set the network adapter to "bridged" mode in vbox.
  20. Re: Please recommend simple, user-friendly "Always On Top" program for Win7

    Back when I used Windows, I used these programs to provide the flexibilty I needed: http://www.actualtools.com/products/

    They have a program that provides virtual desktops, window management...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hybryde Evolution question

    Vbox is easy. If you can boot a live cd and toy around with Linux, you can install and configure a vm. It's all a gui program, and when you create a vm, it'll pick a basic setup that'll probably work...
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    Re: Older *Buntu users out there?

    I have a laptop that runs 9.04 beautifully, but anything newer chokes it. I toyed with switching it to 8.04 for the longer support, but by the time 9.04 support was running out, the desktop 8.04...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Hybryde Evolution question

    I messed around for a while trying to get the live environment switched to English to no avail. I installed it in vbox, and during the install selected English. Once loaded up, everything will work...
  24. Re: Give me one reason why GNU is still developing Hurd

    Minix is about as close as I can see. Version 3 isn't really feature complete for desktop use, but it does present a useable desktop OS.
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    Re: Can't get higher resolution on new HDTV

    What are you using to connect the computer and tv? Most tv's will be limited to "computer" resolutions on the vga input. If you use the HDMI/DVI port, that shouldn't be a problem.

    So, what...
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