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  1. Re: Ubuntu Suitable gaming OS replacement?

    Feel free to dual boot. Linux is pretty outstanding. I use it exclusively for productivity. As a gamer you would never be happy trying to go all in with it. I absolutely loathe Windows and use...
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    Re: Why does everyone hate Ubuntu?

    One of the things that you have to understand about Linux is that all of its forms attract a wide variety of different people. Some people, militants like the Richard Stahlmans of the world, go so...
  3. Poll: Re: What kind of computer do you use?- Super Thread

    Desktop
    Late 2012 Mac Mini
    2.5 ghz Core i5
    4GB RAM
    500 GB HDD (5400 RPM)
    Intel HD 4000

    I run OS X (obviously...) and Windows 7 on this machine, mostly for media consumption, but also for...
  4. Re: What's aprogram that every ubuntu user should have installed?

    Synaptic.

    Yes I'm a GUI noob
    It's Ubuntu stop judging me and go back to Arch
  5. Re: Ubuntu Classic Edition, what are your thoughts ?

    I use Xfce and have it configured to resemble the old GNOME layout of Karmic and earlier. My panels are laid out differently of course since I use Xfce's combined menu and my lower bar is just the...
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    Re: chrubuntu On non ARM chromebooks

    This is for Arch Linux on the Acer C720 but the procedure is the same. Enable dev mode, use the CLI to enable legacy boot.

    Beforehand make sure you have a Live USB. I'd also recommend you...
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    Re: chrubuntu On non ARM chromebooks

    You can use chrubuntu on any of the Chromebooks. There are actually different scripts depending on which model you have, though the information isn't well organized on the blog. If you have a newer...
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    Re: 10 Reasons Why Linux Sucks

    The tedium of logging onto my system and realizing I don't have an AV scan to run or software to update is nauseating. If I didn't have business to tend to on my computer, I might have to do some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Older Versions Of Ubuntu on Old Desktops

    There's all kinds of Linux distros targeting different kinds of hardware. There's absolutely going to be something current that will be receiving patches and security updates that will be a better...
  10. Re: Why are the default installations so ugly?

    Well Xubuntu uses Xfce which stresses function over form (though I still think it looks fairly decent). I'd disagree that Unity is ugly in comparison to Windows 7 and OS X. I'm not overly...
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    Re: From a beginner.....

    Unfortunately we don't live in a world where all software is free and there simply aren't alternatives to various hardware/firmware that are setup to work fine in a Windows environment. The kernel...
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    Re: I'm baaaack

    I had a flirtation with Mint several years ago when I was first in grad school (2008...? jeez so long ago :/) I ought to give it a go again but I keep getting roped back into *buntu. I think it's...
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    Re: Chrome or Firefox?

    I use whichever one isn't giving me issues on my current Linux distro lol!

    Seriously though, I use a chromebook so chrome is my preferred choice as I've got my Google account with all my web crap...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Should I install Ubuntu 14.04 Now?

    I definitely wouldn't recommend going to a beta/testing platform as your only/primary environment. Linux has lots of good ways to do dual boots so if you want to muck around with new features,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: I need tips on finding my apps easier.

    You might also want to experiment with other desktop environments: Xfce, KDE, LXDE, etc. Almost all of them will offer this feature stock. You can easily install them from the software center by...
  16. [all variants] Re: What replacement distro for Netbook with Win XP?

    Lubuntu ships with the LXDE desktop environment. LXDE is extremely lightweight and doesn't take very many system resources. There is nothing to stop you from installing Gnome on Lubuntu and all...
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    Re: Anybody miss Windows 98 ?

    I get nostalgic for my very first computer, a 486 from Packard Bell. It had a front-end for Windows 3.1 called Packard Bell Navigator that was mostly for computer noobs. Much more user friendly...
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    Re: We need a well supported device

    The very first model of the Acer C7 Chromebook came with a traditional platter drive, 500 GB IIRC. This was a very popular device to mod because of the storage capacity and because the RAM and HDD...
  19. Re: How do I partition and what to install?

    No, I'm not lol.

    http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Ubuntu-Linux

    There is something screwy with my Chromium that I have only just noticed. Had to post with Iceweasel to get formatting working...
  20. Re: How do I partition and what to install?

    I will direct you to this tutorial: http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Ubuntu-Linux

    because it specifically uses Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as its example. For your purposes, mainly look at the first part of...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: How does the file system work? And other newbie questions

    You will see from these links that while Linux and other Unix-like systems use a hierarchical directory system like Windows, the entire structure is much more organized than in Windows. Windows will...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where are my system files?

    hard disk space isn't as issue typically. I think Ubuntu needs something like 6-7 GB for essential system files but that is just space for you to play with. As long as you don't need it, you can...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with Chromium browser

    If you can't get anything salvaged from clearing out the configuration files as above, you might want to try starting completely over
    sudo apt-get purge chromium-browserThis will completely remove...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Can anyone suggest a good version of Ubuntu required for 32 bit Pentium 4 desktop

    Xubuntu should run fine on that machine. If it had Vista at some point, you probably don't need to bother installing Lubuntu (unless you prefer LXDE to Xfce) as it should have more than sufficient...
  25. Re: Acer C710 Chrubuntu 12.04 ath9k / AR9462 problems recognizing wireless and ethern

    Hi,

    which version of Ubuntu are you trying to install via chrubuntu? Several newer releases are a bit buggy, so it might be good to stick with precise at first.

    @varunendra The Acer C710...
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