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    Re: Was 10.04 Ubuntu's peak?

    Well, there used to be more to do ... but then the feds closed all the medical marijuana dispensaries. :lolflag:

    Although they all closed right after the Willie Nelson concert ... hmm, maybe they...
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    Re: Was 10.04 Ubuntu's peak?

    That's not entirely true. Sometimes I come here to make fun of people who insist that because [DISTRO] [VERSION] doesn't work on their computer -- even though they're the only person with that...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    The fact that the KDE client for U1 was abandoned due to lack of help and lack of knowledge on the Canonical end of the project.
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    Re: Free Ubuntu Stickers!!!

    apt is confused by your syntax -- you have the word "order" instead of "install". :)
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    [kubuntu] Re: kde-client

    Bug filed a long time ago: Bug #375145 in Ubuntu One Client: “Ubuntu One should have a KDE client”

    A client was started and a PPA was put up and taken down. It looked really good. Unfortunately,...
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    Re: Itunes 10.5 Wine installation HELP

    I've had good luck with gtkpod.

    And good luck getting iTunes to work under Wine ... Apple is strongly opposed to any sort of open-source platform thanks to its late founder's prejudices (ironic,...
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    Re: How to install Amazon MP3 app on 10.04

    I second that emotion.
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    It's the Microsoftness of the original source material ... makes me break out in hives. :)
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I'd rather be RickRolled.
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    Exactly where did you install this from? I can't find this listed in Synaptic.

    And as to the thread title: Unity. Gwibber.

    It was enough to drive me over the fence to KDE -- the latest version...
  11. Thread: Boycott!

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    Re: Boycott!

    I'll take that bet.



    Nvidia's intention to not support anytime soon a project that won't be implemented anytime soon really doesn't concern me. Besides, ATi/AMD has been much more on-board with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Evolution vs. Thunderbird?

    There's an extension for that. :)

    And there's one that integrates Lightning's calendar information into the file that the Ubuntu/GNOME calls on to populate the calendar in the notification area.
    ...
  13. Re: Anybody happy with Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat 10.10?

    Overjoyed. :) Everything works.

    And I'm using the new typeface for everything. You'd almost think it's the only typeface installed on the system. :grin:
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    Re: Min Max and Close buttons

    This describes my feeling as well.

    Left, right, in a box by the door … it doesn't matter.

    As long as they're consistent and they work, who cares?
  15. Poll: Re: Anyone quitting facebook over privacy concerns?

    Anybody for an open-source alternative? Some New York college students are coding it.

    They crowdsourced the financing through Kickstarter, hoping to come up with $10,000 by June 1.

    Raised so...
  16. Poll: Re: Anyone quitting facebook over privacy concerns?

    As of yesterday, I'm out. Really surprised some of my friends -- "OMG! What?!? You can't quit Facebook! It's part of everybody's life now!"

    Ummm ... I had a life, friends, hobbies, and what-not...
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    Re: second iphone turns up.

    I was just coming here to post another link with the same story: http://theappwhisperer.com/2010/05/12/oh-no-not-again-apple-loses-another-4th-gen-iphone/

    Two possibilities:

    1) The iPhone 4G...
  18. Shuttleworth: No GNOME Shell by default in 10.10

    I don't know if I like this or not. All the screen shots I've seen leave me thinking, "Meh." I definitely think Canonical shouldn't default to GNOME Shell just because it's supposed to be the latest,...
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    Re: Wheres the super key?

    System 76 released a fix for that bug: http://www.system76.com/article_info.php?articles_id=9

    :D

    I keep trying to remember to order some of those for my laptop and Microsoft Bluetooth keyboard,...
  20. Re: “That’s forbidden, Windows is not open-source.”

    From the article: "E. coli’s network proved to have a pyramid-like shape, with a few master regulators, more middle managers, and many workhorses. In stark contrast, the Linux kernel call graph — the...
  21. Re: This should be included in the default Ubuntu install.

    GIMP isn't a vector graphics Paint-type program, though. You're thinking of something like Inkscape, which is an excellent open-source vector-graphics editor.
  22. 10.04 reviewed: "This is the best operating system currently available."

    Interesting ... http://lunduke.com/?p=1095

    From the summary:
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    Re: How did Lucid Lynx ever get accepted!?

    Ah, but would you download the Wanking Walrus in late 2015? :D

    The background: It followed by a few days another message on the kernel list. During a discussion on security, Linus said that the...
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    Re: Gwibber is really cool.

    There's a word you need to remember when dealing with any Linux distribution ... upstream.

    The problem is being worked on upstream by the Gwibber developer. Based on looking over bug reports, he...
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    Re: 10.4 why are taskbar icons black?

    Or OpenOffice's quickstarter applet, which is not only in color but carries its own background color around, as well.
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