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    [gnome] Re: Gnome "minimum install"?

    you can use: gnome-core --no-install-recommends
    you will probably want a login manager such as gdm too
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    Re: Linux users and bad GUI's?

    i prefer openbox and icewm over any other window manager or desktop environment. i use cli only applications whenever i can regardless the amount of ram the computer may have. though lately, icewm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: fire when opening and closing windows

    while i don't use any effects, this link may lead you in the right direction.

    http://ubuntulinuxhowtos.blogspot.com/2009/10/how-to-install-compiz-fusion-desktop.html
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    Re: HowTo Achieve "Ubuntu-Desktop-Minimal"

    During a fresh install, I use the mini iso, (just type cli once the disc boots and follow the directions) then apt-get the basics (for me) to get started:

    xorg xfonts-terminus openbox...
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    Avi to dvd script

    Could someone make this into a bash script if you have time. I want to be able to run ./script.sh some.avi, allowing the avi to convert and burn to dvd. I tried to do this but received errors. I plan...
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    Re: Auspicious August Screenshot Thread

    new computer with a simple desktop using openbox and conky, not much going on, just converting an avi to dvd iso.


    http://i27.tinypic.com/e8495k.png
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    [ubuntu] Re: XSane loads after de-activating screensaver

    if you dont need sane, you could shut down or disable it with sysv-rc-conf
    grab it using synaptic, then from a terminal type sudo sysv-rc-conf
    the service name is saned
    arrow down to it, then...
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    Re: How much memory does or DE or WM use?

    Techsnap, if you find the time to do that it would be great. Box wm's really spoil a user I think since they're so light and easy to configure. I thought it would be fun to try a de for a change.
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    Re: How much memory does or DE or WM use?

    Techsnap, thanks for confirming Icehuck's ideal of using 50MB. What did you do to achieve that? I'm still new to gnome since I've always used mostly cli or box wm's in the past. So far, I've used...
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    How much memory does or DE or WM use?

    Please post your desktop environment and/or window manager's memory usage once it's loaded without other applications running. Thanks.

    DE: Gnome
    RAM: 92MB
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    Re: HowTo Achieve "Ubuntu-Desktop-Minimal"

    how is the ram usage on the minimal gnome installs? after a standard install and a little disabling of services and unneeded things i'm using 92mb once booted to this desktop.
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    Re: January Screenshot Thread (2010)

    finally had time to tweak linux on this laptop, been using gnome for a month or so now after using mostly box wm's and wmaker only since the late 90s. i like the low memory footprint and basic look...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: I need help connecting to my wireless network please

    after googling, i may have found a solution for you - though i cannot test it. hopefully the link below will help.

    http://old.nabble.com/Linksys-WUSB54GCV3-USB-WiFi-stick-td26273580.html
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    Re: Delicious December 2009 Screenshot Thread

    basic screen of laptop & hd monitor

    http://imgur.com/cTKQw.jpg
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    Poll: Re: Worst upgrade ever?

    i agree, while it's more time consuming to google "hardware vendor/model" than to view an hcl, it's better than doing a fresh install of a new operating system blindly without some research.
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    Poll: Re: Worst upgrade ever?

    whether installing windows or a linux distro one should research their hardware before a fresh install. it will allow you to acquire drivers as needed & make you aware of common problems. lack of...
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