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    Re: Is your Ubuntu slow?

    Does it take that long every time you open that folder, or just the first time?
    Opening /usr/bin in thunar for me (Xubuntu) took 11 seconds with 1492 files, but the second time it was only 1.7...
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    Re: What Linux distro to try

    No no no no please, do not do this. This is a sure fire way to quickly and easily give yourself a more unstable installation than either plain Debian or plain Ubuntu, and is not something to be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: theming question

    with Emerald running does it still let you go into System > Preferences > Appearence and then hit customize, then can you still pick one of the "controls" options?

    Haven't run emerald with gnome...
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    Re: I think I'm a geek.

    Cowboy Bebop ftw... :biggrin: (watch the movie before the series)

    Ghost in the shell is cool too, and Akira my all time favourite...
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    Re: Fantastic February Screenshot Thread 2010

    Vinyl Junkie mood this month...

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    Been fiddling with conky and fonts a little since I posted last.....
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    Poll: Re: How do like your eggs prepared for breakfast?

    Poached... or scrambled with cream cheese...
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    Re: Software you MOST wish was open source

    I believe so. But I don't think it works well (if at all) with iPhone/iPod Touch that has been updated with firmware versions 3.0 +. And you can't restore it without iTunes.
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    Re: Software you MOST wish was open source

    +1 Not just for the ability to manage devices in Linux, but maybe then users on other platforms wouldn't be locked in to using iTunes. (Which I'm not overly fond of, apart from it's library sharing...
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    Re: Simpler Installs in Ubuntu?

    I think the OP should take time to learn the Linux filesystem and directory structure before making suggestions it should be re written, along with permissions to make it easier to install software...
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    Re: Why I hate Windows

    You didn't say what you were actually doing at the time you got the BSOD....

    Haven't had one since windows 98 myself...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    I read about this recently. It doesn't work if you have updated firmware to later versions though. Downgrading firmware is a bit of a nightmare, and you can only do it if you have the old firmware...
  12. Poll: Re: How many Computers do you have and what OS is on each one ?

    I have 3....

    Laptop - running Debian Squeeze....
    Desktop - Dual Booting Vista Home Premium and Xubuntu 9.10 (64 bit) This machine whores itself between Debian Squeeze and Ubuntu quite a bit...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    My bad, forgot about the PAE kernel. Ok so on further investigation seems you're right, even though it shows 4GB its still only uses 3.5GB without manually enabling PAE. I just assumed it was...
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    Re: What can Windows do that Linux can't?

    Address all 4GB of RAM in my desktop with a 32bit installation... (well in Vista at least)
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    [ubuntu] Re: D-Link DWA 140 USB on v9.10

    Hi. When I first tried this adapter with a Karmic live cd a few weeks ago, it didn't work for me either. It worked out of the box with Jaunty, so I didn't install. A little bit of investigation today...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Need help with home network

    As you've marked this thread solved, if your happy with your solution then dis regard my question, but its a shame you couldn't get Gigolo working. I found it to be quite a cool program for mounting...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    I'm not much of a fan of the Update Notifier. Its usually the first thing I purge after install....
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    Re: The favorite Alcoholic Beverage thread

    Gin and Tonic with fresh lime. Preferably Tanqueray, but Bombay Sapphire comes a close second. Or Absolute Mandarin, or Berry and Tonic. My favoutite beer is Coopers India Pale (Aussie Beer :biggrin:...
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    Re: Things that u hate in Ubuntu

    If that was in reference to my post, then apologies if you thought I was being a troll. It wasn't my intention, and i don't post too much around here... It is genuinely something I dislike about...
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    Re: Any Debian Based Rolling Release Distros?

    ? Testing is pretty stable. I would hardly describe myself as a Linux genius, and I've been using testing for around a year now with no problems. If you've been practicing with Ubuntu for a while,...
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    Re: Things that you hate in Ubuntu

    Not having a root account....
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    Poll: Re: What Music Player Do You Use?

    Other (XMMS2 and Aqualung cos I can't live without gapless playback.....)
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    Re: Delicious December 2009 Screenshot Thread

    http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm209/tiddles__77/Screenshota.png

    http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm209/tiddles__77/Screenshotb.png

    This is my fav dark theme for a while now. Conky...
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned for taking me seriously....
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned for being an Athiest. DIRTY SINNER.... :tongue:
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