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    [ubuntu] Re: VLC mp3 glitches on first secnds of playback

    I have also noticed that VLC will also sound glitch on mp4 videos during startup however Gnome movie player will start without any sound glitches. I played around with cache sizes and drop frame...
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    Poll: Re: What kind of Linux user are you?

    It it weren't for my MMORPG addiction, I would have jettison Windows a long time ago.
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    Poll: Re: Do you think MS should keep WinXP alive

    I dual boot Ubuntu with my retail copy of XP. I use XP just for MMORPG gaming. I have no need for Window$ 7 nor the desire to pay for it. So I'm for keeping WinXP alive.
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    Re: ATI or Nvidia? Help needed...

    From my experience, 9500GT and 9800GT (both passive) work flawlessly on Jaunty and Karmic using Nvidia driver. My HD4850 (ATI card) did not work well with Jaunty. ATI's video driver (fglrx) produced...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Getting Grub2 in Karmic to Recognize Other Distros

    I ran into this problem when I installed Mandriva/openSUSE after Karmic. I solved it my re-installing GRUB2 (to Karmic root partition) whenever I install a new distro that I want to try out. The...
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    Re: Mandriva 2010.0 is out.

    For me, Ubuntu 9.10 is best for Gnome and Mandriva for KDE. I triple boot along with Windows XP.
  7. Re: Whats your favorite linux distribution and why

    Ubuntu is my favorite. Very little issues with hardware, Gnome is easy to configure (using Overglossed theem with Vibrocentric fonts, another favorite). Ubuntu has a larger support base from third...
  8. Thread: ATI or Nvidia

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    Poll: Re: ATI or Nvidia

    I had a horrible time getting my 4850 (ATI) card to work with fglrx, compiz didn't work, video tearing during movies, power saving mode didn't work. I gave up, sold my ATI card on ebay and bought a...
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    Re: Windows 7 - Linux Killer?

    As long as Windows cost money, it will never be a treat to Linux.
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    [kde] Gnome is still the best (for now)

    I tried KDE on various distros (Fedora, Mandriva, Kubuntu) and initially I liked the plasma layout but I couldn't get the colors and fonts that I wanted. Specifically, I used the Overglossed/Murrine...
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    [all variants] Re: Linux Distro/Recognize Ubuntu?

    I was distro hopping while using Ubuntu Jaunty as my main OS. I noticed that when I tried some KDE distros (Mandriva, Fedora), their GRUB install would find my Jaunty and (I believe) added it via...
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    Re: kubuntu is still krap...

    Putting in my 2 cents, I think Mandriva 2009.1 is the best implementation of KDE 4.2. I installed both Mandriva and Kubuntu and tried several times to configure Kubuntu to look like Mandriva which I...
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    Re: Your thoughts on Linux Mint

    I liked Linux Mint. The gnome structure seemed better laid out and in the Intrepid version, booting was much faster than Ubuntu. However, after trying out this distro (and other distros as well), I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LCD backlight doesn't turn off with fglrx.

    My latest update, in case anybody is following this.

    I decided to give Nvidia a shot. I dug out my old 7600gs card, installed it and reinstalled ubuntu. Amazingly everything worked: compiz, power...
  15. Thread: Amarok 2

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    [ubuntu] Re: Amarok 2

    I tried Amarok 2, it sure isn't polished like Amarok 1.4. As you can guess, I uninstalled 2 and went back to 1.4
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Backlight not turn off during screensaver (ubuntu 8.10 - 32 bit)

    I had a similar problem with my desktop. The backlight to my lcd screen would not turn off whenever power saver mode would kick in. I did some research and troubleshooting for about 2 weeks and never...
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    Re: What brought you to ubuntu?

    I couldn't justify spending several hundred dollars for a retail version of Vista, especially since reviews show no/little benefits to XP, so I opted to try linux. After many weeks of trial and error...
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    [all variants] Re: ATI Graphics Cards and Jaunty: What Works?

    I have a HD4850 card and the latest two version of fglrx did work, however I was more impressed with xorg's "radeon" driver which comes standard with Jaunty. Three items that were most concerning to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: LCD backlight doesn't turn off with fglrx.

    Ok, I have a update to my problem. Jaunty is now using the open source radeon driver (1.6.12.x) and it provides xv capability for smooth video playback. In fact, mplayer no longer tears videos which...
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    [ubuntu] LCD backlight doesn't turn off with fglrx.

    I could never could get the proprietary ati drivers (fglrx) to turn off my LCD backlight whenever power saving mode kicks in. This was evident in Intrepid and I was hoping it would be solved in...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: New ATI driver 9.1 fix anyones tearing? 4800 series

    I had to use -vo gl in order to eliminate video tearing. I did a little bit of researching and I believe that the 9.1 drivers do not support video overlaying which may be the root to our problem. I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] dvdnav not working in Intrepid.

    Thank you mc4man for pointing me to the SMPlayer project, those guys (and gals) are geniuses. I installed their pre-built *.deb packages and it got dvdnav working again, I'm back in Disney heaven.
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] dvdnav not working in Intrepid.

    Ok I have been working on this for a good 6 hours, here is my dilemma. I get the following message when I use dvdnav with mplayer.

    No stream found to handle url dvdnav://

    mplayer does work for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Any tips for a fresh install?

    For upgrading from Hardy to Ipex, I used the manual partition setting and keep my original root and home partitions and I just reformat and reinstalled.

    I'm also sharing my HD with XP. I had some...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    I wanted to see what all the excitement was about regarding Ubuntu. After 6 months of playing with Hardy and Intrepid, I'm a convert. I still keep XP for gaming.
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