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    [other] Re: How to Change GRUB Settings

    Thanks to both of you.

    I ended up using the approach in adult swim's link (only because the menu.lst file was blank. It worked perfectly, and now I boot into Ubuntu's GRUB.

    Thanks Again,...
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    [other] [RESOLVED] How to Change GRUB Settings

    I am currently running Ubuntu 8.10 on this computer. About a week ago, I started installing WindowsXP, however, I forgot that it will cause my computer to boot directly into the WindowsXP partition....
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    [other] Re: Dell Photo Printer 720

    Well, anytime I try to print, the printer icon pops up in the upper right, and it puts the document in the printing queue. The problem is that it is not loading the paper at all, but I don't know if...
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    [other] Dell Photo Printer 720

    This is kind of an odd question. I set up the drivers for the Dell Photo Printer 720 (used Lexmark 600 drivers, I believe).

    I would just like to know, from anyone who has one, if that if it fails...
  5. Re: Does it annoy you how your friends mock your World of Warcraft playing?

    It's a mob mentality. They believe their hobbies are somehow "superior" because they are more greatly prevalent on our media and society.

    It didn't work all the time, but I always felt that if...
  6. Re: Does it annoy you how your friends mock your World of Warcraft playing?

    When I used to play, I thought it was funny that they would say that, then turn around and talk about their favorite sports teams, or watch Entertainment Tonight.
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    I'm 18, and I use Ubuntu for surfing the web, typing papers, watching movies, as well as playing some Day of Defeat on wine (which I only recently installed).

    I also use Ubuntu on my family's...
  8. Thread: CatB or Other

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    CatB or Other

    After coming home from my university, I decided to snoop around a used book store I saw. There, I found a copy of The Cathedral and the Bazaar by Eric Raymond. It was only for ~$5 (used), so I...
  9. Thread: Firefox and .xls

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    [xubuntu] Firefox and .xls

    Is it possible to customize firefox so that it just automatically opens all .xls files someone clicks on, in openoffice?
  10. Thread: Good Brand

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    [other] Good Brand

    What would be a good desktop to buy for my family, under $800 (mainly looking for bang for buck, not any specific amount though).

    I was thinking about putting Ubuntu on there, because right now I...
  11. Thread: Voice Software

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    [all variants] Re: Voice Software

    Sorry for double post.

    I think Carnival is the GUI for festival. However, I'm having trouble installing it. The only documentation I can find is in German.

    Is there a .deb for Carnival, so...
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    [all variants] Re: Voice Software

    Yeah, when I was thinking about it, Microsoft SAM was the first thing that came into mind. I'll look into festival, thank you.


    EDT: Is there a GUI front end for festival?
  13. Thread: Voice Software

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    [all variants] Voice Software

    When I walk, or go on my bike, I feel like I'm making an inefficient use of my time. Therefore, I was wondering if people knew of software for Linux, where I can enter in text, and it outputs a...
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    Re: Hey, Letter Writers! I have an Idea!

    Um... Wouldn't using the Linux kernel for an operating system make it easier for software/hardware to be compatible with multiple operating systems? Doesn't that take away Microsoft's biggest...
  15. Thread: Favorite Forums

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    Favorite Forums

    I currently frequent 2 forums, this one and one other. The other one is somewhat imature at times, and they members overuse large, animated, signatures and avatars that get annoying, and also create...
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    Re: Anyone producing wearables for fat dudes?

    You're only 6foot 2inches, and 260pounds, and you can't fit into a 2XL?

    Heh... I'm 6foot 3inches, and weigh 375 pounds, and usually wear 2XL (even though they are somewhat tight, I also have 3XL)....
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    Poll: Re: What if Windows magically just gets better?

    I use Linux not because of the faults with Windows, but the fact that I believe in more competition. There shouldn't be just one Operating System, whether it's free or not.
  18. Re: CNN's Hero Contest - Supporting one of our own - Needs help!

    IMO, James is helping people. He is helping human beings, and he's also helping to clean up the home front. Which, I value more than saving some Gorillas, or keeping some mountains. Not to downplay...
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    Re: Would you donate for an Ubuntu commercial?

    Well, in my opinion, it would be a little to early. Ubuntu is ready for the Desktop, but has not yet been made 'idiot-proof'. It still has some hardware problems and such, and I think it would be...
  20. Re: What is the lamest reason for giving up on Ubuntu/Linux you've ever heard?

    'All my friends use windows, and it doesn't have itunes/AIM/IE' (doesn't like the alternatives)
    -sister



    'I've tried "linux" before, like 5-6 years ago'
    -My Friend


    "It runs kinda...
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    Re: Should I Buy a System76?

    Well, on the school website, it states.



    ...and then at the end, after specifying loads of security features and programs needed for windows computers (including a few of their own programs),...
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    Re: Should I Buy a System76?

    Sorry, I didn't mean good as in performance, but just as in service and cost//quality ratio.

    I have also been thinking of waiting to see when some new DELLs will be added. However, I think my big...
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    Re: Should I Buy a System76?

    Well, I told my friend (who also uses ubuntu, we started at about the same time) about how I was thinking about buying from system76, and now he's buying a Darter Ultra from them. I might wait to...
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    Re: What if Windows was ... Good?

    I wouldn't care, as long as it had competition. I'll go with whatever I'm like the most.
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    Should I Buy a System76?

    I was thinking about buying a laptop from system76, and was curious as to whether the opinion or consensus was of the ubuntu community.

    I will be using it for college, and want it to last through...
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