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    [SOLVED] Re: Window Buttons

    From memory, and from screenshots on the internet, it seems Ubuntu 9.04 did not have a window menu button by default. Please correct me if I am wrong.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Tutorial

    What exactly was the tutorial? It might be easier to help you if we know what caused the problem in the first place.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Borking Risk

    Thanks, I have added a note explaining the borking risk:
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    [SOLVED] Is the Question Solved?

    If you think the question has been answered satisfactorily would you mind reducing clutter by marking it as solved through Thread Tools -> Mark as Solved? Thanks :).
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    Re: Photostory: A simple Python program

    Photostory 1.0 released! Deb and source packages can be downloaded from Photostory's Launchpad project page.
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Can I use a workstation as a webserver?

    You could use a desktop computer as a server, but here are a few things you should think about first:

    Security (if you don't know what you're doing you could open up vulnerabilities to hackers)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: "Could not grab your mouse."

    @Gremlinzzz: I highly doubt that 'a malicious client is eavesdropping on your session', it's likely to just be a focus glitch as mentioned in the error message. Nonetheless, the timing does seem...
  8. Re: One of Linux's biggest lessons: Don't preach, mention

    Preaching just makes you sound like a nerd; it won't convince anyone to switch to Linux (especially if you start talking about the advantages of Bash over Batch, or Linux's alternative to Photoshop;...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Do I need a firewall?

    Most routers have built-in, preconfigured firewalls. If you have one of these, you won't need to worry about firewalls.

    If you do not have a firewall setup already, then you really do need to set...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Window Buttons

    I've just got a Mac and I've realized that I was wrong; the button order of 10.04 is the same as a Mac.

    Thinking about it, having the minimize button next to the close button makes a lot of sense.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I Install k10temp?

    I no longer want information on the subject. If you want information on the subject, feel free to start a new thread.
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    Re: I will defy cloud computing! Anyone else?

    I'd like to make some points:

    The 'cloud' already exists, it's nothing new (GMail, for example, is in the cloud)
    Nobody is being forced to put their data in the cloud
    You can sync data in the...
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    New Snakes Game

    The Snakes game that has been in development for a month has just been released and the development team is eager to receive feedback. Links below.

    Project Page | Deb Download | PPA

    The game is...
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    [SOLVED] Bug #585472

    It looks like this has been reported as bug #585472.
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I Install k10temp?

    I think he means the steps in the first post.


    Sorry, I just posted the instructions because I thought they might be helpful to someone - apart from understanding the commands themselves, I know...
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    Re: What is the default look of Linux?

    GNU/Linux is the core of the system; by default, the UI is text-based (i.e. what you see when you press Ctrl + Alt + F1 (and escape with Ctrl + Alt + F7)).

    Correction: TTY is third-party, there is...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Ethernet is not Activated at Boot Time

    Looks like it's fixed itself. Odd.
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Ethernet is not Activated at Boot Time

    No, network-manager is installed and up-to-date.
  19. [SOLVED] Ethernet is not Activated at Boot Time

    When my computer first starts I cannot access any ethernet devices (i.e. ifconfig returns only lo) until I run dhclient or dhclient3.

    Here's my /var/log/boot.log:


    fsck from util-linux-ng...
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    Re: free climbing 1700 foot tower

    Taken down because of copyright:
  21. Poll: Re: "Sent from Ubuntu" poised to become default Evolution signature in 10.10

    Bug reports are not the place to post your opinion. Bug reports are for information that would help fix the problem, or valid arguments that probably haven't been considered already. Annoying...
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    Re: Why Linux Users Hate Windows

    Hate and dislike are the same thing, but in different strengths. Different people interpret the two words with different strengths, but I see what you mean; hate is often used merely as a pejorative.
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    Re: Why Linux Users Hate Windows

    Good response, Duncan; that's pretty much how I feel about it. People hate too easily.
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    Re: Why Linux Users Hate Windows

    You can get laptops with Ubuntu pre-installed, although I admit they're rare.
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    Re: Why Linux Users Hate Windows

    I've always used OpenOffice rather than Microsoft Office. People would ask me why I used it. I'd reply "Why pay $100 for something you can get for free?", but since you get so much commercial...
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