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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Ubuntu Software Center Stinks!

    What benefit does selecting more than one application at once give if it doesn't ask you for authentication for each one?



    It isn't great, but 'double-click application, click install' isn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Ubuntu Software Center Stinks!

    So, from reading other comments it seems that the big problem is the reauthentication each time? If that went away, would your objections cease?
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Ubuntu Software Center Stinks!

    It does queue. If you click the Install button on one application while the other is still installing, the new one will be added to the queue to be automatically installed afterwards.

    In the old...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 Ubuntu Software Center Stinks!

    Why is it a problem that you can only select to install one at a time? It will queue up subsequent installations, so it is, if anything, more functional than the old one.
  5. Thread: Ubuntu One

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    Re: Ubuntu One

    They probably don't have any timeframe - there is little incentive to not use AWS, and it's much easier to have Amazon manage the physical servers.



    As above. You'd really have to ask...
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    Re: Ubuntu One

    I don't think you quite understand how Amazon's EC2 and S3 work. Anybody can use them to run their applications, or store their data. They're just network services which do pretty raw stuff - EC2...
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    Re: Ubuntu One

    Parts of Ubuntu One are not proprietary.
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    Re: Ubuntu One

    The Canonical Online Services team was well aware that the server code would remain proprietary.
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    Re: Ubuntu One

    No, that's the only time it's illegal. It can feel like a slap in the face in many more situations.
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    Re: Ubuntu One

    The software carries the Ubuntu brand.
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    Re: what does everyone think of this?

    No, Canonical kept this very quiet until the public release. I knew the project existed, but only under its codename Ubunet, and didn't know exactly what it did. Most non-Canonical developers...
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    Re: what does everyone think of this?

    That is very interesting - I hadn't seen it before. In particular, this bit is relevant:



    Interesting, then, that they produce a cloud service that cannot be run on anybody else's...
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    Re: what does everyone think of this?

    The problem here is not that Canonical is breaking the law, or violating the word of the Ubuntu trademark policy - that would be impossible, as it states that Canonical can license the trademark for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: recover password

    If somebody has physical access to a computer, there's nothing (except encrypting the disk, perhaps) that you can do to prevent them from doing anything they want. If you password-protect GRUB, they...
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    [ubuntu] Re: swap hdd possible ?

    Unless you're using a proprietary graphics driver, moving a hard disk between machines of the same architecture should pose no problems whatsoever.

    The problem you are encountering is simply the...
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    [all variants] Re: Dell Latitude E6500: very slow touchpad.

    All configuration is still kept in /etc...



    xorg.conf InputDevice sections are for specific devices, so it's completely impossible to implement hotplug with them. Additionally, adding support...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Joystick still acts as mouse after xserver-xorg-input-evdev update

    Have you removed xserver-xorg-input-joystick? -joystick will turn joysticks into mice regardless of what evdev thinks.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Per-user Touchpad Settings

    You can use 'xinput' to set most touchpad options at runtime.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Per-user Touchpad Settings

    GNOME touchpad settings are per-user.

    xorg works fine without hal; it just requires some extra configuration. Desktop users have hal installed by default.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Issues with new X

    xorg.conf is no longer the right way to configure input devices. See the new documentation.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ibex / New X.org + Intel 945GM = problems

    It means that you should check for a bug so that you can be sure we know about your particular issue... we don't magically discover these things without people telling us.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ibex / New X.org + Intel 945GM = problems

    As I said, i810 doesn't work. It would need significant porting work to be made usable with the new X server.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ibex / New X.org + Intel 945GM = problems

    -intel dropped support for some chips before i855, but nothing later. -i810 doesn't work with the new xserver. You should file bugs to get -intel fixed, rather than trying to use -i810!

    -intel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is "Screens & Graphics" in 8.10

    Have you looked at the documentation?
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Would I miss much going from Hardy to Gutsy?

    Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) is only supported for another 5 months, so it's rather inadvisable to downgrade to it at this stage.

    Have you tried Ubuntu 8.10? Your tablet's stylus should work without any...
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