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    Re: The New Gmail Inbox ! WOW!

    My recommendation is: Contact Corecomm services. Get your own domain name and e/mail service
    use Thunderbird
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    Re: Firefox

    "google disconnect" -- per the info/flash -- is supposed to stop google from tracking the pages accessed by the browser

    i visit a normal set of newsy pages every morning none of which are improper...
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    Re: Firefox

    i gave up running NOSCRIPT for the usual reason: for the pages I visit frequently I end up clicking "allow all" -- just to get in. instead I run ADBLOCK, FLASHBLOCK, and disconnects for Google,...
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    Re: Firefox

    i do run NOFLASH and AD STOP, and I have FF running under AppArmor

    Here is another hit: ( this is just a "how to" video).
    ...
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    Re: Firefox

    EXAMPLE 1
    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/07/eas-holes/

    Problem: Video not accessible
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    Re: Firefox

    next time i hit a page that won't render i'll try to get a link out here. probably happen tw am
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    Firefox

    is Firefox going to the dogs? I am hitting more and more pages that it cannot render and i have to go to chrome.

    Firefox should be the browser in Ubuntu as it is an Open Source item. chrome...
  8. Re: An open letter to new users from a previous new user. :)

    you basic thought is good but there are some serious rough edges on Ubuntu that really need to be fixed. the one that gives me the most trouble is "samba". that whole thing needs to be junked,...
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    [ubuntu] ASUS PQ321 HDef Display

    the PQ321 is 3840x2160 px on a 31 inch screen for 140 px/inch

    http://www.asus.com/News/L9xTPmmMwTlPMq5l

    interesting, but: what we are looking for is higher px/inch mainly for images: a 31 inch...
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    Re: Pirated Music and Intellectual Property

    the new paradigm already seems evident: media will not be downloaded to customers' machines; rather it will be streamed to registered players. thus the customers would never be in possession of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: read errors ripping CD

    http://ubuntuone.com/2CfIYQVF3Sslf4LmZmvNB3

    (AUDACITY EDIT of BAD TRACK)

    READ ERROR (above) -- shows as a gap with zero modulation

    you can use Audacity and just delete these gaps with...
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    [ubuntu] read errors ripping CD

    anyone have read errors ripping CD
    i'm using a ASUS drive and K3b,-- i get read errors and have to edit out gaps at times, using audacity
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    Re: How large is Linux compared to Windows?

    something like 39% of windows desktops are still running XP. many of these will be stuck at XP because they have apps that won't run on 7 or that require expensive updates to move to 7. Didn't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: download rather than open

    did you try this ?

    I did and I found that regardless of settings Firefox attempts to play the mp4

    there is no doubt in my mind that this is in defference to riaa/mpa and an additional effort to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: download rather than open

    ok, i tried that . trouble is : it saves as .htm format thus needing Firefox to open it and initiate the download

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    the problem here IS Firefox : when Firefox sees the file is .mp4 it...
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    Re: seeking advice on web hosting company

    I use CoreComm
    thier Beginners' package is like $15 per quarter
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    Re: LibreOffice vs MSOffice compatibility

    Exporting to PDF

    YES: Exporting to PDF is The Way to Go -- unless the professor asks for WORD format . My daughter's professor did exactly that -- and then scribbled in the documents using red...
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    [ubuntu] Re: download rather than open

    Update: I think the PROBLEM is FIREFOX

    If I get a URL from Ubuntu1 for an .mp4 file and paste it into an e/mail message, then when the receiving station click on it: FIREFOX attempts to play the...
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    [ubuntu] download rather than open

    has anyone figured out how to get Thunderbird -- or any e/mail client -- to DOWNLOAD a file from a Ubuntu link instead of attempting to open the related content ?

    i.e. open with FTP
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    Re: LibreOffice vs MSOffice compatibility

    my daughter is enrolled in an online-U (Baker) . I had to get her a student copy of MSFT Office as LO was not acceptable .

    I have LO 4.0.2.2 installed on my U-box. It appears that when I save a...
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    [ubuntu] print to PDF

    does anyone know of a good Print to PDF program ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Microphone volume not stored/saved

    i think this is an on-going beef about computers in general
    Kazam screen caster for example,-- i have to set it to monitor built in analog audio -- every time i want to use it

    and then if i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: which is a good choice video edit

    yes!! thanks!! I tried that one
    I'm going to stick with OpenShot for the moment because as noted: i need to find a format that works well for sending to windows users. OpenShot allows me to select...
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    [ubuntu] Re: which is a good choice video edit

    thanks

    I'm going to experiment more with the webm format

    if i understand things properly webm is the format to be used with html5
    i ran a test just now and found that my Firefox v.20 can play...
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    [ubuntu] Re: which is a good choice video edit

    thanks

    what i'm mainly interested in is sharing video -- either .mov from a camera or -- mp4 from our Kazam screen caster . some folks would probably use YouTube but I prefer not to do that . The...
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