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  1. Re: WoW not loading, and yes I did search the forums and read the sticky.

    You might try installing through this software. I use this for almost everything wine because it takes care of all the details for you.

    http://www.playonlinux.com/en/
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    [ubuntu] Quick install question

    My wife just got a new macbook 4,1 at work and we'd like to partition the hard drive and dual boot into ubuntu. I was reading an install guide and it said that the drive had to be partitioned before...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu and old laptops

    Forget ubuntu or any spinoff like fluxbuntu if you are using systems that old- it's too heavy and will run like a slug. I know because I've tried them all and most recently a couple of weeks ago.
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    [all variants] Re: Old Laptop New OS

    My vote is they are all about the same- some are just faster and some have lower system requirements and some just do more things automatically and some just have better user support and some have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Linux V windows

    how's the security on your router set? Mine for example has a mac list I configure and only allows those on the list access...
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    [all variants] Re: Old Laptop New OS

    Go back and look at the distros in my post. *Any* of them will work great on your pc as is without additional memory or anything else- and all are just as easy as ubuntu to set up. pcfluxboxos,...
  7. Thread: Spore

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    [ubuntu] Re: Spore

    the icon you see in linux is from the dvd still in your dvd drive.

    You can only install spore to one computer if I understand rightly, so if you have it already on your laptop in vista, your...
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    [all variants] Re: Old Laptop New OS

    try pcfluxboxos, tinyme or sam linux. They will all run well on there. And yeah- they are all full featured with thousands of the latest apps available in synaptic. I prefer ubuntu on my main...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] How to create desktop launchers in fluxbox using idesk?

    couple of suggestions as a longtime fluxbox user

    - for icons, I like to just use wbar. It looks really nice and is really simple to setup.

    - Another nice little app is fbpanel. It gives you a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how do i start .run files?

    .run is a linux native, not dosbox (I think).

    Try opening a terminal and sticking ./ or sh in front of the run file. One of those should get it to run.

    (or maybe it's /. - can't remember for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu, or trash the laptop?

    Well, to tell you the honest to goodness truth- you aren't going to find one that is as easy as ubuntu to setup on a computer that old- at least if you intend to use software other than what comes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu, or trash the laptop?

    Do yourself a favor and try the ones I suggested (sam, tinyme, or pcfluxboxos).

    I just finished comparing this morning on an old computer slightly less powerful than yours- there is no comparison...
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    Poll: Re: Google Chrome

    I tried it for a few minutes on windows last night.
    It was fast, and I liked it, but

    -I'm a guy who likes to have 1000 bookmarks sorted according to category, and I couldn't figure out how to do...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu, or trash the laptop?

    Try one of the pclinuxos lightweight spinoffs and it should work just fine.

    pcfluxboxos, tinyme, or sam should all put new life into your machine. zenwalk is ok too (I used it for a year on my old...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I make Ubuntu look really good?

    Emerald manages the window borders if you install it. I used to use it because it would do transparent borders and stuff, but eventually decided I just liked using gtk themed borders better- there...
  16. Re: Recommend a great movie thats not well known

    Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity
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    Poll: Re: What do you call a carbonated soft drink?

    I call it soda or soft drink.

    Cola is used to refer to colas - pepsi, coke

    I lived in Illinois for over a year and everyone called it "Sody".

    Which I found a little disturbing "Hey yous guys...
  18. [all variants] Re: Which uses less resources? Ubuntulite or Fluxbuntu?

    I think you won't have luck with an ubuntu variant.

    Try puppy linux, damn small linux, and pcfluxboxos.
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    Poll: Re: super powers

    Time travel trumps them all.

    You can move super fast, move objects around, etc etc with time travel.
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    [ubuntu] strange problem with keyboard/mouse

    Hello,

    I've got 3 users with seperate accounts on my hardy heron system (myself and my 2 sons). One user account has had a couple of weird problems since it was set up. The symptoms are:

    The...
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    [all variants] Re: hp photosmart d7160

    Okaay- not a lot of response, so let me try to ask this from another angle.

    I noticed HP has drivers for linux on their website.

    Are these the same drivers ubuntu installs automatically, or...
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    [all variants] hp photosmart d7160

    Hello,

    I have an hp photosmart d7160 printer. It's worked great with ubuntu for the past 18 months since it's purchase, but I've never used it for full 8.5x11 photo photos. Until the other day.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hardy usb dvd burner

    Looks like that did the trick! thank you!

    I'm a little nervous using that slot- it's right next to my nvidia agp card, so not a lot of airflow there- very tiny space between them. Hopefully I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hardy usb dvd burner

    OK, it was plugged into a hub.
    Tried another port directly into the computer and no luck, tried my printer and no luck.

    A little more info since you picked up on the port that may be relevant.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hardy usb dvd burner

    Ok, I'm not sure if I got the whole thing in terminal because it's so long and I couldn't scroll back up all the way to where I gave the original command, which leads me to believe some stuff at the...
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