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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Airbag : Radiohead
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    Re: jaunty 64 bit users: how much ram are you using?

    I've only ever used ubuntu 64bit. With Jaunty my system rarely goes over 500 megs on a 2 gig system. To cross the 500 barrier i usually need to have exaile open. I'll attach a screenshot in a bit, i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Cleaning up Grub menu & Synaptic Pkg Manager

    For general cleaning you can try this :
    http://buck-nasty.blogspot.com/2009/01/bleachbit.html

    also deborphan.

    and i use Start Up Manager(in the repos) to manage grub, but for simultaneous...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compile Problem with Segatex install

    Thanks for the replies, I sincerely thought this was dead. I've since installed Jaunty and removed Segatex, but will attempt to re-implement on your advice or simply try SEadmin.

    @bodhi.zazen,...
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    Re: Apple laptops vs. PC laptops

    I love the apple marketing team, the world thinks that a mac is something vastly different from a Personal Computer. Anyway, something that should be taken into consideration is that with a mac...
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    Re: Top 7 reasons people quit Linux - PC World

    but one point clearly states, 'if your hardware simply doesn't work with Linux, it's not your fault'. I dualboot with Xp because i have a Lexmark printer.
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    Re: Top Linux Distro to Stay Away From!

    Makes no sense, how are noobs supposed to compare their needs against our posts if we don't point out why we think a particular distro is lacking. Valiant effort though.

    Edited to match op's quote...
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    Re: Psychocats Tutorials Updates

    Used the minimal tutorial to install jaunty and Gnome-core, thanks for a great tutorial. Sadly, after i 'built back up' the system, I'm back up to 900+ packages :P.
    machine is VERY peppy though, and...
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    Re: Please Suggest Linux OS To Install

    I'd say Crunchbang, SliTaz or a Minimal install with LXDE. Use this for a minimal install:

    http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/minimal

    and have fun man...
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    Re: MS-corefonts and Firefox performance.

    Hence my confusion. :)
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    MS-corefonts and Firefox performance.

    Do these fonts make a difference in Shiretoko ? I may be wrong but it would seem that the beta is rendering/loading faster since i installed these fonts.
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    Re: swine flu thoughts

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/04/30/MNRA17CLC1.DTL

    I love that some people in these forums can only deal with problems that affect their hard drives. everything else can...
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    Re: swine flu thoughts

    Mexico is shutting down all non-essential government services, putting in restrictions that will basically shut down their economy in an effort to control the spread of this strain of influenza,...
  14. Thread: Worst Forum Ever?

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    Re: Worst Forum Ever?

    i don't think you should encourage the Op's behavior though. i have had a few threads fade away into nothingness and never thought ' these forums suck'
    It's all about the time of day, the subject of...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: How do I disable evolution services from loading?

    try boot up manager


    sudo aptitude install bum
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    [all variants] Re: Completely wipe a SD card

    use gparted to format the card to fat16. Most portable devices seem to default to fat16/32. ubuntu writes to these filesystems fine.
  17. Thread: 9.04

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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04

    If you perform an upgrade through Update manager, nothing is deleted. packages are updated, new version installed, no data loss.

    Procedure:
    Alt +f2


    update-manager -d


    Update.
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    Re: Stupid product reviews in newegg annoy me.

    oog. So very annoying.
    on another note. i desperately want to build an AM3 phenomII machine....
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    Stupid product reviews in newegg annoy me.

    Buy the item THEN review, Buy the item THEN review. Why do these idiots post nonsensical **** ? Then there is always the ones who read not one line of research then base reviews on incorrect...
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    Re: Please fix Jaunty "testing" in user profiles

    That's kind of a non-issue isn't it ? I saw it, checked my user CP and changed it. I think the mods and forum admin have more pressing matters :)
  21. Re: CAREFUL: Firefox 3.0.10 upgrade may not complete fully!

    Just checked, 3.0.10 fine here. i use Shiretoko though. May have been your repo or an update manager bug.
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    Re: Is Ubuntu people ready?

    But which OS currently offers these needs ?
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    Re: Jaunty is amazing!

    You're correct, It's what i did yesterday, the minimal install is fun, but the desktop is not as smooth an experience. Obviously, since you have to put the packages on yourself. having done this, I...
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    Re: I-magic OS $79: Is this a joke, or what?

    Scalpers trying to make a quick dollar. They offer nothing that a few days of research could not provide a noob. better you just burn your money.
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    Re: Minimal CD availability

    Just completed the install, I had Jaunty installed already and everything was working perfectly already so i went into the minimal install pretty confidently.

    I now know that contrary to what I...
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