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  1. Thread: Vista Upgrade?

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    Re: Vista Upgrade?

    I'm slightly confused now. So I upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows Vista (without reinstalling either OS). Then, Windows 8 will not overwrite the Ubuntu partition of the drive; instead it will just...
  2. Thread: Vista Upgrade?

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    Re: Vista Upgrade?

    Thanks everyone for the immediate support and great suggestions. It appears that I have some investigation to do :).

    To answer your question rrich1974, Vista is so slow that it is unusable, and...
  3. Thread: Vista Upgrade?

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    Re: Vista Upgrade?

    Was hoping I wouldn't have to do that :(. Anyway, thanks for the input--I'll back up the few files I haven't already, do a clean install of Windows Vista, upgrade to Windows 8, then dualboot Ubuntu...
  4. Thread: Vista Upgrade?

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    Vista Upgrade?

    So, Windows Vista is pretty bad--and Windows 8 just came out. I've decided that I'd like to upgrade:

    I dualbooted Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows Vista a while back on my main work computer (the...
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    Re: Ubuntu Merchandise?

    Ok. If that's the case I'll also get the 12.04 release shirt and the other hat :).
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    Ubuntu Merchandise?

    Yesterday I was looking for some Ubuntu merchandise. I came across https://shop.canonical.com/. The stuff they sell there is awesome; I totally want the hat, hoodie, and QQ release shirt! The problem...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse Binder Program

    Awesome, thanks--the documentation really helped! EasyGestures was exactly what I was looking for, now that I know how to use it :) ; thanks for pointing it out!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Mouse Binder Program

    I installed EasyStroke. I'm not sure how to use it tho--can you link to an instruction manual? Also, I want to bind a key with an action--some of my mouse's buttons are not bound. Easystroke seems to...
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    Re: Linux game site/store

    Grab crossover while you can. It provides support for a bunch of good windows games.
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    [SOLVED] Mouse Binder Program

    Hi, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I just got a new mouse with 4 more buttons. I want to bind them so that I can use them in ubuntu. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how...the "settings/mouse and touchpad"...
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    Sticky:Poll: Re: Welcome to the Pennsylvania LoCo Team!

    Hi, I'm Justin. I'm located right outside Philadelphia. I've been interested in Ubuntu for 2.5-3 years, but it was this summer that I finally built up the nerve to actually dualboot it on both my...
  12. Re: Now that the Unity hate has cooled down, how do you feel about the WM?

    I have unity enabled.. Instead I mostly use compiz effects, cairodock, and the hud--I find that I almost never click on the unity sidebar...the only reason I still have it is because it includes the...
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Music Player For Linux?

    I personally use banshee. I needed something that could sync with my various i-devices, and banshee fit the bill. It also has a large selection of features, such as an built in equalizer, which I...
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    Poll: Re: Quantal installation and upgrade experience

    Upgraded to 12.10 last Sunday. Upgrade went fine. After the restart, unity was gone--all I had was a terminal, and I had no way to reset unity. I reinstalled 12.04....
  15. Thread: Unity Won't Run

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    [SOLVED] Re: Unity Won't Run

    Oh well, I really have to do work on my main pc, so I'm gonna upload everything to Ubuntu One then reinstall Ubuntu 12.04...
  16. Thread: Unity Won't Run

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    [SOLVED] Unity Won't Run

    So I relogged earlier today, and when I logged back in, unity was gone, the window manager was gone, and I was left with cairodock (not even that because it was in a black box). I've tried all the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz crashes, taking everything with it

    Ok, removed the driver and restarted. Unfortunately, I opened: firefox, thunderbird, pithos, and a libreoffice calc doc. I then positioned them in different workspaces via expo. Then compiz...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz crashes, taking everything with it

    Alright then, here goes...I'll give it a try, and see what happens :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Compiz crashes, taking everything with it

    Ok, I took your advice...sorta. Before you posted I read some articles about bugs similar to mine. After you posted, I switched out my drivers; now I'm using the version-currentupdates nvidia driver....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Java for Webex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

    Still can't get webex to work...but that's ok, I'm going to install a virtual windows machine inside of ubuntu, and I'll run webex in there.
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    [ubuntu] Compiz crashes, taking everything with it

    I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and I am running compiz and cairodock (I have nvidia 9800GT graphics card). Occasionally (between once and twice a day), compiz crashes. There is no error message, but all of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Java for Webex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

    Thanks so much! I followed your instructions and it appears that oracle java has successfully installed! I'll post again once I try out webex.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Java for Webex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

    Can nobody help me with this? This can't be that uncommon of a problem!
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    [SOLVED] Java for Webex in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

    If I didn't post this in the right sub-forum, my apologies.

    My problem is simple: Earlier this week I found that I needed Java to participate in a webex lecture. I did some research, and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cairo broke my computer

    Ok. I installed unity, then reset it using the commands you gave me. Voila! Everything is back to normal! Thanks for all the help!
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