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    Poll: Re: What Google products do you use?

    Android, Google Calender, Google Mail, Google Search & YouTube.
  2. Re: What are the main ways Linux distros differ from Windows?

    It is a modular operating system, all the components are developed separately from one another is the main difference. Because of this there is usually more than one choice of implementation for a...
  3. Thread: Old Computer

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    Poll: Re: Old Computer

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SystemRequirements#Desktop%20installation

    That computer is certainly capable of running the latest Ubuntu. Thats not an old computer at all!

    To...
  4. Thread: Old Computer

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    Poll: Re: Old Computer

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SystemRequirements#Desktop%20installation

    That computer is certainly capable of running the latest Ubuntu. Thats not an old computer at all!
  5. Re: Why Ubuntu, and not some other distribution of Linux?

    Because it focuses on being usable and able to replace Windows as a desktop or server operating system rather than focusing on criteria that matter only to computer geeks, like the imaginary speed...
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    Re: Port Gnome 3 to Qt

    Would it really be such a good idea to put (a large part of) the future of the free desktop in a one big Nokia controlled basket?
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    Re: Top 5 Apps You Can't Live Without

    Firefox, Rhythmbox, Pidgin, Irssi & Emacs
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    Re: Linus and Richard sharing Nobel price ?

    Would be pretty cool, I think they could easily coexist in the same gnu/place at the gnu/time, I think they get along like old gnu/friends :p
  9. Thread: identi.ca

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    identi.ca

    Hi there,

    I think it has been suggested by many others in the Ubuntu community in the past, but I wanted to start a thread to hopefully try and get the ball rolling. I know there is an effort by...
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    Re: What should I do with this?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tandy_1000#Tandy_1000_SX.2FTX
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Depends what you mean by completely I guess. Most people still have to use Windows at work or on work provided computers.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New PC Question

    Where in the world do you live?

    In the US there is a company called System76 that makes Ubuntu laptops and desktops, and Dell sell Ubuntu laptops and desktops all over the world. You should have...
  13. Re: Cool applications you use that others might not know of

    Celestia, travel through the galaxy. PiTiVi, much like Windows Movie Maker for GNOME.
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    Re: When will Wikipedia stop begging anually?

    Its got a really big overhead, much bigger than Ubuntu. The whole world uses Wikipedia, not so with Ubuntu.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Paranoid Windows user?

    Any program you download, if you run as your own user (i.e. not with sudo) it will not be able to harm the system anyway because of the security and modularity of UNIX and its multi-user nature.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can not mount NTFS volume

    If it is convinent for you, starting up Windows with the disk plugged in and rebooting it a few times tends the rejig the NTFS and makes it readable again, in my experience anyway.
  17. Re: Other than Ubuntu, what are your top three favorite open source projects?

    Firefox
    OpenOffice
    VLC

    I'm not really sure about the ins and outs of VLC and how it performs from an audiophile's perspective, but it plays all of my media files on all the platforms I've ever...
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    Re: Virgin Media rolls out superfast broadband

    It should hopefully be the start of the next generation of broadband internet access in the UK, BT has been upgrading its core network for a good few years now and when the migration is complete...
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    Re: What do you like Firefox?

    Just thinking about it I probably use it because I always have, I've just gotten used to it like people get used to the typical Windows/Office suite I guess, I've been using it about 4 years now.
  20. Re: Amazon selling Ubuntu - where is my money going?

    Order it through the Ubuntu shop ;) Or download it and make a donation seperately.
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    Re: what were the worst years of your life?

    Hmm not sure. probably 2007. mental health problems, not really knowing what was going on. out of sync with reality and racked with anxiety all the time.
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    Poll: Re: Do you brush in the shower?

    Nope. I walk around the house while I brush my teeth, gives me time to do odd things that need doing lol.
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    [ubuntu] Re: avi to mpeg (how?)

    Have you tried using VideoLAN Client to transcode the AVI to MPEG?
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    Re: What kind of phobias do you have?

    Maybe. Though it sounds alot like hoarding :p
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    Re: What kind of phobias do you have?

    Spiders, I have arachnophobia as well, ah, I hate them.

    Erm, I have a phobia of fruit :( everything about it just makes me feel ill. I can just about tolerate apples, but no other fruit. I really...
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