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    Poll: Re: Poll: Do you take public transportation?

    I'd like to use it for work, but I think that I'd have to leave my apartment at something like 6:15am to get to work by 8. I usually don't even get out of bed until 6:30am or 6:45am.And the buses...
  2. [all variants] Re: Get the Canon Pixma MP495 working in 10.10 (Maverick)

    Mine did the same thing. When you click away from that dialog, a second came up for me that allowed me to click "find scanners" I did that and it detected my scanner and I was able to scan.

    Edit:...
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    Poll: Re: Tea Or Coffee..?

    Coffee for me, somewhere between 1/4 and 1/2 of a pot most days; fresh ground and made at home with no cream or sugar. More if I'm taking a trip after work to start my weekend. I'll sometimes indulge...
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    Re: How do you discover new music?

    I've found that bands I like often have message boards, and they're useful. Heavy Metal at least has several websites and blogs deticated to showcaseing bands from that genre.

    Worth a shot.
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    Re: Music ownership vs streaming

    It depends where I am. In my car I can usually tell the difference if I use a 128k vs. 256k or 320k file to burn my cd's with. The better the rip, the clearer the bass (both bass drum and guitar).
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 browser sits on "Looking up..."

    Got right through to the parents:

    Turning off IPv6 through Firefox had a small positive affect on the speed.

    Changing the DNS server saw a more marked improvement. Judging by my sister's...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 browser sits on "Looking up..."

    I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one.

    As for the requests for more information:

    The computer has a hard wired connection to a Belkin router which connects to a cable connection. I had...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 10.04 browser sits on "Looking up..."

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: dowload youtube videos

    I've used the Firefox extension below with some success:

    http://www.downloadhelper.net/

    There are a few websites that offer to do it as well.
  10. [SOLVED] Ubuntu 10.04 browser sits on "Looking up..."

    The issue I'm having is that browsers in Ubuntu 10.04 stall at the part of the process for loading web pages that is noted by the "Looking Up (website address)...". The page eventually continues to...
  11. [other] Re: Router Issues: no connection after modifing port forwarding settings

    Not sure why I didn't think of the hardware reset... thanks.

    I've set up 3 of the same model and all have been working fine for awhile with no problems. And they're rather cheap. I'd like to...
  12. [other] Re: Router Issues: no connection after modifing port forwarding settings

    bump for greater exposure.
  13. [other] Router Issues: no connection after modifing port forwarding settings

    First, what I have: Belkin G Wireless Router Model F5D7234-4

    What I did:

    To attempt to get Subsonic working, I changed the port forwarding settings (Belkin calls it Virtual Servers) to forward...
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    Re: If you were considering hiring me...

    I stand corrected then. I had the (dis)pleasure of teaching a job readiness course a few weeks ago in connection with my job. This was one of the things they said. However, in seeing some of the...
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    Re: If you were considering hiring me...

    About the age...


    at least in the US, it;s illegal to discriminate based on age. So your employer shouldn't know your age until after you're hired. They'll be able to see that you're young, but...
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    Poll: Re: POLL: what music do you listen to most?

    Good. Good.

    I'm picky about a few things, my chosen genres of music being one of them 8)
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    Poll: Re: POLL: what music do you listen to most?

    Usually Heavy Metal with some hard rock thrown in.

    This is what I hear by choice of course. I'm not including what my girlfriend plays in her car, lest I be considered a Lady Gaga fan.

    Also,...
  18. Poll: Re: Poll:If you quit using Ubuntu, Would you go to Mac or Windows?

    If I had to quit Ubuntu, i would just go with Debian.

    If I had to do what I think you are asking, I would go with Windows. That would mean getting rid of my laptop, as it's just not worth buying...
  19. Thread: Google mail

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    Re: Google mail

    On thing that hasn't been mentioned, but I love, is the grouping of back and forth emails like a message board thread. I do alot of email collaboration for a job I have, and that feature makes that...
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    Re: How old or out-of-date is your computer?

    My computer is not the oldest; as my laptop was probably bought origionally in 2004 (see sig). I'm not the oldest here either, at 23.
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    Re: Hardest and Easiest College Majors

    The students who seemed to have the least to do at my (public) school were Criminal Justice majors. I lived with 3 of them my senior year(and hung out with these same guys all through school) and it...
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    Poll: Re: Coffee vs Tea

    Coffee, it just has to be good coffee. I dislike Starbucks. Some of the other coffee shops in my area are decent. The beans I buy fresh roasted and ground just before throwing in my French Press...
  23. Re: what do you do at home when you're feeling bored?

    Clean
    Smoke a pipe or two (tobacco)
    visit forums
    (when daylight and nice outside) go for a walk

    I don't yet have many hobbies suited to an urban environment.
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    Re: Which Ubuntu mirror do you use?

    Just decided to do the automatic selection thing again, to see if things have changed. They have. I'm now using mirrior.umoss.org
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    Re: Food survey!

    Bacon
    Mexican food
    Other breakfast meats
    pancakes
    pasta
    bacon
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