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    Sticky:Poll: Re: Welcome, Introduce Yourself

    Ron, here. Been using Ubuntu since Hoary. Now into Kubuntu, since Dapper. Definately not a geek. I always have to search for an answer on how to do things. I run it just to do all the basics, but...
  2. Thread: GUI vs. CLI

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    Poll: Re: Command Line and Ubuntu

    Ah, but still a good and valid one. i like learning the command line way. I feel more in control then click and something happens in the background.
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    Re: Why Ubuntu is better than other Linux flavors?

    One big advantage to me is the help that you can get from this forum.
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    Re: What would make a distro newbie friendly?

    I read an interesting article the other day that did point out some possible problems with getting end users into the Linux world. It focused on the way programs are named. Their examples included......
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    Re: Is it just me or are we getting smarter.

    As a new user (to both Linux & Ubuntu) I can say that most of my questions have been answered through searching previous threads. The times I did have to ask a question, I got quick replys. The few...
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    Re: Of all the stupid things to say...

    Can anything political ever be correct?
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    Re: Hello and thanks.

    The ease of installation and these forums is why I am still here and MS free. (At home. Work's a different story. :rolleyes: )
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    Re: A cool Linux discovery

    It seems most of the Digital video recorders for the security camera industry use linux. Fuuny thing though, most of their remote viewing software is only written for IE or Windows. So, the mechanics...
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    Re: HOWTO: Installing Xnview (Irfanview clone)

    From an old Irfanview fan....

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!
  10. Thread: Nvu or Screem?

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    Poll: Re: Nvu or Screem?

    I started with it and am confortable with it now. Haven't tried Screem.
  11. Re: Why do people use email clients to check email?

    For the same reason, we are all here. Each has their own preference. Mine is also multiple e-mail accounts and automated checking at intervals, so if I am busy doing other work and I get a message,...
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    Re: What Makes Ubuntu Great

    What made the biggest difference for me was the forum. I am not a computer programmer. I am basically a desk top user. I surf, e-mail, listen to music, manage a small personal web site, type letters...
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    Re: I just realized...

    That's where I saw it, too. Though I don't read them as often as I probably should.
  14. Thread: Have a laptop?

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    Re: Have a laptop?

    I have one that I use primarly for work. I dual boot XP & Breezy. I have to have the XP because of a shared calendar program for scheduling. If it weren't for that..... ;-)
  15. Re: 10th Planet? New moon? There goes the solar system!

    Any one ever read Zacharia Sitchin?
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    Re: Kubunt better than XP and the answer to change

    A few months back, I started with Ubuntu then shortly after installed teh kde desktop. I have played with both but still find myself gravitating back to the Gnome enviroment.
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    Re: New kubuntuforums?

    Well, I hate to see it, if in fact it is a split. If it turns out to be an alternative/addition, then that might be something else. As a new Linux/Ubuntu/Kubuntu user, I find the majority of my...
  18. Re: Waving at all the people. (My first post if you couldnt guess :P)

    That's the reason I am here, too. I played with a few distros, but got very annoyed at the responses I recieved from the various forums. Heard about Ubuntu and visted the forums first. Liked what i...
  19. Re: accessing your ext2 and ext3 partitions from Windoze (with write permission aswell)

    Well said. While I am not a fan of Bill Gates nor Microsoft and even thought in the beginning I fell into the name habit, I have tried to change the way I refer to them. After reading a lot of...
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    Poll: Re: What will you do when Breezy is released?

    I had just started with Ubuntu (Warty) when Hoary was about to be released. I did a dist-upgrade and did not notice any problems. I did end up doing a fresh install, but that was due to other...
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    Re: ubuntuguide.org down?

    You ask this is an open source community? Yes, we do expect your best stuff for free. :)
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    Re: Your stupid, embarassing or mundane hobbies.

    Ghost hunting.
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    Re: Opera is now FREE!

    I grabbed a reg number during their birthday party, too. I greatly prefer Opera. I used it for a while during my Window days, too. Glad to see they finally went open.
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    Re: Cooling a Wiring Closet

    Another suggestion. Why not add the small bathroom style fan in the ceiling to exhaust the heat into the attic?
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    Re: Breezy packages?

    Breezy Thread. Also read all of the threads in the Breezy Badge area
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