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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Desktop Hardware Compatibility List.

    1)Version Of Ubuntu: 10.10 64-bit
    2)Type Of Hardware: Desktop PC (6-months old)
    3)Hardware Maker: see below
    4)Hardware Model: see below

    Motherboard = MSI 890FX-GD70
    CPU = AMD Phenom2 X4 965BE...
  2. [ubuntu] Why would Alt-F* shell have blurry text now?

    After I upgraded to Lucid, my Alt-F terminal shells all have terribly illegible fonts:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/picture.php?albumid=1806&pictureid=6053
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrade to 9.10 using alternate cd.

    Same gripe here when upgrading from 9.10 via Alternate CD, with a 384K line. I downloaded the Alternate CD, did a full update (180Mb!!) rebooted and then ran the upgrade from the CD. It started...
  4. [ubuntu] Can I migrate all software and data to a new install?

    Hi,

    Could someone please advise me on migrating my Ubuntu partitions to a different HDD. I currently have partitions for "swap" (1Gb), "/" (15Gb) and "/home" (15Gb) on an HDD along with 2 NTFS...
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    All apps gone after Diablo2 sessions

    Hi,

    I have Wine 1.0.1-0ubuntu6 on Jaunty and Diablo2 plays very well with no tweaks required. The one strange thing though, is that when I exit the game, all my running applications are missing,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Network Manager: "device is unmanaged"

    And your tip worked for me too! Thank you, thank you, thank you
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    [ubuntu] Re: partial upgrade does not work in Jaunty

    Hi,

    Another 'thanks' from me. Also solved this for me by running "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade"
    :)
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    Poll: Re: Unified Linux Thread

    I'm with jan on this topic. I completely understand the motivation of having a wide freedom of choice and it is a wonderful thing. This is so entrenched in the core design, that I doubt a unified...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to add prompt to Gnome user menu

    This is indeed on Intrepid. If I click on "Restart" (or any of those), it starts the shutdown immediately and no amount of pressing Esc stops the action. There is no "Cancel" option either...
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    [ubuntu] How to add prompt to Gnome user menu

    Hi,

    I'd like to have a prompt when selecting an option from the menu (logout, suspend, hibernate, restart, etc), to avoid the occasional accidental slip. Can someone perhaps point out either an...
  11. [ubuntu] Install hangs on 'Select and Install software'?

    Hi,

    I have Hardy i386 running very well on my PC, but wanted to compare it to the AMD64 version.

    I've just tried to install Hardy AMD64 from the Alternate CD, onto a backup hard-disk. It gets...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Changed fonts, now my menu icons are gone

    I thank you for giving me the answer, which was irritatingly simple! My "Show Icons in Menus" was turned off (I didn't change it, BTW). So you have saved my sanity!
    :popcorn:
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Changed fonts, now my menu icons are gone

    No suggestions, anyone?
  14. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Changed fonts, now my menu icons are gone

    Hi,

    I'd changed the fonts and now find that the icons in my menu's have disappeared. Can someone perhaps explain what the default fonts and sizes should be (yes, I was over-eager), or else how to...
  15. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    I installed Gutsy from the Alternate CD on a very old Acer Laptop (dual-boot with XP) and it worked right from the word "go".

    I had Feisty running very well on my home PC (AMD 4400+, 2Gb, 6800GT)...
  16. Re: If you could change one thing about Linux,what would it be?

    Add DX support (or have more games with OpenGL support), so that I can game happily in Ubuntu.
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    Poll: Re: Unified Linux Thread

    I've only recently had the notion about combining the efforts of so many Linux developers. So I needed as much input as possible to see more aspects to this. I realise that there are indeed many...
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    Re: What does South Africa think about Ubuntu?

    As stated, most (average) computer-users in SA are most familiar with Windows. Linux is "that free OS that you need to use complicated command-line instructions with" and therefore Ubuntu is not...
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    Poll: Re: Why not consolidate distro's?

    Good to see some debate going on. :)

    I wouldn't compare the plethora of Linux distro's to the choice of car manufacturers and models, since one can't really customise and update your car with the...
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    Re: Your very 1st OS

    '92 - '94: Dos 5.0, then 6.something, WFW 3.11 briefly (yuck), Unix at university
    '94 - '96: no PC
    '97 - 2000: Win95
    2000 - 2003: Win98SE
    2003 - present: dual-booting WinXP + Various Linux...
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    Poll: Re: Why not consolidate distro's?

    Thanks for the input. I guess this idea took hold after thinking about some of the policies and methods which MS uses to keep people locked into their huge part of the market. I'd really like to see...
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    Poll: Re: Why not consolidate distro's?

    <duplicate deleted>
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    Poll: Re: Why not consolidate distro's?

    Added a poll, to see what the Ubuntu visitors think
    :KS
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    Poll: Re: Why not consolidate distro's?

    I agree again.

    My point-of-departure (which I failed to mention, apologies), is the fact that whilst the resources are scattered across many distros, Linux itself (as an OS) will not be able to...
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    Poll: Re: Why not consolidate distro's?

    I understand that and agree entirely, with one caveat. An endeavour like this, to have a consolidated effort, should be done under the vision of an architect (looks at the Torvalds's and...
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