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    Re: Software you MOST wish was open source

    Logic studio, but that's certainly never going to happen!

    Flash would be good, but I'll take just opening the format, which doesn't seem totally unpossible
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    Re: Audio players performance comparison

    Is it just me or is audio player performance a bit irrelevant now? Most peoples machines are more than fast enough to handle any of these programs, for me it comes down to which program most...
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    Poll: Re: Have you ordered a Dell Mini Inspiron 9?

    I've decided to go with the dell, purely because having played around with the 'custom' linux install on other netbooks, i don't feel like giving them the support of my wallet. Dell however seemed to...
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    Re: I need a satisfactory browser

    When you say lags, do u mean the (down)loading of the pages, or just the rendering and general performance?
    Celeron Ms are by no means the fastest processors, but the performance should be decent....
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    Re: I need a satisfactory browser

    Crashing is very probably attributable to flash, try install the new deb for flash 10 from adobe.

    The lagging thing is strange, is it just firefox, or is it everything that lags? cuz either way,...
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    Poll: Re: Have you ordered a Dell Mini Inspiron 9?

    I'm really torn between getting this and the asus 901, which has a better spec and feature list. However, the dell comes with a proper linux OS, i get to support ubuntu, it's slightly cheaper, and...
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    Re: Where did you know Ubuntu..?

    I was just getting started with linux (using suse, on my teachers recommendation), and I was on a support forum (i think it was linuxquestions), when i saw a post entitled 'Ubuntu is amazing' about...
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    Re: Best hangover cure?

    I'd have to plus one for drinking lots of water immediately before sleep, i always used to do this when i started drinking heavily, and just assumed i never got hangovers....

    Then one night i...
  9. Re: How many of you bought PowerDVD and Fluendo?

    Well, it says you're in the UK in ur sig, so you don't need to buy the codecs, because the codec laws are (slightly) less ridiculous here. I'm the same, but even if i was in america, i would consider...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installation disk won't run?!

    This error only comes up with the installation disk in the drive i presume?
    you might just need to re burn the disk, also, with that amount of ram you probably should use the alternate installer,...
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    Re: Adobe flash 10 RC2 is out

    EDIT: Just got this installed from adobe's site, it seems like a bit improvement on the old one, full screen performance is vastly improved, and the bug when leaving full screen is fixed from the...
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    Re: How many beans...

    Thank you, but the princess is in another forum...
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    Re: Hey! Guitar players, let's chat.

    I'm going to have to back tab up, to an extent at least. When i first started playing guitar, i would have given up within 2 months were it not for tab sites like ultimate-guitar.net, i was simply...
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    Re: Why so little support for Skype

    Yeah, skype should be avoided where possible, ekiga or something that uses an open protocol is a much better idea
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    [ubuntu] Re: copying songs from ipod

    'Devices' tab in the bottom right corner, if i understand you correctly..
  16. Re: Rockbox on iPod Video 5.5 Gen 30 GB. Need opinion.

    Yeah battery life is much better than it used to be, it never runs out on me. (although i tend to do short trips)

    rockbox is amazing, sound quality is vastly better, and library management is much...
  17. Thread: Results Day!

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    Re: Results Day!

    Congratulations guys, for those of you about to head off to university, have fun!

    I've just finished my 3 year comp sci course and I'm quite jealous of what you guys have to look forward to!
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    Re: what if the desktop world were like this

    computing would certainly be very different... the internet would be less crawling with spam bots, although linux would be more targeted by virus (but still patched faster and fundamentally more...
  19. Re: When are we getting Gnash 0.8.3? (FOSS Flash Player)

    I can't wait for this (or swfdec) to become a viable alternative to flash, I'm so sick of being adobe dependant (since they made it abundantly clear they don't care about linux (or 64-bit...
  20. Poll: Re: How many of you find yourselves hitting 'TAB' when posting instructions?

    Alongside the tab thing, i find whenever i've been using vim for a while, i type :w at the end of each sentence...



    :wq
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    Re: Why oh why can't I switch?.....

    Seriously, your point about exe will soon become redundant. Ubuntu's equivalent of exe is .deb, which works in much the same way. However, it is backed up by the apt-get security system which means:...
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    Re: Did someone say it was hot in here

    Yeah, i can't believe it's not shut itself off (or exploaded!) Are you sure the temp sensor is accurate? e.g. my intel core 2 claims to be 20C under load..
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    Re: Hey! Guitar players, let's chat.

    My friend has a yamaha RBX 4 string (which he's actually left at my house, so i've been having a cheeky play with it), they really are brilliant basses, reasonably priced too!
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    Re: A rant about Flash

    Like I said in my original post, pulse has to take it's share of the blame (one has to wonder if it was ready for an LTS?) but the fact remains that we still have a massive portion of the web tied up...
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    A rant about Flash

    I am so sick of flash! It is probably single handedly the biggest annoyance in my day to day computing. In Hardy, it crashes ALL the time, and when it doesn't crash, it fails to initialise (which...
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