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    Re: Onlive Linux Support Campain!!!

    i would be amazed if they didn't provide linux support somewhere down they line, but i think that most discussions at this point would be premature. they haven't even given a date for their...
  2. [ubuntu] General question about OOo .doc compatibility

    I encountered a doc file recently that opened noticeably differently in OOo than it did in MS Office. I think the difference was a small change in spacing that pushed some text onto the next line. ...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: lazy question--why are the intel video drivers sooooo bad?

    so does anyone understand what's actually going on with the open-source intel drivers? are they being developed by intel employees or community members? the websites are ambiguous.
  4. [ubuntu] Re: my graphics card runs slow after upgrading

    i will note only that i too experienced performance regressions on an intel 965. not sure what to do except wait for new drivers.
  5. Re: Updating Intel Mobile Driver 945GM for dummies?

    if you want to try updating your driver to an unstable but newer one, use this guy; very simple process but risky.
    https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers/+archive/ppa

    i don't really know about opengl...
  6. [ubuntu] lazy question--why are the intel video drivers sooooo bad?

    this is not a constructive criticism or an intelligent post, but i am curious about the answer.

    WHY DO THE INTEL VIDEO DRIVERS SUCK SOOOOOOOOOO MUCH? watching flash videos should not require...
  7. Thread: Netflix?

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    [ubuntu] Re: Netflix?

    me too! i like linux so much that i abandoned my ~$200 worth of itunes purchases, my netflix subscription, my entire library of computer games (which are unplayable on the linux intel video driver),...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse too sensitive

    @3Dragz: Thanks! I looked into that fellow's tool, but I have to compile it myself and it have run into a weird error trying to do so. At least it's a start. If I figure it out, I'll post the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Power management is autonomous

    no solution, but i lol'd at the title.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse too sensitive

    bippity bop? i imagine i would have to recompile something, eh? looking to terminal commands, it would seem that the lowest meaningful value i can enter = slider at its lowest setting. setting...
  11. [ubuntu] Intel graphics performance regressions in 9.10?

    Not expecting anyone to single-handedly solve this, but I'm surprised there isn't a sticky thread yet. After updating from 9.04, where I had solved my performance problems with updated xorg drivers,...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Buying a new video card, which one to get?

    my useless 2 cents, just because you bumped:

    seems like a good choice. i too have heard that nvidia cards tend to be more reliable in linux, even though the drivers are closed-source. i assume...
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    [ubuntu] Re: openoffice thesaurus grayed out

    thank you. i solved the problem, see previous post. for some reason i think the dictionaries weren't packaged with it at all. maybe a glitch in one of the 9.10 pre-release builds i downloaded? ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse too sensitive

    lol?
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    [ubuntu] Re: openoffice thesaurus grayed out

    PROBLEM SOLVED! Here's what I did. It's a stupid, hacky solution.
    1. Installed openoffice 3.1.1 in Windows XP on a different partition.
    2. Mounted that partition in linux
    3. Via OOo's extension...
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    [ubuntu] Re: openoffice thesaurus grayed out

    no luck!! :(

    --i downloaded a dictionary from the extensions website
    --i tried to reinstall the stock dictionaries, but there are literally zero files in my share/extension/install folder
    --i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: openoffice thesaurus grayed out

    aha! no thesaurus module appears! thank you! I will attempt to resolve it tomorrow; tonight-->sleep.
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    [ubuntu] Re: openoffice thesaurus grayed out

    i do see it :(. thank you for the suggestion.
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    [ubuntu] Mouse too sensitive

    Hi--

    i just got this razer 3500dpi mouse, which i love, except that it's so sensitive that it's nearly unusable in ubuntu. i have the sensitivity and acceleration sliders dragged all the way...
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    [ubuntu] openoffice thesaurus grayed out

    hi--

    downloaded the karmic RC, downloaded updates.

    In openoffice, the thesaurus is grayed out. I checked the language, and I'm using USA English. Anyone else? Any ideas?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Videos not working on certain site

    Here is a similar story, but not necessarily a resolution to your problem:

    Using Ubuntu and firefox, megavideo's videos won't load. Videos on other sites work fine. If I boot into Windows,...
  22. Re: openoffice thesaurus in karmic koala RC

    Yo yo yo yo yo

    :(?
  23. Re: tiny notifications? (ie, "connection established")

    aha! many thanks :)
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    Re: NetworkManager looks ugly!

    uh, yeah? mine looks like that too. but i don't think it's ugly. i think it looks pretty slick.

    now, the drop-down address bar in firefox in that theme does look pretty ugly. dark blue text +...
  25. tiny notifications? (ie, "connection established")

    hi--

    using release candidate.

    the little notifications pop-ups; ie, connection established, document printing, sound muted, etc; are all really tiny. about 1/4 the size that they were in...
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