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    [ubuntu] Re: Remotly Accessing an XP computer

    This is one of my favorite subjects. Forgive me if I'm brief, but I'm typing on an eeepc which is... trying.

    For connecting from my work (WindowsXP) to home (ubuntu), I use ssh via putty. A...
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    Re: Share your wallpaper source

    Pretty:

    http://www.vladstudio.com/home/

    -r

    __________________
    "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single something like: sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list"
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    Re: Changing the theme of tooltips in gnome?

    This is a major annoyance. I have googled for a week now, and have found nothing useful. Figured I'd subscribe to this thread, and if I ever find anything I will post it here.

    -rcmiv
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    Re: HOWTO: Compile VICE in Dapper and Edgy

    Nicely done.

    Thanks!

    -rcmiv
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    Re: Howto Share internet connection

    Yes. You have to have an ethernet card in your pc in addition to your cable modem.

    I did a fresh install of dapper FL6 on a machine last night and was able to see my usb cable modem as eth1 and my...
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    Re: multimedia codecs... hmmmmm

    Sad but true Stormo. Sad but true.

    -rcmiv
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    Re: multimedia codecs... hmmmmm

    Um, getting put in jail. Having your rights as guaranteed in the Constitution removed. Letting corporations like Microsoft lobby congress into passing legislation that makes it illegal to program...
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    Re: multimedia codecs... hmmmmm

    To me, simply disregarding the law so one can play a DVD, while appropriately Thoreau-ian (Thoreauvian? Thoreau-ish?), misses the importance of much larger issues.

    Software patents, abuse of...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    Freedom.

    "The benefit of computers is that it's easier to copy and manipulate information. Corporations are using two kinds of imposed monopolies to deny you this benefit.

    Software patents...
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    Re: The 10 Best Games Ever

    I was thinking more about my list, and realized that most of these can be run on the ubuntu desktop:

    Ultima II - V (C64)
    via VICE, they all run beautifully

    Infocom (Zork, entire catalog) (C64,...
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    Re: Howto Share internet connection

    anaoum -

    Great information. Worked perfectly on my network, which is no standard setup.

    I use a usb cable modem, and after several failed attempts, I have never bothered to drill down to get...
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    Re: nooooo...

    I think your power button is safe, but try to develop an open source application launcher or suchlike for use on a PDA. Make sure it doesn't use "clicking" of any kind.

    What a crock. The patent...
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    Re: Top 10 packages to remove

    Definitely. Both suck. What was wrong with x-screensaver and x-chat, anyway? Neither app felt overly burdened with options to me.

    Though I do like the idea that it is possible to actually...
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    Re: What do you name your PC's ?

    I name my machines after characters from "Keeping Up Appearances."

    Onslow - my first PC 166MHz Pentium (Win95) is mainly just a tv set.

    OnslowII - my current PC (Dapper, dual WinXP)

    Rose -...
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    Re: Developing the Hollywood Operating System

    Corollary - If you can convince the computer it's incorrect using emotional arguments that defy its meticulous inner logic, the computer will explode.

    -rcmiv
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    Re: The 10 Best Games Ever

    Here's mine for what it's worth. I know there's 11.

    Ultima II - V (C64)
    Infocom (Zork, entire catalog) (C64, various others)
    Nethack (PC)
    Doom (PC)
    Quake (PC)
    Pharoah (PC)
    Uncharted Waters:...
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