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    Re: Has anyone tried the SteamOS Yet?

    I'm forward to getting a steambox when they eventually come out, provided I have access to my humble bundle library. The controller looks interesting and the other consoles don't interest me as much....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nautilus status bar.

    Thanks for the info guys, I looked at some of those options, but the fact of the matter is that in my opinion I should be using one application to manage my files not many.

    I'll withhold from...
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    [ubuntu] Nautilus status bar.

    I notice that in 13.04 Nautilus no longer has a status bar.

    How am I supposed to know how much space files within a directory take up and how am I supposed to know how much free space is remaining...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing a program

    Does CTRL + ALT + L achieve what you want?
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    Re: Best Jabber clients?

    https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ThirdPartyPlugins#SecurityandPrivacy

    Pidgin would get the job done cross platform and has encryption plugins.
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    Poll: Re: Do You Actually Like Your Job?

    I like working in general, it makes the leave feel so much more rewarding!

    I do understand how things can happen to make work miserable though. All miserable things can be solved though if there...
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    Re: Dedicated vs Convergent Devices?

    I'll happily use my android to take a few photos, leaving my digital camera which is marginally better home most of the time. My friend who is a photographer would never do this. We all want...
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    Re: Adobe CS5 Products with Wine

    Linux can compete on servers because it does pretty much everything that's needed of a server.

    It can't compete on the desktop because it doesn't have many of the tools people want. In relation to...
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    Re: QR Code Generator Application

    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/06/qreator-offers-fast-creation-of-qr-codes-in-ubuntu
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    Re: Gnome Devs are lost? removing features now

    I used Gnome Shell on Fedora for 6 months. I really liked it. (I've reverted to ubuntu because I just couldn't get bumblebee to function properly under f16 or f17)

    The upcoming changes I have read...
  11. Thread: Staying Up Late

    by frup
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    Re: Staying Up Late

    As a 24hr shift worker I can only envy those of you who feel your body shutdown at night. I live in a world of constant jet lag. I sometimes go weeks where I am getting 2-4 hours sleep per night,...
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    Re: A little tired of...

    The individuals that comprise a community all have different opinions about what that community actually is.


    Fresh air is wonderful.
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    Re: If you are using Unity.

    I really think it all comes down to what you're used to.

    I used gnome shell for over 6 months and recently returned to unity for a go. The initial week was very irritating. I would not call the...
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    Re: Artwork Help - $25 Bounty

    I tried making what you said and it looks ugly.

    I've attached the xcf so you can adjust what I did if you do like it.

    I might just point out a few things: you haven't given a colour scheme,...
  15. Re: Is it just me or does Ubuntu require more PPA's than ever?

    If anything I need less than ever, but I'm also more easily bored by the latest and greatest tweak etc. and I don't have the time to play on computers like I used to.
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    Re: Urban OS - is it a good idea?

    Why is that necessary when many areas are already controlled by software?

    Is there any need for sewerage, power stations, traffic lights etc. to all be controlled by the same stuff? Imagine how...
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    Re: Last update borked my netbook

    You can get a temporary wired connection set up with:

    sudo ifconfig eth0 192.168.2.15 netmask 255.255.255.0
    sudo route add default gw 192.168.2.1 eth0

    just change the ips of the gateway and...
  18. Re: Lightdm / zeitgeist problem causes boot to fail

    Ta, should have thought of that myself.
  19. Lightdm / zeitgeist problem causes boot to fail

    The latest set of updates causes lightdm to freeze and fail to load.

    I dropped in to tty and started lightdm under sudo.

    The screen returns to where boot has failed.

    returning to tty shows:...
  20. Thread: Hardware support

    by frup
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    Re: Hardware support

    It's not a threat, it isn't addressed to anyone, it's more just a statement, that if unity continues not to allow me to do simple things like that, I will not continue to use it. I hadn't even done...
  21. Thread: Hardware support

    by frup
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    Re: Hardware support

    It's not going to stop me using 11.04 for now, but I will change to another distro if it doesn't get fixed by the next release. Interestingly enough since I posted that, I've experienced about 6 full...
  22. Thread: Hardware support

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    Re: Hardware support

    I will stop using Ubuntu in 11.10 if I do not regain my ability to use multiple monitors. I can not do this in 11.04.
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Need help connecting to my USB wireless adapter

    You may find this thread relevant

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1383708
  24. [ubuntu] Re: install ubuntu with a HOME partition and a separate DATA PARTITION

    Do you symlink in to the relevant home directory directories?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Some frustrations and questions

    If you're going to move the 500gb folder to the home folder, remember to back up everything in your current home folder to it first, that includes the hidden directories beginning with a .

    A few...
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