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    [ubuntu] Re: Does linux Need Defrag?

    The structure of the ext3/ext4 filesystem is vastly different from the ntfs filesystem Windows uses. The nature of ntfs creates a need for periodic defragmentation, which is why it is not uncommon...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install ubuntu 8.10

    First thing to do is make sure you've properly burned the ISO file to the CD. This isn't functionality that's built into Windows, you need to have downloaded a third party tool.

    Also, make sure...
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    Poll: Re: How old are you?

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    Poll: Re: OpenOffice is "ten years behind MS Office"?

    You're right. I hadn't given any thought to the fact that without the Exchange Server all of that functionality would be lost. And I didn't know that Evolution had that capability (that's good to...
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    Poll: Re: What kind of Linux user are you?

    I picked casual but its more like somewhere between casual and stuck. I have to have Windows for school and work, but even if I didn't I would probably still keep a box around with XP on it.
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    Poll: Re: How long have you been using Linux?

    I've only just recently started to experiment with Linux (in the form of Ubuntu) and I'm really enjoying learning how to use it. Currently I dual-boot on my laptop with Windows XP but I plan on...
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    Poll: Re: What's your text editor of choice?

    If I'm working at the command line, I use nano. I don't like opening all sorts of windows. Otherwise I use gedit.
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    Re: Techie people...... HELP ME!!!! (Please?)

    Any of the methods mentioned by the other users should work just fine on the LiveCD. Just make sure you use the Breezy LiveCD (Ubuntu 5.10).

    Glad to help.
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    Poll: Re: OpenOffice is "ten years behind MS Office"?

    First, I admit that I haven't used OO.o much as of yet so if anything I say isn't entirely accurate then, by all means, correct me.

    I work for a very large company and we use Outlook to do just...
  10. Re: fluxbox how-to (compiling from source the latest version) plus tips & tricks

    When I attempt to login to a fluxbox session, an error message pops up that says that the session failed to start because /home/justin/.fluxbox/startup cannot be found. Here's what my...
  11. Re: Is it wrong to *feel* that using Windows is more secure than if I used Ubuntu?

    What if I were to install and use a P2P file sharing program like Azureus? (I thought of that after I posted my last message)
  12. Re: Is it wrong to *feel* that using Windows is more secure than if I used Ubuntu?

    What types of programs do you have to be running in Ubuntu/Linux that would make it a good idea to have a firewall installed? Do programs such as Thunderbird and Gaim make your system vunerable?
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