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    Re: FreeBSD users here?

    BSD user here. I run FreeBSD primarily, and have been using NetBSD recently as well, but mostly for testing purposes.

    I enjoy the simplicity and easy maintainability of the BSD systems. It just...
  2. Re: The Official Ubuntu 9.04 Release Countdown Thread

    No local parties where I'm at, but I figure I'd chime in here at the Forums. I've been running Jaunty since Alpha 5 and have had nothing but good luck. Truly a great release.
  3. Thread: dual boot?

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    [all variants] Re: dual boot?

    Get thee an extended partition! ;)

    Not so long ago I was multibooting one of my machines with Windows XP, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, and two lesser known/used Linux distributions, and of course a swap...
  4. Thread: 904? today?

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    [all variants] Re: 904? today?

    I agree.

    While many, including myself, have been running Jaunty for a while, two days isn't that long to wait, just to make sure the last kinks are worked out before release.
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Customize Ubuntu, then installation same setup on new computers

    I second the suggestion of Remastersys. It is an excellent program that does exactly what it advertises. I've used it successfully many times.
  6. Thread: Java scanner

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    [all variants] Re: Java scanner

    1.) What version of Java JDK are you using? Sun or OpenJDK (or GNU...)? Did you install it manually after downloading the installer or did you use a version available in the repositories?
    2.) Did...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How to mak pidgin use the new Jaunty notification?

    Well, this strange. I removed the envelope, too, and I have no problems with the notifications. I'm still not familiar with the notification system's in and outs. Are you running 32-bit or 64-bit?
  8. [ubuntu] Re: How to mak pidgin use the new Jaunty notification?

    If you are running Jaunty, it should. I'm chatting with my wife right now and the messages are coming through on the notification system. If you are still running Intrepid (according to your profile...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yikes! Greeter is corrupt?

    Did you try and actually uninstall conky, not just remove its configuration files?

    Try:

    sudo apt-get remove --purge conky
  10. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] When was Ubuntu first time installed?

    Good catch, and nice addition.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Msttcorefonts problem, link down?

    The problem in the links you provided seems more along the lines of apt/dpkg wanting to try and download msttcorefonts whenever a package was installed. The resolution to their problem was to clear...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How not to hose your system?

    1. Don't follow outdated tutorials. If you come across something you want to do or install and the most recent advice you can find is from 2006, consider asking for specific advice here.

    2. Use...
  13. [all variants] Re: what is the BEST linux for very old pc ???

    Typo fixed, thanks. Be more polite next time, please.

    Also, to mention a thread in a closed forum:
    Operating systems for really, really old computers

    Do some research folks, or just keep...
  14. [all variants] Re: what is the BEST linux for very old pc ???

    With that PC, I would suggest upgrading your RAM (if possible - RAM is cheap these days) to at least 256Mb.

    If you can, you could easily run SliTaz (loram), or Tiny Core. SliTaz, last I knew was...
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    Re: Is a python os possible?

    After much thought and searching I have discovered this:
    http://www.yeeeeee.com/2008/07/03/a-computer-running-python-operating-system/
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    Re: Looking for some direction..

    If you have knowledge (and command) of many languages, start looking through the Ubuntu Launchpad for bugs, and start by contributing patches, advice, and solutions.

    Otherwise, you can start a...
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    Re: Is a python os possible?

    It would be something interesting to attempt after Google releases Unladen Swallow.

    Read more HERE.

    Still, as has been said, some assembly would be required... ;)
  18. Re: Kate is to KDE what ____ is to Gnome (fill in the blank)

    SciTE or Geany are arguably the closest, overall.
  19. Re: Recommend open source php forums software.

    +1 for MyBB. A great solution for forum/BB needs if phpBB doesn't suit the environment.
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    Re: i want to do homework

    Good to see you here cmay... ;)


    I agree with slavik/monkeyking.

    As far as K&R is concerned, if you haven't already, take a look at the (dated) course
    notes offered here:...
  21. Thread: Underwater.

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    Re: Underwater.

    +1 to this. As a former Xubuntu user, I think this would be a fine fit...


    I'm glad. The first one with the "stars" felt like Tinkerbell was going to fly out at any moment to sprinkle some more...
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    Re: This Is MADE of Win

    I'm just glad it wasn't a rickroll...
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    Re: Help with School Project?

    They wouldn't be replacing them if the replacements weren't "improvements" over their originally developed apps. In that sense, those being replaced failed. It's like when an employer fires a...
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    Re: Help with School Project?

    The FBI's Virtual Case File comes to mind, an approximately $170,000,000 USD project that was scrapped.

    Google Video uploads are also being halted (promoting YouTube and Picasa Web). Google...
  25. Re: Help with understanding the ubuntu customization process

    filesystem.manifest, to my knowledge, contains the files installed within the squashfs, and the filesystem.manifest-desktop contains packages that will be installed during installation.

    sed is a...
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