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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    LSD theme on Conky-Manager, Numix-Circle Icon theme, Docky.

    Admittedly it's not my creation, I saw this on reddit but as they say; imitation is the best form of flattery. :p

    I auto hid the...
  2. Re: Evernote & Quicken not staying pinned to Unity Launcher

    Beuller, Beuller, Beuller? Bump.
  3. Evernote & Quicken not staying pinned to Unity Launcher

    When I pin Evernote or Quicken (both run through Wine) to the Unity launcher they will stay locked on the launcher through the current session but once I log off and back on both apps dissappear from...
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    Re: Gnome-Fallback Users

    daaang...tough crowd today, hehehe. No support question just wondering others' throughts on gnome-fallback.
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    Re: Gnome-Fallback Users

    I agree...gnome2 is beyond dead (I just want to relive my old glory years I guess :) ).

    Personally I like the gnome2 interface much better. Unity has great features....I really like the lenses...
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    Gnome-Fallback Users

    I understand the frustration with gnome3, personallly I don't find it as easy to use as it should be, especially for how long gnome has been around. I tend to alternate between gnome-fallback and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: planning a server build

    I hear you about Webmin, t's fine but there are some minor annonyances. As for CentOS I really liked it. It did require more work than Ubuntu but once it was up and running it was solid. The thing...
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    [ubuntu] Re: planning a server build

    If you're really set on using a GUI give CentOS a try. Or if you prefer to stick with Ubuntu you can run Webmin. It's not a traditional GUI but you get a lot of GUI like functionality via your...
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    Re: Best way to start in the IT industry?

    I think the best track is to get in at the ground level. Start at the help desk and work your way up. Unless you know someone in IT at your oganization who is familiar with your skill set and they...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Good Backup software

    I run backuppc. I don't know if you can run it off a NAS though, you'll need to do a little research on that. I use it to backup all my Linux machine as well as my wife's Windows 7 laptop. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do you play WMV files

    Try installing VLC media player. It's a great player that plays most formats you throw at it. I've never had an issue with VLC playing WMV's or any other format.
  12. Re: Quicken 2009 does not open when docked in launcher

    bump
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    [ubuntu] Re: Booting problem

    I hope I'm not over simplifying things but did you remove the CD/DVD from the drive? :)
  14. Re: Anyone want to recommend some software for Linux?

    I agree with Agillator, pretty much everything you need for basic use comes with the OS at first install. You'll need to find out what your preferences are on certain apps but aside from that...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Why does my laptop battery die so fast on ubuntu but not on windows?

    I have a similar issue on my older Dell XPS1340. On Windows I used to get about 5+ hours on my extended battery. Now I get about 3ish

    It could be a slew of things but I would start with making...
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    Re: Which Office Suite do you use?

    For the longest I used Google drive and was happy with it but recently I've started moving my files locally to my server and started with LibreOffice again. LibreOffice does what I need and does it...
  17. Quicken 2009 does not open when docked in launcher

    Hey all

    When I have Quicken 2009 docked in the unity launcher I cannot get the app to open. I get no messages, it just simply will not open.

    However, the app opens fine if I get to it through...
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    Are the Forums running slow today ...

    ... or is it just me? I'm getting decent speeds on other sites.

    Changing forums or opening posts seem to be taking longer than normal today.
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Connecting a wireless/wifi printer to ubuntu 12.04

    You're right, since it is printing there may be a work around to get it printing faster. I just have no idea what it would be :)
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Connecting a wireless/wifi printer to ubuntu 12.04

    I checked openprinting.org but didn't find your printer listed. It does show an MP490 & 480 but they're listed as a "paperweight".

    Some wireless printers just wont work with Linux. I had an...
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    [all variants] Re: Automatic backup via FTP

    LuckyBackup has a nice front end for RSYNC. Give it a shot.
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    [all variants] Re: Any issues to expect with this machine?

    You may run into issues with the Broadcomm wireless drivers. The fix is fairly straight forward.

    sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source
    sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer

    That's...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wireless connection on dell latitude d630.

    I've had problems on most Dell's with Broadcomm drivers.

    Try this:
    sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source
    sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer

    If that doesn't work search google for...
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    Re: Webcams

    I have a Logitech C910 that worked right out of the box on 12.04.
  25. [ubuntu] Re: Need Help choosing the right laptop for Ubuntu

    Have you considered a Thinkpad? They may not be as pretty as the Sony but they are sturdy and generally work well with Linux right out of the gate.

    Personally I run 12.04 on a few Dell's. An...
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