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  1. Here I am with Lightworks and Steam running on my Ubuntu box

    I never thought this would really happen.

    I can now edit video at a professional level on my Ubuntu box. I kept my vbox of windows 7 just so I could run Sony Vegas. Once I adapt to the UI on...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    That is a very real milestone! Thanks for noticing and reminding us all that however much we can each fold - it all matters and helps a lot.

    Keep up the good work everyone! And thanks for...
  3. Re: Mount Windows Files Startup opens Window of Partition

    cooknathan,

    I too have had this start happening in the last few updates to 12.04.

    The UI (called Nautilus) opens a window for my 2nd internal NTFS drive, and also opens a window for each of my...
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    Re: Steam won't start up.

    Hmm... So far it sounds like you are doing the right things...

    If you have not done so already, please type 'nv' in the dashboard and then run the 'nvidia X server settings' app and check the...
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    Re: Steam won't start up.

    Don't lose heart - Steam on Linux is great once you get it running. I am loving it.

    The issue is that you don't have you video card driver setup correctly for open GL extensions hence the:'OpenGL...
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    Re: STEAM on Linux BETA

    Just installed the open beta of Steam for Linux, and bought 'World of Goo' as a starting point for game play.

    So far it works nicely, and is a boatload of fun to boot.

    This is a happy day for...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Accidentally wiped out windows while installing Ubuntu.

    I think the correct words are: "So sorry for your loss".

    While I have not yet wiped out an OS, so many folks have done so before you that it is almost a badge of honor (in a lost-all-my-data way)....
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 64-bit and Intel HD4000

    I have 12.04 running on an i7 based HD4000 box. I was impressed at it's performance for an intel GPU.

    While it not as fast as my main box (whose nVidia GPU cost more than most PCs do), the...
  9. Re: Canonical asks desktop users to "pay what you think Ubuntu is worth"

    I was pleased that I could contribute to the expenses that Canonical has been carrying for these many years.

    I contributed a reasonable amount today, and will likely do so for each new release...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    I think that if you had been using a $600 GPU, you might have seen a better GPU output and missed the performance.

    However, each of my i7 server farm units cost $600 total and pump output 18-24k...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    That is interesting - who would have guessed at those results!

    I am trying to guess at what the CPU was doing then it is not doing now to jump from 9k to 15k once the GPU no longer needed to be...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    Because of the very basic power of the built in GPU, the FAH folks say it us not powerful enough to give any real gains.

    Someday when i9 CPUs with HD9000 GPUs come along, that might change....
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    I am not doing any GPU folding. These are all simple Ubuntu boxes with the basic Intel video built into the i7 CPUs.

    The Hedge

    :KS
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    [SOLVED] Intel HD4000 and 12.04 (Results)

    Greetings all!

    I posted about a week ago if anyone had tried 12.04 with the Intel HD4000 built-in GPU.

    Most folks were equally curious, so I ended up doing some testing myself.

    Server #6 for...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intel HD4000 and 12.04

    I have ordered an ivy bridge i7-3770K for my next unit; i expect to get it assembled mid week. I will try a few games (like Oil Rush) and see how well it does before it gets assigned 'server farm'...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intel HD4000 and 12.04

    I continue to be amazed at all the stuff you know, oldfred. Thanks for the reference/link.

    The article specifically mentions Ubuntu 12.04 as the best tested platform. It also indicates that BSD...
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    [all variants] Re: Unattended ttf-mscorefonts-installer

    May I offer an alternate solution?

    When I need to install a large number of systems with Ubuntu, I do the following:

    Create a small install (about 10-12 gigs) on a drive and setup all the...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: New Ubuntu 12.04 install on a Asus Netbook with an SSD.

    Congrads on doing a great install!

    It really is amazing what a move to an SSD is like for performance.

    Thanks for keeping Ubuntu alive and well in the real world, too!

    The Hedge

    :KS
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Switching a HDD to a SSD w/o clean install.

    Hi!

    I have done this a few times (moving to all SSDs for the boot drives).

    If the SSD is the same size or larger then your hard drive, using the 'ddrescue' tool (dd = Disk to Disk copy; the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Intel HD4000 and 12.04

    Thanks mc4man - That laptop is offering HD4000 with 12.04. So I guess I am golden on doing the same with my little server farm, too.

    OK - Silly link to a photo of the server farm (notice the open...
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    [SOLVED] Intel HD4000 and 12.04

    Has anyone tried using the Ivy Bridge Intel CPUs with the HD4000 GPU built in on 12.04?

    I am planning to add 4 more systems to my 'Folding at Home' TeamUbuntu server farm, and I have the option to...
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    [ubuntu] HD3000 vs HD4000 (i7-2700k vs i7-3770k)

    Greetings all!

    I currently have a small server farm doing 'Folding At Home' for TeamUbuntu.

    Right now I have 5 i7-2700k based units running headless.

    These units are made up of:


    ...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Working USB Install That Works on any Machine

    Jerry,

    I have just such a USB stick I carry in my work bag.

    Not only is it great for demoing Ubuntu to folks at work, I also us it to boot up 'thrashed' windows machines and copy user data to...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    Picture of my folding farm so far:

    http://img502.imageshack.us/img502/1485/fahfarm5units.jpg

    Right now I have 5 shuttle units on the rack.

    My plan is to reach 9 units, then see how the...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    My little server farm now has 5 identical units running i7-2700k cpus (not overclocked), plus my main Ubuntu box using a six core AMD.

    Last week a reached a new personal best: 1 million points in...
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