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1. ## Thread: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

Example 4

I'll give one more example using different operations and that has more on the right side. Also, this is an example where it's important that you write the brackets around the terms on...
2. ## Thread: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

Example 3

I'm going to combine the concepts I've mentioned into one example. See if you can follow it.

5y + 1 = x
(5y + 1) - 1 = (x) - 1 Subtract 1 from both sides
5y + 1 - 1 = x - 1 ...
3. ## Thread: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

Example 2

Next let's solve "4y = x" for y. Again, solving for y means we want to isolate y (or have y on it's own).

Since 4y is the left side, we'll call it LS and since x is the right side...
4. ## Thread: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: Need Algebra help! (Graphing)

I've written out a few explanations. They may look confusing, but if you read through them carefully and more than once they should make sense at some point. You can ask me to explain further.

I'm...
5. ## Thread: A little help Ubuntu-LAMP

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: A little help Ubuntu-LAMP

This thread is from a couple of years ago.

For anyone else reading this, responding is unnecessary and most likely unhelpful.
6. ## Thread: Problem Running Starcraft

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: Problem Running Starcraft

You might want to try creating an ISO image from the CD and running the game from that.

I haven't played Starcraft using WINE for some time, but that's how I've always done it.

Also, I haven't...
7. ## Thread: Linux advocates riot in Seattle

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: Linux advocates riot in Seattle

The only funny part was the last paragraph:

The whole thing was very poorly written and difficult to read.
8. ## Thread: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

Linux distributions cannot do everything that Windows variants can. For example, there is a large amount of software that cannot be run on Linux distributions including many video games, which can be...
9. ## Thread: Startup script doesn't work, help!

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Startup script doesn't work, help!

You can try creating a really simple command to begin with.

For example, you can put the following in rc.local and check if the test.log file has been created and contains the text that was...
10. ## Thread: Startup script doesn't work, help!

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Startup script doesn't work, help!

You can run scripts using System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications as well. However, from what I've tried to do using this method, it appears to be the least troublesome to run a single command...
11. ## Thread: Virtualbox help

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Virtualbox help

I'm guessing that your hard drive is a USB drive.

Are you using the open source edition? If you are, I don't think the open source edition supports USB devices and you might want to download the...
12. ## Thread: Virtualbox help

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Virtualbox help

For the future, if you have another problem with the host key being detected, you can try changing it in the "Input" tab under File -> Preferences.

When you say that you clicked "Guest Additions",...
13. ## Thread: New To Linux and PHP

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: New To Linux and PHP

You should set up your own local test server. There are a number of reasons why:

Testing will be quicker since you don't have to wait for uploads and downloads to finish.
People who are...
14. ## Thread: Php session not being saved

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Php session not being saved

It might currently be being saved in the /tmp directory somewhere. You might want to create a session variable and see if it is being saved. It could be something simple such as a value which is...
15. ## Thread: regular expression for consecutive appearance of a character

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: regular expression for consecutive appearance of a character

I'm assuming that this is what you want:

egrep -o '(.)\1+' < file

The "-o" option prints only the characters matching the expression. The brackets capture (remember) whatever is inside...
16. ## Thread: PHP not working in *.html in LAMP

by bigboy_pdb
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### [SOLVED] Re: PHP not working in *.html in LAMP

This thread is marked as solved, but there's no reply so I'm guessing that you've solved it on your own.

I'm going to reply anyway, in case someone else needs help with this and finds this thread....
17. ## Thread: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

I want to put this thread back on track.

The PR and Marketing that some FOSS community members use is: when something is free, it's flaws are acceptable and it's not what's free that should be...
18. ## Thread: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

Boasting is a consequence of pride. Pride affects how you act in every way and I often find people's actions as a result of it are negative. Anything good that can come out of being prideful could...
19. ## Thread: Can I run Windows 7 Outlook from Ubuntu ?

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Can I run Windows 7 Outlook from Ubuntu ?

Then I'm guessing that you're going to have a difficult time. From what I've found, open source projects don't want to extensively support proprietary formats. They're usually only supported to the...
20. ## Thread: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

Actually neither is necessary. Many people support organizations without being prideful about it. I've volunteered in a number of organizations without boasting. When the organization has meaning,...
21. ## Thread: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

It's entirely up to you, but if it can be worded in another way then it's better to use different words. For example, instead of saying, "the software is free", you could make a better point with a...
22. ## Thread: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

by bigboy_pdb
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### Re: "Linux is Free" is no excuse

When you think about it, people should attempt to avoid using the terms "free" or "freedom" since they have different meanings depending on the context. That's one of the general problems with Linux...
23. ## Thread: MySQL and Shell Script - Problem with variables

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: MySQL and Shell Script - Problem with variables

There are a couple of things that I can think of that might be affecting the script.

You might want to try putting "-D" before the databases name (without the quotes).

You might also want to...
24. ## Thread: MS Outlook -> Ubuntu conversion?

by bigboy_pdb
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### [SOLVED] Re: MS Outlook -> Ubuntu conversion?

Hi McRat,

I made the following post in another thread and it may be useful:
25. ## Thread: Can I run Windows 7 Outlook from Ubuntu ?

by bigboy_pdb
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### [ubuntu]Re: Can I run Windows 7 Outlook from Ubuntu ?

Apparently Thunderbird can import Outlook emails, but you'll have to install Thunderbird first on Windows, import the e-mails into Thunderbird and then export them to the mbox format, which should be...
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