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    [Solved] Customized Install

    I was wondering if there's a simple way to do basic customizations (like change the names of icons, perhaps move a few things around, include a program or two, exclude others, etc) and then create an...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: looking for family tree builder program

    If you're looking for decent genealogy software check out Gramps. It's powerful, and I believe it's in Ubuntu's repositories.
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    Re: Why Internet filtering?

    The government site you referred us to corroborates with the site I referred to. Did you even read the 2 sites?!?


    From the site you used:
    "The Department will not disclose the 7000...
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    Re: Why Internet filtering?

    You're right that this is the way it's perceived in government, and how people usually get re-elected, but unfortunately it's ***-backwards.

    Doing "something" by creating regulation to combat a...
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    Re: Why Internet filtering?

    This should scare you.
    From this FAQ on NZ filtering:

    Is it possible to check whether a website is on the filtered list?
    The only way to check whether the website is filtered is by attempting to...
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    Re: Suppose replicators were created.

    We do that now.

    Burning fuel turns matter into energy. Metabolizing food does the same for living things. Turning matter into energy is not hard because there's SO MUCH energy inside matter.
    ...
  7. Randomly moving Interactive Desktop

    Ever since watching Serial Experiments Lain about 10 years ago, I've wanted a desktop that had 3 characteristics:


    The background "flows" randomly, like moving water or plasma. This can't be a...
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    Re: Young Child on a Leash!

    I was probably one of the first children to have a leash (almost 30 years ago), so I'll pipe in. They weren't being sold at that time, but my mother saw the need in a few select public environments....
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    [ubuntu] kubuntu fonts messed up gnome

    Hi,

    I'm relatively new to ubuntu. I wanted to try kubuntu as I hadn't seen KDE before.

    While in KDE, the fonts were large for my taste so I shrunk them. When I went back to Gnome (which I...
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    Re: Challenge for all you Microsoft haters!

    They are both monopolies, but it seems to be Microsoft's policy to crush and destroy in order to get/stay ahead whereas Google's history is much more of a "do-no-evil" bulldozer.


    Surprisingly...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell Printer Hack?

    When I plug the printer into my own computer running Ubuntu 9.04, it says something along the lines of "Missing printer drivers for Dell 964" and then it searches for the drivers. Then it searches...
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    [ubuntu] Dell Printer Hack?

    I'm looking to introduce my parents to Ubuntu, but they must have compatibility with the devices they already have.

    They have a Dell AIO 946 printer. From what I've read it's a re-branded...
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    [all variants] How do you find files in bash?

    Hi,

    In bash, how do you find the paths of files, when you don't know where they are?
    For example, if something tells me to "modify foo.ini", and I don't know where in the filesystem foo.ini is,...
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    [all variants] What did you use before Ubuntu One?

    Hi, I'm on the waiting list for Ubuntu One.

    But I find myself in a weird situation where I have to quickly share 1.3GB of Open Office documents with someone using a Mac. I have Ubuntu and WinXP. ...
  15. [gnome] Alternate way to get to panel properties?

    With gnome-panel:

    We can right-click on vacant space to get to the '+ Add to Panel', 'Properties', etc, but what if there's no vacant space?
    I've screwed things up a few times so that there's no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No 2 sound sources at once

    Thanks (^_^)

    I followed the instructions and then in Skype's Sound Devices there was now a "pulse" option. I used that and now it works while other things are playing. Everything else seems...
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    [ubuntu] [FIXED] No 2 sound sources at once

    If I'm using sound in one thing (eg: Skype) I can't hear sound in another (eg: youtube on Firefox). There's also a weird thing where the video (picture) will stop playing with no way to start it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: There's no place like 127.0.0.1

    It is.
    I don't see how that affects my computer talking to the router though. I could always connect by 192.168.0.1 in Intrepid.




    http://192.168.48.1/ doesn't work for me.
    In WinXP...
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    [ubuntu] Re: There's no place like 127.0.0.1

    patrick@patrick-laptop:~$ ifconfig
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:3f:e1:b2:94
    inet6 addr: fe80::212:3fff:fee1:b294/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: There's no place like 127.0.0.1

    Thank you Iain!

    It told me apache2 wasn't installed so I installed it.

    These now work
    http://localhost/
    http://127.0.0.1/
    and my IP address
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    [ubuntu] Re: There's no place like 127.0.0.1

    Hi thanks for your reply.


    Forgive my ignorance, but I don't know how to check if the http server is running. When I had 8.10, I was interested in setting up an FTP server. So I tried vsftpd...
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    [ubuntu] There's no place like 127.0.0.1

    I have .html files in my /var/www


    When I had ubuntu 8.10 I could go to http://127.0.0.1/ (or I or my friends could go to my normal IP address) and see the website I put there.

    I upgraded to...
  23. Re: ms says linux has greater market share than apple

    +1 this.


    NEVER trust a study that doesn't explicitly tell you exactly how they got their data.
    (Then always look for how they calculate their "margin of error" or what their sample size was,...
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    Re: I have a new toy

    True, but some places they are in a legal gray area. If you are running a business, you may think that having this is a nice way to cut down on legal fees. :)[/QUOTE]

    Where are using these legally...
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    Re: Secret CIA Technology uncovered!

    #1 If anyone had a serum in a patch on them, and they rebelled as he said his 'contact' did, it would be extremely easy to pass samples of this serum around to anybody and everybody for analysis.
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