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    Re: Ubuntu Scrabble

    goose
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Do you take public transportation?

    All the time, except when I cycle to work. 2 reasons - don't have a car and don't want one, and live in Switzerland where the public transport is fantastic.:)
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    Re: Amy Winehouse RIP

    Not nice. Whatever your opinion of her she was still someone's daughter.
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    Re: any recommended ebook store?

    I use BooksonBoard for fiction
  5. Re: Program for graphing linear equations and quadratics?

    tried geogebra? Online applet works a treat.
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    Re: A must see for any NIX user

    I just watched it - what a way to spend New Years Eve but with a 3 week old baby, I guess the party will have to wait. Have to say I quite enjoyed it and learnt loads of stuff I didn't know. Will...
  7. Re: building web page for high school mathematics

    Have a look at Moodle, not used it personally but hear it is good. Not as straightforward as setting up a webpage initially but more of a whole school solution.
  8. Re: Do you think Ubuntu developers are inspired by OS X design

    Point and click I suppose is as good as a definition as any. Kids (I know, I teach them) tend to be much happier when clicking makes things happen rather than when typing to make things happen.
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  9. Re: Do you think Ubuntu developers are inspired by OS X design

    That is fair enough, but not imho something a beginner would want. I found when I needed something I just type the first few letters into the search box and up comes the choices - the search box...
  10. Re: Do you think Ubuntu developers are inspired by OS X design

    Why would a beginner want to open the terminal in osx?
  11. Thread: Good Device?

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    Re: Good Device?

    I have a sony prs-350. Very small but great to read. Programming manuals and such pdfs not so good when resizing.
  12. Re: English Grammar How is or how was your day so far?

    Or "How has your day been" as it is still going on and you are referring to both past and present - perfect tense I think it's called if schoolboy grammar serves me.
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    Re: Anyone from Switzerland?

    I live here in the capital Bern. Life is good though winter is knocking on the door now and it's already a little chilly. Be prepared to get work permits etc if you want to stay but it's a good place...
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    Re: What mouse should I buy?

    Agreed. Smooth clicking, good size in the hand
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    Re: What makes a good website?

    me too :D
  16. Re: Inquiry: Advantages of thumb drive installtions

    Over here in Switzerland lots of school kids are given an installation of Knoppix on a thumb drive. The drive is partitioned, one for the OS and one for the data so that the you don't need to always...
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    Re: going to karmic?

    Am using karmic NBR on an Acer aspire one and it's been rock solid for me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: WiFi not working on 9.10

    Thanks for this. Avoided a lot of possibly painful messing around.:P
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu compatibility with Sony Vaio.

    Sony laptops are not known for their compatability. I've had one, a few years ago, and whilst Ubuntu ran ok, things like volume buttons, external card reader just didn't work, despite many hours of...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: How to turn off password protected login?

    On Ubuntu it's under system, administration, login screen
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    [all variants] Re: xfce weather applet in gnome panel

    Many thanks, will give it a go.

    No way of just adding it to the gnome panel then?
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    [all variants] Re: xfce weather applet in gnome panel

    bumpety bump
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    [all variants] Re: xfce weather applet in gnome panel

    Resurrecting this in case anyone has got an answer. Just returned to gnome after playing with xfce for a while and the weather applet in xfce is great.

    Any ideas anyone?
  24. Re: Computer Programming Class for Middle School Kids

    +1 for Alice. Kids love it
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    [all variants] Re: texas instrument

    It's in synaptic - that's where got mine from.

    Good luck
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