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    Poll: Re: Do you still use Compiz?

    @shafin, Cresho, Exodist
    I was trying to gauge the experience people had with Compiz.
    Having to do extra work (scripts, drivers, manually toggle a switch each time you want to play a game) to get a...
  2. [makefile] changing values of the source in a rule

    Hi all,
    I'm trying to do the following:
    When using one of the following rules:

    $(C_OBJECTS): %.o: $(addprefix $(dir %.c)../, $(notdir %.c) )

    or

    $(C_OBJECTS): %.o : $(subst /Obj/,/,%.c)
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    Re: Is ubuntu dying?

    There's no way you can get anything useful from post like this.

    If you're really want to know, you'll need to find out the growth trend of Ubuntu, and the retention rate.

    Merely asking for...
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    Poll: Re: Do you still use Compiz?

    I'm not trying to blame any party. I'm looking for the end result.

    So far, 75% use a compositing WM, hence, it's a wanted feature. 50% use compiz, hence, it's the most popular choice. 50% Do not...
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    Poll: Re: Do you still use Compiz?

    @WorfSOM
    I guess you missed the line immediately after what you've quoted:
    <quote>
    Gut feeling are worthless beyond 80's movies, so lets collect some data.
    </quote>

    It's not an opinion, it's a...
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    Poll: Do you still use Compiz?

    I have a gut feeling that most users turn off Compiz after a while,
    because it's slow, buggy, and unstable.

    Gut feeling are worthless beyond 80's movies, so lets collects some data.

    Please...
  7. Re: I'll have DSL for only 1 month, what should I download? I need ideas

    SDKs, dev tools, DOS games, books, music,
    watch all of southpark at southparkstudios.com (it's legal).

    And most importantly - porn! Lots and lots of porn! :)
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    Re: Ubuntu in top 10 most disappointing technologies

    Where does Ubuntu compete?
    In the Linux Desktop OS market? It clearly won. Ubuntu IS Desktop Linux.
    In the Desktop OS market? Ubuntu isn't as impressive, by a long shot.
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    Re: Ubuntu in top 10 most disappointing technologies

    I'm a developer, so my POV is a little different. I haven't used Ubuntu in a year, because of the following reasons:
    (for the record - I do have Ubuntu installation in a virtual machine, so I do...
  10. Re: I HAVE to program an open-source software, what do you need?

    1. A tag editor that can use Amazon's database (like tag and rename for windows), including album art and lyrics.

    2. Integrate Meld (diff viewer) with Nautilus (there's a plugin called Meld-ext,...
  11. Re: OPINION: Ubuntu should target developers, not "average users"

    Developers are also users. If you don't target users, you don't target developers as well.
  12. Re: GTK+ and QT need to learn from Windows 7's Superbar

    The problem with fancy animations is that they only impress for the first 30 minutes, and than it fades to the background.

    That's one of the reasons Compiz doesn't really impress anyone - there...
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    Re: disadvantages of ubuntu

    1. Broken release cycle:
    a. Locked down versions - software is updated in 6 months interval.
    b. Because of #1 - new set of regressions that can't be worked around every six months (you're stuck...
  14. Re: The dumbest things you've heard in a computer store?

    for reference - LC - local currency. LB - local brand

    There are some some salespersons who are straight liars:

    Two years ago, I needed to fix my LCD screen, so I went to the LB computer shop...
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    Re: Challenge for all you Microsoft haters!

    The following Microsoft technologies / software are, IMHO the best of breed:

    1. Visual Studio.
    2. DirectX
    3. Microsoft Ergonomic keyboard 4000 (I also got ms laser mouse 7000, which sucks...
  16. Re: Which OS do you spend more time fixing? Windows or Ubuntu?

    I've stopped using Linux around Ubuntu 8.04, after 8 years of almost exclusive Linux usage, because I've got tired of the constant brokenness of every distro I ever tried, and fixing it up again on...
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    Re: Linux Compared to Windows 7

    CS majors use Latex.
    OpenOffice sucks for equations. Try to write a Union over N groups..
    For that purpose, MS Office isn't much better.
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    @phrostbyte
    I really don't like this aspect of post-modernism - acting on narrative, rather than seeking truth.

    Allow me to stay an old fashioned reductionist / emergionist, because I like using...
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    @phrostbyte
    I agree that truth is only approximate, but there are two polarized ways to handle that fact:

    (A) The scientific way - in which you build a model and ask "is this the truth?" and than...
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    Bah.
    This thread became nothing more than a shouting match.
    Admins! please lock this thread, or move it to recurring discussions.

    My final two drops to the gasoline pool:

    yse - coming over to...
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    It's Hebrew for:
    "come on dude, stop embarrassing yourself"
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    All hail the infallible Linux, and its prophet, The Eternal Phrostbite!

    Dude, you're putting yourself in the position of the blind, raging, Cult-of-Linux Zealot from the realms of Slashdot.
    ...
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    @phrostbyte
    You're doing the Ubuntu and Free Software communities a huge disservice.

    Your response fundamentally boils down to retaining voluntary ignorance, in order not to break the party line....
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    o hi.
    I be working every day in Windows device drivers, and Linux device drivers. With paycheck and stuff, so I feel I kinda know the subject material. So here's my local change:

    Windows 7 do...
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    Re: Windows 7 is enough to kill Linux on the desktop?

    Windows 7 will not kill Linux, since the extremly low adoption of desktop Linux probably means that it is used by Linux and FOSS enthusiasts, and enthusiasts usually stick to their prefered brand...
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