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  1. Re: HOWTO: Solve sound missing or out-of-sync in Flash Player

    I'm going to give this a shot later on; it's a problem that's been bugging me for ages! There's nothing worse that watching Strong Bad and the paper not being in sync ;-)
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    Re: 2.12 Splash Screen Winner

    Like most people in this topic, I am really not impressed with it. Alka Seltzer was the first thing that popped into my head too.



    In what way is it a 'good' idea specifically? It's an idea,...
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    Re: (preliminary)SUCCESS: Fluxbox in Gnome

    I have generally found fluxbox lighter, quicker and much, much more stable than openbox. Also, the menu format is completely horrible, and takes a whole bunch of typing where fluxbox would need...
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    Re: Idea: Drop down terminal :D

    It has occurred to me that the various launcher scripts all have one common failing; if you click them to close, it kills ALL Eterms that are running! If you want eterm as your normal terminal...
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    Re: Mozilla vs Firefox

    Not sure about the bookmark manager. They look pretty much the same to me, and they both are pretty awful.

    Typeahead Find is slightly different on Firefox to Mozilla. On Mozilla, just typing will...
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    Re: The best website I have ever looked at!

    I especially like:



    I think the genius of it is that, despite the complete insanity of it all, it still sounds exactly like, say, a CNET article. Well done that man!

    :grin:
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    Re: You got a saying?

    That's similar to mine, but I tend to live my life by:

    "Don't worry, be silly!"

    I also like:

    "I want a dollar bill and a million unmarked helicopters on the roof in ten minutes!"
  8. Thread: Ubuntu 0wNz!

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    Re: Ubuntu 0wNz!

    I use Windows at work because I get paid to. I use windows at home because... oh wait... scratch that. Windows free since 1999.
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    Re: Galeon Browser...

    Just another example of why Bloat Is Bad(tm)

    The only reason I stopped using Galeon and went to the Mozilla Suite is because I got sick of the badly tacked on extras in each mini release. I'm...
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    Re: Galeon Browser...

    When Galeon first made a 1.0 release, complete with tabs and search bars, back in '01 it quickly became the browser of choice for most of the Linux users I knew at the time. There was simply nothing...
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    Re: ubuntu Enterprise Release ?

    I was hoping it meant that you could interact with it vocally, use it on Galaxy class starships and, the kicker, have it respond in Majel Barret's voice ;)
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    Re: ubuntu Enterprise Release ?

    From the front page of ubuntulinux.org:



    I presume that the 'enterprise' releases will occur as a normal timed release, but with an intentionally elongated lifespan?
  13. Re: What is Michael Robertson of Linspire thinking?!

    It's fine to charge for GPL applications if you want. That's how RedHat et al make their money, after all. In fact, what you are paying for in Linspire is the click'n'run packaging. In other words,...
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    Re: What windows does

    It seems that a lot of people (esp. the people who commented on the article) thought that this guy was for real. The VERY FIRST LINE reads:

    "A hypothesis that Microsoft's Windows XP is a complex...
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    Re: Ubuntu damaging Debian?

    This is healthy competition, and to be honest it sounds like sour grapes from Debian. Expecting the entire Linux world to backtrack to pre-Ubuntu just because it does Debian better than Debian did is...
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    Re: GPL fonts a bad idea?

    It's complete rubbish. The point is not that using fonts in your document will make the document fall under the GPL, but actually embedding the byte code into the document (as in PDF or similar)...
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    Poll: Re: Gaming on linux, fact or fiction?

    I already have Myth2, Heretic2, Quake3, UT and UT2K4 so... yes. And I paid full whack for UT2K4 too!
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    Re: Should I use uBuntu - if not then what?

    They were probably just recommending that you try both KDE and Gnome before settling on one. Fortunately, these are just different ways of accessing the same underlying operating system. Many people...
  19. Thread: Finicky Windows

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    Re: Finicky Windows

    I don't mind only having one, but I would have it at the top (weird, I know). Put the taskbar and desktop switcher in the gap between my quick links and the clock.

    I have also grown to love the...
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    Re: What do you name your PC's ?

    My desktop machine is Maverick, to complement my (now defunct) file server called Goose. My old laptop was Lampoon, replaced with HunkaJunk, and now Fireblade ('cos it's nice an' fast an' new)....
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    Re: Breezy: What's coming?

    Just my 0.02, and very mundane compared to the suggestions so far, but there is a little routine I go through for each install I do and it would be nice not to have to. The two main ones are:
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  22. Thread: Check this out!

    by bigzak
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    Re: Check this out!

    That's quite amusing, and just how I feel about now! (I get to use XP all day, Hoorah)

    Reminds me of this a bit:

    http://simplyspiffing.com/images/defenestrator.gif

    edit: I've just noticed...
  23. Thread: Finicky Windows

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    Re: Finicky Windows

    I have to agree that this is possibly the lamest reason for dumping an OS I've ever heard. However, I'm assuming that you would rather have a desktop that looks like this:
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  24. Re: HOWTO: Easily open any file as root via drag & drop

    Excellent! This is so useful I can't believe it's not been in there for ages! When I'm editing config files and the like I usually drop to a terminal and do it there with vim. No more of that for me!
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    Re: Defragger: What do you think....

    The output of fsck will tell you how fragmented, or 'non-contiguous', the file system is. When I obliterated my Slackware ext3 filesystem of 2 years+ to put Ubuntu on, the last fsck said it was 1.01%...
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