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  1. Thread: WebApps?

    by davetv
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    Re: WebApps?

    Its not so bad. My example is : I like the site LinuxGizmos.com and reading about those type of devices. When I open a newspaper page at least one of the ads will be a gizmo of some kind like a...
  2. Thread: WebApps?

    by davetv
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    Re: WebApps?

    It's just so all these services can monitor your browsing habits and target your advertising.
  3. Thread: Half-Life 3?

    by davetv
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    Re: Half-Life 3?

    http://www.polygon.com/2013/10/1/4791490/half-life-3-trademark-filed-in-europe
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Shutdown or Restart does not power off or restart computer

    For shutdown, in a terminal window try

    sudo shutdown -h 0

    for a restart change -h to -r
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    Re: Thoughts on dropping ReiserFS support

    ReiserFS was conceived as a replacement for ext2. It was faster in some circumstances but had issues with corruption.

    Time has moved on. It was good in its time but now irrelevant.
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    Re: Uninstalling linux and installing windows 7

    You will need to burn the iso as a bootable dvd, then boot from the dvd.
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    Re: Samsung Smartwatch

    Yep, relying on the Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update coming out soon.
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    Re: Text disappearing in Grisbi

    Maybe you missed a config file. In a terminal try

    sudo apt-get remove grisbi
    sudo apt-get purge grisbi

    and then re-install
  9. [ubuntu] Re: How to install Ubuntu 13.04 on Samsung ATIV 500t (Atom)

    This thread might give you some clues. It isn't easy apparently.

    http://forum.tabletpcreview.com/samsung/53946-boot-usb-500t.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Resolving Duplicate Errors

    If you are running a 64 bit Ubuntu then the bottom line is the problem (i386). If you are running the 32 bit edition then the top line (amd64) is the problem. Using "sudo" edit the...
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    Re: Help me rank distros in difficulty level

    I would have classed Debian as "beginner".
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    Re: Linux for iPhone 3GS?

    see above - NO!

    First of all you would need to modify gcc to write op code for Apple's processor using information that Apple keeps proprietary.
    Then you would need to write custom firmware...
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    Re: Linux for iPhone 3GS?

    No.
  14. Re: Multiple Windows installs on one hard drive?

    Not possible. Only way is that each hard disk would require its own Windows bootloader and select boot order in bios at boot time. Have you thought about using virtual machines?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Running java program

    If you are in a terminal and want to run a script in the current folder, you have to enter

    ./tr.sh
  16. Re: Developing environment for ARM micro-controllers???

    You can develop/compile qt for ARM on your Linux desktop/laptop. The "target" is an ARM executable for a SBC/COM but the development and compiling is done on a bigger machine. You just transfer the...
  17. Re: Developing environment for ARM micro-controllers???

    If the board comes with a linux distro included, all you probably need to do to put data in flash is to ssh into it then scp files/programs etc.

    I would use qt and associated tools to build with.
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    Re: DVDs are not at all a reliable media

    Flash/NAND storage integrity degrades relatively quickly over time. After a few years the data will be unreadable.
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    Re: DVDs are not at all a reliable media

    Best I know is a brand new external mechanical hard drive that you only write to and read from - never deleting files/folders.

    Keep unplugged in a cool dry place except when you need it.
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    Re: meminfo buffers really high

    Completely normal. Linux is caching programs/files you have closed in case you open them again. There is nothing in swap which is always a good sign.
  21. Re: College student concerned with current classes

    I work in database application development (in Australia), and I think your friend is right and learning MS Access is a waste of time and money.

    Most of the jobs I see related to database...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Filename rules/limitations

    In Linux, putting a period at the start of a folder name or file name signifies it is a hidden folder or file.
  23. [SOLVED] Re: How do I get apt-get so I can build my wireless driver to connect to the internet

    From the readme file -


    You shouldn't need to build it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 on a Intel P4 machine

    12.04 works fine on my p4 2.8 and its only got 1 gig of RAM. I had to tweak some stuff to make the onboard Intel 965G video to work was the only thing but it wasn't hard. With luck you have a...
  25. Re: Uninstalled Ubuntu via Windows, unable to boot into Windows (grub rescue prompt)

    You are going to need a Windows 8 disk. No other way around it that I can think of.
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