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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Googling now I found this and this: maybe it works :D
    And you can even have a look at what the Archlinux wiki says in the Wacom Tablet page!!!
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 dual monitor nvidia card problem

    I have found another solution (my current configuration is DFP-0 + CRT-0):


    under System Settings->Additional Drivers, select NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version current) [Recommended]
    ...
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    Re: Ubuntu Development Environment help

    Probably I miss something because I have been personally running Eclipse natively under Linux without any virtual machine and on Windows as well.

    The only thing I particularly appreciate is...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    My notebook is now running 3 GNU/Linux distros:



    Arch :D
    Oneiric :D
    BackTrack ;)

    and the same 3 OSes are running on the netbook I always carry with me.
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Definitely switched to Linux 2 years ago and never watched back.
    What's more... I know I will never install a Windows box anymore.
    My wife enjoys it as well... and I am always looking for ways to...
  6. Thread: grub2 question

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    [all variants] grub2 question

    I have 2 hard disks:


    /dev/sda - Ubuntu
    /dev/sdb - Arch

    I already have an entry like


    menuentry "Arch" {
  7. Poll: [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 on Dell MIni 9 - Why Ubuntu isn't going anywhere

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    [ubuntu] Re: Infrared newbie general question

    Ok, a few months later I can say that infra red was frustrating while, on the contrary, bluetooth proved to be great.
    A mobile phone can be used as a remote controller but, interestingly enough, the...
  9. Thread: usb microscope

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    Re: usb microscope

    It should be a kernel module to load with modprobe/insmod.

    If it is downloadable in an rpm package, you might try to install alien and then convert/install the module.

    HTH
  10. Thread: Does It Work?

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    [ubuntu] Re: Does It Work?

    If in doubt, I would carry my favourite Live distro cd/dvd with me and - just before saying yes! - I would kindly ask the salesman to try it for me.
    A single boot with no manual configuration would...
  11. Poll: [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 on Dell MIni 9 - Why Ubuntu isn't going anywhere

    The problem with Karmic as with the previous releases from a professional point of view is that the real true features and regressions have never been announced.

    (Sorry, mikewhatever, but my...
  12. Poll: [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 on Dell MIni 9 - Why Ubuntu isn't going anywhere

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  13. Poll: [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 on Dell MIni 9 - Why Ubuntu isn't going anywhere

    DISCLAIMER: The following is simply an answer to mikewhatever's opinions on me.
    For those who are not interested/haven't read his post: this message does not want to start any flame... but simply...
  14. Poll: [ubuntu] Re: 9.10 on Dell MIni 9 - Why Ubuntu isn't going anywhere

    Well, maybe downloading the drivers for a wi-fi adapter is not an issue to many of us, but to the average user yes.
    My brother - the one who introduced me to the C64 a few years ago - is just one of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow USB transfer rate after upgrading to Karmic

    NICE! This sounds... interesting!
    Humm..
    At least we might find a way to survive by formatting a few hard disks..

    In the meantime I can confirm that performances heavily go down even on NFSv4...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow USB transfer rate after upgrading to Karmic

    YES if upgrading means "creating for myself", NO otherwise.

    I think that the heavy changes in the boot process that are taking us far from the original and historical init scripts are creating...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ASUS Eee PC & Ubuntu Karmic.

    I think the best release is always the latest one, currently Karmic.
    Since I haven't got a 701 I think you should check the hard disk drive size.
    Installing Karmic on a 3.74 GiB like mine (a 900)...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow USB transfer rate after upgrading to Karmic

    I still haven't checked the transfer rate, but it seems something interesting has been released: for the first time after upgrading/switching to Karmic, USB devices are once again automatically...
  19. Thread: ipv6 help

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    [ubuntu] Re: ipv6 help

    And to avoid Firefox trying to ask the router (that might have been set up as a LAN DNS server) to solve any ipv6, I would run Firefox and type in the address bar:

    about:configThen, in the filter...
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    Re: Quit smoking 12 hours ago.

    Hey swoll1980, I hope you are going on and staying away from nicotine! After all these months I am still going to Joel's whyquit.com (and quitsmokingcounter.com):
    I stopped smoking on Tue, 12 May...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow USB transfer rate after upgrading to Karmic

    OK. IT WAS PARTIALLY SOLVED.

    Upgrading to the latest proposed kernel 2.6.31-15.50 made things go worse and worse.
    For USB is still day one. Nothing works again.
    The USB hard drives worked under...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: How To Syncronize Files Automatically Across LAN

    I have been running Unison 2.57 for over a year to keep 300 GB synchronized among two USB hard disk drives and three workstations and a server.
    It is a bit harsh to set up and initialize, but - in...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Where can I set the Login Window parameters in Karmic?

    Well, as Mike B said... it's a start.
    Thanks darkod.
  24. Poll: Re: Do you think that Canonical shoud alter the release schedule.

    I think that users (of different levels: from end users, to sys admins and developers) need to trust *Ubuntu.
    Kernel regression bugs such as those now concerning USB devices and too heavily forced...
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    Poll: Re: Gnome users Have you ever tried KDE 4.3?

    FYI: I do not count any more. My most recents experiences with KDE depend on PC Linux OS 2009.x Live and I always enjoy KDE much!

    I enjoyed it much in the past, as well. I still remember versions...
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