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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    Hi

    I'm a new user who's used only windows since very long (15+ years). I've been planning and delaying this move to ubuntu !! :-)

    I'm NOT a geek. I'm a normal user. I currently use my laptop...
  2. Re: Nasty articles on Ubuntu. Is the privacy an issue with Ubuntu ?

    thanks ....appreciate the confirmation
  3. Re: Nasty articles on Ubuntu. Is the privacy an issue with Ubuntu ?

    I am aware of privacy on ..or lack of privacy online

    until today I was NOT aware of lack of privacy on what I do on my desk top or logging my activity key stroke by key stroke

    Do you think...
  4. Re: Nasty articles on Ubuntu. Is the privacy an issue with Ubuntu ?

    This board is excellent . Thanks to everyone who answered

    so , accepting that my desktop activity ( not internet activity but desktop activity ) could be sent out thru the net , and once it...
  5. Nasty articles on Ubuntu. Is the privacy an issue with Ubuntu ?

    Dear all



    This community has been great . Very helpful and timely. So I am taking the liberty of asking one more question. Are there serious privacy issues with Ubuntu ?

    1. Does Ubuntu log...
  6. Re: Windows user; worried about key loggers; Why? firefox slow + running apps NOT vis

    understand your thoughts

    but isn't this area / portion of the forum titled OtherOS ?
  7. Windows user; worried about key loggers; Why? firefox slow + running apps NOT visible

    Hi

    I'm a windows XP user with a laptop + physical access to my laptop most of the time

    I'm worried about *software* keyloggers in general

    I have a reasonable anti virus in place, but I do...
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    [ubuntu] best password manager for ubuntu

    Hi folks

    * same ubuntu noob, looking for a good password manager.
    * NO web options needed. just plain and simple enter a master password, create entries within that file / safe / whatever ,...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    that was one of the places I checked out first

    my understanding from that link or tux mobile : most vendors are North America, Europe based or have heavy shipping charges to other countries ; in...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    Already did / doing that.... calling customer support / local vendors : The standard answer, NO OS laptops are just as costly or some cases costlier than win OS laptops !! yes I too am surprised ......
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    thanks again

    unfortunately new egg does not ship internationally

    http://bit.ly/14Z9cd5
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    thanks for the reply

    I was / and I AM looking for intel processor based laptops without any OS pre installed

    That has lead me to search HP, DELL, lenovo, asuz, Samsung, Acer etc ... i.e. the...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Dell latitude 6400 , win 7 enterprise laptop PC does not select USB drive

    Thanks Tom



    (a) I have already tried f12, f10 and f8 .....but missed f2.... !!!
    (b) as I mentioned I do NOT have the admin password for this machine

    U got that f2 right ...yes it was...
  14. [ubuntu] Dell latitude 6400 , win 7 enterprise laptop PC does not select USB drive

    Hi

    I have a win 7, laptop PC per specifications mentioned above

    I stick in the linux live USB in the laptop, ( this USB has worked on older machines ), then switch on the machine, .....while...
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    thanks Oldfred

    You and posters here have been quite patient so far. More patience is requested as more Win_notice questions are likely to appear en route !!





    A new laptop I buy now is...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    thanks tutubby that page was very helpful
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    Thanks sandy and others for your reply . the more I read UEFI, ( outside simple BIOS that i am aware of ) the more complicated it looks ...? But well , let me buy my computer first and then worry
    ...
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    Re: error: invalid efi path

    To acid reign

    if you a still reading this thread, ........

    I'm a windows user planning to switch to Ubuntu

    my knowledge level , plan to buy a new workhorse windows laptop and fears on dual...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops ? made for ubuntu and NO

    thanks gamblor01


    this list and you people have been the most helpful on ubuntu and related areas

    since I am looking for a new laptop, IF I understood you right, the modus operandi should be...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops ? made for ubuntu and NO

    I checked out https://www.thinkpenguin.com/cart



    https://www.thinkpenguin.com/files/imagecache/cart/gentoopenguinnotebookcomputer.png

    Gentoo Penguin GNU / Linux Notebook

    Processor:...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops ? made for ubuntu and NO

    As far as Dell is concerned, I saw this high end Laptop and nothing else

    http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/xps-13-linux/pd.aspx?~ck=mn

    am I missing something ?

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    regards
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops ? made for ubuntu and NO

    thanks for this link. I should have mentioned it earlier. This was one of the first places I looked. My country and generally countries around middle east are not covered

    ref ...
  23. [ubuntu] Best online / brick and mortar vedors for ubuntu laptops?

    Hi

    My situation
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    I'm a windows user trying to change to ubuntu. I'm a normal user, NOT a programmer
    The very word "dual boot" scares me :confused:.
    I'm an everyday...
  24. [ubuntu] Apps / software to grab specific data / fileds from web pages

    Hi


    Preamble ...skip if in a hurry
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    *I've been on the m$ widows and m$ office treadmill for 15 + years

    *I've always been scared of Linux and...
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