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  1. Re: Can't run native Linux applications in XP, PLEASE HELP.


    I have some IBM 360 programs on binary cards I cannot get to run on Windows or Linux

    Obviously, both operating systems (insert insulting descriptive term of the day)
  2. [other] Re: Need to assess hard drive health.

    If your drive is S.M.A.R.T compatible
    (almost anything less than a decade old is)

    sudo apt-get install smartmontools

    Installs several hard drive monitoring tools

    The following are some...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: xorg resolution dosent stick when using a KVM

    Thanks for the information.

    I was having a similar problem with a system that I use for testing that
    normally does not have a monitor attached.

    When I upgraded it 8.10 from 8.04, as soon as I...
  4. Re: CPU temp jumps instantly when loaded

    My Core 2 will go from 34c to 54c in ten seconds if I start a graphic
    intensive game in Wine.

    The first time that happened, I took the heat sink off to make
    sure I had not forgotten to put heat...
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    Re: What is worst...

    Well, I guess you could just throw yourself into the C.
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Problem with intel 965 motherboard?

    I am posting from an Intel DG965RY based system
    It is currently running 7.10 and was previously running 7.04

    I never got it to function properly with an IDE DVD or CD drive
    I tried a lot of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My computer has gone crazy!

    Well according to my spare brain “Google”
    Maxtor 6Y060L0 and 6E030L0 both support SMART.

    On some machines it has to be enabled in the BIOS.

    Check your BIOS configuration and see if the option...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My computer has gone crazy!

    The computer in the video has a 60 gig and a 30 gig Diamond Max hard drive.
    I think both are S.M.A.R.T. capable.

    Install smart monitor tools

    apt-get install smartmontools

    Then run the...
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    Re: Microsoft black ops

    ...when the first Team OS/2 Party was held in Chicago. The IBM Marketing
    Office in Chicago created a huge banner visible from the streets. Microsoft
    reacted when Steve Ballmer roamed the floor with...
  10. Poll: Re: Windows Eee PC Will Outsell Linux Version, Says Asus

    When a desktop PC cost several thousand dollars and Windows was about $95,
    the cost savings of using GNU/Linux was really insignificant as a percentage
    of total cost.

    When your are taking...
  11. Re: Is it just me? - I don't want ubuntu to look like Vista or an iMac.

    If I booted a live CD and it looked like Windows,
    I would shoot it with a silver bullet,
    drive a wooden stake through it,
    perform an exorcism, burn the CD,
    and scatter the ashes on four...
  12. Re: compatibility of old sdram: pc133, 100, 66

    Older P3 and P4 Intel SDRAM motherboards (D815xxxx –> D845xxxx) show the configured
    memory speed on the boot splash screen and/or in the BIOS setup screen.
    Some boards from other manufactures (like...
  13. Re: negative product reviews on newegg

    The reviews that say “works with Linux” seem to be written by intelligent technically competent individuals.
    They seem to be increasing in frequency recently. :)
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    Re: The forums are officially busy...

    I frequently read many of the posts in the Absolute Beginners Section just to
    get a feel for what type of issues the mostly new users are having.

    The many similar posts are, in my view, mainly...
  16. Re: Wine 9.53 seriously messed up Civ4 Warlords

    That is what I did. I used dpkg to do it.

    If there is some modern GUI method of accomplishing this
    I would be interested in knowing about it.

    Now, back to crushing my enemies,
    and listening...
  17. Wine 9.53 seriously messed up Civ4 Warlords

    Wine 9.53 seriously messed up Civ4 Warlords.
    It was working fine in .52, .51, .50 & .49

    I get a black flashy screen two or more times between
    each move. It is very irritating.

    Now I have...
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  19. Re: Unified documentation site - I need your input


    Very good idea, I give your concept 10 stars,
    And your implementation 9.5 stars,
    (because nothing is perfect):p

    This is really a very useful addition to the widely
    scattered collection...
  20. Re: X-Com: UFO Defense: DOSBox and/or Wine

    There are several different versions of X-COM UFO Defense.

    The original version was for DOS or Windows 3 computers

    The later versions (like those in the X-Com collectors set)
    were redone to...
  21. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    Worked for me with minor problems.

    Upgrade 1:
    Internet upgrade of 1.1Ghz CPU on Intel 815EEA2 motherboard with 512MB memory.
    VNC did not work the same after upgrade. About 30 minutes to fix....
  22. Re: WARNING Automatix Can Break Ubuntu and Turn Your Hair Gray

    To me, the real question is who is the target market/audience for Automatix and is it meeting the needs of that group.

    In general I would say the the Ubuntu users that are posting questions...
  23. Re: External Drives - Life Expectancy?

    I have a stack of drives that I use for backups or installing test systems.
    Some of them are ten years old. Since they just sit on the shelf and are only
    occasionally used they usually last...
  24. Re: Why Ubuntu became successfull so quickly?

    1. Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come.
    2. Extreme disenchantment with the existing dominate alternative.
    3. Brilliant business plan by Mark Shuttleworth that took advantage of...
  25. Re: Old/crappy pc/laptop users, come chat and share here!

    WOW, I am really impressed with your garage system.
    That really is pushing it to the limit. :o

    I have several old slot 1 Tyan motherboards that I am currently putting in cases and testing with...
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