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  1. Re: Which 64 bit distribution of linux is more lightweight ?????

    What's the amount of RAM? Just asking but with a i5 processor and a 2GB graphic card you can use vitually any Linux desktop environment in the Ubuntu family and expect excellent performance.. It will...
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    Re: Older Machines...Linux Distro...Xubuntu

    When was the last time you used it? Because Midori has improved in the last 2 years of developpement. My last experience with it was 3 months ago on a friends's old Dell Dimension desktop and I...
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    Re: Older Machines...Linux Distro...Xubuntu

    There is some advantages of using a stripped down - yet fully functional - browser like Midori on (very) old hardware. For one: performance. Midori is very fast (webkit engine) and easy on...
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    Re: Older Machines...Linux Distro...Xubuntu

    I doubt you can watch 720p videos on a Pentium III. :-\"

    Here's what I would personally do, quite simply:

    - Wipe off the hardrive and install Lubuntu 14.04.2

    - Install the ligthweight Midori...
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    Re: Older Machines...Linux Distro...Xubuntu

    I think a Pentium III is too weak to even run Xfce (Xubuntu) properly. I would suggest LXDE (Lubuntu) instead for optimal performances on these specs.

    As for advanced internet services such as...
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    Re: Best Ubuntu Flavor for a Video Player?

    The only flavor that will work decently on these specs is Lubuntu.

    http://lubuntu.net/

    I am typing this on a 2GB RAM, Pentium 4 - 2.80 Ghz proc, Nvdia GeForce 8400 Rev. 2 desktop computer it...
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    Re: Laptop for Student

    Just go on Craiglist, Ebay or any such classified ads websites and get a second-hand laptop. You can find a lot of 2GB-4GB RAM and dual core laptops for sale at reasonable prices if you care to look...
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    Re: Why does Adobe no longer support Linux?

    Thanks. I am not exactly a user of these paid streaming services, hence my ignorance.

    Hopefully they can all move to HTML5 players ASAP, that will save some troubles.
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    Re: Why does Adobe no longer support Linux?

    But isn't Mozilla actually working on it's own built-in DRM support? They were very reluctant at first to implement this closed-source feature, but had to concede this one or otherwise the Firefox...
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    Re: Another workaround

    That is an important thing people should know about: the pepperflash-nonfree package is not updated automatically.

    What I do is that once every two weeks, I check for flash updates myself:

    sudo...
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    Re: Another workaround

    I've finally decided to install the Fresh Player Plugin to enable pepperflash in Firefox and one thing I need to say: Wow!
    This is amazing. All I did is installing the pepperflash-nonfree package in...
  12. Re: Microsoft will Give All Current Users (including pirates) Free Upgrade

    Microsoft jumped too late in the mobile bandwaggon. When they realized their mistake their were unprepared, Google-Android and Appel-iOs were already dominating the market. I think they are slowly...
  13. Re: Microsoft will Give All Current Users (including pirates) Free Upgrade

    I am not aware of any tech giants that doesn't focuses on money. You should be skeptical of all of them.

    Microsoft under Nadella is not Microsoft under Ballmer. What we are seeing here is a shift...
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    Re: Why does Adobe no longer support Linux?

    Hi Alduins_Kahjiit,

    Adobe still supports the Flash plugin 11.2 for Linux with security updates until 2017. But they are not longer developping any new versions for Linux desktop Oses and...
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    Re: What web browser do you use?

    Netflix is working on an HTML5 player to get rid of Silverlight which means that soon enough Firefox on Linux will work perfectly with that streaming service.

    Last October the Netflix CEOs said:
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    Re: What web browser do you use?

    Firefox. I am a big fan of the browser, it's cuztomization power, the huge number of addons available and the ideology behind Mozilla.
    As for integration with your Nexus, the Firefox browser as a...
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    Re: ClamTk - the antivirus program

    I always advise friends and relatives to scan their email's attachments on a Windows machine regardless of who is sending it to them. Whether a person is sending an attachment from Ubuntu or a...
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    Re: Why are there still Flash updates?

    But not everyone wants to use Google Chrome. The fact that we are almost been held in hostage to use a Google's sponsored browser in order to use flash on Linux is quite concerning. Firefox has...
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    Re: ClamTk - the antivirus program

    I don't see the point of having an antivirus software on Ubuntu since the vast majority of Windows viruses & malware are helpless against a Linux system. The amount of viruses developped specifically...
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    Re: Google Chrome Web Browser

    Good but don't forget that you can switch to english language after the installation is completed. Just get the Synaptic Package Manager and install the english language support package.

    EDIT: If...
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    Re: a new browser VIvaldi

    It doesn't look like it will be open source. There is already a ton of proprietary browsers based on Chromium. Opera, Yandex Browser, Maxthon, Torch Browser, Comodo Dragon, Epic Privacy Browser,...
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    Re: Google Chrome Web Browser

    You can try Cubuntu. It's a French Linux distro that ships Ubuntu with the Cinnamon + MATE desktop environment as well as the Google Chrome browser as default.

    http://www.cubuntu.fr/?q=node/5 ...
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    Re: BluHell Firewall (for Firefox browser)

    I am a critic of Google's privacy policies but there is no doubt that Chromium is an excellent browser. I won't use Google Chrome but Chromium is my back-up browser on Xubuntu. The fact that it is is...
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    BluHell Firewall (for Firefox browser)

    Hi,

    I discovered this extension recently, and I wanted to share it with you guys, for those who don't know. Basically BluHell Firewall is an extremely lightweight adblocker developped by Diego...
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    Re: Reasons why I stay with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

    The only reason I would stay on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is Unity 2D. Difficult hardware can still function properly with it. Besides that, the 14.04 LTS release is superior on all accounts.
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