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    [ubuntu] Re: Old laptop lost password and username

    W00t! Thank you so much. My laptop is back in business and my headache is gone!!!
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    [ubuntu] Old laptop lost password and username

    I pulled out my old laptop which still has Ubuntu v.8.04 and haven't used it in 3 years approximately. I have long since forgotten the username and password as I used to change it frequently for...
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    [ubuntu] Ether ape orshow me the code

    Greetings Smart Masses,
    Can you tell me how to view the code of a program I am interested in. Ether ape keeps telling me no suitable device found and I want to see what it is looking for.
    Thank...
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    [ubuntu] I'm not sure what this means.?.

    When I opened CCSM on Hardy I got this message:
    GConf backend: There is an unsupported value at path /apps/compiz/plugins/scale/allscreens/options/initiate_edge. Settings from this path won't be...
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    Re: New eyes and new ideas

    Like I said Windows is a gui.The windows part doesn't actually do much. All the real work used to take place in MS-DOS now they use C#.
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    Re: How To: Tweak Linux for broadband

    I'm still kind of new at this so how do you get to /etc/sysctl.conf to add the lines you mention and is it correct to assume you do that in the terminal instead of hunting the file. Can I put it...
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    Re: New eyes and new ideas

    I think it is safe to say that Windows isn't really an OS its a desktop or GUI at best. Ubuntu linux is an actual OS.
  8. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    I followed a recommendation to burn the iso image using an open source cd burning app called INFRARECORDER (not yelling). I have not had the first problem getting anything working on my tower. It is...
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    Re: New eyes and new ideas

    I suppose most of the people who are using v.7.10 are fairly experienced users.I bought the Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf by O'Reilly Media. It comes with Linux In A Nutshell in paperback and six...
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    Re: New eyes and new ideas

    Thank you for that.
    I saved your reply in a document file so I can use it later. I don't know why people have such issues with v.7.10. I am loving how much nicer it is and how much faster it runs...
  11. Poll: Re: Share with the community your gutsy install/upgrade experience

    Being brand spankin' new to Linux and Ubuntu I was very impressed with how well everything went. Especially since I built the tower it is running on myself. Not that I doubted my building skills, but...
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    New eyes and new ideas

    Being brand spanking new to Linux and Ubuntu, I was wondering why not make sticky threads explaining the difference between "files" in linux and "programs" in windows. Another good topic would be how...
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