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    Re: best OS for an eeepc with 512 MB RAM?

    I've been playing with an Acer D270 with similar specs. Debian 7.8 LXDE works well. Puppy Wary was good though I find myself using Puppy Slacko 5.7 now - it found the wireless automagically.
    Run the...
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    Re: What Distro made fall in love with it?

    Not odd at all. Started on Ubuntu 7.10 then Kubuntu 8.04. I keep coming back to the LTS versions.
  3. Re: Too much distrohopping becomes a chronic disease

    Ubuntu (K,L,X) since 7.10, Mint, Debian, Backtrack, Kali, Tails, done the VM thing with various VM images available for download. Also some weird machines I found (like Pear OS). A few that I forget...
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    Re: Jovial June Screen shots

    New OS, new desktop.
    Tweaks in progress.
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    Um...
  6. Thread: 8.10 vs 9.04

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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 vs 9.04

    I did upgrade...broke my wireless and my only internet connection. So I did a fresh install...and it still didn't like my USB modem.

    So I went back to 8.10 and set it all back up the way I had...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Problems with USB 3G modems since upgrade to 9.04

    Same issue for me except Im using Kubuntu.
    Where would I find the IPv4 settings?
  8. [kubuntu] Re: Networking problems after upgrading to Kubuntu 9.04

    So can I confirm that mobile wireless mobile broadband worked with a fresh install of Jaunty? The upgrade path was a fail for me. Ive tried deleting the plasmoid, tried wicd (couldnt configure with...
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    [kubuntu] wvdial assistance

    Ive searched and have not found a solution for this one yet.
    After upgrading from Kubuntu 8.10 to 9.04 my network manager broke. Kubuntu 8.10 originally found my e220 USB HSDPA wireless broadband...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

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    I've done something cool... it appears to work...
    But its not wrapping the text from my RSS feed:lolflag:

    I think maybe you were talking about something completely different?
    The...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    A bit more detail in this image so you can see better
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    I think I'll just show a screenshot here so you can see the result for yourself.

    As you can see the output from the rss variable is overwritten by
    EDDDDDDDDDDF
    DDDDDDDDDDDD
    GDDDDDDDDDDC

    I'm...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Chrinos:

    For your information and my assistance:


    alignment top_left
    background yes
    cpu_avg_samples 2
    default_color lightgrey
    default_outline_color green
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    1. Definitely is executable - I just checked.
    2. Bingo... I omitted the forward slash at the start of the file path... I am such a noob.

    This has changed what is displayed where my surf report...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    OK Crinos... I'm trying it this way.

    I have two Conkies running in a folder - named Conky...
    Your shell script as supplied is also in this folder.
    When I call the script from the appropriate...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Thanks Bruce.
    My text buffer size is set at 1024 - I doubled it - and it made no difference.

    However I did discover that the text from the feed prints out off the edge of the window. I doubled...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Could someone please explain to me why this rss feed is being cut off after the first line or two?


    alignment top_left
    background yes
    cpu_avg_samples 2
    default_color lightgrey...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    cantinflasa:

    Nice.
    Low profile, simple. Provides the essential information.

    And I understand that code:)
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    So much easier than what I was going to try...which wouldn't have worked anyway if the shadows were being drawn there...and now I know
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

    I found it under : System settings > Desktop effects > General
    Under the general tab I unchecked the "shadows" checkbox to resolve this issue.
    ...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    I'm not running Compiz. Should I be?
    I saw those fancy effects and thought I didn't want to use any more resources. After all they're just effects aren't they?
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    I think I'll try to do something about that hard line where the conky window outline is overlaid on the desktop wallpaper. (Over the water on the lower left of the screenshot). Perhaps by blurring or...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    And the screenshot
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Here is the present state of my conky.
    I've tried to make the information 'blend' as much as possible into the wallpaper image, using colours and placement of the information.

    My next efforts are...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    Grash:

    Here is my conkyrc script at the moment:


    alignment top_right
    background yes
    cpu_avg_samples 2
    default_color lightgrey
    default_outline_color green
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