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    Re: HOWTO: Persistant DNS Caching with pdnsd.

    I'm afraid I'm still using Gutsy (where it still works fine, using the original instructions), but any Hardy users are welcome to step in here.
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    Re: HOWTO: Persistant DNS Caching with pdnsd.

    From the original post:
  3. Re: No sensless eyecandy, just solid working basic functions

    I'm not even suggesting that regression is caused by eye candy.

    I am saying that headline-catching features (e.g., Compiz et al) working out of the box is all very nice. Regressions of...
  4. Re: No sensless eyecandy, just solid working basic functions

    On the original topic, it has been disappointing to find regressions in some of the everyday stuff. I'm thinking of SD card readers and photo import, for example, both of which worked on Dapper, but...
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    Re: HOWTO: Persistant DNS Caching with pdnsd.

    Shouldn't you Aussies be in bed by now? ;)

    Don't imagine that I understand the docs for pdnsd! A search in the page for 'empty' just brought up the right line.

    The cache is persistent across...
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    Re: HOWTO: Persistant DNS Caching with pdnsd.

    It would appear that your network interface is not eth0, but the changes that the OpenDNS instructions give will become active at a reboot anyway.
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    Re: HOWTO: Persistant DNS Caching with pdnsd.

    Hi.

    Apologies for not responding to queries earlier (except things like 'It won't work'). Thanks for contributions from others, which have mostly answered the questions, I think.

    I have since...
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    HOWTO: Persistent DNS Caching with pdnsd.

    A common complaint on the Ubuntu forums (and many other Linux sites, it seems) is the slow DNS look-up performance, especially compared with the same hardware running Windows.

    One way of improving...
  9. Re: How to install sylpheed, one of the best desktop email clients for Linux

    Well, very old versions are in the repositories, with little chance of them being brought up to date for existing Ubuntu releases.
  10. Re: How to install sylpheed, one of the best desktop email clients for Linux

    I came across Sylpheed-Claws as a refugee from Evolution (troubles with multiple POP/SMTP accounts and Palm sync). It's refreshing to get back to a mail client instead of an integrated suite, for...
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