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    Re: Resurrect my trusty on P4 again or not?

    already going down that road ;) that is one good thing about my role I'm generally the first person to handle the goods! and plus the it guys have a clear out.....laptop bag anyone?! lol

    I think...
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    Re: Resurrect my trusty on P4 again or not?

    @morgan141
    yes, I'll probably be going the diy route, just I'd been looking at i3 machines as I have built all my previous machines. It was just more a quick fix!

    I'll be keeping my eyes peeled!
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    Re: Resurrect my trusty on P4 again or not?

    @ for.i.am.root
    Good suggestion and will keep it in mind! The HD didn't want to work, cos some stupid idiot......didn't give it power! DOH! lol

    @ morgan141 & mips
    I hadn't thought of it like...
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    Re: Resurrect my trusty on P4 again or not?

    Yeah I'd noticed that, but I don't like throwing things out, still got my p3! lol But I suppose there is a time where enough is enough....time for a clear out....

    Anyone else with any suggestions...
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    Resurrect my trusty on P4 again or not?

    It's happened again, my trusty old P4 has thrown the rattle out of its pram again, this time its the video card. I've picked a 5 card off ebay, finally got to install it last night and the monitor...
  6. Re: If given the challenge, would you live in Shell for a week? (No GUI)

    hmmm, I kinda like the idea of going cli for a week after reading the replies. It would be an experience I'm sure!!

    The only thing is I really need a working pc! But if I'm going to setup a home...
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    Re: Handheld Gaming

    I don't have any handheld consoles, the other half has a samsung s2, so that counts as one though. I've played on it a few times, but our son uses day in day out! And yes the few games I've played...
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    Re: resolution problem after upgrade to 10.04

    I keep a working xorg file and have done since hardy, as I have resolution with my dodgy hardware!

    So just keep a backup of xorg.conf and a note of where it should be (/etc/x11) and that should be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank screen at login (10.04)

    Well I've pretty much stopped using 10.04 now, just too annoying, in due course I will delete it completely. I'm disappointed about it, as all apart from one thing works just the way I liked it! So...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Get Connected Grant - Ubuntu environment for adults with learning disabilities

    That sounds like a fantastic project, there are people out there that need these grants, but all to often in this country the wrong people get what they don't really need.

    I'm no expert, but like...
  11. Thread: Oldest Ubuntu

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    Re: Oldest Ubuntu

    Still got the desktop version of Hardy on this very pc I'm replying on, may get rid of 10.04, if I can't get this annoying issue fixed, but that's in my other thread.

    I'm sure somewhere I might...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu 11.04

    Before I go any further, you're number 1 priority is backup your precious data.

    I've recently upgraded my Lubuntu install via the command line and I didn't have any problems. Keep in mind though...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Blank screen at login (10.04)

    I don't like bumping my own thread, but is there anyone with some suggestions?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Home Network and Links

    How about using NFS for your linux boxes, you'll get better transfer rates. Here is a link for an NFS setup

    Also this howto for Samba might help, as this is what I followed to get my shares...
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    [ubuntu] Blank screen at login (10.04)

    The only way for me to login at the moment is to go to tty1 and then run this

    sudo service gdm restart

    I've tried reinstalling gdm but that hasn't worked.

    I don't remember any new updates,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tips for beginner

    Click the links in my signature, Psychocats is written by aysiu from these forums, I found it a big help when I started out with Ubuntu.
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    Poll: Re: Should we keep the compiz cube in unity?

    +1 for the cube.

    As said previously, nothing quicker than mouse flicking to the next desktop. Plus and its a big plus, Unity doesn't like my machine, so I'm sticking with 10.04 for my main usage.
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS or Ubuntu 10.10?

    +1

    I stuck with Hardy 8.04 till Lucid, as 8.10 didn't want to play with my pc.

    But there again, I have tried 10.10 in Lubuntu as well as Ubuntu and I do agreed its pretty good, so either one...
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    Re: to TAB or not to TAB

    I have a hard time seeing where the Tablet comes in to play myself. I'm not like Roasted, I don't own an ultra portable laptop or smartphone, but I do agree with him. Why do you need a tablet if...
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    [ubuntu] Re: install linux ubuntu

    +1 for the above, have the same model laptop , maybe not the same spec can't remember(needs a new power lead!) I didn't have a problem with 10.04, dare I say it I even had Knoppix 6.4 running compiz,...
  21. Re: Would anyone be interested in petitioning the mozilla foundation for some sanity?

    +1
    Just looking at this thread, before I posted that link! Makes things alot clearer.
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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    I can handle this...........b....u.....m......p.......
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    Re: ^ < v (Or: The Most Amazing Game Ever)

    ^ 2.3

    < Is it hometime yet I wanna get out of this place as its Friday!

    v What plans do you have for the weekend ahead?
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    Re: Post your CTRL+V's

    warded to the facility in the destination c
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    [ubuntu] Re: Anyway of using Outlook PST file in linux?

    Thanks for the replies, I think wine's a no go, just looked at winehq, seems like Outlook won't even install! I did say to him about Thunderbird, which he hadn't heard of! So that might be a...
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