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  1. Re: GNU/Linux certified PC OEMs are getting more expensive for home consumers

    I think QIII hit the nail on the head! I ended up with exactly what I wanted on a modest budget.
  2. Re: GNU/Linux is getting more expensive for home consumers

    It all depends on what you want. I recently bought a modest priced Lenovo G70-35 laptop, wiped Windows and installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 development. I couldn't be happier! I do not have much money...
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    Re: Change user name request.

    I sent you a pm. I am the dcosner you found. I can not remember the name of the company I used before Comcast bought them out though, for my old e-mail address.
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    Change user name request.

    A long time ago my user name here was exploder. When I switched ISP's and the log on changed on the forum I messed up my user name and ended up with dcosner. Here are the three names required...
  5. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Is 16.04 worthwhile for games on amd desktops?

    Under 15.10 Steam would not load on my kids computer unless I used the proprietary driver... My Lenovo G70-35 with an A8 processor runs just fine with the open source driver. My HP 531 with an E1...
  6. [ubuntu_mate] Re: Is 16.04 worthwhile for games on amd desktops?

    I have two AMD laptops running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 but I do not play any games. I do have concerns about my kids desktop though because they use Steam. The kids system is running 15.10 and I guess they...
  7. Re: When there is only a little time to visit the Forums, what are your go to ones?

    Development and Cafe, that's where the fun is!:D
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    Re: March Madness Screen-Shot Thread

    Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on my brand new Lenovo G70-35 laptop.

    http://s26.postimg.org/g7pf3o9rp/Ubuntu_Mate.jpg
  9. Re: MUTINY! Ubuntu MATE 16.04 Adds Unity-Style Desktop Layout

    It's cool that Ubuntu Mate offers so much customization with the click of your mouse! Very nice!:D
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    Re: How to type the square root symbol?

    I had class last night, under Windows 7 clicking on the button made the symbol appear. In LMDE 2 Cinnamon and Ubuntu Mate the only way to make the symbol appear was \sqrt. Both Windows and Linux...
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    Re: How to type the square root symbol?

    I can make the symbol with \sqrt. Funny thing is some of the other ones just appear when I click on them.
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    Re: How to type the square root symbol?

    I have tried all the suggestions but am completely lost. I need a simplified explanation I guess.

    Edit: We all missed the obvious! The symbols were on the left side of the web app itself! I really...
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    Re: How to type the square root symbol?

    Thanks for the reply but I tried that and it would not work...

    This is the software I am trying to type the symbol in.

    http://s26.postimg.org/pxp0x6hrp/Screenshot_from_2016_02_25_12_26_35.jpg
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    Re: How to type the square root symbol?

    It's a US keyboard. I need the symbol that looks like a check mark sort of division symbol, hard to describe....
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    How to type the square root symbol?

    I am running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on my laptop. I desperately need to know how to type the square root symbol to do my math assignments for college. I have searched and searched but have not found...
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    Re: Dazzling December Screenshots

    Enjoying Manjaro 15.12 KDE on my spare computer.

    http://s26.postimg.org/wx1nmvqet/Manjaro_KDE.jpg
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    Re: Repurposed old hardware - what's your story?

    I re-purposed a Dell Inspiron 531 and have been running Ubuntu 14.04 on it for quite a few months now. Believe it or not, I completely rebuilt it because I liked the look of it. I replaced the...
  18. Re: Got my Wild Dog Pro from System76 on Friday. Took a bunch of pics, check it out.

    Wow! Great looking system! Very nice!:D
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    Re: Homemade WiFi Extender

    Very cool! :D
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    Re: Why can't amd keep up with Intel - ?

    On a positive note though AMD processors are so much more affordable than Intel. For myself at least, if I am not running high end games performance is perfectly fine using an AMD processor or...
  21. Re: What was your reaction the first time you used Linux/Ubuntu?

    The first time I used Linux was with Caldara, it was interesting but challenging back then. My first lasting install was an early version of Mepis, from that point on I have been a Linux user.
  22. Re: A bit upset with performance of the AMD processor I purchased

    I have a pretty low end laptop that I picked up real cheap from a pawn shop when it was only a few months old. It's an HP 655 with an AMD E1 processor that runs at 1.4 GHz and also has the on chip...
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    Re: I'm in trouble for using linux at school?

    Compatibility in most cases with office suites these days mostly comes down to saving things using the right extension. It goes without saying that the original poster has the burden of support for...
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    Re: I'm in trouble for using linux at school?

    TheFu, You make very valid points. I agree with approaching this in a respectful way and I think it could be resolved easily with some letters to the school board.
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    Re: I'm in trouble for using linux at school?

    Your teacher is clearly not very knowledgeable! You are probably more qualified to teach a computer class than this teacher. Does this teacher have the final say? What I mean is, is there someone of...
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