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    [ubuntu] Re: To change or not to

    I think you should first discuss with your son what operating system he would like to use and if he plays games and uses software that will not run on Ubuntu and must use windows. Do not however pay...
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    Re: Chromium Likely to Replace Firefox

    It seems to me they are likely to forge ahead with it, based on the webkit backend and that discussion video. I also use two browsers, one for general surfing and one for opening things like gmail...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Minimal install - network manager

    Gnome network manager pulls in quite a few packages so perhaps see if you can get wicd working first. I've installed it on my xubuntu-desktop --no recommends build and it works fine


    WICD
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    [ubuntu] Re: using copy & past in a terminal window

    Most terminals you can also highlight a word or or area of text from a webpage or document and middle-click(scroll wheel if your mouse has it) in the terminal window.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hello, brand new........

    I think Ubuntu will try to transfer your files from windows if you allow it to 'install side by side with windows'(which is often called dual booting) but it's not something I'd trust. If you are...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Keeping Firefox updated in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid ?

    The stable ppa has been purged because Mozilaa went to a rapid release cycle for Lucid onwards. Unfortunately Lucid is now at end of support for updates so I would advise you upgrade to a supported...
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    Re: Can't create LiveCD from .iso

    Are you trying to run the disk from inside windows?
  8. Re: Really bad experience with Ubuntu Linux (Unity, 13.04)

    I don't like Unity very much at all. But I love Ubuntu, which is why I always run Xubuntu or Xfce on a minimal install. So good to have the choice. I also avoid newer releases until the guinea...
  9. Thread: E Books?

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    [ubuntu] Re: E Books?

    Calibre is very good.
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    [ubuntu] Re: hello, brand new........

    You can also install Ubuntu from a USB stick or pendrive.

    http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

    You'll also find that using Ubuntu you no longer get the majority of your software from the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: hello, brand new........

    Ubuntu can do most anything other OS's can do but some of the software and drivers you use may be different.

    Be aware also that Ubuntu is only one of many variants of Linux and uses a desktop...
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    Re: New Voyager 12.10 64bit distribution

    MD5SUM 64 c963af51666257bb9fb74ab2cb1575fd
    MD5SUM 32 4854fafd3cbcd23ee4e2a35b514d42ff

    I used Unetbootin to create my LiveUSB and had no problems.
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    Re: New Voyager 12.10 64bit distribution

    The torrent showed a few days for me as well but I left it running for 2 hours while I did something outside and it was finished when I came back.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: How to completely remove and block Facebook in Ubuntu?

    Firefox add-ons


    Adblock Plus add on with subs from this page https://www.fanboy.co.nz/

    Ghostery add on

    Cookie Monster add on manager and disable all cookies in Firefox settings. This...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 - 12.10 Fresh Install

    Here is the official downloads for the bootable iso images. If you have Brasero there on your 9.04 that will be fine to burn a DVD or on Windows the default inbuilt right click and burn to CD. You...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 - 12.10 Fresh Install

    If you sort the problem with booting from disk first out in your bios if all goes well then the whole process will become pretty painless. I myself have recently installed 12.10 as I like the updated...
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    [xubuntu] Re: copy a file from win host to Xubuntu guest

    Have you installed the Extension Pack from this page?

    Also consider online storage like gmail, etc and using a USB drive or stick as a temporary workaround to transfer the file until you get it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 9.04 - 12.10 Fresh Install

    Wubi.exe is designed to install alongside windows. If you have the correct 12.10.iso image burned to disc then it should boot automatically as long as you have selected boot from disk in your bios....
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    [ubuntu] Re: 1st time downloader

    I would recommend you use the program called Unetbootin which automates the whole process of a bootable live USB. You can read more about it and download it from here.
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    Re: New Voyager 12.10 64bit distribution

    It is available in 32 bit from both direct download and torrent, although for me being in Australia the direct download seemed very slow, so I switched to the torrent which was reasonably fast. Also...
  21. Re: Help with this Xubuntu based distro: Voyager 12.10

    Very nice painting.
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    Re: What OS do you prefer?

    I'm a bit confused with the Fedora talk here and flash. I installed Fedora 18 last week and flash worked out of the box.

    Edit: on second thought I may have enabled 3rd party repositories.
  23. [all variants] Re: compiz not starting, what am i doing wrong?

    I just recently did this using this guide I found.

    Maybe your problems are originating at number 3.
    http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/how-to-set-up-compiz-in-xubuntu-1210-or.html
  24. [lubuntu] Re: is it possibole to have a video as a screensaver?

    I remember also you could do this through VLC somehow.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Probably a dumb question, but how do I solve this?

    Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand lines typed into a terminal. Find the program called Gparted on your machine, if you have to install it do so, then run it and see what it shows you.
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