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    Re: Cinnamon - New Alternative to Gnome Shell

    I was about to do a cli install of Ubuntu 11.10 to slap Gnome 3 on but found this gem http://ubuntu-gs-remix.sourceforge.net/p/home/ just a bare bones Ubuntu with vanilla gnome 3, and added cinnamon....
  2. Re: Anyone tried Xubuntu Natty as an alternative to Unity?

    4.8 is really pretty sweet, and Xfce has come along very very nice. I have a small aversion to using anything becides LTS versions though so I'll prolly wait for the next Xubuntu LTS to come out.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: If I had a USB dongle for broadband, could I share it?

    Dr. Nick is right, I been sharing a Sprint mobile broadband connection for over 2 years that way. Works like a charm.

    1 - plug mobile broadband to main PC thats always on and get it connected. (I...
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    Re: What is the name of your computer(s)?

    "This damn thing"
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    Re: What will you guys do when gnome 2 is gone?

    XFCE 4.8 is really pretty slick so I'll be using that on all my older stuff. Actually I may even use it on my newer stuff too. Xubuntu seems "cleaner" than Ubuntu to me for some reason, I cant really...
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    Poll: Re: Gnome 2, Gnome 3, KDE, XFCE, LXDE, Unity?

    Xfce does everything I need it to do and its not a huge resource hog, even though saving resources is not a priority for me. I use it as a full on DE and add a ton of crap, and it still keeps on...
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    Re: No Interest in 11.04

    Check out the new 4.8 Xfce desktop in Xubuntu 11.04.
    I'm sure long time users of Gnome will love what they have done with Xfce. After 10 minutes of Xubuntu 11.04 beta 1 I wouldn't dream of going...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu & Yahoo messenger

    http://geny.sourceforge.net/

    the updated MeeGo version, cams actually come in crystal clear, and it logs into the Yahoo! servers pretty damn fast. All the features of Yahoo! messenger aside from...
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    Re: Wine should be installed by default

    The list of windows programs that do not have a linux alternative is getting smaller and smaller. I think eventually wine is gonna become maybe not obsolete, as much as it will become not needed. My...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Manager Issue In Lubuntu

    Thank you very much Phill. I used fix #2. Now I can use Lubuntu on all my PC's.
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    [SOLVED] Network Manager Issue In Lubuntu

    First off mad, mad, ultra mad props on Lubuntu!!! If I made a distro from scratch it would have been Lubuntu, cept I'm sure my theming would have been horrible. Now Ive installed on a couple of my...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Lubuntu/Mint9LXDE

    Peppermint-ICE version seems to be even faster, and smaller than PeppermintOS, but Id still give Lubuntu an edge on stability, and support. CrunchBang is always a great option, and there forums are...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lubuntu do not detect 3g mobile broadband huawei

    @jpxsat
    After you install modemmanager, plug in your 3g modem, and right click your network manager icon down by the clock. You should now see a new checkbox that says enable mobile broadband, if...
  14. Re: Linux = Google Chrome Browser according to best buy.

    Is this sarcasm thing in the repos, and what version should I install?
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    [kde] Re: Is KDE the black sheep of the Ubuntu family?

    KDE via kubuntu for me has always felt like it was done half-assed. It always feels clunky, and the font rendering is horrible no matter what I tried. Now KDE via chakra is like someone turned on a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Using IE in Linux

    The very best way to use IE in Ubuntu is to install the stable wine in your repo, and run

    wget http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks
    in a terminal then run

    sh winetricks ie6
    It works great....
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    [all variants] Re: In search of stop smoking meter

    moster, you are 100% right. Its best just to try to forget you ever smoked. Seeing a meter or reading about something your trying to avoid just keeps it fresh in your mind. I know I quit 4 times...
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    Re: Need help with Wine compatibility

    The newest version of wine 1.1.29 broke a couple of my programs, so I had to roll back to the stable version 1.0.1. If you had a program working before and now its not working Im sure its this new...
  19. Thread: Zinc 1.1.9 bug?

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    [xubuntu] Re: Zinc 1.1.9 bug?

    I spent another good hour or 2 today messing around and Im really stumped, its like not even reading it off the usrpwd at all, and I tried a reinstall, and same thing.
  20. Thread: Zinc 1.1.9 bug?

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    [xubuntu] Zinc 1.1.9 bug?

    Since updating zinc to the new version with the YMSG16 protocal, I cant get it to change rooms. Anyone else having troubles, or found a cure? Ive wasted a good hour messing with it, and now my last...
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    Re: Which is your favourite linux application?

    Parcellite - Great when editing html, saves time.
    Zinc - I always have it open to a yahoo chat room
    Tilda - Great for running zinc with that imbedded into the desktop look.
    XChat - For keeping up...
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    Re: greetings from Opera browser

    I remember when Opera first came out. It cost 35 bucks, and it fit on a floppy disc. I still use it to this day whenever FireFox takes a dump, which for me seems to be quite often.
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    Re: yahoo blocking pidgin ?

    YVW Glad I could help!
    The way I understand is the mud servers are patched servers to fix all the exploits, like the flooders and booters and what not. I just heard that Yahoo is fixing there...
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    Re: yahoo blocking pidgin ?

    Just switch to the mud servers, there faster and safer.
    Im using cs101.msg.mud.yahoo.com right now on Pidgin, Zinc, CenterIM, and Yahelite.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Uninstalling out dated kernals

    Ubuntu Tweak has a clean-kernel and a clean-config option.
    http://ubuntu-tweak.com/
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