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  1. Re: Join the fight against malicious commands given to new users

    This is a great idea. I'm in.
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    Re: Display properties

    didn't work. danget, guess I'm going to have to clean all of ubuntu's drivers and use the ones from AMD...

    $ fglrxinfo
    display: :0.0 screen: 0
    OpenGL vendor string: Tungsten Graphics, Inc....
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    Re: Display properties

    Actually, that's exactly what I am looking for.

    I get no response from fglrx

    I am using the packaged drivers (I've done nothing special)
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    Re: Display properties

    I work on a 17" HPMX70 @ 1024x768, 60 Hz, but I can go higher.

    My problem is actually this:

    Either my Monitor or vid card is getting burned out. The screen has been slowly getting dark for...
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    Display properties

    Is there a way to adjust display properties? I'm using 7.10 and Gnome on an ATI Radeon 8500LE. I've read tutorials , searched through man pages and googled it to death!
    (I'm actually talking about...
  6. Re: Should my girlfriend get a computer with Linux?

    That all depends on what she looks like...post some pictures and we'll let you know. :-D
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    Re: Poll: IMs help teens avoid embarrassment

    This is a maturity issue. Grow up, face your fears and learn to cope. Failing to learn these mechanisms early in life will only serve to hurt you in the future. Some pain and embarrassment is...
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    soundtaxi will make drm files standard mp3 files.

    wine WMPor use crossover office for video, it's being played in Linux, so that counts.

    No webcam drivers? Maybe 10 years ago, but I can record...
  9. Re: Whats the coolest thing you can do in Linux you cant in windows or mac?

    I can chat directly with the developers on forums and irc to pose new ideas without getting snotty replies or demeaning comments.
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    Ardour is free and is easily professional quality audio tool.
    QDVD-Author is capable of making professional DVD's
    This explains how to do pro video editing in linux

    I could go on, but I think...
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    Other than the rendering of a 3d model with an alpha layer in tact and bluray discs, there are Linux products that are capable of professional results.
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    maybe a little late, but here:

    Click manual partition:
    Enter the values;
    1 ext3 10Gb
    2 at the end of disk space 1 Gb Swap
    3 remainder as ext 3

    click next
    select the 10 Gb ext3 and use the...
  13. Re: Use a Blocklist on P2P or be Tracked 100% of the Time!

    I just wait until they come knocking on my door.
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    Re: How often do users clean out their computers

    Every three months I dust mine out.

    The file system gets cleaned everytime the wife finds my porn stash.
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    Re: Why Microsoft will never succeed online

    Yes, I agree whole heartedly. Konqueror and Gnome have never been known to use annoyingly repetative idiosyncracies. You know like starting everything with a K or a G.
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    yes, he could use gparted to shrink his swap space then resize the adjacent partiion to fill the gap. I personally use 8Gb root, 1Gb SWAP, rest for home. If gparted will do any damage to your data...
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    Re: Should the Ubuntu package suffix be changed?

    Uniformity is also one of the many reasons MS products are easily succeptable to viruses, malware and spyware.
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    Re: Should the Ubuntu package suffix be changed?

    I don't think it should change at all. Nor do I care about universal packaging, source pm, or even coming up with a "linux standard" package.

    Diversity is what makes linux, liniux. You may have a...
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    The avatar...aren't I lovely!
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    I use bluefish regularly in Debian. I have tried Quanta and it's Ok. Kompozer I have never tried, I'm a Gnome kinda guy. All that starting everything with a K stuff gets on my nerves ;-)
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    Re: The bet is on! Ubuntu vs. Microsoft

    What a great read this has been! It's not often you get a fair review from an MS user just switching. Of course, it's even more rare to have a just switching topic that linux users don't go over the...
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    Re: Sword of the New World, now F2P, lets WINE it

    So, does it work or not?
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    Re: HOWTO: Lexmark Printers

    Nope, not yet. Give me time...it's the one thing I have very little of. I'm the father of kids, 2 and 3 years old, and have a job that demands 12 hour days...As soon as I get it, this will be the...
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    Re: HOWTO: Lexmark Printers

    Not at all, it is appearing as though I'm going to have to do it from scratch. However, Ubuntu does acknowledge there is a lexmark 2300 series printer hooked up to it, so they are talking, they just...
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    Re: HOWTO: Lexmark Printers

    I look forward to generating a driver for the Lexmark X2350 all in one, thanx for the starter kit.
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