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    [wubi] Re: Wubi vs. VirtualBox

    I currently write for a "how to" tech blog at Make Tech Easier (apologies for the blog spam!) and I frequently test a LOT of software for Windows 7. So, to ensure that my actual installation isn't...
  2. Re: Building a Desktop PC (must work with Ubuntu)

    Oh wow completely forgot about this thread.

    I actually finished building my PC:

    http://www.techcomet.com/2010/02/update-my-journey-to-build-my-dream-pc.html...
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    Re: I think it's impossible to NOT use Windows.

    Try Amarok.

    Rhythmbox is like iTunes (lack of features).
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    Re: It's impossible to NOT use Windows.

    It is a generalisation, but how many schools do you know that use solely linux? I know a few that use mainly Macs but there is always a Windows PC.

    Let me give you a simple example. I was IT admin...
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    Re: I think it's impossible to NOT use Windows.

    Glad you enjoyed reading it. I fear I can get a little verbose at times!

    Just thought I'd add some fire to the discussion...

    What about Mac?

    But seriously, at work (I am a lawyer) I HAVE TO...
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    Re: I think it's impossible to NOT use Windows.

    In answer to your question I will give the oft-used answer yes and no.

    I came to Ubuntu from XP around 2006. At the time, there was basically no AV or Firewall that worked well without eating up a...
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    Re: I think it's impossible to NOT use Windows.

    As the thread has been resurrected, I thought I would update my opinion:

    A while back I said the following on this thread:



    Recently, I purchased a desktop and after much deliberation I...
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    Re: Which OS for a netbook?

    Looks interesting but how is LXDE or whatever it is called? I don't think I really need something "lightweight" as ubuntu is already a relatively "light OS". What I am looking for is more ease of use...
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    Re: Which OS for a netbook?

    Debian Testing? I tried Puppy a while back on my original laptop and besides the UI not being very pleasant it was a headache to find apps for. My "can't-live-without" apps include skype which means...
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    Which OS for a netbook?

    After a long hiatus I have decided to once again start posting on UbuntuForums!

    I have been happily using Windows 7 for the last 2 months on my custom built desktop. Prior to that I was a long...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Control Amarok from Android Phone

    have sent you a PM
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    [ubuntu] Re: Control Amarok from Android Phone

    Sincere apologies for not getting back to you sooner.
    About 2 weeks back I decided to buy a new desktop and owing to a number of factors (primary among them the fact that I was a bit disappointed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Is it me or is Google Chrome slow in Ubuntu

    I'm on Windows 7 now and Chrome is blazing through everything!

    see my blog for more info :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Thanks for the help guys...

    Finally settled on the specs here:

    I have outlined my final specs and thoughts here:
    http://www.techcomet.com/2010/02/update-my-journey-to-build-my-dream-pc.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Why would I need a third hard drive? I already have the SSD which I plan to partition.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Wow that looks pretty good..suddenly I'm excited.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Is there anything like the "nvidia-settings". What do I do if I have multiple monitors or need to do something a little "special"?

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Thanks for the reassurance. If you see the original post I mentioned I was really scared. Almost bought a nVidia card!

    Is it the same to install? Do I just open up the hardware driver's menu?
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Thanks for all the feedback:

    Media Player - DoubleTwist looks pretty good as I have an Android phone as well. Has anyone used this before?

    Dual Booting: The only reason I am considering...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Do all the latest games work on XP?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Thanks for the suggestions.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Oh really? Didn't realise?

    But yea I think iTunes is a good idea for the iPod...but hopefully it can manage my 10,000+ library.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Haha...wow that isn't much fun...I really don't feel like leaving the penguin (sounds a little x-rated).
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    Comodo looks good. Never been a fan of deluge or ktorrent but uTorrent looks good.

    Well if you have a look at the thread apparently ATI graphics cards don't work well on Ubuntu.

    I will install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from UBUNTU to WINDOWS

    uTorrent looks good and I like how it can allow you to download from RSS feeds.

    Didn't realise that OpenOffice was available for Windows as well :)

    Never used MediaMonkey will have to have a...
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