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    [SOLVED] Re: giPlayer working again

    Thanks Mr Bob for all your work on giPlayer - it has proved to be an excellent GUI for get_iplayer, making it much easier to download BBC programmes.

    There's one "fly in the ointment" though...
  2. [wubi] Re: Looking for advice on moving from Wubi to full install

    You may also want to try Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" LTS, which is based on Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" LTS, but has different desktop interfaces: a choice between Cinnamon (I'm currently using this one -...
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    Re: Do any UK retailers sell blank laptops?

    How about this laptop (the Novatech nSpire N1522) from Novatech (http://www.novatech.co.uk):

    http://www.novatech.co.uk/laptop/range/novatechnspiren1522.html

    At 285, it's a bit over your 225...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X53Z Laptop - question about compatibility with Ubuntu

    Thanks Ranger,

    Yes Ubuntu does work well on a wide variety of hardware, which is great: I do have a small Zotac ZBOX "nettop" as a desktop PC with an AMD E-350 Fusion APU (dual core 64-bit - and...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X53Z Laptop - question about compatibility with Ubuntu

    Well, as a follow-up to my own post:

    Someone has added an extra review (currently last in the list of 5) saying that this laptop works just fine with Ubuntu 12.04:
    ...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad L430: Wifi rtl8188ce Unstable Connection

    Hi,

    Unfortunately I have exactly the same problem with a Realtek RTL8188CE WiFi Card in my Lenovo ThinkPad X121e (with AMD E-350 APU), intermittant / poor connection (but apparently strong signal)...
  7. [ubuntu] Asus X53Z Laptop - question about compatibility with Ubuntu

    Hi,

    I'm possibly interested in purchasing the Asus X53Z laptop, as follows:

    http://www.ebuyer.com/351622-asus-x53z-laptop-x53z-sx066v

    This uses the AMD A6-3400 APU (incorporating the HD...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Buying a Laptop in the UK with Ubuntu pre-installed / no-OS

    Hi Matt,

    I have found that Novatech (based in Portsmouth I believe) sell laptops with no Operating System installed:

    http://www.novatech.co.uk/laptop/

    For example, the Novatech nSpire 2760...
  9. [all variants] Re: Linux Server ideas for SBS equivalent, plus Groupware

    @zerubbabel: many thanks for your suggestion (I've only just seen your reply!), I'll take a look at Nuxeo, sounds interesting.

    As a general update, I'm still investigating Groupware, but now Linux...
  10. [all variants] Re: Linux Server ideas for SBS equivalent, plus Groupware

    @DRDos2006: Thanks for the suggestion of Citadel (yes I had already listed it), I'll take a closer look at this one.

    @SeijiSensei: thanks for the information on using Smart Hosts / Relay Hosts for...
  11. [all variants] Re: Linux Server ideas for SBS equivalent, plus Groupware

    Hi,

    Many thanks for your replies, sorry for my own late response. (And sorry for the length of my original post, I was just trying to lay out the background to my requirements).

    Herman,...
  12. [all variants] Linux Server ideas for SBS equivalent, plus Groupware

    Hi,

    I am researching the possibility of using a GNU/Linux distribution as the basis for a replacement for Microsoft SBS (Small Business Server) plus Exchange and SharePoint, and would welcome and...
  13. [ubuntu] Zotac ZBOX Mini-PC choice - advice requested

    Hi,

    I am looking for a small "nettop"-style PC to act as both an occasional "spare" desktop PC and as a low-wattage home server, and am particularly interested in the following ZOTAC ZBOX models:...
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    Re: Java 4-Ever Trailer

    Me too! Actually, I still use VB6 and Visual Studio 6 for many things, and have finally decided to go 100% cross-platform (skipping .NET - can't afford or justify Visual Studio 2010 anyway!), using...
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