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  1. Re: monitor: 'input not supported' after installing fglrx

    checked out benchmarks. the radeon open source driver is more inefficient, but not by alot. might just leave it, instead. figured out manual resolution with xrandr
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  2. Re: monitor: 'input not supported' after installing fglrx

    thank you for the info. do you know if this is the same for 12.04.5 ?
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    Re: NVIDIA's stock price

    after messing around with an AMD driver too much today, i'm not too surprised :x
  4. monitor: 'input not supported' after installing fglrx

    recently switched graphics card to a HD 6790. had to use a DVI to VGA adapter, the OS didn't have any problems using the open source driver. but once i install the proprietary driver it doesn't boot...
  5. Re: Popular sites using opensource technologies

    i forgot that netflix were also previously using freeBSD for the large majority of traffic. however i just saw a talk with mark shuttleworth from this year where he says everything has been moved to...
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    Re: Pixel Art icon set


    https://raw.githubusercontent.com/moka-project/moka-icon-theme/master/Moka/48x48/apps/accessories-calculator.png ...
  7. Re: Popular sites using opensource technologies

    don't know too much about the intricacies, but everything below is from memory -

    wikipedia is run on ubuntu, previously on red hat.
    google like debian for servers, with a customized file sytem,...
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    Re: places you see the ubuntu font

    https://sourceforge.net
    https://wordpress.com

    cannot particularly understand compulsion to list these
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    Re: Brightness and graphics card

    you could always just install this instead:
    https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/brightness-controller/
  10. Re: Can an ATX system be as efficient or nearly as efficient as a NUC, Brix, Mini ITX

    well generally laptops use alot less power than desktops - as they have to, to avoid draining the battery rapidly. so they use processors in laptops that are a chunk less powerful but alot more power...
  11. Re: Attempting to recover files from external HD (14.04)

    so how old is the hard drive ? are you saying the hard drive has failed, and is generally undetectable, and you want to recover data that you can't currently access ?

    plug the hard drive in, open...
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    Re: Good Travel Computer

    mmm personally i would absolutely go with a thinkpad.

    i had heard alot about thinkpads and their linux compatibility, and for the first time yesterday i used a friend's - and installed ubuntu on...
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    Re: places you see the ubuntu font

    found a list from a while ago. on it was also:
    https://www.habbo.com/

    [played that game many year ago]
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    Re: places you see the ubuntu font

    remembered another

    http://www.electricityinfo.org/suppliers.php
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    places you see the ubuntu font

    OK just wanted to see what kinds of websites people have seen the ubuntu font, around the internet

    here's a couple i noticed lately:
    http://citybagsluggage.co.uk/ne.html
    https://medium.com/
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    Re: Italy is moving to open source

    curiously kingsoft/WPS office is more popular than MS 'word' in china, despite the fact that piracy of windows is largely common there - microsoft said many years ago they made more money from the...
  17. Re: Is the Ubuntu font a good font to use on a resume?

    could depend on where you are applying to, and what kind of role.
    traditional/conservative company that doesn't change much: probably wants something traditional that isn't much different to a...
  18. Re: How 'well' does Ubuntu work for most of you guys?

    ^ yes i had graphics card problems with a RADEON 6670 when i first tried ubuntu/mint, but they have since been resolved in the latest FGLRX drivers, it seems, and it worked out of the box nowadays
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  19. Re: The end of Adobe Flash Player nearer than expected?

    is the end of adobe flash near ?

    hopefully. it's bulky, clunky, compared to HTML5
  20. Re: A smartphone, like toilet paper, is a disposable item with a limited life expecta

    yes i've read flip phones sales are growing in japan, lately

    on the topic of the title of this post - yes, a smartphone is disposable. but i think because it's a subsector of the technology...
  21. Re: Corenominal, the Crunchbang creator had gone Microsoft Windows!

    i use a window manager, after i read this for the first time:
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Maximizing_performance#The_first_thing_to_do
  22. Re: Corenominal, the Crunchbang creator had gone Microsoft Windows!

    but unity is one of the heaviest

    http://blog-imgs-68-origin.fc2.com/m/y/p/mypace75/cmp-all4.png

    ^ don't know how old/new the graph is

    but this has similar stats:...
  23. Re: How 'well' does Ubuntu work for most of you guys?

    i'm quite happy with the simplicity of ubuntu server, but i don't like how heavy unity is, so i don't run the desktop. and installing ubuntu-desktop seems to bring with it a tonne of things i don't...
  24. sticky bit and SGID at the same time ?

    i've been feeling especially confused today.

    can you think of a reason to use SGID and sticky bit on a directory at the same time ??

    i figured it could definitely help with accidents and...
  25. Re: Corenominal, the Crunchbang creator had gone Microsoft Windows!

    shocker

    he says it's about convenience ? to be honest i don't find windows any more or less convenient than linux, for a personal computer, but i feel more favorably towards the philosophies and...
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