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  1. Re: Is Ubuntu/Linux less susceptible to viruses and spyware?

    +1.

    The little I've heard about the handfull of viruses that can effect a Linux box is usually because the user is stupid enough to install something they really shouldn't have.

    As someone...
  2. Thread: Coffee

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    Re: Coffee

    +1

    As someone who grew up in the United States and is now living in Melbourne Australia, what Americans call "coffee" is generally not espresso coffee. Proper coffee comes from an espresso...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: MSI Wind u100 Ubuntu 10.04 Problems/Workarounds

    On this issue, with a u123 atleast, I solved it in 9.10 with a bios update. But, if you don't want to do that, I have heard, but not certain, that this issue was fixed in 10.04.

    On the issue of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: All in one printer

    I have nothing but love for my HP photosmart c3100. Simply plugged it in via usb, Ubuntu detected it, did some configuration stuff, and I was printing and scanning in less than 10 minutes. No need...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New User Issues

    What warface said.

    Synaptic has everything the software center has and more, but the GUI is not quite as nice.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with DosBox 0.74

    +1 to that.

    Then withing dosbox, just type "intro" and it will tell you how to mount a C drive and give you some basic DOS commands.

    Have fun.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New User Issues

    Don't know about the network problem, but the MP3 problem should be solved if you install restricted extras

    Do a search for restricted extras in the synaptic package manager (not software center)...
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    Re: Ubuntu vs Windows

    +1 to those who mentioned that, depending on the type of computer, some Ubuntu releases will work out of the box, some will not. I recently updated to 10.04 on my MSI netbook and it's been generally...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Notification

    When you check, what sort of updates are available? The manager separates them into "important security updates" and "recommended updates."

    I believe the system won't tell you about recommended...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 9.04 to 10.04, should I change?

    10.04 is working great for me, but, as the other guys said, if you have any doubts, just wait a little bit.

    You're going to want to upgrade eventually because they'll stop doing updates for 9.04,...
  11. Thread: Why why why

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    [SOLVED] Re: Why why why

    What model of drive is it? Are you on a laptop or desktop - is it external? If it's external, alot of drives will use phantom power via USB and there may be something funky going on when there is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help for a Noob

    Hey mate,

    No one has any problems helping noobs round here, it's where everyone starts. I don't think I'll be able to help you, but those who will will probably need to know the specs on your...
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    [ubuntu] Re: launching .exe files

    it depends on the .exe

    .exe doesn't work in Ubuntu (it's a windows format). You can have a go opening them in Wine though -> downloaded through the software center.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen flickers and blacks out

    Cool, give it a go. It may not work of course so try booting from a CD or USB first.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Screen flickers and blacks out

    Hey, is this your first Ubuntu install? I was having similar problems with 9.10 on my MSI netbook. It was fixed with a bios update, but I also hear the problem has been fixed in 10.04.

    Have you...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where did my wireless networks go?

    I'm fairly stumped...

    Seeing as it was working and then suddenly stopped...

    Did you run any updates in the last session when your wireless was working?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where did my wireless networks go?

    Ok.

    Is the problem that the network applet is gone or that when you click on it there are no networks available in the dropdown menu?

    I assume you're only having a problem with wireless...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Where did my wireless networks go?

    Are you on a laptop?

    It could be something as simple as you turned off wireless. It depends on the model of your computer, but, for example, on my MSI netbook, I can toggle wireless on and off...
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    [other] Re: Ubuntu for Eee PC?

    The specs aren't much to work with, are they!

    BUT, given that, whatever you put on that machine, there's not a whole lot you can do with it save surf the net and a bit of work processing.

    So...
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    [ubuntu_studio] Re: please help me

    Alot of USB modems work out of the box, some don't...

    what brand of USB modem have you got?
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    [ubuntu] Re: DC power jack loose

    Sounds like either you lost a screw somewhere (since everything is moving) or you've lost some solder. Either way, it should be a fairly and inexpensive repair.
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    Re: what does it mean to be rickrolled?

    +1 - but to answer the original question, here is the wikipedia article on rickrolling

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rickrolling

    and yes, that is the real link.

    I find rickrolling hilarious,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 3G Wireless Dongle

    I've read various reports on huwaie modems. Some just work when you plug them in, some are a little trickier.

    The trickier ones seem to come down to the fact that they are both a modem and a USB...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from Windows

    I don't do any multimedia type stuff, so I be way off, but wouldn't virtual box or some sort of windows emulator be terribly slow with something as intensive as multimedia editing?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Switching from Windows

    +1 to that.

    There is, of course, the option of duel booting and using windows only for your creative programs but Ubuntu for your day to day activities.
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