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    [ubuntu] Re: beginners guide to torrents/deluge

    okay thanks for that. hadn't thought about the legality aspect but of course...
    just wanted to try out the torrent thing since it sits here and doesn't seem to do anything. and i am completely...
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    [ubuntu] beginners guide to torrents/deluge

    hi folks
    just wondering if anybody can point me at a really simple guide to downloading torrents (movies mostly) using deluge. i'm afraid it would need to be pretty simple as i'm new to the bit...
  3. Poll: Re: If you couldn't use Linux, what would you use?

    well folks, i'm afraid i would have to go back to the old pencil and paper(tm) o/s
    cheers
    capn t
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    Poll: Re: Lucid Lynx statistics

    bumpppppp
  5. Thread: eBooks?

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    Re: eBooks?

    i use calibre which i find pretty good. and try Gutenberg project for books. at
    http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
    they have a pretty wide selection in a variety of formats - i generally...
  6. [ubuntu] language tutor software, any good ones?

    hi everybody.
    is there any software that anyone can suggest for learning to speak another language? i was particularly interested in French, Italian, Arabic and Japanese but others useful too. i...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub wont boot

    hi audiomick
    firstly, thanks for the reply. however, i have now re-installed 8.10 and gone through the upgrade processes to get back to karmic. i can now boot and operate as normal, though this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub wont boot

    hi audiomick
    thanks. i was previously using 9.10, but that is where the problem seems to lie. i am just unable to access my laptop except with my 8.10 live disk as i have (foolishly) just upgraded...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Grub wont boot

    hi sxmaxchine and thanks.
    not having a lot of luck with the link you posted because the machine i'm accessing web on is an old windows pc and has no disk burner.
    i have managed to get on my real...
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    [SOLVED] Grub wont boot

    hi folks
    yesterday, booted fine. today, toshiba initial screen then get

    for about 0.5second then

    i think i remember a kernel update yesterday (could be wrong) but it booted okay after that a...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: duplicated track listings in music players

    hi again
    i think i have solved it. basically my music folder was in a mess. tracks in different folders etc. i have just been through and weeded all the duplicates out and tidied things up and it...
  12. [SOLVED] duplicated track listings in music players

    hi everybody
    ive tried googling this one but not really found anything helpful.
    i have a problem with duplicated track listings in any music players i use - amarok, banshee, rhythmbox. they are...
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    Re: Pull 9.10 from GA - return to BETA

    sorry folks
    i have to say that whilst i feel sympathy with those who have had issues, for me the upgrade went fine. really fast and no problems to speak of - certainly fewer than intrepid to jaunty...
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    Re: What will still be here in about 10 years.

    well flying cars, personal jetpacks, holidays on the moon and undersea cities. that's what they said would happen by the year 2k, back in the 50/60s. i am STILL waiting [sound of foot tapping...
  15. Re: Survey for Statistics class. Won't take long I promise.

    hi there


    ok then
    1. male
    2. 4
    3. 3
    4. 3
    5. 1
    6. no
  16. Re: Just bought my first house, now how should I linux it?

    hi there
    you could always just remove all the windows
    :D fnar fnar
    sorry, that was not helpful was it, but i just couldn't resist.
    seriously, hope it goes well for you and again sorry for the...
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    Re: A good camping Knife?

    i'd seriously recommend looking closer at Buck, i have had a 910 for years (more than i can remember - 25? 30?) and i wouldn't really want to use any other. steel quality, edge/honability, general...
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    Re: this really ticks me off

    bodhi.zazen, how on earth do you get that flashing avatar?
    sorry if this is a bit off topic but i thought i'd ask in thread rather than pm in case anybody else wanted to know too.
    of course i...
  19. Re: alarm clock that will play music to wake me up ?

    hey, really excellent. thanks from me too. brilliant.
    :)
  20. Re: Online Petition for TomTom's Home Software to Support Linux

    the thing is, i bought mine as a reluctant substitute when i wanted a garmin anyway. now i have it i dont see why i have to use windows just to update etc. and i definitely will not be buying...
  21. Poll: Re: How many people know what they actually do for a living?? lol In words and Philos

    yeah, ok.
    i build boats - not very techy maybe, but immensely satisfying. and i get to work in some of the most beautiful surroundings.
    just imagine - i go to work in the heart of the countryside...
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    Re: Looking for cat names

    there's a radio comedy/sci/fi currently being re broadcast on bbc 7 called 'Seymour the fractal cat' - the cat in question is the product of a hyper computer and a cat and is super-intelligent....
  23. Re: Little Linux things you miss when you use another OS

    I don't know if anybody has suggested this and I'm too shattered to check, but 'little Linux things I miss when I use another os'?
    basically, Linux really!
    cheers
    nigel
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    Re: What Is A Browser?

    hee, hee! i actually did snort with laughter at that one. thanks, you've made my afternoon.

    and reference further above
    Bowser: i always thought a bowser was a trailer with a large tank on it...
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    Re: Amazing Carpenter!

    what makes you think he's a carpenter and not simply a juggler dressed as a carpenter?
    cheers
    nigel
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