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    Re: Adventures of Linux: The Chosen One

    Bump to raise the story again!

    Smruff is now in the chambers of King Wozniak, his elite guard have filled the room... Next chapter, friend or foe? :-k
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    Thanks for pointing this out! I didn't hear about this, but it is *really* nice to see an official install package for Linux straight from Stanford. Also, Origami is a frontend for downloading and...
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    Raising this thread from the grave to support a good cause :)

    Anyone still active in the community? I notice we're doing pretty well - Team Ubuntu's ranked #73 in the world! \\:D/

    - Woody
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    Re: Illinois testers

    very nice :)

    Yeah, I'm running the classic version, too. The 'new improved' unity is not my cup o' tea.
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    Re: Illinois testers

    I'm running ubuntu natty on my lappy. Has been pretty stable so far, only issue I've seen is the icons not displaying correctly on the notification area.
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    Ubuntu Global Jam -- April 2nd - 3rd 2011

    Well everybody, it's that time again!...

    \\:D/ Global Jam 2011! \\:D/

    Who:
    The Chicago Loco Team and *ANYONE* who is interested in joining us for the event!

    What:
    Ubuntu Global Jam
    (Click...
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    Re: we finally got the designs on a poll

    Most definitely diggin the one that says nhandler on it ;)

    I'd like a shirt with his name on it :D
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Disk Error, Memtest +86 won' start, ubuntu won't start

    Firstly, I would recommend to make backups of anything you can before continuing. If you can boot from a liveCD/USB and copy any important data/documents/pictures/etc. to another...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Complete reinstall advice

    The simplest way may be a fresh install of Ubuntu as well. If most everything is default (except for your partitioning scheme), restoring a system from a backup will probably be more hassle than just...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: I have absolutely no idea how to get my wireless working

    Can you also post the output of:


    lspci | grep -i network

    This will help us determine exactly which wireless card you have so we can tailor our answers to fit your particular hardware.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Partitions and Multiple OS interactions

    I agree with the suggestions of everyone so far. Creating a seperate NTFS partition for your shared data would be the simplest and probably best route. On top of the file size issue with fat...
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    Re: Chicago LoCo logo

    I'm totally digging these images. Great work! :D

    I especially like 'Chicago 1'. It's hip, fresh, vibrant, and urban. However, I think a messier, funkier, urban font would look better on it. The...
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    Re: has anyone been to this place yet?

    Funny that you should mention that. The Chicago Loco was actually interested in getting in touch with them to see if we could put together an Ubuntu/FreeGeek event as sort of a fundraiser for...
  14. Re: what do you use linux for and what can you do with it?

    I use GNU/Linux for just about everything :)

    At work (server hosting company) we have a couple different distros that we use for our installs - CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu mostly. At home I use...
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    Re: my lated work using linux

    That's some very nice work you do there!

    I bet the Chicago loco would be pretty interested in seeing about some custom t-shirts or other goodies for loco events ;)

    Also, don't worry about being...
  16. Re: Global Jam 2010! - Sunday, April 11th in Chicago

    The schedule has been finalised and updated above :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubu app for signal strenghth WAN

    I haven't actually used a wireless company's internet service, so I can't really give you a concrete answer here, just a bit of advice. Not sure if it would help, but have you tried using another...
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    Attending Flourish this weekend?

    This weekend is the Flourish open-source conference at UIC (www.flourishconf.com). Unfortunately, it looks like due to the short notice for registration that the Chicago Loco won't be hosting a booth...
  19. Re: What is the most secure O/S & DE & Browser & Add-On set-up?

    What should really be kept in mind here is that for the most part, viruses/trojans/malware aren't targeted to you in specific, they mostly prey on 'user ignorance'. Don't click on links or popups...
  20. Thread: More RAM?

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    [ubuntu] Re: More RAM?

    That is like saying in the 15 years I've been driving that I speed and never wear a seatbelt, but I've never been in a car accident. It is not good practice, and it's not the safe way to do it. Yes...
  21. Ubuntu User Days - Jan. 23rd on #ubuntu-classroom

    I know there have been quite a few announcements lately for events in the Chicagoland area, so this one will change that up a little bit, as this is a truly great event which you can participate in...
  22. Global Jam 2010! - Sunday, April 11th in Chicago

    ** UPDATE: March 17 - The schedule has been finalised and has been updated below. Please subscribe to this thread, or join our mailing list to stay up to date with the any scheduling changes! **
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    Re: Folding@Home Team Ubuntu recruiting notice

    Wow :o

    That is some truly amazing progress! Keep up the great work everybody :D
  24. Re: HowTO: Comprehensive Guide to Customising GDM and XSplash

    Great guide Iain =D>

    I just used it to add a custom xsplash theme, and it worked perfectly. I appreciate all the effort you put into this guide, and it shows that xsplash really is customizable.
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  25. Re: On site tech support for ubuntu in the chicago land?

    CastleFox, if you're still looking for support have you looked into the support offered by Canonical?:
    http://www.ubuntu.com/support/services

    You could also look into the official Ubuntu...
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