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    [kubuntu] Re: speed up kde 4.2

    Same problem here, I've just installed Kubuntu 9.04 on my eee pc 1000H (2GB Ram), and the KDE session start-up is exceedingly slow.. once I'm into the desktop it does run ok.

    I understand that KDE...
  2. NSW [Australia] considers giving students Linux laptops

    Hello All

    Here's an interesting news article I came across this morning. The NSW government is considering a Linux laptop solution to deliver the federal governments initiative of one laptop per...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    Ok, currently use:

    Desktop: Ubuntu 8.04 (with Crossover 7 so I can use Office 2007 & Visio)
    Ultraportable: eeePC 900 Windows XP Home SP3 (all features work with WinXP)
    HTPC: Windows Vista SP1...
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    Re: Virtualisation beginner

    Hi,

    I run Ubuntu 7.10, with an Windows XP Pro guest on Vmware Workstation 6. Vmware 6 is the only virtualisation product where I can get USB 2 devices running correctly.

    Unfortunately my Canon...
  5. Russian schools consider switch to linux

    Interesting article

    http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2007/02/08/russian-schools-consider-switch-to-linux
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    Poll: Re: Do You Beryl/Compiz

    Compiz for me; it just runs like a dream. Fast, slick and silky smooth.

    For some reason that I have never been able to resolve, Beryl runs like a complete dog on my system, although it is not...
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    Re: Compiz vs. Beryl

    Funny, I've moved from Compiz to Beryl (with latest Nvidia drivers), and have taken a massive performance hit.

    I've reconfigured much of the special effects, for a minimal increase in performance....
  8. Re: Ubuntu is very heavy on my (not too old) laptop . :(

    Try a Debian SID [unstable] net install, add only packages that you need, and recompile the kernel.

    Works a treat on my old Dell Laptop.

    Cheers
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    Re: Windows Vista Shock & Awe

    I'll rest my case for now, and come back to this in another 6 months... hopefully the boys and girls in Redmond can sort it out by then.
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    Re: Windows Vista Shock & Awe

    Well, finally got 32bit version with ATI card to run...

    If you can call it run. Talk about resource hog. I feel sorry for all the users in PC land with what I would consider a normal spec pc.
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    Re: Windows Vista Shock & Awe

    Well, after downgrading graphics card, & using 32bit version, I've had a bit more success..
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    Windows Vista Shock & Awe

    Hi All

    Just thought I'd post my latest experiences with Windows Vista Beta 2 64 bit.

    Well, the DVD boots. After 2 (?!?) years of MS development, I am greeted with a turquoise/green screen that...
  13. Poll: Re: poll : Did you upgrade to Dapper or reinstall ? Did you encounter problems?

    Daily dist-upgrade for my laptop from 5.10 during testing period

    CD install final 6.06 LTS on desktop

    Both ended up in the same place; no problems with either :)
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    Re: Autorun Xmame Ubuntu for mame machine

    ok, after some 'tinkering', I have a proof of concept working on my test machine (amd 64, nvida fx5200, creative audiology, 1gb ram)

    This assumes advmame & advmenu up and running under x (I'm...
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    Autorun Xmame Ubuntu for mame machine

    Hello

    I'm a bit stuck on how to auto run xmame in Linux (I'm trying to replace an old DOS installation, for a dedicated Defender mame machine. I can no longer use DOS due to a hardware upgrade -...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    100% Ubuntu (snapshot) on laptop
    Windows XP desktop (work uses heaps of windows only custom apps). I may install linux and vmware windows/apps soon..

    not really fussed about gaming, apart from...
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    Poll: Re: DRM thoughts

    hmm, after trying DRM, I've been driven back to buying CD's... more of a tangible product, with the flexibility of creating better quality media files for computer/player personal useage, how and...
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