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  1. Re: How to install the latest versions of Chrome and Epiphany (webkit) browsers on Ja

    If one does not want to go through the command line (example those who are very new to ubuntu/linux) can install it using synaptic package manager. See this link.
  2. Re: HowTo: install Google Chrome (99.9%Stable) for Ubuntu

    People who do not want to use the command line could use the synaptic package manager to install chrome. See step by step instructions here: Link
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    Re: Seriously - Mathcad (or something similiar?)

    There is a program called Scilab and is very similar to Matlab (I do not know about mathcad) . And you can write very very short scripts (which are quite intuitive) in Scilab to calculate stuff with...
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    [ubuntu] Re: no upgrade to 8.04 available

    If you are upgrading using an alternate CD, then you need not go to the terminal and type commands. The CD should autorun and show you options for upgrading. See...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't Download From Repositories

    I think it is due to jammed servers.
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    [kubuntu] Re: anyone else having repo problems?

    I think these errors are due to the jammed servers.
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    [ubuntu] Re: yet another update 7.10 to 8.04 error

    See step by step upgrade procedure using modified install CD here: http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from cd - is it possible?

    Do you have the alternate install CD? See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
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    [kubuntu] Re: Should I upgrade?

    You can upgrade easily to 8.04 without having to remove anything from your desktop. I would recomment using torrents since that is the fastest method now (compared to using update manager and waiting...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Diffrent Repo Server

    Once you have made your CD, you can install without latest updates. Then you do not need internet connection.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow internet Connection

    The servers are jammed. Use torrents. See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to upgrade and use apt-proxy

    You can try downloading the torrent file. It is extremely fast. See http://ptcbus.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon-to-ubuntu-804-hardy-heron/
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    [ubuntu] Re: Diffrent Repo Server

    If you are going to use the update manager, it will take you for ever to update. All the servers are jammed. Use torrents. See Link.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Today is a nightmare

    I am not sure if you can use torrents to upgrade from 8.04 RC to 8.04,
    If that works, then try the torrent file. See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
  15. Thread: Slow Upgrade

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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow Upgrade

    Have you tried installing without the updates?
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Does upgrading from 7.10 to 8.04 via the update manager affect performance?

    If you update, all your settings will be saved.
    Do not go through the update manager, it will take you forever.
    Use torrents. Torrents are extremely fast. See...
  17. Thread: Slow Upgrade

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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow Upgrade

    The exact link for torrent file is now available on the webpage mentioned above. (Link)
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    [ubuntu] Re: No Hardy for me?!

    In the update manager click on check.

    But if you go through the update manager it will take you more than 6 hours for downloading all the packages.

    Instead use torrents. See...
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    [xubuntu] Re: "Alternate" or "Desktop" Torrent for 8.04?

    Since you are upgrading from gutsy to hardy you would use the alternate version. See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html for a similar upgrade for ubuntu.
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager halts at 'Downloading package information' [PIC INCLUDED]

    Use torrent files. Torrents are extremely fast. I upgraded very quickly using torrents. See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: How To upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04

    See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html for a step-by-step instruction on how to install using torrents.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Why is the Ubuntu 8.04 download taking so long?

    The servers are jammed since a lot of people are trying to download at the same time. Download torrent version of the program from http://releases.ubuntu.com/8.04/ . The torrent version is extremely...
  23. Thread: Slow Upgrade

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    [ubuntu] Re: Slow Upgrade

    Use torrents for extremely quick upgrade to 8.04. See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
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    [ubuntu] Re: Hardy Heron update and source.list problem

    Regarding upgrading from 7.10 to 8.04, I would go for torrents. The servers are way too overcrowded now. See http://ptcbus.blogspot.com/2008/04/upgrading-from-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon.html
  25. Thread: Server upgrade

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    [ubuntu] Re: Server upgrade

    I upgraded a desktop from 7.10 to 8.04 and had no problems. I used torrents though since the servers are completely jammed. Torrents were extremely fast. See...
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