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    Re: Google Earth prompts Indian fears

    My home was blurred for a long time, too - may be they wanted to protect the earth from the disastrous chaos on my desk ;)
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    Re: Learning a new language

    It is actually not too hard for someone who already had Latin and English at school, yet I am not what you call a language-genius, so it still requires quite some labour for me to learn a language to...
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    Re: Learning a new language

    Now that we are talking about learning languages and you are, if I am not mistaken, from Sweden: Do you know whether there are (affordable) courses for foreigners to improves their Swedish skills?
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    Re: help with sorting in javascript?

    Hi,

    looking specifically at the second loop



    for (x = 0; (x < data.length); x++) {
    for (y = 0; (y < ddata[x].length); y++) {
    var ddata = data[x].split(';');
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    Re: Best light and small 14" or 12" laptop?

    The HP nc6400 might be a reasonable choice - HP lists it as linux compatible. The only drawback is its price (starting at about 1500 €).
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    Re: What Gnome Mail Client Can Do This?

    What specifically did not work when you tried to import things with Thunderbird? I remember it worked for me (though this was at the time of Thunderbird 0.3, I think)
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    Re: Nerd Test - with a twist

    Hmm ... 189/40% ... considering I once 'won' the nerd contest at university I either developed out of nerd status or I am more nerd than this test can face ;)

    By the way ... there should be more...
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    Re: What do you do when you're bored?

    Well, it all really depends on the state of boredom:

    "Total ******* boredom":

    This happens only once in a year at maximum. If however, the day happens to be the day of total boredom, I do...
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    Poll: Re: Phantom Vibrations - A Ubuntu Survey

    I guess that is the most common case. I had that some years ago when I had ago girlfriend that lived some hundreds of kilometers away and we mainly communicated via SMS during the day.

    I pretty...
  10. Thread: hoary is dying

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    Re: hoary is dying

    Because it is installed and one is lazy? :)
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    Poll: Re: Consoles war poll - PS3 360 or WIi

    It is likely I will buy a Wii first (as soon as I have some money and it is available again ;)), preferably with Zelda and maybe Red Steel.

    There are good Xbox 360 games, too (I'd really like to...
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    Re: This can't be right is it?

    You may not like it, but the architecture of Windows NT 3.51 was really elegant. It looked like it was constructed exactly after all the rules and advices in my "system architecture" book -...
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    Re: I've got a bad grade in Speech Class

    I once held a talk on software patents in the context of an seminar for people that applied for stipendia. When my talk was over I noticed that people did not even understand what I was talking about...
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    Poll: Re: Do you keep a notepad next to your computer?

    Normally I just use gEdit/Notepad2 to take down some notes. However as the chaos on my desk grows, I tend to have a lot of paper with notes on it lying around ;)
  15. Re: Which NVIDIA card would be a fair trade for an ATI Radeon X800XL

    Well - I would not buy a Geforce 6xxx any more. You can have a 7xxx for nearly the same price with better performance and lower power consumption. If you want to play Oblivion with all details, get a...
  16. Poll: Re: Say something about your country

    Well - I live in Germany and it is a nice country, mostly with beautiful landscape and rich cultural life. Unfortunately it seems our current national intention is to make things as bad as we can.
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    Re: FSF debuts fully-free Ubuntu/Debian variant

    Well - I can respect their idea, but the name instantly reminded me of "nuisance" when I thought about how to pronounce it ;)
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    Re: The future with a Bsc in Comp. Sci.

    Well - computer science is kind of hard if you are not at ease with mathematics (at least in Germany). I will hopefully have completed my studies of c.s. next week and I'd say the best advice is to...
  19. Poll: Re: Should Ubuntu have a mascot?

    Emm ... no ... except for the neat little rabbit from plan9 ;)
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Paysage D'Hiver - Moloch
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    Re: Less confident English speakers

    Well - I cannot assent to the idea of a flag that tells I am not a native speaker. I read these forums for quite a while and though I notice some errors, I have never had problems to understand the...
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    Poll: Re: Yet another pointless poll: best animal mascot

    Glenda FTW! ;) ... reminds my of this new Rayman game *hehe*
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    Poll: Re: which media format do you listen to the most?

    Well - I mainly use mp3. I'd prefer having all my CDs as FLAC, too, but I don't have enough disk space.
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    Re: Post your GRUB bootsplash image!

    Note to myself: I should steal this image ...

    Looks great :)
  25. Re: IE7 3M downloads in 4 days, FF2 2M downloads in 1 day

    Well - actually I do not think download statistics help much here:

    a) The IE7 is not available in localized versions, e.g. German
    b) Even if I download it (which I will), it does not mean I will...
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