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    Re: MAC vs Ubuntu (Minus Third Party Software)

    I would say OSX has a better multimedia experience out of the box, while Ubuntu has a better all in one desktop experience.
  2. Poll: Re: CNN - Odds Are Stacked Against Chrome OS

    All CNN did was repost content from Wired.

    http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/07/chrome-linux/
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    Re: Who knows a good music organizer?

    Songbird 1.2.0 has that itunes like automatic file organization.
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    Re: Windows is not free!

    Only the Linux version is open source (GPLv2). You can't compile the Linux src into the Windows version. Try it.
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    Re: Windows is not free!

    Linux version is GPL, Windows version is not. Same app, different code.
  6. Re: .....installed Windows now I need anit-virus....

    If you are a Comcast user, you can get McAfee for free.

    If not, user account + hardware firewall + threatfire + common sense.
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    Re: July 2009 Screenshot Thread

    KDE 4.3 RC1
    Air
    A Touch of Red from InterfaceLIFT

    http://omploader.org/tMXd6ZQ
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    Re: Only 3 Dell Ubuntu systems?

    There's one desktop, two laptops (15" and 13") plus three netbooks (10", 10v and 12").
  9. Re: Help with my Sandisk Sansa Fuze MP3 player.

    Latest firmware has folder navigation.

    http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=41988
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    Re: Just got this email from System76...

    Get a free credit report form each of the three agencies and make sure no one has opened another card in your name. You are entitled, by law, to one a year from each agency. Here:
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  11. Re: Playing Flash movies in Ubuntu uses more CPU than Windows

    So is GPU accelerated Flash.

    http://www.engadget.com/2009/06/02/adobe-nvidia-and-broadcom-bringing-gpu-acceleration-to-flash-at/
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    Re: Windows 7's "device stage"

    To be fair to Windows, it's a little more then the usual auto run type feature. Using the Sansa Clip as an example, it has the typical browse, sync, and manage functions. But it also includes a...
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    Poll: Re: Mac OS X is amazing...

    I'm actually saving for a Mac Mini. Waiting until after Snow Leopard is released to buy. Unless I get really impatient and buy something like a cheap Lenovo desktop first and stick with Linux. Both...
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    Poll: Re: Amarok 1 vs Amarok 2

    Audio CDs aren't mounted in Linux. They are played/ripped without mounting.

    The Device Notifier, in KDE 4.2 will handle it. It works similar to when a USB drive is plugged in. When an audio CD is...
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    Re: Inexpensive laptop recommendations

    Dell's Inspiron 15n seems like a much better deal if you don't need Windows. It starts at $349 for a Celeron CPU, 160 GB HDD, 2 GB RAM, X4500HD. An upgrade to a Pentium CPU is $25 or go Core2Duo for...
  16. Re: Intel fined a record 1.06bn in EU anti-trust case

    Newegg lists a total of 22 AMD laptops vs. 146 Intel laptops.
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    Re: New Mozilla based browser Wyzo

    It's the FireDownload extension for Firefox.

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10615
  18. Re: Dell offers Ubuntu on the Mini 12 now? How did I miss this?

    You could always buy a monitor and keyboard to use at home. That way you get the best of both, small and light portable on the go and large screen and keyboard at home.
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    Re: I-magic OS $79: Is this a joke, or what?

    Well, it does say it comes with support and it comes with Crossover Pro, which costs $69.95 online.
  20. Poll: Re: Should Aya or Kubuntu's Modified Oxygen Be The Default Theme In Kubuntu?

    That's the default Oxygen plasma theme. Don't think Kubuntu modified it at all. Aya is nice, Mandriva uses it.
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    Re: Why do so many people hate kde4?

    Kubuntu is buggy. Kde 4.2 isn't.
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    Re: Kubuntu 9.04 KDE4 Review

    Kubuntu has major stability issues for me. KDE would crash daily. Mandriva has been rock solid. No crashes. Same with Opensuse.

    You should try Mandriva out. The latest release, 2009.1, should be...
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    Re: AMD Phenom X4 VS Intel Core 2 Quad

    Phenom II X4 810 144.59
    Phenom X4 9950 140.98
    Phenom II X3 720 119.32

    I'd get the Phenom II X3 720 myself. Save a bit of money. Don't see the point in getting Phenom X4 9950 when for 3.61...
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    Re: Why do so many people hate kd4?

    So hit the shift key when moving or ctrl when copying and you won't get the annoying context menu.
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    Re: Why do so many people hate kd4?

    "Haters" are almost always more vocal. KDE4 is great, GNOME is great too. I happen to prefer KDE4 (Mandriva 2009.1 RC2) over GNOME.
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