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    [ubuntu] Re: Quanta plus and Cervisia

    OK, forget my previous post. The solution I proposed didn't work. However, I found another solution that works perfectly (at least with what I've done so far).

    Basically I downloaded three...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Quanta plus and Cervisia

    Edit: This solution doesn't work!!! See my following post for one that does!!!

    I had the same problems installing Qaunta Plus under Karmic. It compalined that Cervisia, KImageMapEditor, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How Long Will Gutsy Gibbon Be Supported?

    Well, of course I have asked for support, and spend many hours a day, everyday, looking for answers to Linux problems I encounter. I am retired after all, and have little else to do.

    But I think...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How Long Will Gutsy Gibbon Be Supported?

    I hope Ubuntu will consider extending support for Gutsy beyond April 2009, because for many others and myself it is the last working version of Ubuntu.

    I am a very experienced Linux user, have...
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    Notice for new users of Linux - Use Gutsy

    I see a lot of posts from frustrated users about the recent Hardy release, and I would like to recommend that all new users of Ubuntu please try the Gutsy release for four to six weeks until the...
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    Re: ubuntu users going back to vista

    For many years I used Unix and Linux at client companies, and at home, for engineering work only. I tried numerous times to use Linux as a desktop replacement but for various reasons never could.
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    Re: Countdown To Gutsy!

    "By GDM do you mean the login screen graphic you cant change? B/c I changed mine to a gibbon monkey that says gutsy gibbon on it just fine... lol. As for logout sound.... 1 sound.... i'm more worried...
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    Re: Countdown To Gutsy!

    Three days to go and logout sounds still do not work, the GDM doesn't display anything other than the default orange/brown at boot, the ability to have single screen Compiz configurations was just...
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    HOWTO: Install Eclipse with Aptana Plugin

    OK, here's the howto I promised. Sorry it took so long but the recent kernel problems took awhile to recover from.

    As I said before, compiling Aptana doesn't work anymore, and even if it did...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install Aptana IDE

    To everyone trying to install Aptana -

    My original directions no longer seem to work anymore on either Edgy or Feisty, but post #10 by sk8dork above gives directions on how to install Eclipse, and...
  11. Thread: Wmv9 on AMD64

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    Re: Wmv9 on AMD64

    Here's what you need to do to get the needed ia32-libs-openoffice.org libraries so mplayer32 will run under Feisty. Thanks to everyone from above for the info. I've just added the exact files needed....
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    Re: Do you still use Windows at all?

    Yes, I use Windows XP under VMware workstation to play most browser multimedia. For some reason, there aren't any fully functional multimedia browser plug-ins for Linux. If you're lucky, you can get...
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    Re: The Future of Ubuntu?

    I think if Ubuntu could assist the developers of current multimedia players to get their browser plug-ins fully operational, Ubuntu could be installed as a primary desktop OS right now.

    Although I...
  14. Ubuntu - Finally a Linux distro worth paying for!, and few suggestions

    First of all, thanks to all who have made Ubuntu a reality. I had given up on ever being able to run Linux as my primary desktop, but today I'm running Ubuntu Edgy AMD64, yes AMD64, with only a few...
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    HOWTO: Install Aptana IDE on Ubuntu Edgy AMD64

    OK everyone, after trying a lot of different things I was able to get the latest stable Aptana (0.2.7.13425 at the time of this writing) running beautifully (at least for the last hour or so) on...
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