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    Poll: Re: Forum Upgrades & Changes

    Now I know why I couldn't access the forums this morning. Dang, this change is bright! I do like it though - nice and clean. I would have to agree with some of the comments above though, that the...
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    Re: HowTo use DiskDrake for Partitioning

    Hang on a minute......isn't this an Ubuntu forum???
  3. Re: HOWTO: Install Firefox 1.5 from mozilla.org

    Cheers for the link Fishfork.

    Used the upgrade option to go from 1.5 to 1.5.0.1 without drama or issue.

    This community is great!
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    Re: HOW-TO: ATI fglrx driver 8.16.20

    Same here!!! Except in step 3 I also added the xorg.conf options from the first post to be sure it would work.

    Not half as difficult as I imagined (and I went from a Nvidia card to an ATI card). ...
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    Merry Christmas!!!!

    Merry Christmas everyone!!! It is Christmas Eve here in NZ and it is a scorcher of a day - not a cloud in the sky and barely any wind.....marvellous bbq and beer weather (hope Santa doesn't steal any...
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    Re: What do you name your PC's ?

    Mine - WinXP = dads and linux = maniak
    Hers - WinXP = mums

    Working on converting her to linux.......she is quite stubborn....
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Automatix: Automated Graphical Installer and Tweaker (look here first!)

    Cheers arnieboy - fantastic job making a lot of work very easy. It is guys like you that bring me back to linux over and over again. Thanks.
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    Re: New Breezy Shipit CDS thread

    I ordered 5 x Breezy CDs about 2 weeks ago, so looking forward to them arriving. That said, someone on another NZ forum has offered to download and burn an iso for me in the meantime......the...
  9. Thread: first car

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    Re: first car

    This is good advice. My older brother bought me a older car for my first - 3 months later I drove it into, and back out of, two ditches.......not only did it survive fairly well but wasn't hard to...
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    Re: my shipit cds are here

    Yay :) in New Zealand and my CDs arrived today!

    Tried the live CD on this computer and it worked!! (Warty 4.10 did not).

    I did get impatient though and had downloaded and installed Hoary late...
  11. Thread: Quake2

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    Re: Quake2

    Perhaps the Unofficial Ubuntu 5.04 Starter Guide ( http://www.ubuntuguide.org ), with its section on fixing the sound issues will help. I am going to do that before getting my copy of Quake 2 back...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    To keep the flow of most of this thread - I use Ubuntu for pretty much all my work. Games are problem (I am too tight to splash out on Cedega....) so I dual boot into WinXP from time to time. I also...
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    Poll: Re: Gaming on linux, fact or fiction?

    With the number of big game makers doing native linux ports of their games, they are showing that it is able to be done. Being able to buy the windows version of the game and get the linux for free...
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    Re: Another Breezy Mascot Preview

    I did smile when I first saw Mr Breezy.



    I agree. Perhaps give Mr. Breezy a bit of muscle (showing the underlying strength in linux, without being too flashy!!). Also, drop the question mark -...
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    Re: How to Create Local Repository on Hard Disk

    OK - here is a slightly different setup to play/help me with. I have a couple of computers on a network at home. I am using dial-up to connect to the net. I don't want to have to download the...
  16. Thread: gender and age

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    Re: gender and age

    A spritely 35yr old male from New Zealand.

    Crickey - 15 pages of replies and only 7 chicks......Come on guys - get your girlfriends/wives/mistresses involved!!
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    Re: Wallpaper "Ubuntu Tiger"

    I think it is very good. It is quite striking compared to the Ubuntu monthly calendar - although this months calender is nice to look at too.......
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    Re: February Calendar

    Thanks, I checked the reload etc last night but feb just didn't show up. I will check again tonight, after work.

    Yay - just checked and there it is. Obviously just a matter of patience........
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    Re: February Calendar

    I am not sure where you are working from? Synaptic only shows Oct, Nov, Dec and Jan calendars.
    Can you give me some more info please.
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    February Calendar

    Does anyone know if/when there will be a February calendar???? It is February now after all......
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