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  1. Thread: Elementary Luna

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    Re: Elementary Luna

    I get this message when trying to upgrade LO. I will try the version in the software center instead.

    Can not upgrade

    An upgrade from 'luna' to 'precise' is not supported with this tool.
  2. Thread: Elementary Luna

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    Re: Elementary Luna

    Thanks Stinger, I didn't see that. I would suggest the full info is put in, especially for new users, e.g.
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rye/ubuntuone-extras
    sudo apt-get install indicator-ubuntuone...
  3. Thread: Elementary Luna

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    Re: Elementary Luna

    Running Luna now on an old laptap, It's very fast, clean and simple compared to ubuntu. Interesting mix of stripped down but user friendly. Will definitely be giving it a longer trial. Just have to...
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    [lubuntu] pixel clock comparison table not found

    I install Lubuntu 12.10 on a G5 mac and when it boots it gives a "pixel clock comparison table not found" message. Wondering if this is an easy fix. I presume I need to boot into a terminal to fix...
  5. Re: If given the challenge, would you live in Shell for a week? (No GUI)

    There was a user who challenged himself to this a few years ago and did a diary in the community forum. His user name was something like Psychokilla, I forget exactly what it was.
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    Re: HP Photosmart c524

    Makes me feel proud that I used the same printer for seven years. At the end it just printed random noise no matter what reset/fixes I did.
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    The Tube, kickstarter for blender movie

    You can get a copy of the movie for just $1. I liked the shorts coming out of the blender project. They have a change in story telling as well as the tools of creation.
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    [SOLVED] Re: extract multiple files from multiple folders

    Thanks that worked.

    find . -name '*.ttf' -exec mv -b '{}' /home/username/Documents/newfonts \;

    Could someone explain all the parts of that command.
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    [SOLVED] Re: extract multiple files from multiple folders

    I did a backup so duplicates won't be an issue. No duplicate files turned up. The grep command gave a no file found.


    find . -name '*.ttf' -exec mv -b '{}' dir/ \;
    returned (the last example)
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    [SOLVED] Re: extract multiple files from multiple folders

    Thanks. I remember reading that the copy command also pastes? Just need to find where they ended up.... :)
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    [SOLVED] extract multiple files from multiple folders

    What bash command would search through a folder with multiple folders and extract *.ttf to a single folder?
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    Re: The return of OpenOffice?

    That proves my point, as does the graphic in the press release. There may have been more to do since the project was inherited over a fresh start. However with the tons of dead code that the LO team...
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    Re: The return of OpenOffice?

    The work is mostly on the admin side, not in development. LibreOffice was up and running in a shorter time and has gained contributors since then. Now that the change has happened it will be the real...
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    Re: Kubuntu now independent of Canonical, to be sponsored by Blue Systems...

    I wonder will they get merged into one version?
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    Re: Kickstarter Games for Linux

    The Shadowrun team has been looking into a Linux version, details in this blog post. In essence its a stretch goal if they reach $1m
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    Re: 12.04 deployment

    Why not install 12.04 on the imacs?
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    Linus Torvalds interview in Wired

    Steve Jobs made a job offer to Linus!
    http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/03/mr-linux/
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    wasteland 2 on linux via kicstarter

    Brian Fargo the creator of Wasteland, fallout1/2, etc has launched a successful bid for a sequel on kickstarter. Since the funding goal has been reached, new targets have been put forward. If 1.5...
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    Re: What's the nerdiest joke you know?

    What's the difference between a gangster and an online gamer.
    For one its about the bling bling, for the other its about the ping ping.
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    Re: Ubuntu loosing its popularity

    I wouldn't be so sure. In every comment section which talks about the new Ubuntu, the overwhelming response is negative from past users. While they maybe attracting new users who are silent, but it...
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    Re: As release date closes in...

    I've used the beta in VM for the past month and i've gone from hating it, to getting used to it. Also have 10.10 on my laptop, which is perfectly fine as is. At least the full screen mode in 11.10...
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    Re: Have scammers gotten lazy lately?

    I read that the bad grammar is on purpose to lull the victim into thinking they are smarter. Never got the logic myself, maybe it doesn't work anymore.
  23. Poll: Re: Is it the Unity interface, or the manner it was decided?

    Writing this is the 11.10 beta in virtualbox. Have been using it for the past week to try and get myself used to it. Still find it annoying. Like the improvements to nautilus, I notice the difference...
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    Re: 11 inch foot what size in Mens shoe size?

    wikipedia has an informative chart
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe_size
    But it does depend on the shoe maker. For example I'm UK12, which can be too small for me. EU47 is generally a better fit...
  25. Re: The Most Creative WiFi Network Names You've Found

    Mine is 'Here be da internetz'
    I prob should change it to 'interwebz'
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