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  1. Re: Looking for Recommendations for New Laptop

    Thanks for the information, SeijiSensei!

    I'll start with those brands!
  2. Looking for Recommendations for New Laptop

    Hi All!

    It has been a while for me as I had to switch to Mac for work. Well, now my MacBook Pro is getting quite long in the tooth now and I feel it's now time to get a new unit. Unfortunately for...
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    Re: Anyone Still Active Pinoy Ubuntu User?

    Howdy! After certain hardware from certain suppliers have become so expensive, I'm looking to come back to the fold.
  4. Thread: HP Mini 110

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    Re: HP Mini 110

    Hi All!

    So my brother finally got around to installing Ubuntu (10.10) into his netbook, but the thing is, it hangs at the step where you put in your computer name, user name, and password. The...
  5. Thread: HP Mini 110

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    Re: HP Mini 110

    Hi Andy,

    Which drivers are you referring to for the wireless network?

    Can you give us a sort of procedure guide? My brother is the one who may be doing this and he's not that familiar with the...
  6. Thread: HP Mini 110

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    HP Mini 110

    Hi All!

    My brother has an HP Mini 110 running windoze and it currently has a bout with malware that's eating up all his hard drive space. Before reinstalling windoze, he's willing to give Ubuntu a...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Question When Working With Both a Mac & Ubuntu

    Just to update this, I have successfully transferred my inbox and sent files from my work computer.

    Thanks!

    Am already considering OpenOffice for Mac but my unit's got iWork so I'll try using...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Question When Working With Both a Mac & Ubuntu

    Thanks linuxopjemac.

    Reading through it now.

    Hopefully, this will cure all my woes. ;)
  9. [ubuntu] Question When Working With Both a Mac & Ubuntu

    Hi All,

    I'm currently using Ubuntu in the office and I love the stability and reliability it gives.

    Recently, I was given a MacBook Pro as a gift and I was working on trying to move some of my...
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    Re: On Karmic Now But With A Few Hiccups

    That's weird, when I check with Skype, it says no devices found. :-k
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    Re: On Karmic Now But With A Few Hiccups

    Speed wise after start up, I can't complain. It is really fast.

    It's the speed at start up after I hit the on button is what is slow until after you input the password. Then it's wait a while...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Desktop effects dont working

    I had the same problem when my office unit was "upgraded" so I had to install stuff from scratch and upgrade via the net.

    At first the Koala was fast but it was lacking the effects and what not....
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    Re: On Karmic Now But With A Few Hiccups

    By the way, the included Firefox version now works WAY better than the one in Jaunty. :KS

    My current complaint about Karmic is that it takes forever to start up! :mad:

    In fairness to the Koala...
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    Re: On Karmic Now But With A Few Hiccups

    Thanks wersdaluv ;)

    This is what I got:


    Bus 001 Device 102: ID 046d:0896 Logitech, Inc. OrbiCam
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID...
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    Re: On Karmic Now But With A Few Hiccups

    Hi All!

    @wersdaluv, you hit the nail on the head with your post. Now I once again have the icons and the weather report. I find it strange as I though I had set the location before :oops:

    As...
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    Re: Problem in Thunderbird!

    This happened to a friend of mine as well.

    I'll ask him how he solved it. But I believe that he moved to Evolution to temporarily have email.

    I had Thunderbird, then moved to Evo, then back to...
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    On Karmic Now But With A Few Hiccups

    Hi All!

    I successfully updated my office unit to Karmic but am experiencing a few hiccups.

    My weather and temperature icon near the clock has vanished even if I checked it in the preferences....
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    Re: Experiencing Trouble With My Office Unit

    Let's see...

    Tried Skype, Cheese, and webcam.

    None of them can even detect the camera. So as of now, it is just on there staring blankly at me... :(

    Really weird.
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    Re: Experiencing Trouble With My Office Unit

    Thanks for the advice jaceleon.

    That definitely helped.

    I actually wound up reinstalling Ubuntu since a botched Open Office upgrade left me with a permanent command prompt with no graphics.
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Camera not detected

    um, was hoping to get it to work with Skype.

    Do I really need cheese or wxcam to make it work first?

    How do I go about that in the event it works with the aforementioned software? Do they both...
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    Re: Experiencing Trouble With My Office Unit

    Hi All!

    Just an update.

    With regards to Pidgin, I reckon I need to upgrade to the next version so since Karmic is just around the corner, I may just wait a while longer. The important thing is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Camera not detected

    I'm currently using an Acer TravelMate 3270 with a built in webcam and I'm experiencing the same issues as well.

    The camera is not detected.

    Help!
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    Re: Experiencing Trouble With My Office Unit

    Hi All!

    I'm now typing this from my "new" office notebook finally running on Ubuntu Jaunty.

    It's definitely faster and better to use. I did notice a few things:


    Pidgin doesn't display the...
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    Re: Experiencing Trouble With My Office Unit

    I actually had the unit changed out. Even when they tried to reinstall windows on it they were having problems. I guess it's a hardware thing already.

    In any case, I was issued a "new" notebook...
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    Experiencing Trouble With My Office Unit

    Hi All!

    I'm having some trouble with my office unit as it keeps bogging down now and exhibits the behavior of typing the letter "n" whenever the resources are maxed out for some reason.

    I'm...
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