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  1. Thread: Which Laptop?

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    Re: Which Laptop?

    I have had very good experiences with IdeaPads. Used one for myself and it worked flawlessly with Ubuntu. The only thing that did not work out of the box was the Realtek memory card reader and that...
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    Re: Shared Printer Install

    I know 13.04 is not officially released, but I am testing it and want to see if there is still a bug in LibreOffice that I reported using 12.04. I am running a 32 bit standard desktop install with...
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    Shared Printer Install

    I have a Canon MP280 connected to a Windows XP machine that I was able to connect to without issue in 12.04. Now in 13.04, when I go to install a printer, nothing happens. There is no choice to add a...
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    Re: Not enough support from Adobe?

    As a former user of Adobe products, I am not so sure that I want to see their software on Linux. Adobe products need to be activated, and the activation can be revoked if they believe you are abusing...
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    Re: Nasty vista virus. Now my IP is blocked.

    Perhaps this link will help?

    http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/entry.aspx?name=Win32%2fSlenfbot
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    Re: LibreOffice 4.0 released.

    I tried a Publisher doc and it opened in Writer. I was surprised at how well the fidelity was maintained. I only had to fix an automatic page number that I placed on a master page in the original...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NTFS USB Issues

    In my experience flash drives that behave that way are always close to death and data loss. USB flash drives can be very flaky, and I have seen brand new drives where two out of three identical...
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    [ubuntu] Netbook Server

    I currently have an old tower PC that serves as a print server for my family. It is attached to a Canon MP280 via USB and allows everyone to print wirelessly (it's connected via Ethernet to our...
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    Poll: Re: How ideological are you about Linux?

    Indeed. The SME market in the U.S. is largely ignored by the major vendors, thus it's where most of my clients come from.
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    Poll: Re: How ideological are you about Linux?

    Of course, and for larger companies, they are definitely the best choice. But for smaller companies of ten or fewer employees, sometimes retail is better. Volume licensing is often not an option for...
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    Poll: Re: How ideological are you about Linux?

    Every situation is different; most businesses I have as clients prefer buying at retail. I usually suggest otherwise due to cost savings and other factors but if that's what they prefer, then so be...
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    Poll: Re: How ideological are you about Linux?

    Linux works well for me. The "ah-ha" moment for me was when I came across bugs in Windows Vista and Adobe Dreamweaver. Both were bugs that should have been fixed, but in both cases the attitude...
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    Re: Ubuntu on a Lenovo G585 - 59345756

    I have used Ubuntu on two Lenovo laptops, most recently a G575 with an AMD E-450 APU. I have no complaints at all. Setup was smooth, but I did need to install a few things: the AMD proprietary driver...
  14. Re: Now that the Unity hate has cooled down, how do you feel about the WM?

    I am one of those who liked Unity from the beginning. When I had a Mac I would put the dock on the left side of the display, so Unity was a natural fit. I leave it on and showing at all times.

    I...
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    Re: Kindle Fire HD vs Nexus 7?

    Here's another vote for the Nexus 7. I just tried both the Fire HD and Nexus 7 at a local Staples, and the performance of the custom interface on the Fire was jerky. Once in apps it was fine, but the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 11.10 GRUB backgroung color and image

    This worked for me:



    sudo gedit /etc/lib/plymouth/themes/default.grub


    Change this:
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    [other] Virtualization Server Suggestions

    I am going to build a server that will be used to simultaneously share a printer, host a PHP/Apache testing setup and run about four virtual machines at once. I know it may be cheaper to buy an off...
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    Miscellaneous Observations

    I am a long-time, off and on Linux user currently running Ubuntu 11.10 and I have noticed a few things that I find interesting:

    - Two-finger scrolling works really well for me (Lenovo G570). In...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I am an Ubuntu Idiot

    Another option is Zentyal. I use it for my home server and it has served (no pun intended) me very well.

    http://www.zentyal.com/
  20. [ubuntu] Re: HORRIBLE 11.10 battery life - fix anytime soon?

    I installed kernel 3.2.0-999 on my Lenovo G570 and so far I have noticed that the fan runs more quietly and that battery life appears to be much better. I have not had any crashes or compatibility...
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    [ubuntu] Add a cpufreq Icon to Elementary

    I like to use Elementary as my icon theme, but I added the package indicator-cpufreq and thought it was not working because there is apparently no icon for it. If I switch back to the default icon...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Changing Button Text Color

    Worked great. Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Changing Button Text Color

    Can anyone tell me how to change the color of the text in UI buttons? I have tried editing the css files, and in Gnome Color Chooser the button options are greyed out. I just want to change from the...
  24. Poll: Re: Share with the community your Oneiric Ocelot install/upgrade experience

    I was previously testing the Oneiric beta on an old Dell D620, and it had a couple issues that were not present in 11.04, especially with the brightness keys. So this past weekend I bought a Lenovo...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Laptop COMPATIBILITY List.

    1)Version Of Ubuntu: 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot
    2)Laptop Maker: Lenovo
    3)Laptop Model: G570

    So far everything is working very well. Wireless worked out of the box, as did the brightness and volume...
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