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    Re: any people here tried PC-BSD?

    You still have access to the FreeBSD Ports tree, but PC-BSD has its own package management program called AppCafe (Similar to the Ubuntu Software Center). AppCafe uses a file format called .pbi (push...
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    Re: Blizzard Announces Linux Game

    I don't think Blizzard is capable of that anymore. Much of their talent from the golden age is gone and the influence of Activision has greatly stifled the originality.

    Diablo III and Starcraft II...
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    Re: any people here tried PC-BSD?

    There are very few BSD operating systems which target desktop users; most like NetBSD, FreeBSD, and Openfly BSD are server/embedded market operating systems. You can certainly install desktop...
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    Re: any people here tried PC-BSD?

    I have used it as one of my OSes (along with Xubuntu, Mint, Lubuntu, and Fedora) for the last few years.

    It is very stable and very easy to use, but it lacks some hardware support (specifically...
  5. Euro Truck Simulator 2 getting Linux port

    http://blog.scssoft.com/2013/01/linux-is-close.html

    I couldn't imagine a game being a whole lot less exciting than that, but it is a semi-popular game (I used to work at a computer store and I...
  6. Re: Just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on eMac, need Airport drivers

    That worked great, thanks.
  7. Just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on eMac, need Airport drivers

    This is my first journey into PPC Ubuntu. I installed Lubuntu today, finally growing fed up with unsupported PPC Mac software. Everything is working great so far except there is no firmware for my...
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    Re: STEAM on Linux BETA

    The major publisher support will come when they feel like the market is ready.

    The success of the Indie Bundles was a huge eye opener for many companies, but Valve is the key player. As they go,...
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    Re: SuperTuxKart 0.8 released!

    Wow, this game has improved by leaps and bounds since the last time I played it. I checked out the roadmap on the developer site and cannot wait for version 1.0. I really enjoy kart racing games, and...
  10. Re: THQ games (metro 2033, red faction etc) in a humble bundle!

    It doesn't necessarily bother me that these games aren't cross-platform. It sucks, but I understand it. These games aren't available for Linux and THQ is in dire financial straits (and thus in no...
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    [all variants] Reviving an old netbook

    I have had an Asus EEE 901 netbook four over three years now and it's been an awesome machine for me, but I feel like the performance of the two built in SSDs (one 4 GB and one 16 GB) has degraded so...
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    Re: Games on Virtual Box

    Virtualbox is usually a dead end for any game that requires 3D acceleration. You're much better off with a combination of Steam for Linux (still in closed beta but you can get in if you check the...
  13. Re: logitech controller....how to get it to work?

    I have the F510, which is just a 310 with built in rumble, and it works fine. You have to make sure that the switch on the bottom is set for Xinput rather than Directinput.

    I highly recommend...
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    Re: Blizzard bans linux community

    I stopped buying games from ActivisionBlizzard long ago, and it is precisely because they do things like this. Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Zenimax (Bethesda), Take Two, THQ, Capcom, Microsoft, Warner...
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    Re: Windows 8 - First thoughts

    That would be incorrect. I am required to be familiar with it due to my job and I cannot stand it. It is not designed for a keyboard+mouse and navigation is a pain in Metro. It's completely...
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    Re: Windows 8 - First thoughts

    I feel the same way about Metro that I do about Unity. Almost completely unusable and unnecessary.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fedora 17 LXDE and laptop touchpads

    Solution found:
    http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showpost.php?p=1608388&postcount=2
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    [SOLVED] Fedora 17 LXDE and laptop touchpads

    I already posted this at the Fedora forums but I figured I would try here as well. If someone over there finds a solution first I will of course post it here and mark this thread solved. Anyway,
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    Re: Cinnamon vs Mate - opinions

    I have never used Cinnamon but am currently running Linux Mint 13 MATE on one of my desktops and have nothing but good things to say about it. I was a fan of GNOME2 like many others, and MATE is a...
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    Re: Windows, linux or both?

    I yearn for the day when I can banish Windows from my hard drives forever. I currently run Xubuntu 12.04 as my primary OS on my laptop (my main computer) but I run a PC-BSD 9/Windows XP Pro SP3 dual...
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    Poll: Re: Would you use/buy Windows 8?

    Absolutely not. I tried the preview and it was just way too in my way. I couldn't even stomach Windows 7 in that respect, and reverted back to XP for my PC gaming OS. I am also not a fan of GNOME 3...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Overscan issues on 32 inch LCD

    Still haven't been able to figure this one out.
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    [ubuntu] Overscan issues on 32 inch LCD

    I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit on a media box that I built for my grandmother for her Christmas present.

    I installed the OS and everything worked fine on my computer monitor at home....
  24. [ubuntu] error: no such partition grub rescue>

    Here's the deal.

    My uncle bought a netbook with Windows XP on it, and I installed Ubuntu 10.04 alongside it in a dual boot.

    He accidentally selected his Windows recovery partition from the boot...
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    [xubuntu] Can't log in to xfce

    I'm running Xubuntu 9.10 32 bit. When I boot my system and try to log into an xfce session, the screen just refreshes and I end up back on the login screen.

    So I tried and xterm session and I was...
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