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  1. Re: How many here have stopped distro hopping?

    I used to try a lot of distros, but, I just don't have the time anymore. I just use the latest LTS version, and I pretty much ignore everything else.
  2. Thread: FireWall

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    [ubuntu] Re: FireWall

    You can configure iptables with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall). Instructions here:

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UFW
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04-2

    ^, Thanks Elfy.
  4. Thread: Cars

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    Re: Cars

    This is our third Tahoe. We will keep this one close to ten years, as we did with the other two. We didn't like the looks of the 2015 model, so, we bought a new 2014 in September of last year. So...
  5. Thread: Cars

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    Re: Cars

    2014 Chevy Tahoe.
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    Re: What computer are you using right now?

    Actually, I'm posting this from my iPhone 5s. But, I have two laptops, a Thinkpad X220 running Ubuntu 14.04.1, and a Thinkpad T400, running the Ubuntu 15.04 development release, both of which I use...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Get rid of CRUFT

    That was odd, but, at least you have it worked out.

    Edit:

    I install most everything from the terminal. Maybe that's why synaptic was listed in the repos when I checked. But, I have no...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Get rid of CRUFT

    HOWTO: Cleaning up all those unnecessary junk files...

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=140920

    Ignore the original post date - the info is just as relevant now, as it was then.
  9. Re: What kind of cell phone do you use, and why?

    Smartphones simply make a busy life easier to manage. Mine is an iphone 5s. In addition to all of the normal stuff it does, I sync docs and photos with my Ubuntu laptops using Dropbox, and I print...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: What will happen if I run this command?

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AptGet/Howto
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    Re: Google Drive & Linux

    I walked away from Drive quite a while ago (accessed it though a Win 7 partition, and then drug folders and files to Ubuntu). Now, I sync my iphone, and two Ubuntu laptops through Dropbox. Works...
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    Re: Building a New Computer

    No problem, thanks for checking.
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    Re: Building a New Computer

    I've Googled for confirmation on your comment, but didn't find anything. Could you please state your source, and provide a link? Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Trying to update Ubuntu 15.04

    I see Elfy's response, and his implication, that you're doing fine, by trying out a new release. I agree, though pre-alpha releases are definitely not for the weak of heart. But, there's nothing...
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    Re: Impatient Sam Ubuntu 14.10 out next week

    That.

    Jumping into a new dev release is a good thing, in my opinion. The worse that can happen, is that you bork the box. If you do, just reinstall and move on. The best thing that can happen, is...
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    Re: August April Screenshots

    Xubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T400 ThinkPad.

    Other than minor customization, I never stray too far from a stock install:
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    Re: Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) Daily Build

    Exactly.

    When I see this,


    steve@laptop:~$ lsb_release -a
    No LSB modules are available.
    Distributor ID: Ubuntu
    Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    Release: 14.04
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    [other] Re: What is "Security" for average joe?

    This should help...

    Basic Security - Ubuntu



    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BasicSecurity

    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UFW
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    [SOLVED] Re: From Xubuntu to Ubuntu testing

    I just ran Xubuntu 14.04 through it's paces. It's a thing of beauty, and definitely a keeper. Congrats to you, and all involved in this dev cycle.
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    Re: Membership application: OrangeCrate

    Thanks for your support, and kind comments, they're highly appreciated.

    :)
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    Re: umm my box is 8 years old

    Hopefully, you took a cab, and someone else drove it home last night.

    :)
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    Re: Membership application: OrangeCrate

    Thanks.

    :)
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    Re: Back to Ubuntu

    Don't necessarily give up on Unity. It has matured greatly since 12.04, and it's quite usable/customizable in the new 14.04 release (available on the 17th). You might be pleasantly surprised, though...
  24. Re: Goodbye Ubuntu - it has been . . . frustrating.

    Linux can be frustrating. Building a new release is like a bunch of carpenters building a house. They've got a plan, and the materials ready at hand, and when someone blows the whistle, the dust, and...
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    Re: Disable Touchpad on Lenovo Thinkpad T500

    I also run ThinkPads. Though you appear to have found a solution, the new 14.04 LTS release, which I'm currently using, is available in a few days (17th). There is an option in that new release to...
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