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  1. Re: Lack of desktop environments in one system

    Personally I think that these derivatives' existences are pointless, as they are Ubuntu but with different desktop environments. If Ubuntu offered different desktop environments by default or through...
  2. Re: Lack of desktop environments in one system

    Well if in doubt, you could always install different desktop environments through the Terminal, so that you have your choice straight away when you boot up in future.

    To be perfectly honest,...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Can't change wallpaper

    I had this same problem when using Ubuntu: Every time I change the wallpaper, once I shut the computer down and started it up for the next session, the wallpaper will revert back to the default...
  4. Lack of desktop environments in one system

    At one point I was using both Linux Mint and Ubuntu on one computer, and I noticed that with Ubuntu, there was Unity, and all of the other desktop environments (e.g. KDE, LXDE, Xfce) were within the...
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    Re: Brightness of the screen

    The brightness in Ubuntu is different to Windows because of the quality of the graphics card that Ubuntu usually runs off of. It could be because Ubuntu has not been tried and tested on the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: boot is very slow

    Ubuntu boots slowly because of all the running processes to make the operating system work are starting up at specific periods of time. The reason why Windows 8 boots faster is because Windows NT/RT...
  7. Re: Is This What I Should Expect... Ubuntu is SLOW???!!!

    Hi there,

    It could be that the amount of RAM used in the computer is not enough for both of the operating systems to cope with when functioning. It could also be that the amount of spaced used up...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Password incorrect if typed to quickly

    No, I am being deadly serious. It is a security precaution, because a lot of bots are used nowadays to enter and configure code at speeds faster than the average human being. The computers at...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Password incorrect if typed to quickly

    This is a security precaution taken by Ubuntu to ensure that the operating system's user is a person and not a droid.
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    Account deletion

    To whom it may concern,
    I no longer need my account with the Ubuntu Forums anymore. I know that you all cannot delete accounts, but I heard that you can disable accounts and wipe personal data -...
  11. Re: You have choice - if you have the right hardware!

    I run Ubuntu successfully on two devices: The Toshiba NB100 12-A netbook and the Dell Optiplex GX-620 desktop tower; however, I tried to run Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satellite C670 notebook computer but...
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    Re: win8? yes or no.

    I reject all forms of closed source software, so Windows 8 is a definite NO on my verdict.
  13. Re: Why do so many people mistake Linux for GNU?

    To be honest, the whole concept of "Linux for human beings" tries to move Ubuntu away from the technical and programming side of Linux and attempts to make Ubuntu more of an open source alternative...
  14. Re: Why do so many people mistake Linux for GNU?

    GNU/Linux: An operating system based on the Linux kernel that runs totally free software.
    Open Source: An operating system based on the Linux kernel that runs open source software; open source is...
  15. Re: Why do so many people mistake Linux for GNU?

    Well no, Torvalds created it originally as something to do as a student, like how Zuckerberg set up Facebook whilst studying at Harvard. I would class myself as a follower of the whole free and open...
  16. Re: Why do so many people mistake Linux for GNU?

    To be perfectly honest, I really cannot grasp why Microsoft had to call the kernel "Windows"; it is a barmy name for a barmy operating system. However it is only fair that both GNU and Linux get...
  17. Why do so many people mistake Linux for GNU?

    I have found that many users of GNU/Linux often mistake the Linux kernel for the whole GNU free software spectrum. Let me clear things up for people.

    In 1983 Richard M. Stallman (or RMS), at the...
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    Re: Smartwatches

    Yeah, I think that the idea of a smart watch should be left to the big corporations to fail on before the great ones even begin to look at it. O:-):lolflag:
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    Smartwatches

    Coming to the conclusion that due to Ubuntu being able to play Linux and cross-platform games on Ubuntu Desktop, there is no real need for a specialist games console (yet), as gaming functions can be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu TV hardware

    That is exactly what I am looking for. Thank you!
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu TV hardware

    I am currently looking for hardware to install the Ubuntu TV onto. I am not sure whether or not it is possible, but I have an external hard drive that is just sitting around doing nothing; I was...
  22. Re: What is the next step for Ubuntu?

    "Rockbox" is not Ubuntu though, is it?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu software

    Thank you, Warren. :)
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    Re: Ubuntu for gaming?

    Perhaps this is a sign of the beginning for Linux gaming...
  25. Re: What is the next step for Ubuntu?

    Would it be feasable for Canonical to work with a corporation (e.g. Sony) to develop a Linux version of the iPod?
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