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    Re: How not to be seen...

    Post #9 Beat you to it.
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    Re: Why the same stupid hard to read fonts???

    A'yup... Come on over some time and we'll swap geezer stories about Hollerith and it's evil companion the CRPI, Winchesters, 8" floppies and that most miraculous of miracles -- that new fangled...
  3. Thread: LTS vs Normal?

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    [ubuntu] Re: LTS vs Normal?

    LTS versions get Security Update support for three years for the desktop edition and five years of Security Update support for the Server version.
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    Re: How not to be seen...

    How Not to Be Seen

    ^^ It's a Link! ^^
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Card help

    Yikes! That's gonna be tough. So tough in fact, I'm backing out. Someone else will come along that can be of more help, I'm sure.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Nvidia Card help

    1. How much can you spend?

    and

    2. PCI, AGP or PCI-e interface?
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    Re: Why the same stupid hard to read fonts???

    I don't see the issue here...

    If thinner, more pixelated fonts are what you want switch to "Monochrome Rendering" in System/Preferences/Appearance "Fonts" tab and adjust the Hinting to "Full"...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Jaunty: fresh install questions...

    I'm running Karmic at the moment, but I'm thinking you should be able to go to System/Administration and click on "Services". From there you can select/deselect what services you want running at...
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    Re: Lets disect my computer

    Can I desolder the Southbridge or do I have to take the whole motherboard?

    (Eyeballing your standoffs...)
  10. Thread: Favourite beer

    by Therion
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    Re: Your favorite beer?

    My day to day brews are Bass Ale and Fat Tire. I never get tired of either one.

    Absolute Top Picks (in no particular order) would be Samuel Smiths Oatmeal Stout, a delicate slice of heaven from...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't play many flash videos in firefox

    Install the Adobe flash plugin.

    Open Synpatic and search on swfdec. You should get two hits on this search. Mark them both for removal if installed.

    Now, while still in Synpatic, search on...
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    Re: Internet Explorer 8 is annoying!

    Draconian I.S. Department. Total control over what's installed reduces Trouble-Calls and speeds up troubleshooting. I've seen such corporate mandates before.

    In such instances, logic does NOT...
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    Re: Internet Explorer 8 is annoying!

    Internet Explo... Oh, I get it!

    BAHHH-HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

    <deep breath>

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAA!!!

    Dude... Good one! Oh man... That about killed me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No sound in You Tube

    If you're SURE you've installed the Adobe plugins open Synaptic and search on swfdec. You should get two hits on this search.

    Mark both packages for removal if they're installed.

    While in...
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    Re: what is you worst decision ever made so far ?

    I have to pick ONE?
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    Re: Do Linux User Prefer Standard?

    Amateur.


    /WORKS on a college campus.
    //Gawd I love Summer...
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    Re: Do Linux User Prefer Standard?

    FINALLY, we can get down to the real, core issue of this entire Manual vs. Automatic Transmission Debate: Babe Scoping!
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    Re: Do Linux User Prefer Standard?

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  19. [ubuntu] Re: Is it possible to run Ubuntu off a thumbdrive? (Intel Macbook)

    Sure it's possible.

    I once ran Ubuntu on a rig I cobbled together from an old soup can, a hair-dryer and a handful of York Peppermint Patty wrappers.
  20. Re: MS gives free Windows 7 upgrades to Vista buyers

    I'll probably obtain a copy just so I can play with it. Initial reports on non-partisan sites seem to indicate that '7 is a decent release. For what it is.

    Don't know if I wanna go the legal...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Third Party Software Upgrade

    The .deb file is what you're after. Ubuntu is a Debian derivative so yes, that package is fine.
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    Re: Do Linux User Prefer Standard?

    Damn right we are... Don't make me say it again!


    My sad tale: I tooootally hammered this sniveling little twerp in another thread - pretty hard too, I gotta admit - and yeah, I got a little...
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    [all variants] Re: Best Distro for slow Computers?

    Puppy Linux: http://www.puppylinux.org/

    Damn Small Linux: http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Can't update or download anything - novice

    You need a little bit more recent version of Ubuntu to test out. 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) is pretty old by Ubuntu standards (new release every six months).

    I'd suggest you download a more current...
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    Re: Do Linux User Prefer Standard?

    Well, this ought to be good...[/quote]
    Pipe down you... I told the Mods/Admins I'd try to play nice... ;)


    And that would be me. I sat behind the wheel of a stick shift once (it was a...
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