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    Re: Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    So I can use four consecutive asterisks in any other context, most notable in my signature, or random word substitutions? It really wasn't explained?
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    Re: Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    Since edit isn't enabled, I should have asked how many consecutive asterisks are allowed by forum staff? We need specificity?
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    Re: Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    So please clarify? How many asterisks are appropriate on this forum?
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    Re: Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    Again, I used four consecutive asterisks, voluntarily, and not as a means circumventing a language filter. Four asterisks are four asterisks. It was not an attempt to circumvent a filter, or a...
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    Poll: Re: Gnome desktop poll - a year on

    [QUOTE=Copper Bezel;11905775]....and I dislike Unity's philosophy of favoring screen space .....{/QUOTE]

    Screen space, or at least vertical screen space, is a precious commodity in this era of...
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    Re: Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    As an example of how I've been unfairly targeted, this usage of an asterisk is apparently appropriate:http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11904255&postcount=9. And it is clear this member of...
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    Re: Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    So why is the asterisk a forbidden symbol? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asterisk CharlesA's actions are not supported by forum rules, and his accusation is entirely false. If the moderators cannot...
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    Re: Windows 8 - Now charging for DVD Playback

    It's really not better for the consumer in any sense. That's just a marketing line. As far as the precedent of Windows 7 Starter edition, Microsoft's decontenting of the much ridiculed Starter...
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    Re: Windows 8 - Now charging for DVD Playback

    Is this a money grab? Yes, it most certainly is. However, the value of Windows Media Center is very limited. In multiple systems over multiple hardware generations, using both PCI-E and USB TV...
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    Four Consecutive Asterisks Aren't Allowed?

    Since when are four consecutive asterisks against forum rules? I was accused of profanity, when the asterisks were indeed intentional, and not the result the forum filter. I demand an apology, that...
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    Poll: Re: Gnome desktop poll - a year on

    The divide between QT and GTK+ is still a big deal. Much respect to the KDE community, especially if the KDE Windows Iniative ever produces a final release worthy KDE desktop for Windows. ...
  12. Re: Unusual new computer display at warehouse store

    Well, the display models always work at the Apple Store! Now, I know Apple products are made of glass and metal, rather than plastic and more plastic on plastic. I know that Apple products are...
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    Poll: Re: Gnome desktop poll - a year on

    Unity represents a great solution to maximizing screen space and multitasking on a modern, up to date PC. It is not a lightweight desktop, and it takes marginally more resources than the already...
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    Re: Gimp 2.8 final source is available

    It was worth the wait. The single-window mode really makes GIMP far more approachable.
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    Re: [Q] Which Tablet?

    Well, there's the upcoming Google Nexus tablet? Having seen all current offerings, I've concluded that there really isn't a single Android tablet that I'd consider owning, for any price. Of course,...
  16. Re: Heads up: 12.04, the Anywhere MX Mouse (& other Darkfield Mice?)

    Bug report: Confirmed/Undecided/Unassigned https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/958174
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    [ubuntu] Re: 512m ram, what should I do?

    I'd suggest Ubuntu 10.04.4, since Gnome 2.32 takes far less memory than the current alternatives. The only real problem is that support ends in April of 2013, so you've got less than a year left. ...
  18. Intel NUC Motherboard: Mac Mini-type Desktop in an Apple TV-sized case.

    Anyone who's considering a Mac Mini or SFF small-form-factor PC should consider this Intel motherboard form factor coming out in 2nd half of 2012. NUC, or the Next Unit of Computing, form factor...
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    Poll: Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. What do you think?

    Ubuntu 12.04 is a very polished release. Of course, the Alpha was usable on daily basis and the 2nd Beta was already up to final release standards. Unity has been mature since 11.10. No real...
  20. Hulu Will Require Proof of a Paid Cable or Satellite TV Subscription

    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hulu-pay-tv-subscription-olympics-317992Goodbye Hulu.
  21. Re: Microsoft Settles, $300 Mil TO Barnes & Noble? Locked Windows-only Nooks in futu

    Due to fragmentation and the variable quality of handsets and tablets, Android should lose marketshare. Apple sets the gold standard for quality ARM powered hardware - and there's no fragmentation...
  22. Re: Microsoft Settles, $300 Mil TO Barnes & Noble? Locked Windows-only Nooks in futu

    From your link:
    So it looks as if there's a real possibility that the Nook will go Windows-based, and with Window 8/RT, that means a permanently locked Windows-only device.
  23. Microsoft Settles, $300 Mil TO Barnes & Noble? Locked Windows-only Nooks in future?

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Apr12/04-30CorpNews.aspx So, Microsoft sued Barnes and Noble for infringement of Windows patents, and settles by paying Barnes and Noble. Bizarre. ...
  24. [other] Ratel Ultra Question: Are there any case fans?

    It appears that the Ratel Ultra is built with the LIAN LI PC-Q07 Black Aluminum Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case, a case which doesn't ship with any case fans. ...
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    Re: Annoying People asking for computer help

    This is precisely why you recommend Apple products to all of your friends. A friend asks any question pertaining to a computer and the easiest and safest answer is always to say: Go to the Apple...
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