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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Steely Dan on Spotify for Linux (Preview). which I didn't know existed until yesterday...
    installed it on xubuntu 12.04.4 and it runs fine, and seems fully functional for a beta (preview)
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Strange error message when logging in Xubuntu 12.04

    I just ran into the same problem, I installed Spotify for Linux yesterday, that's obviously where it comes from.
    I found a file /home/username/cache/sessions/xfce4-session-mephisto-xxxxxx
    There I...
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    Re: username change requested

    Thanks ;)
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    Re: username change requested

    Just letting you know that since I posted my email address here, my inbox is being flooded with spam, which never happened in well over 10 years.
    Please remove the email address from post #4...
  5. Linus Torvalds worries about how Linux will handle end of Moore’s Law

    Perhaps the most hotly anticipated event at LinuxCon was this morning's kernel developer panel featuring none other than Linux creator Linus Torvalds.

    In the panel, Torvalds said he's worried the...
  6. Re: "could not write bytes: broken pipe" over and over again

    is an error I keep getting on and off, it disappears again and comes back some time later. But my system runs fine regardless of the error, so I doubt this is what's crashing your laptop.

    A black...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Best Social Networking apps for Ubuntu 13.04

    I use hootsuite... can't come any easier
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    [SOLVED] Re: Error while booting Ubuntu 12.04

    NVidea Gforce on my box requires nvidia drivers, the nouveau drivers will give me the result you posted: kernel panic. Even the Ubuntu install disk crashes on me with this kernel panic warning.
  9. Re: disappointed that the world of linux remains so clunky

    too funny... since when does one need seamonkey to learn html?... any simple basic text editor will do.. and from there on you can go to geany or bluefish... or whatever else is available on Linux...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Partitioning Hard Drive for Windows users

    If you really are considering moving to ubuntu permanently, I suggest you keep your windows installed as fall back, you never know.

    First of all do some Win housekeeping:

    1. If there is...
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    Re: Skype - no more (alternative arrives)

    If nobody is on it what's the point? you can hate skype all you want, everybody I need to contact regularly is on it so I'll stick with it, for those few times I use it.
    Your "future proof...
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    Re: What browser do you use and why?

    Opera (12.13) because it's got everything I constantly use and need in one package, versatile email client, rss feeds, browser. irc chat, bittorent, notes... you name it.
    Using opera sync all my...
  13. Happy Friday the 13th! It's Programmers' Day

    If your code monkeys aren't answering their emails today, it may not be the curse of Friday the 13th, but instead because they've taken a day of rest to celebrate Programmers' Day.

  14. [ubuntu] Re: DUAL BOOT - Can`t boot W8 nor UBUNTU

    First of all don't panic. I know that's easier said than done. I've been there too so I know how it feels, especially the first time.

    I'm no expert in this, other people here will be able to help...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    I'm not saying I don't trust FOSS. I'm saying there's no guarantee of anything, however unlikely it may seem you can not exclude the possibility.
    If even some "standard" encryption algorithms have...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    Good point, doesn't matter what you use the net with, the fact that you're using it already "exposes" you.
  17. Re: "Intel Will Not Support Ubuntu's XMir" What will be the consequences?

    Here's a good read

    One day we'll look back and say this was the end of the software platform
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Flash - What are people doing to work around flash?

    Chrome works fine on 64 bit machines. You must have misread something there. You need SSE2 support from your processor for latest flash though. Most 64 bit processors should have SSE2.
  19. [xubuntu] Re: Chrome displays blank tabs when links open in new tab

    I don't want to be rude but I think you should post this on google chrome forums. Sounds like a chrome bug to me. Mine behaves strange too with new tabs. It opens a tab but doesn't load the page @...
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    Re: how to enable repository

    For more info please read

  21. [ubuntu] Re: Update (Upgrade) from a different PPA

    oops sorry my fault, please take your time to read this

    As long as you add trusted repositories you should be OK.
  22. [ubuntu] Re: System running in low graphics-mode

    What version of the nvidia drivers are you on?
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    [SOLVED] Re: skype not working properly

    please mark as [solved] if it is fixed. ;)
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    I wouldn't take such a statement at face value. I doubt it that there are no backdoors in Linux. Despite the whole open source philosophy and the source code checking and so on and so forth. There's...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Exactly how vulnerable are unsupported versions of Ubuntu?

    I've used XP for a long time, until a year ago actually, I stayed away from Internet Explorer and refused to use Outlook from the very beginning, those were the attack vectors even on Win 95/98/ME....
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