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    Re: new linux apps you've just loved

    Some of my favorites are Handbrake, Makemkv, Draftsight, Freecad. I love Griffith for cataloging my movie collection. I was using LibreOffice a lot, but I am using mostly Google sheets and drive...
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    Re: What Flavor of Ubuntu Suits You Best?

    I use the vanilla LTS. Currently 14.04. I have thought about trying a different desktop. Just haven't done it. I am sure though between customizability and the different flavors of ubuntu that one...
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    Re: Hey, I love Linux & Love the 'buntus

    I left the junk strewn MS road around the time Ubuntu 8.04 came out. My brother in-law had told me about Ubuntu and had it running on his laptop. I quickly put together a rig from old pieces and put...
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    Re: Ubuntu is da best!

    I was introduced to Ubuntu in 2008. My brother in-law a programmer, was using it. Not knowing much about it and not wanting to hose my current computer running Windows. I built a new machine from...
  5. Poll: Re: Share with us your Trusty (14.04) Upgrade & Installation Experiences

    Upgraded my netbook and one of my boxes so far. Has worked just great.
  6. Re: 10 Luxuries Only Linux Users Will Understand

    Oh and since I have found Linux, I will never again support Windows. I build my own comps and will no longer by any kind of Windows for them.
  7. Re: 10 Luxuries Only Linux Users Will Understand

    I think the biggest luxury is that Linux and Ubuntu plain work. Don't get me wrong they have their hiccups as does any human made thing. However I have always been able to find an answer that...
  8. [SOLVED] Re:[SOLVED] Bad package causes update and kernel problems

    I hope I found the answer, After a little more digging. It seems the answer may be just to delete old linux images. I had a few and dumped them all to the last three. I could see during the...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Bad package causes update and kernel problems

    Thanks Frogs Hair and snbwl

    Tried both but the return was.......

    usr@my_comp:~$ sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:tfylliv/dvbhdhomerun/ppa
    Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:tfylliv/dvbhdhomerun/ppa'....
  10. [SOLVED] Bad package causes update and kernel problems

    This morning I saw that there were updates to install. However it wanted to do only a partial upgrade. So I continued until it was done. I then went to the terminal to see what was going on. After...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Onboard Video is yes but vido card is null! :-(

    Try going into "System Settings" folder and click on "Displays". This will allow you to see if the other monitors are listed and if they are set to be used. Also would not hurt to check your driver...
  12. Re: Building 2 machines. Help on Hardware please

    Using two different HD's is how I dual boot. I learned it from one of the admins here. Saves a lot of frustration. Just make sure you install Win first then Ubuntu. When installing Ubuntu make...
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    [all variants] Re: Need some guidance on what to download and install

    I have a Gateway LT 20 Net book that is currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a little bit bigger processor It's an Intel Atom N270 @ 1.6 GHz x2 ,1 GB of memory and Intel 945GME graphics. It...
  14. Re: Building 2 machines. Help on Hardware please

    As far as hardware goes. I can only advise you on an AMD platform. I have several machines that would work. The most recent one has the following hardware.

    1. AMD Athlon X4 750K Trinity...
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    Re: Ban The User Above You.

    Banned cuz it's been two weeks!
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    Re: Count to 200 - BEFORE MOD RESETS BACK TO ONE!

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    Re: Tug of war - Community vs Mods - to 200 (or -200)

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    Re: The BUMP Thread

    unusual PMUB
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    Re: King of the hill!

    I farrinux resurrect this dead game! My Hill........
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update problems

    My guess is that those PPA's do not exist for your version of Ubuntu. I would check those PPA's to see if they have valid packages for your version. If not then go to "Software Sources" and either...
  21. Thread: Dissappointed

    by farrinux

    Re: Dissappointed

    Sorry to hear you are having troubles. I have been using Ubuntu and dual booting it since 8.10 with win xp and 7 on 4 machines. It is wonderful and productive. I rarely use windows anymore. Though...
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    Re: ubuntu is no fun

    Hmmm, intuitive, maybe if you live in a chaotic universe! Mostly in this universe it's crap. LOL

    I know you are being sarcastic, I just wanted to carry it a bit further. ):P
  23. Re: Dell refuses warranty coverage because I ran Ubuntu

    1clue, I have done the exact same thing. Back in 1996 I purchased my first computer. An IBM Aptiva. I thought I was doing good buying this brand name. In a little over a year as I became more...
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    Re: Microsoft to give away Windows 8.1 for free?

    Seems to me shortly after releasing Win 8.0. A person could get an upgrade for only $35.00. I do not think making it free will make a difference to a lot of people. I wonder how many of those casual...
  25. Poll: Re: Share with us your Saucy (13.10) Upgrade & Installation Experiences

    I was having problems in 12.04 LTS with Thunderbierd. So I decided to upgrade to 13.10. It went smoothly, not accounting for those apps that have not been updated to run on 13.10. I must say that...
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