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  1. Poll: Re: HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)

    1. your laptop model: Dell Vostro 1500
    2. ubuntu version: 7.10
    3. your lspci output: attached
    4. the relevant rows from /var/log/syslog:
    5. the relevant rows from dmesg: [ 924.604000]...
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    Re: KDE4 - looking good for open source

    The beauty of KDE is the ability to customize everything. I use kde and I typically have a very clean, uncluttered setup. But I have also seen some pretty messy ones too. So if you have the time to...
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    Poll: Re: Give Gutsy a rating

    I was pleasantly surprised by Gutsy, there are a lot of useful new features and it is very well put together as a whole.

    I do still wish that Kubuntu would receive a bit more attention as it...
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    Re: Ubuntu users! Who are you?

    I'm a 20 year old management student at Purdue University. I started using Linux back in high school, and I have only become more interested in it as I am planning to go into management of...
  5. Re: August 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    I like that layout, being that it's a bit different from the normal kicker/taskbar setup. I use the Crystal Project icon set too, it's the best one out there right now (at least for KDE).
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    Re: Huge List of the Best Open-Source Apps

    Warsow should be added under games
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    Re: Computers you use Day in and Day out.

    My Gaming Desktop
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+ AM2
    Foxconn C51XEM2AA Motherboard (nForce 590 SLi chipset)
    2x1024mb OCZ XTC Platinum DDR2-800 SDRAM
    eVGA Geforce 8800GTS 320mb
    1x 200GB 7200RPM SATA...
  8. Re: I just got a 100,000 Gigabyte Harddrive: How do I setup Email?

    It's definitely useful to have the extra space when you like ripping all of your music in flac format. Once I stop being so lazy I also want to rip my dvds using x264.
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    Re: Which OS are you?

    Debian - the description sounds about right. I love the apt pun btw.
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    Re: I tried out KDE

    Which distros do KDE better? I'm interested to try them out.
  11. Re: Did the firefox developers forget why they started firefox?

    I'm in agreement with most of the other posts in here, I switched to Opera recently and am loving the speed and simplicity. The only thing I really miss is the extensive amount of extensions and...
  12. Poll: Re: Do you have to be a programmer to use Ubuntu?

    I think a lot of people think that programmers are the most knowledgeable about computers in general. I know people in CS whose knowledge of general computer stuff is lacking compared to my own. I am...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Ampache for Music Streaming

    Pretty good guide. You might consider throwing something in there about changing permissions on the files in the ampache folder to be more secure (although I don't exactly know how to do this, I'm...
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    Re: ExtremeTech Review slams Feisty!

    His complaint about flash not being installed by default is rather stupid. Windows doesn't have it installed by default either. It's more a licensing issue than anything (I think so at least).
  15. Re: May 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    I'll repost mine here (I stupidly posted it last night in the April thread at 11pm or so)

    Using Beryl + Aquamarine
    Window Decorations: Crystal (Default for Kubuntu)
    Style: QtCurve (for both Qt...
  16. Re: April 2007 Desktops (Safe for work ONLY) - Please include theme details.

    Here's mine!
    Using Beryl + Aquamarine
    Window Decorations: Crystal (Default for Kubuntu)
    Style: QtCurve (for both Qt and Gtk apps. Continuity is nice)
    Color Scheme: Pure Technology (Found on...
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    Re: If you have Windows XP, why do you use linux?

    Main Reason: It's just more fun to use Ubuntu (Kubuntu in my case). I really love Beryl and Amarok is definitely my favorite music player.

    I really only still use windows because I'm a big gamer...
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    Poll: Re: Unified Linux Thread

    I would say a parallel situation would be desktop environments, we have KDE, Gnome, XFCE, Fluxbox, Enlightenment, and many others. Sure consolidating into one would increase overall productivity on...
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    HOWTO: x11vnc (vnc for display :0)

    x11vnc is very similar to vnc, except that it allows you to view display :0, the display that would currently be showing on your monitor if you were sitting at your computer.

    1. Install the...
  20. Re: Messy Desk Competition

    Wow, you have the exact same laptop as me (well, i suppose yours could be a Z71A instead of a Z71V). How is it treating you? I've already run into the dreaded battery problems with it twice. So now...
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    Re: Linux in Schools and Colleges

    I'm at Purdue and we have some linux support/use but there's still a lot of Windows machines. The CS labs mostly run linux or solaris, but that doesn't really help me as I'm in business management...
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    Re: HOWTO: Lirc in Edgy

    I'm not sure if any of you can help me or not, but we had a power outage today and my mythtv box went offline. Now I can't get lirc to startup even though it had been working previously. Any ideas?
  23. Poll: Re: which media format do you listen to the most?

    All of the CDs I own I have ripped in FLAC.
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    Re: Some screenshots of what KDE4 will look like

    I think it's a little hard to judge KDE4 at this point considering it's not finished and from what I've read the themes are still from the current stable version of KDE, they haven't imported the new...
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    Re: "Welcome, introduce yourself" Sticky Thread

    Hi my name is Erik, I'm currently 19 and enrolled in college. I live in the suburbs in Illinois, and attend college at Purdue in Indiana.

    I've been using Kubuntu since Breezy Badger. Before that I...
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