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    Kubuntu Support

    I was saddened to learn that Canonical is dropping support for Kubuntu:

    http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/opensource/ubuntu-pulls-the-official-plug-on-kubuntu/3417

    Kubuntu is the one thing that...
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    Re: 11.10 Needs Parental Controls

    If you go the Firefox route, there are some additional steps that need to be taken:

    1. Remove all other browsers such as chrome, opera, konqueror, midori, etc.

    2. Lock down your system to...
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    Re: 11.10 Needs Parental Controls

    OpenDNS filtering works very well and it's very difficult for the little ones to defeat it. The one major drawback is if you have a dynamic IP address, you'll lose your filter settings when your IP...
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    Re: 5 months and still infection free!

    Which part of my story do you doubt?

    a) Windows 98 became infected without a firewall or
    b) Windows 98 didn't become infected with a firewall

    Try this:

    Install Windows 98 and connect your...
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    Re: 5 months and still infection free!

    It's possible for Windows to become infected without doing anything. About 11 years ago I converted from dial-up Internet to high-speed cable Internet. I was running Windows 98 at the time. My...
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    Re: 5 months and still infection free!

    To be perfectly safe, you would have to disable Flash and Java, since malicious Flash or Java code can run on any platform. Of course, if you did that you'd be missing out on a lot of web content.
  7. Re: Why don't all the makers come together in one effort?

    Q: This probably has been suggested many times, but why won't all the makers of distros for an organised group with the goal of making the best distro ever, that can compete with mac and windows?
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  8. Re: What happened to Ubuntu? I'm ready to return to Windows 7!

    You know there are other Linux distros, right? You have a lot more choices than just Ubuntu and Windows 7.

    I would suggest using one of the "lightweight" versions of Linux, like Puppy or Damn...
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    [kubuntu] Re: How Do I Include a Cheat Code?

    You are correct. I have not installed Kubuntu yet; however, I know that I'll need to include "VGA=789" in order to get a signal to my monitor, so I'm planning ahead.

    I understand your...
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    [kubuntu] Re: How Do I Include a Cheat Code?

    @ matt_symes

    Thank you very much for your help.

    I would need to run the commands you posted from the Live CD in the rescue mode, because without "VGA=789" boot code already included, my...
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    [kubuntu] How to add boot options

    I've been using Linux for about 5 years and it is my main operating system. I have a question that I can't find the answer to. Before you tell me to RTFM, let me assure you that I have searched...
  12. [kubuntu] Re: Monitor Loses Signal During Live CD Boot

    I got the monitor to wake up by using a VGA=789 cheat code.
  13. [kubuntu] Monitor Loses Signal During Live CD Boot

    I have the desktop i386 version of the Kubuntu 10.04.3 Live CD. The md5sum of the burned disk matches the md5sum hash code published on the Kubuntu web site exactly, so I know the disk is 100% fine....
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    [kubuntu] Re: Question from new user

    Thanks, forestpiskie, for that info.

    Two final questions:

    * Although Kubuntu uses grub2, is it possible to install classic grub after Kubuntu is installed?

    * If I'm forced to use grub2 on...
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    [kubuntu] Question from new user

    I am using another Debian-based KDE operating system ATM. I installed Kubuntu 10.04 in VirtualBox. I like the experience so far, and I'm considering installing Kubuntu on my HDD. However, I'm...
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    Re: should be obvious by now / upgrade

    Vista was created at the behest of the RIAA and MPAA. Vista checks to see if you are playing HD movies 30 times every second and it will turn itself off if it finds out that you are.
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    Re: Open Source Community Quirks

    I agree that some Linux forums are really bad. What's really irritating is when someone posts a problem they're having with Linux, and they get the following kinds of responses:

    1. I don't have...
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    Re: Why do people think Linux is hard to use?

    It's not hard to use Linux once it's set up, but you need to upgrade the OS on a regular basis. Most Windows users seldom or never reinstall the OS over the life of their computers, and the thought...
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    Re: Brand New Free Software

    Windows does have one advantage over Linux: Backward compatibility. I can take a piece of software that I installed on Win98 back in 1999, and there's a very good chance it will install on Win2K,...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Developer upgraded gcc, now can't install packages

    Try changing the CC environment variable to the older gcc version before compiling:



    sudo export CC=/usr/bin/gcc-X.X


    , where X.X is the version of gcc that your kernel was compiled under. ...
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