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    Poll: Re: Linux as one !!

    One size doesn't fit all. No one distro will fit everyone's needs. If you try to be everything to everyone, you end up with a bloated mess like OpenSUSE 10.2 :p. The nice thing about Ubuntu is it...
  2. Thread: Xpress Linux

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    Re: Xpress Linux

    The important thing is that Windows users will feel comfortable switching. Even if it doesn't look exactly like Windows, everything should feel familiar.

    As a Mac user, whenever I use Windows I...
  3. Thread: Xpress Linux

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    Re: Xpress Linux

    I'm also working on the project. Ironically, I'm the Mac person and I'm doing the Windows theme. Etomic came from the Windows side and he's doing the Mac theme. Of course the goal is to help people...
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    Re: Paige or Hendrix

    Hendrix. He invented modern electric guitar styles.
  5. Re: It's never too late, I want to buy an electric guitar...

    I don't play the guitar, but the Fender Stratocaster is my favorite. Most of the great guitarists use it.

    http://static.flickr.com/8/9219558_5820932beb.jpg

    (Jimi M'baye, whose web site I host)
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    Poll: Re: What text editor do you prefer?

    It looks like I'm in the minority here. I love Emacs. The commands are second-nature to me. I can live inside Emacs and do everything right from it. I am starting to like Gedit when working in the...
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    Re: Can't compile simple C++ prog?

    alternately, you could just add

    using std;
    after the #include.
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    Re: HOWTO: NFS Server/Client

    If you're connection to a Linux NFS server from Mac OS X, you need to specify 'insecure' in your exports and map the user IDs since Macs use uid 501 for the first regular user. For my /etc/exports I...
  9. Poll: Re: In your opinion what is the biggest setback that is preventing Linux to widesprea

    EXACTLY! (although I wouldn't say Windows 'just works'... Mac OS X does 'just work'). Ubuntu is the first Linux system I've seen that will install easily and is usable right away without a lot of...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    meh... my server (which was running Debian at the time) was up 200 days until the power went out here after a hurricane.
  11. Re: (A MUST READ!!!!!) The Ultimately Fastest Ubuntu Desktop/Server You Can Have!

    I'd like to see ZFS. I don't know how the speed is since I've never used it, but I like the features like pool storage (nicer than current RAID implementations), compression, etc.
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