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    [ubuntu] Re: RTL8111/RTL8168 Network Connection Fix

    Brand new Gigabyte GA-990fx-ud3 motherboard - Realtek RTL8111 onboard nic . Still having the same (realtek 8111 nics have had this issue since 8.10 that I know of )issue with the nic just completely...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Simple Way To Delete Install?

    I AM a motor mechanic -
    Anyway my suggestion would be to boot up with a 10.02.4 disk and install onto existing partitions ( They will be the ones that are not NTFS ) or if you are only using Ubuntu...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Unity - If you don't like, here is an alternative

    Yeah I got over it - actually , got rid of it ! I went back to 10.04.2 LTS . I will try it again when and if it actually works properly .
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    Re: Unity desktop is a disgrace

    I have been using Linux since Debian "Hammy" and mostly Gnome , I have tried both Gnome 3 and unity and find that there is a lot of similarity between them - and I massively dislike both . While I...
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    Re: 11.04 is the vista of Ubuntu...

    After spending a fortnight on both now ( I had not used Windows since Win2k )
    I found that Vista ( God forbid ) was much better to use than Unity and a little more intuitive .
    I am currently trying...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Main menu for Unity?

    Sort of like upgrading to bash - only with a GUI
    It would take a few pages to list the various parts of Unity that I found irritating during the 2 weeks I used it . I upgraded to 10.04 LTS .
    I will...
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    Re: Sticking with Unity?

    I have been using gnome since before 2.x . Gnome ( The Panels shell ) had it's issues but worked very well for me an at present still does . I tried 11.04 beta for 2 weeks and totally hated it . I...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: [HOWTO] Fix common Gnome 3 install issues in 11.04

    Most excellent - Unity gone ! - For good on my machines .
  9. [ubuntu] Re: upgrade to 11.04 and now it is pretty but not terribly efficient. :(

    Yes ! but as often as not , it is not for the better .
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    [ubuntu] Re: Gnome 3 vs Gnome Shell vs Unity

    The whole thing is , at present somewhat of a mess - but it will clear up in a year or so . This happened with the transition from Gnome 1.x to Gnome 2.x - different libraries , different interface ,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fork of GNOME 2?

    Have you actually spent some time on classic ?
    completely functional - well almost !
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    Re: GEAHS and Unity (Don't let this be you!)

    I neither know or care if Unity Is good or bad . It does not do what I want a GUI to do - so therefore is of no use to me . I used it for 2 weeks and it annoyed me and frustrated me . I am currently...
  13. Re: Old/crappy pc/laptop users, come chat and share here!

    My oldest / slowest machine is an Opteron 185 dual core on an Asus A8NSLI-Premium with 4 gig of ram a couple of Nvidia Quadro 3700fx 512mb video cards and 160 and 320 gig hard drives - bought it...
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    Poll: Re: What are you posting this from?

    Posting from an aging 64 bit nForce 5 - Phenom 2.5 ghz Quad core based system Using Ubuntu 10.04 lts . It is my primary machine hence the lts Ubuntu . Not the best out there but has been a good...
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    Poll: Re: How many of you still use emerald?

    I like Emerald but do not use it because I mostly have older machines and tend to strip out anything that is not absolutely necessary for what I am running on that machine . The more I can strip out...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fork of GNOME 2?

    I will also have to agree with the OP.
    I used Unity for 2 weeks -- not to my taste .
    I am using Gnome 3 ( Fedora ) and Kubuntu 11.04 -- not fussed on either of them either .
    I guess after using...
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    Poll: Re: What is your age and what do you use ubuntu for?

    55 .
    At present Ubuntu is my primary OS .
    But looks like not for much longer .
    Not liking Unity at all !
    I have been using Ubuntu for all my computer related tasks since their first release -...
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    Re: Opinions on Ubuntu vs OS X

    I stopped buying macs after my G4 cube because they dropped Classic ( OS9.)
    I am still using Linux !
    That about says what I think of OSX .
    Did like the little Cube though .
  19. Re: Ever got a pc with a unwanted Windows licence?

    I buy my gear second hand - Usually with a messed up windows install and liscence - I have a box of assorted MS install disks and coa s . I will Put them back on the machines If I sell them on or...
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    Re: I hate Unity so far...

    I honestly prefer Win Vista to Unity in It's current state ! Much easier to use and learn but I am at home on Gnome 2.x If it goes the way it is looking too I will likely go to Debian and...
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    Re: I hate Unity so far...

    I have been using Gnome for a bit over 9 years - There was a bit of a stir when gnome changed from 1.xx to 2.xx but it died down after a few months .
    Mayby that will happen here too - time will tell...
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    Re: The iphone is secretly tracking its users

    I do not use a mobile phone - I have a land line phone - to a degree they can track that too . If I answer I am at home if I do not answer I am out .
    I do not have a credit card either . I have no...
  23. Thread: Unity?

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    Re: Unity?

    I tried unity for a fortnight - not to my liking at all .
    Trying Gnome 3 now ( Fedora 15 beta ) not that great either but prefer it to either Unity or The current KDE ( put kde on the machine that...
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    Re: Early adopters bloodied by Ubuntu

    I had 11.04 Unity on a Machine for 14 days ( to see if I would get used to using it ) but each day it annoyed me more - That machine now has Kubuntu 11.04 and I am trytng that - so far not that...
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    Re: How many of you completely switched to Linux?

    I have been using Linux as my primary OS for a bit over 9 years .
    Mostly Debian based but SuSe and Redhat in the early days although my all time Favourite was Caldera open Linux . That was a long...
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