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    Re: Any other web browsers you'd recommend?

    But... If I use Lynx, I won't get to see the pretty pictures...

    In all seriousness, I can't see recommeding Lynx to someone as their general purpose web browser for every day use. It is a text...
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    Re: Any other web browsers you'd recommend?

    +1 for chrome/chromium. It's a slick web browser with a clean ui and excellent extension support. The ability to sync extensions/themes/bookmarks/etc across all your computers is amazing. It even...
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    Re: Game recommendations

    Heh. There is no objective in Minecraft. It's all about what you make of it. Do you want to build a huge palace? Mine way underground and build a huge underground lair? Perhaps build a huge...
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    Re: Easy way to install programs

    I'm far from being an expert in Ubuntu but, for me anyway, the best solution to installing software that isn't in the Ubuntu repositories is to find and add a ppa that includes the software I want. ...
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    [kubuntu] Re: New to kubuntu!!!

    Is the laptop shutting down because it's overheating?
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    Re: Game recommendations

    I vote for Don't Starve. You can find it on steam and it works nicely on linux or mac.

    [edit]
    Oh and I also second the recommendation for Civ V. It is very good. Get the complete version...
  7. Re: Is Google remote desktop able to access linux machines now?

    I was just trying out google remote desktop last night. It works great to access my Windows pc from either my Android tablet or my Ubuntu pc, but I was unable to use it to access my Ubuntu pc from...
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    Re: Canonical: where's the 14.04 hype?

    It's disappointing for sure. I remember when Ubuntu was featured front and center on ubuntu.com.

    These days (and it's been this way for a few years now) you have to basically know what you're...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Youtube videos don't play

    Woops. Didn't even see that the OP was using Lubuntu. Fixed.

    Thanks.
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    [lubuntu] Re: youtube videos don't play, please help!

    Open up a terminal and type the following



    sudo apt-get install lubuntu-restricted-extras
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Have 4 drives and want to partition 4th for Ubuntu and Swap space, but can't crea

    Create an extended partition on the 1TB drive and place your partition for Ubuntu within that along with your swap partition.
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    [SOLVED] Re: do I create an extended partition?

    You should probably just use gedit to edit the fstab file. Nano can be a little daunting if you've never used it. I think that will fix most of your problems.



    gksu gedit /etc/fstab
  13. Re: Is DOTA2 or Dungeon Defenders a Co-Op game?

    Dungeon Defenders is a co-op game. It's a tower defense type game. You and a friend are able to play on the same map at the same time and are both able to place defences and fight the bad guys and...
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    Re: Game like WoW?

    How about Nethack (or one of the other roguelikes)?

    Find more information at nethack.org. I think they also have tilesets and all that stuff too so you can get some fancy schmancy graphics.
    ...
  15. Thread: Netflix

    by jeremy1138
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    Re: Netflix

    This is exactly the reason that we don't have Netflix on Linux. It has nothing to do with any technical hurdles or anything of the sort. The only reason is that there are no good commercially...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: a question about Vidalia-tor and firefox

    The Tor addon for Firefox does exactly that, along with changing some other settings and disallowing certain plugins.

    I use chrome for my general browsing and firefox when I want to use tor. I'm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying Ubuntu...

    I'm pretty sure when you install Ubuntu that it has an option to "install alongside your existing windows installation" or something to that effect. I believe it just resizes your windows partition...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Greasemonkey for Chromium on ubuntu?

    This.

    Chromium is able to install and use all of the scripts that I typically use with greasemonkey without modification. Just search for and install the greasemonkey scripts as you normally...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tons of screen tears.

    I think you should use the drivers that the hardware manager in Ubuntu gives you but you may wish to ignore me and go ahead and install the latest ones.

    In that case, you will need to right click...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Tons of screen tears.

    Go into the Catalyst control center and enable the tear free desktop. Then install the compiz settings manager and disable sync to v-blank.

    That's how I got my computer working smoothly. Hope...
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying Ubuntu...

    Grub is the bootloader used by Ubuntu to allow you to select which operating system you'd like to load when you start up your computer.

    Wubi allows you to install Ubuntu from within Windows as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: trying Ubuntu...

    I'm assuming that you will be installing Ubuntu on its own partition and using Grub to dual boot and not using a Wubi installation.

    If that is the case, then yes you can dual boot for now and then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Conky run at startup covers everything

    I found it. You have to create a script to start conky with a delay and then call that at startup instead of conky directly. See here:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Conky run at startup covers everything

    Hello. I'm having this same problem. I think I remember this happening to me like 3 or 4 years ago but I looked back through my posts and I couldn't find it. I think the solution involved somehow...
  25. Thread: Conversion?

    by jeremy1138
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    [ubuntu] Re: Conversion?

    I'm not sure exactly what you're referring to with running silverlight on a usb drive...

    The reason Netflix doesn't work on Linux is a problem with DRM. While there is an open source version of...
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