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  1. Thread: MacBook Air

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    Re: MacBook Air

    Oh yes, another toy for the boyz... I can assure you the IT dept. in my company would fall down laughing if I asked for one of these... Poor specs, high price; a toy to show off for those with little...
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    Re: Ubuntu version 7.04 - Feisty Fawn - 4/19/2007

    Bittorrent download was real fast... and I already have a share ratio of 3.9. My client tells me that there are 841 seeds and 1116 peers...
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    Re: Ubuntu Satanic Edition - Released

    This :evil: SE :evil: is truly silly. Mind you not any sillier than the CE, but certainly much funnier...

    My hat off to you guys, thanks for the giggle and hey keep up the great, hilarious,...
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    Re: aaahhh whats happend to Automatix

    Automatix(2) is king....I am not interested in any of the politics round the program. "It just works" (almost always) and thats all I want... Thumbs up to the developers & maintainers...
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    Re: ubuntu sucks according to slashdot?

    the article seems reasonable to me
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    Re: Processor Decision AMD vs. Intel

    Here is a review from TOMSHARDWARE site. It comes down in favour of the intel option:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/08/22/amd_dual_core_laptops_have_arrived/
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    Re: I don't recommend the edgy upgrade

    Point taken that it is meant to be a testing platform. This I know because i have been using Ubuntu for a while.

    BUT... where does it say this in the official release announcemnet? Yes perhaps if...
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    Re: Good reasons for upgrading to edgy?

    Thanks all for the feedback.

    I think I will hold off for the moment with the update, certainly until the final release and await the general feedback on the forum...

    I guess part of the problem...
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    Good reasons for upgrading to edgy?

    I checked out the new edgy release yesterday. As a "normal" user, I couldn't see much difference to Dapper. Now I know there is meant to be plenty of new stuff "under the hood", but is it a good...
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    Re: Building your own computer

    Buying from Dell will probably be cheaper, but you have lttle or no control of what goes into your machine.
    Think about what you main uses will be and where you wilol be using it. For example if...
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    Re: What is wrong with rpm-based distros.

    My experience with SuSE is the YAST was slooooow and often got hung up on dependeny problems. Moving to Ubuntu and apt was a pleasure ...fast and almost no dependency problems...

    Now I am aware my...
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    What's up with the repository server?

    The repository sever is real slow today... What's uP?
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    Poll: Re: What do you think about Ubuntu's fonts?

    cCan somebody show me the difference; I certainly don't see any relevant ome... Maybe it is just me...
  14. Re: A few ridiculous statements against the merits of OpenOffice.org

    In most big companies this will not be the case. Most users will use standard templates which will contain lots of stuff the average user (myself included) do not need to know about. These will...
  15. Thread: BZFlag

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    Re: BZFlag

    I am a big fan... In particular I like the Pillbox flavour...

    It looks simple but has a steep learning curve. Beware it can be addictive!!!!
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    Re: What photo manager do you use?

    digikam is great better than F-spot IMHO...
  17. Re: Windos stopped recognizing my brothers DVD player

    Yep...

    Apparently he checked the driver with some kind of windos diagnostic tool and it seemed to be ok. A wondos friend of his suspected it was some kind of virus denial of services thing...
  18. Windos stopped recognizing my brothers DVD player

    Recently I visited my brother who was showing me his new laptop. For some reason though windows stopped recognising his DVD player. F*** knows why; I have never used windows so I couldn't help him....
  19. Re: A open letter to the Ubuntu community re: Automatix

    While I have learned to manually install and configure all the stuff these utilities do, I simply don't see the point if there are tools that bundle all this together and do it for you.
    So I don't...
  20. Re: In need of help choosing a portable music player

    I have an Iaudio X5. It sounds great, works well with any OS and has lots of functionality. However, the little toggle lever borke on mine after a few months... I don't know if this is a general...
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    Re: What do non geeks want?

    I agree but it is not because they are "non-geeks". I know you are well aware the reasons are more complex than this:)
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    Re: What do non geeks want?

    Aysiu
    You are probably right I could have adopted a different tone. But I still would never chose the words you use; "different folks, different strokes". Atavism is in fact quite appropriate...
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    Re: Is it just me or are you dissapointed

    Without the 6 weeks, things would have been a disaster. The 6 weeks were not to just as polish as they said, but to get a reasonable release. Things are find for me, but so was breezy!

    Mepis 6...
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    Re: What do non geeks want?

    Man I hate this kind of trash. I am a non-geek and I have never owned a Windows system. I am glad that this forum is not generally represented by this kind of atavistic attitude.

    What everybody...
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    Re: Distrowatch on Dapper - "a disappointment".

    I always thought the 6 week extension "to add more polish" was one of those corporate white lies. I think the developers simply knew they were behind schedule same as SuSE, but didn't want to say so....
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