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Why Linux Will Or Won't Take Off

I'm struggling a little with this place by asiafish. I assume that the intent was to be a well thought out and OS neutral (possibly even Linux positive) reply. The trouble I notice with it is there are most things in it that are simply untrue. This is probably due to the fact that they were true...
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Out Of Box Scanner For Linux Mint 13?

i\'ve been searching for a scanner that will work with Linux Mint 13 without a lot of complications. Does such an animal exist?Thanxs! 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_644651', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '644651' }, parseInt('0')...
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Linux Humor

Click here and start reading at point 2. -- enjoy the chuckles. This place has been edited by brainout: 02 September 2012 - 11:50 AM Wildly Insane Now Dumb Or Willfully Stupid. :) 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_650567', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid',...
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Linux Which Acts Like Xp?

This is a variant on what's-your \'s-favorite-distro theme, because it touches on a famous website topic: 'what Linux distro acts/looks like XP?' What distinguishes XP is that 1) it is a BUNDLED SUITE of most different software packages, and 2) it is infinitely customizable as to appearance....
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How To Run My Coin Program In Linux 11.10

Could somebody pls tell me how I can get my coin collecting programme and my microscope programs to work in Linux 11.10. It is a plain pain to keep switching back and fourth from one to the other. I know there is a way but I can't figure it out. I switched to Linux because I was tired of all the...
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What Version Of Linux Can Run A Dos Window?

After wrestling with the Win8/Win7/XP issues for over a fortnight right now, and seeing now right now that Windows has decided to abandon it is members, microsoft is dead to me. But I still need DOS windows, as do millions of other businesses. IBM will help us, but I don't yet know if they will develop their...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Issues

I'm noticing some incredibly annoying issues in Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) that didn't exist in 11.04 (64-bit). For one, i\'ve to hit the EXACT ONE PIXEL in the lower-right to resize a Window. This wasn't the case before. (in 12.04, it's good if I resize from the top corners of the...
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Compatable Laptops

I wish to start a thread listing laptops we usage Linux on that is Linux consistent. The hope here, is that we can come up with a list of functional equipment to remove guesswork for people buying new machines. I don't know of some current lists, and it is near impossible for people to hunt...
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Does Linux Require Specific Compatibility Parameters

Hey I'm sorry if I sound completely stupid with this but I m a complete tard with linux and stuf, never saw one using it so you know my limitations....i noted a few folks here discussing regarding specific hardware parameters for using linux, pls throw some light and let me know whats up with it,...
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Vector Linux

OK, as promised, here is the quick and dirty of Vector Linux.As I attempted to make clear in the past Distro write-up, these are now quick and dirty notes from a quick hands-on experimentation using a standard platform.So here goes. Once again, this was installed to an external (ESATA) hard drive. A...
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How To Reinstall Windows Xp Over Ubuntu

Please forgive me for posting on this subject again, can anybody pls explain to me in plain english how i can reinstall windows xp on my dell computer computer over ubuntu, i have attempted booting from my windows xp installation cd but some horrible thing called GRUB keeps loading ubuntu, the windows...
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Multiple Linux Partitions?

I wish to prepare one computer with 3 partitions: eventually two of them being Windows, and one Linux. But I don't know yet which distro I'll like. So I was thinking of taking one of the computers with a version of Windows on it, then installing a distro and creating two partitions with...
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Zorin 6

Chrome has never been some quicker on my Linux machines. And nothing is quicker than Win 8+IE as of right right now. "There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding it is way by way of our political...
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Has Anyone Tried Them?

I was searching for a cheap or free linux based hosting, has anybody of you attempted www.2freehosting.com ? they appear to offer a lot for free, but need some advice? 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_674748', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '674748' },...
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Setting Up Linux -- How Many Partitions? What Format?

If y'all are willing to suggest me assume by way of this topic, I'd be grateful. Finally bought two Win7 Dell laptops, which have easy-to-alter internal hard drives (and RAM). Got the computer kit, anti-static mat, and wrist-strap. Strategy is thus:1. Clone original Win7 hard drive using...
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Switching From Windows To Linux

Hello,I\'m a Windows user since I got my hands on computer but I admired Linux always. I now wish to switch to Linux but always turn back to windows for GAMES. I can't do without games. I know there are tools like WineHQ, PlayOnLinux & so on for windows compatibility but are not reliable...
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Linux Tyranny?

waldojim, on 11 February 2013 - 08:50 PM, said:Linux is a HOBBY OS, made by people who simply enjoy writing code snippet...Let's not get carried away. Linux is most more than a "hobby os", now like Windows is more than a glorified XBox. ...
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Linux Strengths

Linus Torvalds gave a remarkable interview (click here), speaking frankly regarding why Linux wasn't catching onto PCs, versus microsoft and Apple. Put simply, he said that the computer ecosystem is so diverse for the way Linux requires to be used. He gave the illustration of how, in a commercial enterprise, a Linux...
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Lfs

Ok, rather than keeping on hijacking other threads with problems regarding LFS, I decided to start a new one.As it is, At present we are attempting to build a copy of LFS to an 8GB USB drive. My binutils build time was under 1 minute real time (58seconds) and 1:40 user time. Not bad considering this...
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Don't Do Debian

Since I was finally able to get Fedora 17 on a stick by using it is install programme, but specifying the stick, it unfortunately seemed a good thought to attempt the same with Debian. That was 10am yesterday. All seemed to go smoothly, until they asked whether I wanted to install another DVDs besides the...
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Removing Ubuntu 12.10 From Multi-boot System ?

Just to notice what it's all regarding - NEW user! Today I installed Ubunto v 12.10 on a dedicated partition of a secondary multi-boot computer, as here;Partitions;1: Windows 2000 Pro 78 Gb FAT-32 Boot2: Windows Xp Pro 78 Gb FAT-323: Ubuntu Linux 76 Gb EX-34: Linux Swap 2.1 Gb SwapUbuntu runs!...
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Need Mentor For Linux

Hello, I\'m interested in having a mentor to suggest me with Linux since I\'m new to it. i\'ve Ubuntu 12.04 and At present we are in the procedure of dual booting it with win8. I know a little of java, like I can write basic programs. Command lines are mystifying though. i\'ve had to usage them to install a...
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How Many Here Have Raspberry Pi's

Hello,Also what are you planning to do with your \'s Raspberry Pi.Alexander Parsan Alexander Aditya ParsanI have now got a new PC!!!!!!!!!i\'ve been waiting years! Think Different 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_685117', { app:...
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Dvd/rw Writing: Which Linux Does It Best?

i\'ve regarding 15+ computers, and they range from 286 up by way of XP Pro. Was going to upgrade to Win7 but when I learned of it is troubles, and especially the retooling disaster that Win8 spawns -- I decided to stick with XP and eventually migrate to Linux. Need the backwards-compatibility, which Win7...
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Which Gui Interface Do You Like?

Title has all, which Linux UI do you like the better? If you like, share your \'s ideas on which UI/distro got you interested in linux.For me it was GNOME of Suse Linux 9.3, after that, it was Ubuntu 8.04 (gnome also) Even the experts initiated out as beginners 0 ipb.global.registerReputation(...
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Linux Mint Or Opensuse?

Hello,As of right now I'm attempting to reformat a friend's laptop. It's an old one. Sony VAIO, with a 512 MB of RAM, Intel Pentium 4 3 Ghz with an 80 GB of hard drive. ATI video card I assume.The user is now somebody who access Facebook, Yahoo! Messenger and a bit of Skype.Most of the time,...
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How To Install Linux With Another Os On A Single Hd

i\'ve this 80gb hd already got xp on it on C: partition so whenevr i attempt 2 install linux on f: , it reads xp and skips linux installation, could you pls guide me from step 1 and by way of so i can install linux for the very first time ever....thanks loads This place has been edited by Stevey: 16...
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Very Slow Mouse Speed On Hexxeh Chromium Build Using Vmware

I wanted to attempt ChromeOS so I now right now downloaded one of the Hexxeh Vanilla Chromium builds. This was one of the recent builds and I downloaded the VMWare version since I run the newest version of VMWare Fusion on my Mac Pro. Fortunately it appear to be working good except for one thing. The mouse is...
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A Way To Run Linux In Windows?

Is there any procedure to run Linux in Windows so that Windows is completely hidden and I can shortcut all my windows apps into the Linux computer? Basically I wish to set up certain windows apps with in Linux UI without it searching like it is now running in a VM window. I was hoping for a way for those Windows...
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Linux Forum Documents/wikis

You can find the Linux forum Documents here: http://wiki.pcworld..../Category:LinuxThese are Wikis (what were called Documents under the old forum software) that correspond to this forum. they will mostly explain how to deal with some common issues that have been previously discussed (some times...
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