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  1. Long overdue, but thanks. Your advice served...

    Long overdue, but thanks.

    Your advice served me well.

    100% of my Linux experience is from USB and has been for a long time now - same system on a variety of hardware.
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    Thank you. There is also a 2GB swap partition...

    Thank you.

    There is also a 2GB swap partition on the USB.


    Disk /dev/sda: 119.2 GiB, 128035676160 bytes, 250069680 sectors
    Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size...
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    Creating Image from Current Installation

    Good day,

    I have installed Linux Mint onto a 32GB USB mostly for the purpose of playing Icewind Dale 2 (what do you know I got it to work on Mint but not on my Windows 7 installation).

    Anyway I...
  4. Hi all, Thanks for all the help. I have tried...

    Hi all,

    Thanks for all the help. I have tried various incarnations now with Kernel 4.2 and can't find any drivers for the device. I may be able to get it working if I had a system installed, but...
  5. Thanks. Herewith the info: lspci 00:00.0...

    Thanks. Herewith the info:

    lspci


    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge - DMI [8086:1614] (rev 0a)
    Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device...
  6. Killer Wireless-n/a/ac 1525 - Linux Mint 17.3

    Hi,
    This is the first time I'm trying out mint and the first time in ages I've had the opportunity to play around with Linux again.

    I have an MSI GS60 that uses the Killer Wireless-n/a/ac 1525...
  7. Yes, XFCE started to become popular (at least in...

    Yes, XFCE started to become popular (at least in my observation) back then. I even ran XFCE alone for a straight year. Could never get Beryl/Compiz working on it though he he he.

    I have noticed...
  8. User of Linux for 8 years and still a newbie

    Ok, so I used Linux exclusively for about 4-5 years straight once I started 8 years ago or so. I have since moved around quite a lot and have lacked internet access at home because of the area I live...
  9. Thread: hi :)

    by netstrider
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    Welcome, I think Linux users can be split into...

    Welcome,

    I think Linux users can be split into at least five categories:


    Those attempting to use Linux with a real will to use it.
    Those using Linux sparingly or occasionally.
    Those...
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    I will start by saying sorry for bringing up a 4...

    I will start by saying sorry for bringing up a 4 year old thread again.

    I was just going straight to techiemoe.com as I used to in the hope of a laugh (particularly at the disclaimer). Turns out...
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    Thank you, will have a look at it as soon as my...

    Thank you, will have a look at it as soon as my current updates are finished downloading and installing.
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    Getting Gnome 3 on Debian (netinstall)

    Hallo, I have just downloaded and installed the latest version of Debian via Virtualbox. I am currently in the process of acquiring (downloading) gdm3 but I would like to know which version of Gnome...
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    fd0 error on 0 or something like that

    Personally I have an intel PC which runs Ubuntu 8.04 smoothly. I tried booting the live-cd from an AMD athlon and encounterred the above mentioned message as an error after loading.

    I went into...
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    Thank you Zeroangel. The themes certainly helped...

    Thank you Zeroangel. The themes certainly helped with the glum-looking gnome. I also managed to get my Nautilus problem fixed by ticking the box "Always open in browser windows" in the preferences.
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    Ugly gnome and funny-looking Nautilus

    Hello,

    I installed Debian 5.0 Lenny again today after I borked my previous installation and did the usual net-install.

    These are the steps I took:

    apt-get install xserver-xorg gnome-core gdm...
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    Lenovo Notebooks

    Hello,

    My dad's old laptop finally gave in the other day and we're all looking to buy him a new one for his 60th birthday. He dislikes Windows and I am planning to install some form of Linux...
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    Mount ext3 with rw for all users.

    Basically I have a drive which is mounted in $HOME/data, but I can't write to it unless I'm root. I do not want to chown it - because I don't think that is the right way to do it (correct me if I'm...
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    I just went to create a .bashrc since there...

    I just went to create a .bashrc since there wasn't one and added PATH=$PATH:/home/ulrich/sandbox and logged in again and it's working.

    Thanks.
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    If you do not use Mozilla/Firefox/Iceweasel, then...

    If you do not use Mozilla/Firefox/Iceweasel, then what do you use? The debian version of flashplugin-nonfree is corrupt so your best bet is to download the tar.gz from Adobe.com, extract it and...
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    If you do not have a static IP you can obtain DNS...

    If you do not have a static IP you can obtain DNS and all that from DynDNS.com: DNS Hosting, E-mail Delivery, VPS Hosting and Other Services. Perhaps it could help.
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    Changing PATH permanently

    Hello,

    I have some Python scripts in $HOME/sandbox which I want to make permanently executable for everyone, but at least for me (user 'ulrich') if the former is not possible.

    I have done...
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    Thank you b2bwild and ghostdog74. I was aware...

    Thank you b2bwild and ghostdog74.

    I was aware of the symlink, but am concerned that if I install something via the repositories that requires and uses Python that it might malfunction if the...
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    Setting default Python version

    Hello everyone,

    Python 2.5.2 is shipped with my version of Debian (Lenny), but I have installed Python 2.6.2 from source and it works. Python 2.5 is located at its usual /usr/bin/python and 2.6 at...
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    I was going to install Arch Linux instead of...

    I was going to install Arch Linux instead of Debian but I guess nobody cares if you have a ppp connection so I'm screwed because of that.
  25. Thread: Ugly GTK

    by netstrider
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    Ugly GTK

    I'm running Debian Lenny with LXDE and everything was going perfect until I tried installing a later version of Banshee than what is in the repositories so that Banshee could also play my FLV files....
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