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General Discussion / Hi
« on: April 09, 2017, 04:56:30 pm »
Popping in to change my password, in one of my rare visits here, might as well say hi! :)

News and Events / Re: Crunchbang disappearing ?
« on: February 15, 2015, 01:04:18 am »
I think this is the primary resurrection discussion board currently;

News and Events / Re: Crunchbang disappearing ?
« on: February 11, 2015, 12:37:57 am »
Looks like some discussions are underway already on the #! forums about replacing it, they are looking for developer volunteers currently, possibly a Debian Maintainer to sponsor them.

News and Events / Re: meets Undernet ...
« on: November 26, 2010, 09:56:05 am »
/j #linux
09:55:07 -!- Irssi: Not joined to any channel
09:55:26 -!- Irssi: Not enough parameters given
09:55:37 -!- Cannot join to channel #linux (You have joined to too many channels)

News and Events / Re: meets Undernet ...
« on: November 25, 2010, 04:02:30 pm »
Undernet?! You could at least have been nice, and been a freenode node ;)

General Discussion / Re: First Impressions
« on: November 05, 2010, 05:22:08 pm »

Thanks for that I will keep that in mind, the software that I had installed was Banshee this is in Software Centre but not the latest version so I upgrade to the latest issue.

The Cockney Mackem!

Ubuntu (and Debian) work on a nothing-but-bugfix update system between releases. The only time you'll get full software upgrades, and therefore new features, is when you upgrade (so from 10.04 to 10.10). Apart from that, all the updates are only security and bugfixes. That way, we can hopefully avoid introducing any new bugs. If you want to live on the edge, there are software distributions that let you do that (Arch for example, or Debian Unstable), but Ubuntu/Debian stable are better for productivity ;)

General Discussion / Re: First Impressions
« on: November 05, 2010, 01:45:03 pm »
Also, something to note, it's always worth downloading software from known, trusted repositories. If you download a random .deb file from a random site and install it, you have no guarantee on what it is doing, and it may be nefarious. If you can,*always* use synaptic/Software Centre over downloading .debs.

General Discussion / Re: Minecraft ...
« on: October 23, 2010, 10:24:09 pm »
Yup. I even run my own multiplayer server :D
PM me if you want the address

Linux Support / Re: Printing using Linux
« on: October 23, 2010, 04:01:32 pm »
Someone may have said this before, but, before you buy printers, it's always worth checking them out on this site:

Though, most HP's do work on both Linux out-of-the-box :)

News and Events / The Future's bright. The future's Linux
« on: October 18, 2010, 02:06:27 pm »

Linux Support / Re: Remote fluxbox
« on: October 10, 2010, 11:14:53 pm »
From that error message, it looks like the system is looking for a file, .Xmodmap, and not finding it. Can you run the following command, and copy the results here?
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ls -lah /home/makin/.Xmodmap

General Discussion / The Guardian != Neutral
« on: October 08, 2010, 10:13:10 pm »
Nice to see the Guardian being impartial:

I like the guardian's style of writing. I read their paper, visit their website, and use their iPhone app.

Today, I saw this advert:

The feature they're making the most of is a rip-off adaptation of a feature Firefox has had since version 1 (not mentioned); won't work on Linux or Macs machines (not mentioned) and the verbiage seems to be clear-cut marketing speech with no mention of any alternatives or downsides.

In the article they've mentioned that Internet Explorer has been the Market Leader since it's launch. What they didn't mention, is the reason it became the market leader. Microsoft abused it's monopoly position, as confirmed here:

Why not a guardian article, you may ask? Perhaps the tone of this blog would give you a hint, with the negativity detectable in the tone of the author: ?


Linux Support / Re: Email not working on alias domains
« on: October 08, 2010, 03:42:10 pm »

You should look for an option to 'alias' or 'forward' email sent to the other domains to the primary domain. Most email system control panels will let you pass email on.

« on: October 07, 2010, 01:41:43 pm »
Hi Badger. You should probably check, it looks like you've got your caps lock stuck on :)

Do you know the model number?

Linux Support / Re: OpenVPN
« on: October 06, 2010, 12:43:59 pm »
try doing an 'ifconfig', we'll be able to tell if the VPN connection has loaded correctly. Also, do you want to do an ls in /etc/openvpn/ ?

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