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Old 10. Dec 2013, 10:14 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Thanks, I will definitely let you know .

I have always liked KDE, when it and Gnome were the only choices .
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Old 11. Dec 2013, 06:12 AM   #52 (permalink)
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Incidentally you can update Firefox manually but there seems little point.

http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2052/...efox_in_linux/

Anyway, stick with Chromium - it's quicker and better.
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Old 11. Dec 2013, 06:19 AM   #53 (permalink)
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Something else you can play with and use the result to wow your easily impressed Winodze friends.

Go to Control Panel, desktop effects, all effects and in the list of options tick "Fall Apart" under "Appearance" and "Desktop Cube Animation" under "Window Management. Then, click the spanner icon next to it and change the rotation duration figure to around 600msec+. This will slow down the animation when you swap between desktops which IMO looks more impressive. You can install the "Pager" widget into your panel by right-clicking - add widgets. By default this will show 4 desktops but you can change this in the settings.

Have fun.
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Old 11. Dec 2013, 10:03 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Thanks for that link, MC.

Yes, I know I can install Firefox manually too. But, I think I will wait till they update Firefox in the app centre. They should do it soon hopefully, because I saw the version available was 25.0.1, which was current one, until the new version was released yesterday.

Well, Chromium might be fast, but Firefox is my buddy .

Thanks for the effects.. I will try that later on.

I booted to Windows. I cannot see the SuperX hard drive. That sucks, I had some files to transfer. Anyways, I think I will be able to see the Windows hard drive from SuperX.
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I booted to Windows. I cannot see the SuperX hard drive. That sucks, I had some files to transfer. Anyways, I think I will be able to see the Windows hard drive from SuperX.

Two possibilities:

1) Transfer everything to your Linux partition and delete Windows.

2) Try this.

http://www.howtogeek.com/112888/
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Well, the first isn't going to happen . Thanks for the second .

Strange, that no way yet to write to Linux partitions
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Strange, that no way yet to write to Linux partitions
The best solution for me is to create a data partition using ntfs for saving all documents where both Windows and Linux can access natively.
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The best solution for me is to create a data partition using ntfs for saving all documents where both Windows and Linux can access natively.
That's a good idea .
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That's a good idea .
I don't have need for this option as I have an external drive.
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I found a great freeware to access Linux partitions from Windows, that too with read and write support . It's Paragon ExtFS for Windows, available here:

http://www.paragon-software.com/home/extfs-windows/

I installed and used it on my Windows 8.1 system, works great . With the help of it, I was able to mount the Linux partition, and was able to transfer a few files from that partition on my Windows hard drive.

Recommended program .
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