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Forum: Linux 22. Jul 2012, 06:08 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Mainly cosmetic via difficulties with Compiz and...

Mainly cosmetic via difficulties with Compiz and Emerald compared to how easy this is to setup in Gnome 2. The killer for me though is the way xfce renders the fonts in our admin drop down boxes. I...
Forum: Linux 21. Jul 2012, 06:51 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Classic - loved it! :D Despite my liking for...

Classic - loved it! :D

Despite my liking for Xubuntu, Xfce still doesn't give me the full desktop experience I was able to enjoy with Gnome. I still might look at Kororaa 17 once the final comes...
Forum: Linux 20. Jul 2012, 09:11 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Agreed about Mint xfce. Not a patch on Xubuntu....

Agreed about Mint xfce. Not a patch on Xubuntu. I think what has happened (is still happening) with Fusion Linux demonstrates admirably the dilema now facing many Linux devs. Fusion 14 was rock...
Forum: Linux 19. Jul 2012, 06:13 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
I think this mirrors the thoughts of many of us....

I think this mirrors the thoughts of many of us. Initially we were very anti Gnome 3 because of the limitations and loss of stability over Gnome 2. Then we really tried to like it as a few more...
Forum: Linux 18. Jul 2012, 12:47 PM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Having read Dedoimedo's glowing review of Zorin 6...

Having read Dedoimedo's glowing review of Zorin 6 Core, I had another look myself.

http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/zorin-core-6.html

The live session was actually very stable so I can only...
Forum: Linux 20. Jun 2012, 06:32 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
You make a good point because the Zorin guys...

You make a good point because the Zorin guys themselves suggest that a full installation is likely to be more stable than a live session. That said, plenty of other live discs manage to run perfectly...
Forum: Linux 19. Jun 2012, 04:02 PM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Eventually got it downloaded and the MD5 checked...

Eventually got it downloaded and the MD5 checked out so I burned it to a new DVD. Have so say, compared to the neatness, style and stability of Solus I'm not too impressed. Within a few minutes of...
Forum: Linux 19. Jun 2012, 11:04 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Weird. Normally I have no issues with either...

Weird. Normally I have no issues with either straight files or torrents but even using the Softpedia link it stalled twice. The first time I had to resume it manually and the second it picked up...
Forum: Linux 19. Jun 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Now at 24% using Opera and the Softpedia download...

Now at 24% using Opera and the Softpedia download instead of their own mirror. :) There's hope! :D
Forum: Linux 19. Jun 2012, 07:24 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Zorin OS 6 Core final is now released. ...

Zorin OS 6 Core final is now released.

http://www.zorin-os.com/

I tried with Firefox and the x64 bit download failed twice between 17 & 20%. No doubt a torrent will appear for it at...
Forum: Linux 07. Jun 2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
This of course is one of the other benefits of...

This of course is one of the other benefits of Linux in that errors are almost always fixed very quickly and/or the solution is in their forum.
Forum: Linux 22. Dec 2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Well, I got mine and true to the later version of...

Well, I got mine and true to the later version of Ubuntu on which it's based it now recognises my broadband modem out of the box ;)

I only had a quick look from the live DVD as I'm busy doing...
Forum: Linux 22. Dec 2010, 08:18 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Zorin OS 4 released today - x32 and x64 :) ...

Zorin OS 4 released today - x32 and x64 :)

http://www.zorin-os.webs.com/
Forum: Linux 05. Dec 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Sorted now thank goodness and although I can...

Sorted now thank goodness and although I can appreciate Kendall's frustrations, yesterday I experienced this the other way round, albeit from a different perspective. I think it's also fair to say...
Forum: Linux 04. Dec 2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Can obviously see your design background shining...

Can obviously see your design background shining through the transparancy here (if you'll pardon the pun :D)

I have different news about Linux (mine anyway) which is just too distressing for...
Forum: Linux 03. Dec 2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Have only just noticed that a couple more offers...

Have only just noticed that a couple more offers of help with my modem issue have arrived in the Zorin forum to which I've now replied.

One I'm certain won't make any difference and the other is...
Forum: Linux 02. Dec 2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Not exactly. What they do is supply you with the...

Not exactly. What they do is supply you with the program code only all mixed up so first you have to first decipher it and then compile it into an installable package :p:D

There's another gem of a...
Forum: Linux 02. Dec 2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Zorin OS4 is due for release in January with a RC...

Zorin OS4 is due for release in January with a RC early this month. It will be based on Ubuntu 10.10 so this should fix my mobile broadband recognition issues. I'll definitely be taking a look...
Forum: Linux 21. Nov 2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
I did get a response from the site owner on their...

I did get a response from the site owner on their forum re: my USB modem but the suggestion made wasn't any use and there's been nothing else back since my reply to this.

I know this was possible...
Forum: Linux 20. Nov 2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Plus 1 for what lonny says:) With my live...

Plus 1 for what lonny says:)

With my live (used DVD) there was a bit of a delay waiting for the boot process to start and it may take a time to "think" after you enter your connection details but...
Forum: Linux 19. Nov 2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Yeah, the drivers thing seems to be very much hit...

Yeah, the drivers thing seems to be very much hit and miss. I did get a response on their forum from the developer who suggested another route into the setup wizard but this isn't the problem. I can...
Forum: Linux 18. Nov 2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Thanks for the tip but I've got a custom built...

Thanks for the tip but I've got a custom built desktop cobbled together with the best of what was cheap at the time :D

It's actually a pretty good machine but rather than mess around with alien...
Forum: Linux 18. Nov 2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
I have cable DSL which connects fine and a mobile...

I have cable DSL which connects fine and a mobile broadband USB which doesn't. With the latter I get the age old "recognized as a storage drive" thing which no doubt needs some sort of script to...
Forum: Linux 18. Nov 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Thanks for this insight. I know there are a lot...

Thanks for this insight. I know there are a lot of folks with XP who haven't tried 7 so as you say this would be a logical step if they wanted to try Linux in a familiar format.
Forum: Linux 17. Nov 2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
I saw this but wanted closer to a W7 look plus I...

I saw this but wanted closer to a W7 look plus I though the title was more akin to something you see listed under p0rn :D
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