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Forum: Linux 25. Feb 2013, 06:40 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
LinuxQuestions has been very helpful to me....

LinuxQuestions has been very helpful to me. Although not perfect (then what is) for the most part they seem to want to help (like this forum). When I look back on things I realize that its comes down...
Forum: Linux 28. Jan 2012, 07:14 PM
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Posted By wdhpr
I've tried Opensuse and Mandriva and I'm...

I've tried Opensuse and Mandriva and I'm considering Mageia. Primarily I'm still using Mint Julia which in my opinion leaves Gnom3 and Unity in the dust. Because Mint Julie is so rock solid I have no...
Forum: Linux 28. Jan 2012, 09:51 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Agreed :) Cheers

Agreed :)

Cheers
Forum: Linux 28. Jan 2012, 03:06 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Mint12 KDE

I just tried Mint12 KDE since I liked Kubuntu I thought surely Mint12 kDE would be just as good or better. Wrong............ Hands down the worst distro I have ever tried. To be fair it may have been...
Forum: Linux 17. Mar 2011, 05:20 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
So that means the old wise ones don't like all...

So that means the old wise ones don't like all that bling.
They just want something that works.
What a concept:D

Cheers
Wdhpr
Forum: Linux 16. Mar 2011, 08:58 PM
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Posted By wdhpr
That may explain this review of Ubuntu 8.o4 Hardy...

That may explain this review of Ubuntu 8.o4 Hardy Heron (http://www.techsupportalert.com/review-ubuntu-hardy-heron.htm) Although updated in 2010 its still a review of a older distro.
Forum: Linux 16. Mar 2011, 08:23 PM
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Posted By wdhpr
Thank you Dedoimedo for the response I have...

Thank you Dedoimedo for the response

I have been using Ubuntu for about 6 months and so far it has worked well for me. But there have already been 4 maybe 5 kernel updates as well as many security...
Forum: Linux 15. Mar 2011, 02:31 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
I have noticed there are those that change...

I have noticed there are those that change distro's nearly as often as they change their socks. (this may vary from person to person):D

At times I am tempted to do the same because I'm fairly new...
Forum: Linux 08. Mar 2011, 01:31 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
From the WubiGuide...

From the WubiGuide (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WubiGuide)


My computer uses the AMD 64 processor however it came with Winxp 32 bit. I installed and ran Wubi 32 bit with no problem. I later...
Forum: Linux 08. Mar 2011, 12:36 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Hello and welcome to world of Linux. You are not...

Hello and welcome to world of Linux. You are not having any trouble that every Linux newbie hasn't already experienced. I've been using Linux for over two years and I still encounter problems that I...
Forum: Linux 06. Mar 2011, 08:27 PM
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Posted By wdhpr
Mint should have a huge selection of packages...

Mint should have a huge selection of packages available in through the software manager. If you are trying to install a piece of software not available in the software manager try to get the one with...
Forum: Linux 06. Mar 2011, 07:36 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Don't expect Linux to be Windows. Its easy to...

Don't expect Linux to be Windows. Its easy to have high expectations with Linux. But It will take time to understand how the unique differences also makes it better as well as a more secure system...
Forum: Linux 07. Jan 2011, 01:00 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Would you like me to send you a box of Midwestern...

Would you like me to send you a box of Midwestern snow. We have plenty this time of year:D
Forum: Linux 12. Dec 2009, 02:29 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
I installed puppy on a a usb flash stick and I am...

I installed puppy on a a usb flash stick and I am impressed. I believe Puppy is debian based with a sprinkle of this and that. Next to Mepis it was the best so far for finding my hardware. It has...
Forum: Linux 10. Nov 2009, 02:28 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Got the same exact results. Funny...

Got the same exact results.

Funny though....I have mepis installed ........tried mint, mandriva, fedore and (ubuntu twice)
The only distro that actually allowed me to get stuff done with out...
Forum: Linux 27. Mar 2009, 02:30 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Stability is crucial

For those that are thinking of giving linux a try. Stability will make the difference if people will continue using linux or fly back to windows and never look back. It simply has to work out of the...
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