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PCLinuxOS installed

Posted 12-10-2010 at 12:14 AM by granwz

After my recent exploration of different OS, I installed PCLinuxOS KDE 2010.11 Desktop. It's the best OS I've tried - faster than Fedora, very easy to install, and I don't have to go jump through hoops to get Flash or Skype. Everything works as is.

Just one thing: the first time I installed it, I used Synaptic to install some things I wanted, then I couldn't figure out how to make the Get OpenOffice button to work. When I installed PCLOS to another computer, I used the Get OpenOffice...
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Purpose of “SysRq” button in our keyboard.

Posted 12-09-2010 at 02:19 PM by thasuresh

Hai friends,

When i started to use computer, From that day i had doubt with “PrtSc/SysRq” button. All of us knew the purpose of “PtrSc” button (i.e) “Print screen the current window “. But most of us don’t know the use of “SysRq” button. today i search in google about this, i got the answer. The small description os “Sysrq” button. ;-)

The main use of this button is,

Reboot machine when everything is hanging

<alt> + <print screen/sys...
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ubuntu 11.04

Posted 12-09-2010 at 02:03 PM by Steveo2685

hey everyone i updated my school computer to 11.04 for fun and it loads up just fine i can log in and do work, but I have lost my tool bars, it gives me an error with docky needing compositing and the busy symbol never goes away. instead of have a regular cursor I have a busy symbol all the time, it has been like this now for 2 days.
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LibreOffice back at RC1

Posted 12-09-2010 at 09:55 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Haha... well that was exciting to see them create the document foundation and start a new port then immediately create a release candidate 1, then soon after create a RC2 that was some how worse than RC1, then drop the RC completely and go back to beta.

I assume this was because of the 'Go' open office portions they were adding among other things. Ya know... RCs are for bug fixes only, not feature additions.

Honestly, LibreOffice 3.3.0 should have been a direct copy...
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Posted 12-09-2010 at 05:02 AM by capa_master

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