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Best distros for converting

Posted 06-06-2009 at 01:08 AM by cjparad

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Ubuntu Versions are great to try for conversion from windows to Linux; Debian based distros are really awesome. I suggest something that is well documented, try their live CD's first before install to see what you like.

My favorites are:

Ultra X Linux http://ultraxlinux.org/download.html
Ubuntu 9.04 http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download
Fedora http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora

These are great distro's, try http://distrowatch.com
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Ultra X Linux Media Edition

Posted 06-06-2009 at 01:05 AM by cjparad

Ultra X Linux Media Edition comes with Boxee preinstalled. Boxee is a wonderful media center that streams internet video and more.

Boxee is an open-source media center which plays media from your computer and other devices in your home network, as well as connects you to various Internet sources that allow you to stream or download movies, TV shows, music and photos.

You can watch a quick intro to boxee to learn more.

Ultra X Linux V1.3 Media Edition...
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Windows 7 Sucks!!!

Posted 06-06-2009 at 01:02 AM by cjparad

For all of you out there foaming at the mouth for the release of Windows 7, have a seat; IT SUCKS!!!. Windows 7 is really a build of Vista with GUI enhancements along with other OS enhancements. The GUI is designed to run faster than Vista's that is all. XP is still the most reliable OS. Does everyone remember those Mojave commercials on television? Microsoft was trying to determine if they re released Vista with a snappier GUI and a few enhancements if the public would buy it. Inferior products...
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ATI -- There is no greater hate

Posted 06-05-2009 at 01:09 AM by Indymaynard
Updated 11-04-2009 at 01:25 PM by Indymaynard

I think that some recent developments are going to prove to be a sad thing for Linux users. (Quick link to the story: http://www.engadget.com/2009/06/03/a...irectx-11-gpu/ )

Sadly, with the focus on DirectX, I doubt that ATI/AMD will be focusing on their Linux drivers enough. This leaves users like myself in a bad situation. We will have no proper 3D acceleration.

After installing a new (read as: new to me) ATI Radeon 9550XL into a computer that...
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Install & Configure IPplan IP Manager in openSUSE

Posted 06-03-2009 at 05:49 PM by rbkumaran

IPplan is a free opensource IP Address management application. IPPlan is a web based IP address management software and tracking tool simplifying the administration of your IP address space. IPplan goes beyond IP address management including DNS administration, configuration file management, circuit management and storing of hardware information.Read More
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