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How to Install Adobe Flash in Debian Etch/Lenny/Sid

Posted 01-05-2009 at 12:12 PM by sridhar11

In this tutorial we will see how to install Adobe Flash in Debian Etch/Lenny/Sid. Adobe Flash (previously called "Macromedia Flash"') is a multimedia platform created by Macromedia and currently developed and distributed by Adobe Systems. Since its introduction in 1996, Flash has become a popular method for adding animation and interactivity to web pages; Flash is commonly used to create animation, advertisements, and various web page components, to integrate video into web pages, and...
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The importance of searching LQ before asking more questions

Posted 01-04-2009 at 07:37 PM by xri

I think it's been stated a millions times, but these days it's becoming even more true.
This site and others are becoming so complete an thourough that most likely usual Linux questions have been answered in different degrees of detail. All you have to do is choosing the depth that will suit your current needs and time availability.
I visit this site very regularly but most of the time my answers are there. I don't have to add my question to the stack.
Of course posting to help...
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GeoXPlanet being considered for Portage?

Posted 01-04-2009 at 07:52 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I did some googling the other day to see who (if any) was using GeoXPlanet, and I ran across this:

http://bugs.gentoo.org/236353

fraggod contributed some patches to GeoXPlanet some time ago (around release 0.4.4), which I reviewed and added to the project. His patches centered around reverse dns primarily, but he had a few tweaks in there as well (radius xplanet option exposed via the configGUI, as well as a few other options I'd planned to add around 0.5.0) Now it...
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Enhancements to the point of non-usability

Posted 01-02-2009 at 01:05 PM by impeteperry

Thanks for the opportunity to express some thoughts.
I am a structural engineer in the precast concrete field.
I have been using and writing computer programs since 1970.

I have been using Kubuntu for my Qt programing.
When I upgraded to Kubuntu 8.10 from my Kubuntu 8.04, I was shocked at the complexity of the enhancements. (KDE 3 to KDE 4).

I switched to Ubuntu 8.10 and was pleasantly surprised. I could use it out of the box!

The...
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newbie ramble

Posted 01-02-2009 at 02:30 AM by magusrelax

so
here i am, gotta desktop xp, lap top vista, webnotebook linux, and mini book l.
sadly all have problems with the exception of the desktop running xp. this is the anchor for all the other systems i am running and the search base for answers to questions on each one. iam left with some unanswered questions.
do i convert the painfully slow lappy with vista to linux?
how do i configure emails from pipex to arrive on the aesus running linux.
will i get thanswers...
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