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Old 02-21-2011, 09:08 PM   #721
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I hate windows but i love photoshop. I also hate wine.. and gimp is good but inferior to photoshop.
I hate vmware and the likes. So i have a windows pc only for using photoshop. That makes me hate adobe for not a releasing a linux version. They dont have to make the source open, just let me use photoshop with linux dammit.

On another note i hate windows because it seems to find all my devices and dongles faster and easier than linux, but it has to reboot 14 times before i can use them. And when im finally ready to use them windows decides to reboot itself because of automatic update was running secretely in the background. It usually happens while im in the middle of a chat or if im downloading something. Did i mention that i dont like windows?
lol.

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Then the only solution for you is to get a mac ! get it today and you'll have a discount of 10$ out of 2000 ! don't miss this offer!

[/troll_mode]

yes you did mention you dont like windows, and not just that, but you actually HATE it!!

i seem to be slowly killing the interest for using linux natively on my HDD but use it in a VM... and the fault is of Free Download Manager cuz they don't have a linux version... which translates into debian's fault because they were the ones who recommended me downloading debian with ....

no, i looked around, there;s no such alternative (the best of them being to leave my pc on and then when the download is finished shutdown)

yes, i hate linux for that
 
Old 02-22-2011, 02:50 AM   #722
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lol.

i seem to be slowly killing the interest for using linux natively on my HDD but use it in a VM... and the fault is of Free Download Manager cuz they don't have a linux version... which translates into debian's fault because they were the ones who recommended me downloading debian with ....

no, i looked around, there;s no such alternative (the best of them being to leave my pc on and then when the download is finished shutdown)

yes, i hate linux for that
lol then you are doomed
i just use wget. it can resume downloading. as for multiple files i just make a script so that wget will get them one by one in the background. not as easy as FDM but its good enough for me.
 
Old 02-22-2011, 07:47 AM   #723
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and the fault is of Free Download Manager cuz they don't have a linux version...
WHAT?!?!

You're not using Linux because of a Windows download manager?

There are many choices, including KGet (has a nice GUI), and there's always wget for the command line (it even has options to batch download URLs from a file and to resume aborted downloads).
 
Old 02-22-2011, 08:03 AM   #724
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I think he forgot the sarcasm-tags about that.
 
Old 02-22-2011, 08:03 AM   #725
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WHAT?!?!

You're not using Linux because of a Windows download manager?

There are many choices, including KGet (has a nice GUI), and there's always wget for the command line (it even has options to batch download URLs from a file and to resume aborted downloads).
Looks like his search tool is broken too. Linux has a LOT of download tools. I download videos, files, tarballs and other stuff just fine here and I don't even have windows at all.

 
Old 02-22-2011, 08:05 AM   #726
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I think he forgot the sarcasm-tags about that.
If you're talking about my post, I wasn't sarcastic. I was serious.
 
Old 02-22-2011, 10:48 AM   #727
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@ MTK358 and dalek

I agree.

Linux has many options for downloading files either from the cli and the GUI. It depends on how much experience the person has with linux. The more exposure a person has with linux, the more familiarity you become with commands and programs to use to perform certain tasks.

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Old 02-22-2011, 10:55 AM   #728
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If you're talking about my post, I wasn't sarcastic. I was serious.
Should have make that more clear. Actually I meant silvyus_06's post, which I think is a sarcastic reply to slack-fu's post about Photoshop.
 
Old 02-24-2011, 06:39 PM   #729
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Just because of the distro i use on my laptop and the net i use i am forced to still use Windows until Arch supports easytether. As for the Linux equivalents of Windows programs, i enjoy them more than the windows ones. Then again windows eternally gives me the finger most of the time, so i maybe a bit biased. I even use Linux for a lot of my homework for college, tho Microsoft Access has decided to throw a wrench into that. But again i may be just a tad biased considering my experiences with vista and 7 made me want to perform an exorcism on my computer to rid it of all evil
 
Old 02-24-2011, 08:21 PM   #730
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Ahhh, Now it all makes sense... Windoze is not a virus, but a poltergeist !!! Yup that does explain a lot
 
Old 02-24-2011, 10:10 PM   #731
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Should have make that more clear. Actually I meant silvyus_06's post, which I think is a sarcastic reply to slack-fu's post about Photoshop.
yes i was trying to be sarcastic.. huh.. i was trying to do my best.. lol... i remember a thread named Where is the fun or something alike that said in the post that should have a joke mode or a serious mode LQ
pretty useful now huh?

anyways, i tried KGet, and it kinda met my needs, but the only problem is that i started it once, told it to start minimized to taskbar and now i can't get to the GUI of it. i guess that's because i'm on gnome. as of wget , yes , a nice tool, but .. i don't know.. i just don't feel that geeky that i'd download stuff from the net with wget... i once used though... but i was in a terminal only pc that i couldnt get graphics to work at all...

i'm just going to upload my files to wuala (i would do that in linux too, cuz wuala is cross platform , but , the files are in my windows, and i'm not touching ntfs again from linux)

yeah, and the most i needed out of FDM was that it could shut down my pc when the download finished and md5sum checking so in case the download failed it would download again and when i got back home i would have the .iso of the distro..(have any new distro suggestions for me? i tried fedora, opensuse, peper mint, crnch bang, ubuntu, xPUD , puppy linux, pretty much all the big ones.. Pardus, Linux mint normal and debian edition..)
it is also a torrent manager, file uploader etc. so you can't really beat that. though i suppose im just going to go again to ubuntu , slowly , slowly as when i started(do u know that i had for like 3-4 months a ubuntu noly pc? so yes it can be done)
 
Old 02-25-2011, 07:58 AM   #732
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anyways, i tried KGet, and it kinda met my needs, but the only problem is that i started it once, told it to start minimized to taskbar and now i can't get to the GUI of it.
What does "minimize to taskbar" mean? Does it mean you minimized it like a normal window?

For me, it creates a tray icon. When i click on the icon, it brings up the KGet widow. And when I close (not minimize) the window, KGet still runs in the background and shows the tray icon.

And it works outside of KDE.
 
Old 02-25-2011, 08:13 AM   #733
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Who said WindoZ sucks?
 
Old 02-25-2011, 08:25 AM   #734
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Who said WindoZ sucks?
What is "WindoZ"? Either you've got some real spelling problems or you're talking about some new software which I haven't heard about yet

Actually I should have googled it.
http://www.windoz.com.au/

I don't know if it sucks I haven't used it. Do you think it's worth a try?
 
Old 02-25-2011, 08:29 AM   #735
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What is "WindoZ"? Either you've got some real spelling problems or you're talking about some new software...
I don't know if it sucks I haven't used it. Do you think it's worth a try?
Arghhh...even if I don't want to, I'm gonna take whatever you said in a light mood. huh!
 
  


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