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For a suggestion, if a thread is opened, answered, but not marked solved, what about sending the originator a friendly e-mail, after seven days or so, and asking for an update? I would also suggest to do this only once per thread, I don't want to bug a poster, and turn them off posting.
Ask the originator to mark the thread as Solved, Found a work around, Partially solved? and ask for if the originator is still looking for a solution?
I have read many threads that simply 'dead end' no solution posted, it appears the thread is ongoing? When you look at the date, the thread is old.
I love working in Linux... it doesn't get in the way of what I want to do on the computer or the web. The time I invest in learning more about Linux is not wasted on some proprietary system that might be trashed in the next iteration of the OS.