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Gone back to Windows again

Posted 08-15-2011 at 09:01 PM by maxie
Updated 08-15-2011 at 10:24 PM by maxie

Seems like a long time ago I said I would return to Windows, Jan 2010 to be closer.
Well, it didn't last long back then but I have gone back to Windows again.
This time it looks like I'm staying with Windows after over 10 years of only Linux. I was a huge advocate for Linux and spouted the message a'high. I initially learned a lot here at LXQ to get over the hurdles that are placed on everything Linux.

Here are my reasons:

My graphics pad would never...
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Love Linux... NOT

Posted 07-16-2010 at 03:27 AM by maxie

The never ending config continues...

Tried to get surround sound going on Buntu 10.04. After about TEN hours I give up. It is so complicated with workings from here to Xmas and beyond. It really is a joke to keep it so messed up. I tried two sound cards.
Pulse is a complete mystery. If you install some pulse tools you have multiple entries in the menu all for the same peice, PulseAudio.
There's Alsa, Pulse and a host of other sound servers configs and things to keep...
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a killer ap

Posted 05-24-2006 at 01:26 AM by maxie

what might go down well for linux in general is a killer application that, pulls together and can play medias, read/write email, with messaging, tv and video phone, has some games. But uses a new base of codecs that will run on anything and be cross platform. It would have to be fantastic and 'must have' software even for windows users.
But would have a special licence that it be given away and/or included free to any linux distro, but for windows it would not be free and have to be purchased...
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Nvu web editing

Posted 03-21-2006 at 06:34 PM by maxie

Web editing has just become a lot easier now that Ive opened Nvu the Linux web editor. Now at Version 1.0.

On first glance it seems nice and up to date. A site manager on the left side allowed me to add a couple of existing sites, setting the http address and the local site storage or test server.

The first page I opened was one I had difficulty in Dreamweaver with. The header table was shifting an image down and I could not find what was doing it. But one look at...
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From under my rock.

Posted 01-16-2006 at 02:03 AM by maxie

Hmmm, a blog.
Ten years on the net and this will be a first.
If anyone else actually reads this, good luck, I hope you gain from your time.

As a first entry; I am right this minute doing an online update to a brand new WinXP install.
This has gone all too well i.e. XP install @ 40mins then SP2 install @ 1hr20mins. Then antivirus and firewall and now the online update. I started at 3pm, it's now 5:51pm.

This is...
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