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This technique - utilizing devilspie - will create a transparent terminal session on your desktop that will remain for the duration of your login (unless you exit the terminal session for some reason) This particular how-to addresses Ubuntu specifically, but I’ve done this successfully in 3 or 4 distributions.
I have had lots of troubles getting good video players for Linux. The one Fedora comes with Totem, works great at playing Ogg Vorbis Video, but all other file types it cant play. Then I tried Helix Player, but I could not get it to play anything.
Then I got Yum to use the Livna RPM Repository, and got Mplayer. It has a little bit of an odd interface, but it plays Video fine. Then I also got Xine, and It plays Videos fine also. What is with the Players in the Fedora Repository not...
I have been using sBackup on Kubuntu 7.04 (placing the data on a local NAS drive) for a while. I have even been able to recover data using the recovery tool. Then my system crashed and I had to reinstall the OS. Now when I go to recover my data using sBackup, it errors out and will not allow me to see/access my data. Have I screwed up when I reistalled the OS? Is there still a way to acess my data within the compressed files?
1. I have already removed Windows from my Computer in favour of Linux.
2. My farther cares about Computer security, and would not like the Fact Norton does not run well on Vista.
3. Many Games (and other programs) have trouble running on Vista.
4. It's GUI Is ugly, some say it is based on the Mac GUI (Also Ugly.)
5. It takes up WAY to much hardware. I would have to buy a new Computer.
6. Windows Vistas has DRM, and other things that spy on you.