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7 reasons why Ubuntu is so successful

Posted 07-06-2011 at 04:01 AM by dEnDrOn

1) A good start: Ubuntu started with a strong background. It wasn’t “yet another” distribution, it was a distribution that had a vision and enough people and money behind it to support that vision.

2) Easy and straightforward installation: From the text-based installer of the first few versions, to the point&click installer of today, ubuntu always had a very straightforward and simple installation. Every step of the installer was explained in a short, yet clear manner that made...
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get rid of GNOME 3 recent items ......

Posted 07-02-2011 at 03:37 AM by dEnDrOn

when u press windows key and search for anything.......some recently used items too pop up and they may sometime really risk the privacy.....
all you have to do is just delete this file--->
Code:
.local/share/recently-used.xbel
and then restarting computer(or ALT+F2+r+ENTER) removes recent items but they are again visiible......to help you again
could have been much simpler...
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How to type in marathi language or rather in any language?

Posted 02-26-2011 at 08:52 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)

If you need to type in any language(For example Marathi) other than English; there is no need of installing any kind of software.


Windows XP

To install another language and keyboard layout in Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. In the Windows XP standard Start menu, click Start, and then click Control Panel.

    In the Windows XP classic Start menu, click Start, click Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Regional
...
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Once again we are shown Microsoft knows how to fix their operating system, but chooses not to

Posted 12-20-2010 at 02:09 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

This drives me insane.

http://it.slashdot.org/story/10/12/1...ls-20-Released

Microsoft has just released version 2 of their free Security Essential antimalware suite. In the comments, people are praising how 'Great it is', how 'Microsoft is getting it right' and 'Linux sucks because no one makes an equivalent to this'.

Listen to me, you have all been lead.

If Microsoft can provide a free anti-malware...
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Installing Ubuntu in windows using Virtualbox

Posted 06-19-2010 at 09:24 AM by sheshta
Updated 06-19-2010 at 09:28 AM by sheshta

This Article First Appeared in Mostafa Sheshtawy's blog ( Images for the steps are located in the blog)

As everyone knows , The new Ubuntu (Lucid Lynx) is released. It is pretty awesome and more stable than the ones before it. If you haven't seen what's up with the new ubuntu and its new look, i recommend reading this blog post Quick Review on Ubuntu 10.04 .

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So first step is downloading Ubuntu. It depends which version do you want. the 32-bit...
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