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Old 01-14-2007, 09:59 AM   #511
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Nothing really important. I've absolutely no excuse for not going entirely over to Linux.
 
Old 01-14-2007, 01:12 PM   #512
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Wink C# generics compile under mono FC6

I tried this after my latest yum update showing

mono updates.

use

gmcs genericsprogram.cs

hence
System.Collections.Generic;
...
List<int> listInt = new List<int>();
listInt.Add(1);

Now: how do I compile and run a simple Window.Forms program?

I tried a script I found to download and install the whole of mono

but it got an error at the end.

http://developer.novell.com/wiki/index.php/Mono_Project

The trade imbalance is primarily driven by cheap labor...now several

auto makers are moving factories to China.

Soon we'll use Chinese FBI and CIA !
 
Old 01-14-2007, 02:45 PM   #513
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To landonmkelsey:
MS building backdoors to Windows. No such thing. The Chinese government are using Linux on almost all it's computers. Don't use Linux? I don't think you could work with Chinese government.
 
Old 01-14-2007, 02:56 PM   #514
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The time is incorrect: I posted at 3:45pm New York (EST) time, but the linuxquestions.org said I posted at 6:45PM?! Where are you guys? If it's UTC/GMT/London, then it should be 5 hrs. ahead of NYC time: 8:45PM.

Thank you.
 
Old 01-14-2007, 03:13 PM   #515
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Chinese gov

You did not understand what I wrote. Reread it!

A point in logic requiring some philosophy beyond average level!

Again: Even if the rumor is false (MS building in backdoors), the fear factor due to not knowing 100% (hence paranoia) is sufficient for a communist government to switch to what IS obviously secure and that is open source.

I am sure MS did not build in back doors but that will not stop the rumor!

Tip:

learn english 100% by reading writing and speaking by 100% immersion.

i.e. speak, write and read only english. I learned German and Russian this way and it works amazingly well!

Work for the Chinese government? Never! I'd be a traitor! We know what is inevitable but nobody talks about it!

There is no substitute for yankee ingenuity! If China were better, you'd be there instead of here...simple! Right?

If there were free travel to the US, China would be empty in a month! This includes the leaders.

Do not continue using the old oriental script/writing or whatever you call it!

English is where it is at!
 
Old 01-25-2007, 02:55 PM   #516
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why do I dual boot?
only 3 reasons.
my TV Tuner card that I can't seem to get working under linux, altho I'm planning on installing several other distros this weekend and maybe I will find a way then.
The second reason is I have Sprint PPC-6700 that is a winmobile 5 device I know there are apps that allow syncing of winmobile devices but they don't seem to work for mine I believe it's a driver issue. The third reason is video editing and DVD authoring there are programs to do this in linux but I'm still new to linux and have not had the chance to explore all the options yet. Other then that I use Suse 10.1 for everything else

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Old 01-25-2007, 04:27 PM   #517
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1) Wii for gaming
2) Mac for work, multimedia, image editing & music
3) Linux for homeserver & future

4) Windows for staying updated on Windows scene. I might actually be the only MS support agent in the world that uses Windows only for that and was super pissed to receive full RTM Ultimate Vista 2 months before launch because that meant installing it to learn it at home which meant destruction of Fedora, since RC2 taught me that Vista actually manages to make itself unbootable if you touch GRUB after installing Linux.

I run nothing on Windows. It just kinda hangs around. Useless crap.
 
Old 01-25-2007, 06:17 PM   #518
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Majority of video capture cards do work in Linux. If the card has a line-out jack the possibilities of it fully functioning increases. Use xawtv if the card is BT878 based. Use tvtime or mplayer if it is SAA713x or CX88 based. For DVB cards, install DVB utilities and use mplayer or any program that can handle DVB. For PVR cards, use v4lctl to configure for recording and type cat /dev/video0 > video.mpg. Then use mplayer to play back video.mpg while it is recording.

To make DVD video discs, use dvdauthor.

To print in Linux, load up CUPS by typing cupsd as root. Then in a web browser, type http://localhost:631. There you can add printers and set some default settings. If you do not see your printer in the printer listing, get the ppd file from linuxprinting.org. Then place the ppd file in model directory usually in /usr/lib/cups/model. To share Linux printers for Windows 2000/XP, download CUPS for Windows and either use SAMA to share the files or put them on a USB flash disk. On the Windows system, add the printer and use the http://[IP_Address_of_CUPS_Server]:631/printers/[printer_name]. Use the hosts file if the IP address is going to change a lot.

I recommend providing a separate hard drive for Windows, so it does not screw up Linux.

IMHO, Gentoo sets up majority of services for you. Also it is good distribution for programmers.
 
Old 02-15-2007, 01:32 PM   #519
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Cool 2003 x64 is fine!

I keep using Windows 2000 and 2003 x64 for:

- TotalCommander (there's just nothing as smooth, fast and versatile as that for linux/mac/unix, no wonder because creator Christian has been at it since Windows 3.11)

- SoundForge, Vegas Pro and Adobe Audition (Cool Edit)! Those are amazingly well-written software-packages for working with audio, they have been ever since version 1 appeared. You can't beat working with those packages with anything Unix/Linux yet. Even Mac world tries to compete with heavy bloated expensive software that still doesn't have the lightweight logical UI of Sonic Foundry's (now Sony's) creations. Really, when it comes to audio and video editing, there still is nothing nearly as good for Linux. It's slowly getting there, but Windows enjoys a 10 year head-start.
I'd say Adobe and Sony should work together and create a better and merged open-source version of their suites, but they won't, because they're all run by corpolitical a-holes. Their developers are king, but their management is like a capitalist disease.

- VirtualDubMod, NanDub, Auto Gordian Knot (no comparison for the so-called replacements, not in Mac world, not in Linux world), k-lite codec pack is a nice time-saver too.

- dbPowerAMP (some linux tools try to come close, but still a long way to go)

- Forté Agent, for mail and news. There are alternatives, but they're not replacements. FA too has been around for so long, you just can't catch up so soon. Doesn't support IMAP, but I don't miss it, because I use Squirrelmail for that anyway.

- KMPlayer there truly is no mediaplayer out there competing with that yet. I know you think there is, but there isn't. It's one of those hidden diamonds of the net!

- Photoshop CS, and Adobe Premiere are quite the software too. I know there's The Gimp and Blender, but if you've *really* used both, working with Windows is faster and easier still.

- linux drivers and software for my (pro) echoaudio card, they don't exist.

- linux drivers and software for my USB Senao wifi unit, they don't exist.

There are some details I really like about MS Windows, like the drive-letter system. Symbolic links and paths are handy for servers, but not on desktops/workstations. I'd like to always know which drive I'm doing things on, driveletters keep me in the know. Also, the registry is, IMO, quite a good invention too. Have it all centralised, instead of spreaded config files.

I mostly use linux for servers. And in those cases I prefer CentOS, Fedora Core, Arch and PC-BSD (not really linux, but ok). Latter ones have splendid package management.

Last edited by meowing; 07-23-2009 at 03:56 AM.
 
Old 02-15-2007, 01:44 PM   #520
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My Main System runs Windows XP Professional. Though dont get me wrong, I am a hardcore gnu/linux(and the other "free" ones) person just I need Windows for a few things. To name them: Visual Studio(this is probably in WineHQ appdb though lets not even start to aruge on this, Visual Studio on Wine sucks :P), Learning/Playing around with MCSE related work(umm... I wonder where the Microsoft Management Console is on gnu/linux :P that is an example, ofcourse), Win32 C/C#(the name says it all heh). Sometime I will install a decent gnu/linux distribution on my main system, I just want to get a nice video card(my intel extreme intergrated one has problems with X11) before I do this. Saving for a 6600GT, I heard this one works real nice with compiz :P
 
Old 02-15-2007, 04:12 PM   #521
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Quote:
Originally Posted by meowing
- KMPlayer there truly is no mediaplayer out there competing with that yet. I know you think there is, but there isn't. It's one of those hidden diamonds of the net!
Wonder what these guys think of your kmplayer?
 
Old 02-15-2007, 05:18 PM   #522
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Umm., wasn't he talking about the same thing XavierP?

Edit: Nah, my bad, is that a Mac player, what with that forum's appearance and all!

Last edited by Hitboxx; 02-15-2007 at 05:21 PM.
 
Old 02-15-2007, 05:21 PM   #523
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MakeMusic's Finale line doesn't run well under Wine. Rosegarden just isn't for me.
 
Old 02-16-2007, 03:31 PM   #524
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Wonder what these guys think of your kmplayer?
Actually, mine was first. So it's the other way around: Wonder what Kang thinks of Koos Vriezen.
 
Old 02-16-2007, 03:34 PM   #525
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Originally Posted by shrikant.odugoudar
Edit: Nah, my bad, is that a Mac player, what with that forum's appearance and all!
I never understood that. MS Windows had shell-replacements years before Mac or Linux tried to look smooth and glossy, and now they both claim MS stole their ideas? Ridiculously uninformed.

I used litestep and blackbox-type desktop environments years before Apple started looking any way near that nice. So:
No, that forums's appearance just looks like many Windows users had their desktops look in 1997.
 
  


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