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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS officially out!

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Easy Rhino, May 3, 2010.

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    Nope. I did get flash working, but it was the most irritating process I've ever had to go through to get it working.
     
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    that is just strange. i got flash working with zero effort.
     
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    Ubnuntu: Still in Beta

    Really a nice OS for the majority of the masses, if only thy realized it.
     
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    Go to synaptic package manager and search for flash. Better still is to go to adobe's site and download directly.
     
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    soooo i've never had linux on a rig before, so i decided to install this on my asus g71 gx rx05 and omg it's effing awesome!!!

    couple problems though... number 1: i'm hooked, where do i learn more... and number 2: what is something i can use my laptop for that will help me increase my knowledge of linux and provide good functionality at the same time?
     
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    what would you like linux to do for you?
     
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    compiz-fusion setup


    HP PAVILION DV6500 (3 yrs old, Core2 Duo, 1.8 ghz), 320 gb hdd).

    Totally devoted my ex-Vista notebook to this Ubuntu. Compiz slows it down very much. No games or background processes - just Opera browser with 25+ windows open.

    Also, gave 25 gb hdd to Ubuntu. If you load too mant progs (genealogy, openoffice, games, etc), 25 gb is not enough.

    The rest of the HDD is ARCHIVE + STORAGE, in NTFS-3G format, for transfer to a Windows computer if the HP PAVILION crashes.

    Compiz is ok for children. Generally I have REAL WORK.

    Greg Zeng, Retired (medical) IT Consultant, Australian Capital Territory
     
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    i am not sure what you are trying to say here? you can always turn off compiz if your system is to slow or old to handle it.
     
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    file and web server.. i'm particularly interested in systems or it administration.. gonna start a degree program in college this fall in information technology, but i'd like to become relatively intimate with linux so that i can do what i want with it..

    i'm lost on the basics. i can get it running but installing programs is a challange for me, and the directory structure and shell are incredibly difficult. i can only imaging how hard getting a server or firewall up and running is, or doing remote management.
     
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    you would be surprised how easy it becomes once you learn the fundamentals. sort of like learning a second language. over time it just comes naturally and before you know it you are fluent.

    an easy thing to learn is running a web server. you can install apache very easily because the default install is pretty much universal.
     
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    Boots extremely fast
     
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    good deal, i'm gonna give it a shot over the coming weeks, my laptop is exclusively linux now and i got a couple other rigs i can convert over and use as servers
     
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    My advice to you is try learning it just command line. Its how they did it at my school. Just switch to a different terminal. ctrl, alt + f1-f6 will do the trick.

    For ftp can use vsftp
    setup ssh its a good thing to know, use openssh, lots of guides on the web.
    Can also learn shell scripting if that interests you
     

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