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Linux What is this Linux thing?

Discussion in 'Software' started by Glider, 27 Jul 2006.

  1. Fophillips

    Fophillips New Member

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    The only way it can be, by not being free.
     
  2. teamtd11

    teamtd11 *Custom User Title*

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  3. Fophillips

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  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Losing the window controls is a sure sign of not having a theme for Compiz/Beryl installed.

    Look for "emerald" in your repository. It's the window decorator for Compiz Fusion.
    Then find yourself a theme you like at Gnome-Look or KDE-Look.
     
  5. Woodstock

    Woodstock So Say We All

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    just had a look at that unixtoolbox you mentioned, and i have to say its a great lil resource, but i gave a mate the link to the guide as hes a bit cuirious about linux (maybe i played a part there) and he said the screenshot links you have placed no longer have the images stored on the server
     
  6. Glider

    Glider /dev/null

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    Well, the server glitched last saturday, which made it unavailable. It's fixed already and the images are showing to me tough.
     
  7. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    I've had people say to me (and me myself) that they miss Winamp, whereas I was looking for a very lightweight media player, but audacious doesn't have a library.

    So I found http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=680736 which is for Ubuntu but can be easily transferred to other distros.
     
  8. UncertainGod

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    I did miss winAMP for quite some time but I could never like Audacious as it has some of the weirdest bugs (playlist window 'running away' from the mouse pointer, etc) in the end I've found happiness with a slightly tweaked version of Consonance. It was built by a guy in the Archlinux community and very light and built with gtk+ so it's perfect for light DE's, only change I made was to add audioscrobbler support (still buggy but I've only been playing with it for a couple of days).
     
  9. Glider

    Glider /dev/null

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    Mostly I play media from my FS, through VLC with the ncurses (terminal) interface... That or AmaroK.
     
  10. Fophillips

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    I did use moc but I found it to be a little lacking in features, now I use AmaroK and couldn’t be happier :)
     
  11. Woodstock

    Woodstock So Say We All

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    i normally use amarok but im giving decibel a try, if i can get it to run
     
  12. AJB2K3

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    I use amarok but if winamp is you thing try xmms, it supposed to use winamps skins.
     
  13. Glider

    Glider /dev/null

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    Added some tags, and a couple of updates... I should really do a big one...

    Damn you job!
     
  14. Rocket733

    Rocket733 Austerity - It's the only way

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    I just got ubuntu up and running (wanted to use my wireless apple keyboard without issues) and found this guide for installing from a usb drive to be particularly handy.
     
  15. Rum&Coke

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    Just installed ubuntu to give it a whirl, I tried Debian years back but lack of internet connection kind of hampered the whole process. Everything seems to be running pretty smoothly but I've got a problem with getting sound from youtube videos. Im assuming its the flash plugin, i've tried a couple different fixes but nothings worked, or atleast nothing that I understand yet. Im working off Firefox 3.0, a couple things have suggested editing firefoxrc but I honestly can't find it anywhere. Any tips?


    edit: Fixed! killall pulseaudio . Is there any reason to not remove pulse audio?
     
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  16. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    Because the dependancy tree is locked with it. They really need to kill off pulseaudio, even the guy who makes it says it's not ready yet
     
  17. Rum&Coke

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    Im trying to get multiple audio streams working, I installed esound but no options in the sound config?

    edit:Fixed again but in a kind of round about way. using different audio packages for browser and music player. Got EsounD appearing in sound preference but wouldn't work.
     
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  18. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    Even though it is not Linux only I really believe XBMC should be on this list. It is the best Media Center software I have used up to now. Simple, easy to use and yet extremely powerful, plus it looks good. And it works on Linux, right. ;)
     
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    So what things would I not be able to have if I decided to get Linux?
     
  20. Cjshuck

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    As in what things on Windows would no longer be available. (Sorry I didn't explain it very well)
     

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