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Does anyone have anything against OSS?
Seems that some in COLA think there are people against their "cause"... and perhaps even against them. But is anyone? Not Mac users - OS X and many of the technologies that come with it are OSS or have an OSS back end. Not most Windows ...Message posted on the April 04th, 2011 - 07:43 pm ET
Restart Does Not Work Anymore, Have to Shut Down/Start Manually
Hello, It just happened in the last two days. I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 with Windows XP SP3. I can no longer use the START / SHUT DOWN and/or RESTART functions anymore. When I clicked on Shut Down or Restart, nothing happens. I have to manually ...Message posted on the March 29th, 2011 - 10:42 am ET
What happened to debian - does "stable" keep having any meaning?
Hello, the last update of debian broke my system completely! After dist-upgrade I got the advice, that I should reboot the system. Nothing special, so I rebooted the system. That was the start of the misery. Grub was not able to find its boot ...Message posted on the March 21st, 2011 - 07:00 am ET
Bug#618848: "apt-get remove libdb4.8" does many things, but doesn't remove the package
Package: apt Version: 0.8.13 Severity: important <-- snip --> # apt-get remove libdb4.8 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...Message posted on the March 18th, 2011 - 06:00 pm ET
Does Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 work with linux?
http://shop.nuance.com/store/nuanceus/en_US/pd/productID.201886300/ThemeID.20545600/Currency.USD I'm using it now for just about everything I do and I absolutely love this program. It's a real time saver and helps me writing my school papers, ...Message posted on the March 05th, 2011 - 11:12 am ET
Text breaking up at smaller fonts/how does PPT create slideshow mode?
Really hoping someone can shed some light on this for me... My company's computers have always displayed our standard Franklin Gothic Book font fine at all sizes. But within the last month, anything under 10pt is now breaking up on screen in ...Message posted on the February 23rd, 2011 - 06:44 pm ET
Bug#614218: mailman: Upgrade fails if /var/lock/mailman does not exist (e.g. due to /var/lock being tmpfs)
Hi, I wrote: Upgrading to the recent security update failed since lock files couldn't be create in /var/lock/mailman since that directory didn't exist. Creating it solved the issue. It didn't. In fact, /var/lock/mailman always has been removed ...Message posted on the February 23rd, 2011 - 02:20 pm ET
Bug#614221: linux-image-2.6.37-1-powerpc: 2.6.37-1-powerpc does not but on iMac G3
Package: linux-2.6 Version: 2.6.37-1 Severity: critical Tags: d-i Justification: breaks the whole system Hi, First of all: I cannot run reportbug while running the package I am reporting this bug because I cannot boot from it. I've been running ...Message posted on the February 20th, 2011 - 08:30 am ET
Why does my Linux crapware identify a mouse as a keyboard?
http://www.angelfire.com/linux/dfs0/Debian_Ubuntu_mouse_as_keyboard.jpg I guess for the same reason it identifies a USB thumb drive as an 076A-F90A... the Linux devs don't know what the fsck they're doing.Message posted on the February 19th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ET
Two Monitors, One Does Not Render Vid Clips?
I've got two monitors. If I open something like an on-line TV tuner, the picture is rendered a-ok on one monitor, but if I slide the window across to the other monitor, the picture disappears. One Monitor, All Visible: http://tinyurl.com/4thxcz8 ...Message posted on the February 16th, 2011 - 11:11 am ET
Bug#612995: grub-pc: pager does not work within a menuentry if loaded via configfile
Package: grub-pc Version: 1.99~rc1-2 Severity: normal From the command line, I can "set pager=1", and then either cat a long file or use a for loop to echo 30 lines, and see that the pager puts up a "-- MORE --" prompt and ...Message posted on the February 12th, 2011 - 01:10 am ET
does /etc/cron.d skip missed jobs?
I know that stuff in /etc/cron.daily, cron.hourly, cron.monthly will be run even if the system is off when the set time/date comes to pass. i.e. missed jobs WILL run once the system is booted back up. What about /etc/cron.d ? Batman: Good grammar ...Message posted on the January 29th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ET
Bug#610781: libarchive: Does not recognize d-i ISO images
Hi, Samuel Thibault: The test that fails is in isVDSetTerminator: "Reserved field must be 0.". On d-i images, there is some data starting from offset 24, I guess for the hybrid nature of d-i CDs. I googled for ...Message posted on the January 24th, 2011 - 08:40 am ET
Does most of of windows XP machines have .Net framework installed?
I am building an application that targets Windows users. My application uses .Net framework 2.0 or later. I would like to know what I can expect on a customer's machine. Can I expect that windows XP users have installed .Net framework, an optional ...Message posted on the December 28th, 2009 - 09:42 pm ET