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- 01 May 2014 15:27
- Forum: Xfce specific (SolydX)
- Topic: Skype - ineffective call
- Replies: 10
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Skype users might consider checking out JITSI . From the site: "Jitsi (formerly SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, AIM/ICQ, Windows Live, Yahoo! and many other useful features. Jitsi is Open Source / Free Software, and is avail...
You remind me a little of user CBizgreat! over at the CrunchBang forums.fleabus wrote:When things start jumping about and bouncing and waving, I get out my can of bug-spray. I havena patience for it. I am so old. Hear me creaking?
- 01 May 2014 13:56
- Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
- Topic: Your First Linux Distro?
- Replies: 40
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Mine was Mandriva/Mandrake. I remember walking to a CompUSA across the street from where I worked and purchased the installation kit. When I installed it, I thought to myself, "You've got to be kidding me!" Linux has come a long way since that experience.
@Zam...I'll give it a try. Why are PPAs in Debian not a good idea? Because in general, PPAs contain packages designed for Ubuntu and derivative distros. Ubuntu is a customized snapshot of Debian Unstable. There may be instances where packages from a PPA work fine, but there's no guarantee. Additiona...
@Provia...there are ways to get HardInfo if you really want it. One way would be to find the site hosting the application and see if they have a *.deb to download. Another way would be to add the Debian Testing repo to your sources list and then appropriately pin the repo in your preferences file. Y...
I read about SolydXK in issue 2 of Linux Voice. I tried out SolydX in a VM, but it didn't stay there very long. I really like the look and feel of the distro. I had concerns about installing it on one of my laptops due to a legacy AMD graphics chip, but after a dist-upgrade, everything worked fine. ...
I concur with what zerozero stated. There's a good post over in the Siduction forums that basically states the same thing about why you should use apt-get in a Sid-based distro. Edit: From the Siduction forum: "...We recommend apt-get because its dumb enough for a fast moving target like sid. aptitu...