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Backup Complete

I was able to complete the backup of my XP and Linux partitions.  I also resolved a video issue when trying to play videos in Ubuntu.  I had to run the NVIDIA setting manager as root (sudo nvidia-settings) and save the setting in the xorg.config file.  I still can’t enable the cool 3-D effects, but […]

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Ubuntu 9.04 Live-CD

Over the weekend I tried Ubuntu 9.04 beta using the Live-CD.  Since I was using the Live-CD mode, I did not see any increase in performance with the file system, nor did I expect to.  However, I was disappointed with the fact Evolution 2.26 was not able to import PST files.  A friend of mine […]

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Looking Forward to Ubuntu 9.04

I’ve been using different Linux distros over the past nine years.  I come to like several of them.  My top two are Ubuntu 8.10 and openSUSE 11.1.  And I am looking forward to upgrading to Ubuntu 9.04 in April.  A good friend of mine installed the beta this weekend, and he noticed a big difference […]