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    Re: Bait & switch fraud by amazon

    AMD is getting better on Linux, but Nvidia is still by far the way to go if you need a dedicated card for Linux.

    That said, Pretty much all Nvidia cards work well on Linux with the Proprietary...
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    Re: Net2Phone any one useing voip ?

    Ooma is great, I've had one for years now that I use for my home office and it's been a pleasure. Set up your account once, then just plug everything up and forget about it. Only costs me $4 per...
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    Re: replace crome os ?

    No doubt, they are a great value for the price. This is the one I bought for the wife: http://tinyurl.com/hcu4f8h

    It has a great screen and speakers on it. I bought a second one to keep out on...
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    Re: What Linux distro do you prefer and why?

    Both counter strike and Team Fortress 2 have native linux ports. Check them out on Steam.

    And xinput seems to be for using xbox 360 controllers on a PC? Thats odd, your the only FPS gamer I've...
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    Re: replace crome os ?

    Wow, quite a thread resurrection :)

    I actually bought the wife a Chromebook for Christmas. A 15 inch Acer model with a Celeron processor and 4GB of RAM. I'm actually pretty surprised how nice...
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    Re: What Size PSU For New Build

    XFX says 750 is a minimum, they recommend an 850. So I'd go at least 850.

    1000 may be overkill, but a good quality PSU with plenty of juice to run your system is a great place for overkill in my...
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    Re: 1 SSD vs 2 SSD/HDD

    Cost is always an issue. To try and take it out of the equation is impossible.

    I've got 3 SSDs in my main PC. One is for the OS, and the other two are an a RAID 1 array as the /home drive. ...
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    Re: What Size PSU For New Build

    According to the Newegg calculator you'd need at least 684. I'd go atleast 1000 to make sure you have plenty of overhead, room for expansion, and can offset capacitor aging.

    I always go...
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    Re: What Linux distro do you prefer and why?

    Funny I said I wasn't a big fan of rolling release distros like Arch above. Now that openSUSE has one (Tumbleweed) I'm loving it.

    I've always liked the idea of one, but they seemed to always be...
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    Re: What Linux distro do you prefer and why?

    Arch is nice. I ran it on one of my desktops for about 3 years. Took me a while to get everything set up the way I liked it but it was fairly nice once I did.

    I'm just not a fan of the rolling...
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    Re: What Linux distro do you prefer and why?

    I use to be a big Ubuntu fan but for the past few years they have just been making lots of weird decisions I can't get on board with.

    I've decided to bed down with openSUSE these days. I'm a big...
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    Re: Steam Linux

    I've been sending alot of faxes lately since I just got married and have to fax the proof for my wife changing her name in a bunch of places. I just use the built in functionality of the printer...
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    Re: Steam Linux

    HP's printers run great on Linux. Actually probably better than they do on Windows. HP officially supports Linux with a program called HPLIP (HP Linux Image Printing I think it stands for).

    I...
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    Re: Steam Linux

    Obviously doesn't help with hardware you already have, but as long as you do a little research when buying hardware you can always find good quality hardware that has excellent driver support.

    I...
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    Re: Youtube slow!!!

    It's a long shot, but you might want to try this:

    http://www.reddit.com/r/LinuxActionShow/comments/1b3gmg/isps_throttling_youtube_cdn_heres_the_command_to/

    Some ISPs don't play nice with...
  16. Re: Just how dead HAVE the PCPer forums become....?

    I might he wrong, but these forums also don't support tapatalk. A lot of people, myself included tend to do most of their forum browsing on smart phones and tablets. If pcper supported tapatalk...
  17. Re: Just how dead HAVE the PCPer forums become....?

    Well, I think its a changing of the guards thing so to speak.

    Unless I just missed them, nobody that replied to this thread registered later than 2005, and most of the people were from 2001-2003. ...
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    Re: Steam Linux

    I finally got around to trying it once it was officially released. I'll probably be more interested in it once more games get ported over to Linux. I did pick up Crusader kings 2 though. I'm...
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    Re: replace crome os ?

    I've not done much research into it myself, but I've seen several reviews about the hoops you have to jump through to install Linux on the Samsung Chromebook.

    It isn't as easy as just booting from...
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    Re: The GNOME Situation.

    I've been playing with Mint 13 and the latest version of Cinnamon. It's not bad, but I don't like how there isn't much customization in it. That isn't really Cinnamon's fault, but the way that GTK...
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    Re: The GNOME Situation.

    It's been a while and I've kept playing with different DEs.

    I still can't stand Gnome 3. It works fine for some people. But not for me.

    MATE may get better over time, but I think that...
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    Re: Loyal to any brands?

    I've been told by several of my friends that I'm probably the most Brand loyal person they know.

    Computer Stuff:

    CPU - AMD (I'm much more price/performance ratio kind of guy)
    HDD - Western...
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    Re: The GNOME Situation.

    I am looking forward to the release of Mint 12. Mint is one of my favorite distributions, probably number two right behind OpenSUSE.

    If anyone can make Gnome 3 somewhat usable it would probably...
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    Poll: Re: Are soundcards even needed anymore?

    I think a sound card is still important if your going to be gaming with your PC, or using it for serious multimedia.

    However, for your typical internet surfer who might want to listen to an mp3...
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    Re: The GNOME Situation.

    I've not actually tried the fallback mode. I've heard mixed reviews of it. I've mainly tried Gnome 3 via a Fedora live disk. I'm not sure if one can try fallback mode with it or not.
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