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Sep
16
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
19
comment What is the use of *-doc packages?
Unfortunately consistency is not always 100%, regarding community created software/packages. Obviously this has dramatically improved over the years. I did consider the possibility, which is why I could only speak '... Generally ...'. Additionally I did emphasize the importance of review.
Aug
18
revised What is the use of *-doc packages?
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Aug
18
answered What is the use of *-doc packages?
Jul
3
comment Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim
Hardlinks work, Symlinks do not. Now Brasero still detected my version as 'old', so it's become a wash. Thank you for that forum post, it did point me on an acceptable direction.
Jul
3
accepted Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim
Jun
21
comment Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim
That link mentions the usage of hardlinks, which might work as I only tried symlinks. When I try that suggestion, I'll report back and consider acceptance.
Jun
21
comment Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim
And I also notice, your answer is not even attempting to address my question. It might be an acceptable comment, under a related post, but in this case it's better off deleted. However I do appreciate your time, regardless of this situation.
Jun
21
comment Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim
Not only was it mentioned in a previous comment, I specifically requested it not be provided. I understand the thinking, and generally might agree if talking about a more obscure subject. In this case, the PPA link is very easy to locate, it's littered all over the internet.
Jun
19
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
8
awarded  Caucus
Jun
3
accepted Cross compile packages, question regarding armhf dependencies
Jun
1
comment Cross compile packages, question regarding armhf dependencies
yes, I even already have a chroot set up. I was just hoping I could get away from it, and get the benefits of cross-compiling.
May
31
comment Cross compile packages, question regarding armhf dependencies
I also would want to say, I've read some packages won't cross-compile. In such a case, this type of error is common.
May
31
comment Cross compile packages, question regarding armhf dependencies
This is a solution non grata. I've obviously chosen to cross-compile, which is known to be more difficult. If I wanted to chroot, I would have already chosen to, it's not like the internet isn't practically drowning in chroot documentation. Actually I digress, I asked a more general Debian question... This might not even be the place to do such.
May
26
revised Extremely low 3D perfomance
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May
26
asked Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim
May
26
comment GRUB2: Use maximum detected resolution?
Also just an FYI, GRUB_GFXMODE=auto nearly always gets the best resolution possible via VESA. The VESA widescreen resolutions are not standardized, and I have never once been able to get one working from Grub2. I have heard it's possible, if using an Intel GFX chip and some semi-complicated VESA soft-patching. AFAIK this is not possible with non-Intel GFX chips. ... also you should add a +1 to my comment if it was on target. :P
May
23
comment How do I investigate/confirm the identity of a PPA maintainer (e.g., Chromium Team)?
@Sam: I belive your question was not answered appropriately, so i'll take a crack. In general if you know the packaging group and already trust them, then that is quickest. I also want to mention, YMAK we in the community do things the 'Free' way... or at least the 'Open' way... You always have the option of reviewing the code yourself. Launchpad requires all sources to be uploaded signed, which it then verifies from a previously provided gpg key. So you can be sure the source package originally created, is the same package you download.
May
22
comment Touchpad not working on HP DV4 notebook
@Prateek: I rarely get any relevant answers at askubuntu, Thank you so much you really helped me out.