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Jul
22
comment What are the most common reasons why someone might prefer Windows over Ubuntu?
This answer is too generalized and opinionated without any facts. Can you be more specific (without increasing the length of your answer)? Was there a particular aspect of a certain game that you needed? Was there a certain program you needed?
Jul
22
revised What are the most common reasons why someone might prefer Windows over Ubuntu?
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Jul
22
comment What are the most common reasons why someone might prefer Windows over Ubuntu?
Even though questions may "tend" to be that way, this question is in no way asking for "opinions". If you want to suggest an improvement to the way I ask the question, that is ok, but I think this question is valid.
Jul
22
asked What are the most common reasons why someone might prefer Windows over Ubuntu?
Jul
22
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Jul
20
comment How to read ext4 partitions in Windows?
You can boot from a linux live cd , from which you can copy files between windows drives and ext4.
Jul
11
comment Is clean formatting a pre-installed Windows 8 system and dual booting Windows and Ubuntu in Legacy worth it?
I would rather run my non-primary OS as a virtual machine. I think the dual boot thing is an artifact from days long past when VMWare hadn't yet existed.
Jul
11
accepted How do I decrease the font size on the default Unity theme?
Jul
11
comment How do I decrease the font size on the default Unity theme?
Thanks, the Tweak tool allowed me to set various fonts to my favorite "Serif-9". It looks much better. Thanks!
Jul
9
asked How do I decrease the font size on the default Unity theme?
Jul
7
comment Is there a standalone version of soapUI for Linux?
Not quite. If your using Oracle JDK, you'll need to uncomment a line from the soapui.sh to make it work, otherwise you'll get a gui related error. Also, I run it just fine with a 64-bit JVM.
Jun
28
answered Which software should I add to Ubuntu Server 13.04 to host media files and stream them to my WD TV Live
Jun
26
comment How do I make java default to a manually installed JRE/JDK?
I am noticing the same thing: that the update-java-alternatives command does not work with a manually installed Oracle JDK, such as '/opt/java/jdk1.7.0_25'. Very annoying.
Jun
26
comment How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java JDK 6/7/8 or JRE?
I am noticing that the 'update-java-alternatives' commmand from the java-common package doesn't work with Oracle JDK. Anyone know why?
Jun
25
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Jun
13
comment I want to share my “/” in samba. How to make it editable in windows networking?
Ok, I edited my answer.
Jun
13
revised I want to share my “/” in samba. How to make it editable in windows networking?
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Jun
11
answered A script to monitor new files in folder so I can add them to an external XML files
Jun
11
answered Connecting to samba share works with smbclient, but doesn't work with Windows 7
Jun
11
answered I want to share my “/” in samba. How to make it editable in windows networking?