[Ubuntu-US-PA] Ubuntu-us-pa Digest, Vol 35, Issue 1

Art Alexion art.alexion at verizon.net
Wed Apr 14 00:38:29 BST 2010


Hi Calvin,

When you reply to a digest, without trimming, and by top posting, I (and I 
suspect others) have no clue what you are talking about.  I generally just 
delete indecipherable emails like this one, but since I have never seen one of 
your posts before, I thought I'd make this suggestion instead.


On Sunday 11 April 2010 14:03:11 calvin morrison wrote:
> I just think its a bit rediculous, clearly the only reason they are doing
> it is to 'be different'
> 
> but it won't help them in the long run, just confuse the crap out of
> people.
> 
> On 11 April 2010 12:58, <ubuntu-us-pa-request at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
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> > Today's Topics:
> >   1. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Alex Launi)
> >   2. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (SilverTip257)
> >   3. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Virgil Brummond)
> >   4. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Bryan Behrenshausen)
> >   5.  LOPSA PICC: News! Discount extended! (PICC: May 7-8,
> >   
> >      NJ/NY/CT/PA       area) (Tom Limoncelli)
> >   
> >   6. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Art Alexion)
> >   7.  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Art Alexion)
> >   8. Re:  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Thomas Ward)
> >   9. Re:  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Art Alexion)
> >  
> >  10. Re:  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Chris Knittel)
> > 
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 17:26:40 -0500
> > From: Alex Launi <alex.launi at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> > 
> > The only part I don't like is the changed order of the buttons. The
> > window looks much cleaner will all of the crap on the left.
> > 
> > --
> > --Alex Launi
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> > Message: 2
> > Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 19:04:38 -0500
> > From: SilverTip257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > 
> > Message-ID:
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> > 
> > Hehe - I sort of liked the orangish-brown theme, but don't stick with
> > it for long.  After about two weeks of it I customize the heck out of
> > my GNOME theme.
> > 
> > Thanks for the gconf-editor tip Chris.
> > 
> > I like the two new themes at first glance, but I'll find out once I
> > use it for a while.  I can see myself using the darker (ambiance) over
> > the lighter one (radiance) - thanks for the right terms Chad!
> > 
> > I agree with Alex, the layout is cleaner.
> > 
> > I don't mind the purplish hues for the default background, but they
> > make me think of Leopard every time I see them.
> > 
> > Is there an Ubuntu derivative that anyone would recommend?
> > I've used Xubuntu for some time in addition to Ubuntu.
> > I was thinking about Linux Mint (probably Flux if not GNOME) and also
> > CrunchBang (running Openbox).  I still haven't made that decision
> > though and I'm looking to load a new image soon!!!
> > 
> > ---~~.~~---
> > Mike
> > //  SilverTip257  //
> > 
> > On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 17:26, Alex Launi <alex.launi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > The only part I don't like is the changed order of the buttons. The
> > 
> > window
> > 
> > > looks much cleaner will all of the crap on the left.
> > > 
> > > --
> > > --Alex Launi
> > > 
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> > Message: 3
> > Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 19:08:24 -0500
> > From: Virgil Brummond <uraharakisuke153 at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > 
> > Message-ID: <1268179704.535.1.camel at liisa-laptop>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> > 
> > You can change the button order using gconf
> > editor. /apps/metacity/general/button_layout
> > 
> > On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 17:20 -0500, Bryan Behrenshausen wrote:
> > > Because I'm a Mac user gradually migrating to Ubuntu, I must
> > > sheepishly admit that I welcome the new button layout -- though I wish
> > > the order of the buttons on the lefthand side of the window could be
> > > rearranged.  And since I'm exposing all my rather unpopular
> > > preferences, I might as well also admit to liking the default brown
> > > "Human" theme.  So, put me down as "happy for one change, disappointed
> > > by another."
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > 
> > Message: 4
> > Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 08:57:07 -0500
> > From: Bryan Behrenshausen <behrenshausen at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > 
> > Message-ID:
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> > 
> > How timely: popular design blog Brand New analyzes the new Ubuntu
> > brand identity.  Just wanted to share:
> > 
> > 
> > http://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew/archives/ubuntus_circle_of_fri
> > ends_gets_smaller.php
> > 
> > Bryan
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > 
> > Message: 5
> > Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 13:25:22 -0400
> > From: Tom Limoncelli <tal at lopsanj.org>
> > 
> > Subject: [Ubuntu-US-PA] LOPSA PICC: News! Discount extended! (PICC:
> >        May 7-8,        NJ/NY/CT/PA     area)
> > 
> > To: ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com
> > 
> > Message-ID:
> >        <7d49b3d91003151025i7949c960k87654585a21365d8 at mail.gmail.com>
> > 
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> > 
> > Good news!  The early-bird discount is being extended 7 days!   Save
> > $75 if you register for training between now and Monday.
> > http://picconf.org
> > 
> > Registration now starts as low as $249 for the Friday night/Saturday
> > package.
> > 
> > See internationally known speakers and trainers without hardly any
> > travel! Come to a regional conference and meet your local peers!
> > 
> >        http://lopsanj.org/events/picc10/overview
> > 
> > Originally the discount registration would have ended tonight at
> > midnight. However, due to the full schedule only recently being
> > available, we've decided to add 1 week to the early-bird discount
> > (Monday, 3/22/2010).  Save $75 now!  We can't extend it a second time!
> > 
> >        http://lopsanj.org/events/picc10/registration
> > 
> > More info at http://picconf.org
> > 
> > SPREAD THE WORD!  PLEASE FORWARD!
> > 
> > 
> > Sincerely,
> > Tom Limoncelli
> > 
> > LOPSA NJ PICC is a regional conference for sysadmins of all stripes
> > from May 7-8, 2010 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  The host committee
> > is the NJ chapter of LOPSA.  LOPSA is the League of Professional
> > System Administrators.  http://picconf.org or http://lopsa.org or
> > http://lopsanj.org for more info.
> > 
> > 
> > --
> > Computer and network administrators... Spread the word!
> > 
> >       LOPSA New Jersey Professional IT Community Conference
> >       New Brunswick, NJ, May 7-8, 2010 -- http://picconf.org
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > 
> > Message: 6
> > Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 13:04:30 -0400
> > From: Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > 
> > Message-ID: <201003161304.45891.art.alexion at gmail.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
> > 
> > On Tuesday 09 March 2010 09:18:05 am SilverTip257 wrote:
> > > What does everyone think of the new Ubuntu theme / redesign?
> > > 
> > > I'm not so concerned about colors as that is easy to change.
> > > But I don't like their color combo with the orange on purple splash -
> > > the dark gray and off-white GNOME theme isn't terrible though.
> > > 
> > > But the window buttons (minimize/maximize/close) on the left like Mac
> > > OSX !? Canonical has lost me on this one.  Making Linux more like OSX
> > > doesn't exactly help things.
> > > 
> > > http://www.jonobacon.org/2010/03/03/refreshing-the-ubuntu-brand/
> > > http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/308
> > > 
> > > I guess they can't make everyone happy.
> > 
> > I just finished reading a Jack Whalen piece in Tech Republic about this.
> > 
> >  I'm
> > 
> > among those who couldn't care less.
> > 
> > 
> > 
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> > Message: 7
> > Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:11:01 -0400
> > From: Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
> > To: "Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List"
> > 
> >        <plug at lists.phillylinux.org>,   Ubuntu has got a friend in
> > 
> > Pennsylvania
> > 
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> > 
> > As of 10.04, Kubuntu is officially offering a KDE version of the Netbook
> > Remix.
> > 
> > Has anyone tried it?
> > How is the performance relative to the gnome version?
> > Any tricks in upgrading from UNR 9.10?
> > 
> > --
> > artAlexion
> > sent unsigned from webmail interface
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> > 
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > 
> > Message: 8
> > Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:17:50 -0400
> > From: Thomas Ward <trekcaptainusa.tw at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > 
> > Cc: Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List
> > 
> >        <plug at lists.phillylinux.org>
> > 
> > Message-ID:
> >        <v2yf188ce3f1004110817v74aaf56gaa2caaac4b314abd at mail.gmail.com>
> > 
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> > 
> > Unfortunately, since 10.04 is not officially released as of yet, and
> > since its still in Beta, you should NOT, I repeat, NOT consider
> > upgrading until a stable version is released.  As such, we cannot give
> > you a legitimately useful answer.
> > 
> > Thomas
> > IRC Nicks: Trek, TrekCaptain, TrekCaptainUSA, CaptainTrek
> > Launchpad ID: trekcaptainusa
> > 
> > 
> > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> > 
> > wrote:
> > > As of 10.04, Kubuntu is officially offering a KDE version of the
> > > Netbook Remix.
> > > 
> > > Has anyone tried it?
> > > How is the performance relative to the gnome version?
> > > Any tricks in upgrading from UNR 9.10?
> > > 
> > > --
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> > Message: 9
> > Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:47:45 -0400
> > From: Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
> > 
> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > 
> > Cc: "Philly Linux User Group \(PLUG\)" <plug at lists.phillylinux.org>
> > Message-ID: <201004111247.51673.art.alexion at verizon.net>
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> > 
> > Well, yes, I know it is only beta, and I understand the risks as I am not
> > exactly new at this.  I am not ready to upgrade any critical systems, but
> > part
> > of assessing the risk is to test it.
> > 
> > Has anyone on these lists been testing it. and if so, what are your
> > thoughts
> > on my three questions?
> > 
> > On Sunday 11 April 2010 11:17:50 Thomas Ward wrote:
> > > Unfortunately, since 10.04 is not officially released as of yet, and
> > 
> > since
> > 
> > > its still in Beta, you should NOT, I repeat, NOT consider upgrading
> > > until
> > 
> > a
> > 
> > > stable version is released.  As such, we cannot give you a legitimately
> > > useful answer.
> > > 
> > > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> > 
> > wrote:
> > > > As of 10.04, Kubuntu is officially offering a KDE version of the
> > 
> > Netbook
> > 
> > > > Remix.
> > > > 
> > > > Has anyone tried it?
> > > > How is the performance relative to the gnome version?
> > > > Any tricks in upgrading from UNR 9.10?
> > 
> > --
> > Art Alexion
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> > Message: 10
> > Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:58:25 -0400
> > From: Chris Knittel <knittel at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
> > To: Ubuntu has got a friend in Pennsylvania
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> >        <ubuntu-us-pa at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> > I can let you know in the next day or so when I redo my acer netbook but
> > so far haven't tried 10.04
> > 
> > On Apr 11, 2010 12:46 PM, "Art Alexion" <art.alexion at verizon.net> wrote:
> > 
> > Well, yes, I know it is only beta, and I understand the risks as I am not
> > exactly new at this.  I am not ready to upgrade any critical systems, but
> > part
> > of assessing the risk is to test it.
> > 
> > Has anyone on these lists been testing it. and if so, what are your
> > thoughts
> > on my three questions?
> > 
> > On Sunday 11 April 2010 11:17:50 Thomas Ward wrote:
> > > Unfortunately, since 10.04 is not officiall...
> > > 
> > > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> > 
> > wrote:
> > > > As of 10.04, Kubu...
> > 
> > Art Alexion
> > 
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