Cool Terminal Apps

Neil Coetzer neil at ubuntu.org.zw
Wed Sep 30 08:13:02 BST 2009


Haha. Very good KT. I just hope nobody on this list takes your mail seriously!!

On 9/30/09, Kalpesh Thaker <luminary06 at gmail.com> wrote:
> hahahaha! NC, you are a TOOL. i think we should change your name from
> chairman to "chief spanner".
>
> anyway......
>
> to get these program to work on windows xp is quite easy actually.
>
> Neil, just do the following steps, and you should be good to go within 30
> mins or so!
> these instructions are for you specifically.
>
>
> 1 - visit http://archive.ubuntu.org.zw/ubuntu/iso/ubuntu
> 2 - download ubuntu 9.04 desktop ISO, then burn to a cd using the "burn
> image to cd" function.
> 3 - next restart your computer, with the cd in the drive.
> 4 - the machine will boot with the cd, then all you do is follow the
> installation steps.
> 5 - now, PAY ATTENTION, the MOST IMPORTANT thing to do when the partition
> option menu comes up,
> is to choose "USE ENTIRE DISK" instead of any other options. IF YOU CHOOSE
> ANYTHING ELSE YOUR
> WINDOWS ANTIVIRUS WILL CRASH YOUR COMPUTER PERMANENTLY. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED
> NEIL!
> 6 - dont worry about windows file backups or anything, because your computer
> manufacturer will look after that for you,
> all you need is your windows licence key. After the ubuntu installation is
> finished, your machine will have no files on it.
> 7 - find the windows license key on your computer case. then write down this
> number and call microsoft on their international hotline number.
> 8 - You need to instruct the person on the other side of microsoft support,
> that you would like to restore the backups of your data
> and then give them your product key.
> 9 - customer support will then keep quiet. the silence means that they are
> waiting for a secret password. (Neil, as i type this email,
> i have accessed your computer via a special remote algorithm protocol, and
> setup the password on your machine)
> 10 - the password for your specific machine is:   1-4M-4-CH0P
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 8:33 AM, Neil Coetzer <neil at ubuntu.org.zw> wrote:
>
>> I've tried everything and I just can't get it to work on my Windows XP
>> box... and it interferes with my antivirus too! Kalpesh, please help!
>>
>> (Hahahahahaha. Sorry. Couldn't resist.)
>>
>> On 9/29/09, Kalpesh Thaker <luminary06 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Lol,!! im not that much of noob... :)
>> >
>> > it runs fine under kde/kubuntu or ubuntu with kde-desktop, but for some
>> > reason does the whole "sigterm" everytime you try and close the window
>> > when you run it from a gnome gui... the only way i found how to stop
>> this,
>> > is to disable the window focus options...but then messes up the graphics
>> > when you
>> > ctrl-shift-l.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Donald Hobbs
>> > <donald at phoenixtech.co.zw>wrote:
>> >
>> >>  Yakuake does not crash if you have KDE installed on ubuntu LOL
>> >>
>> >> *Donald Hobbs*
>> >>
>> >> *PhoenixTech*
>> >>
>> >> Cell: +263 912 258159
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>  *C**arpé Aptenodytes*
>> >>
>> >> "The height of stupidity is most clearly demonstrated by the individual
>> >> who
>> >> ridicules something he knows nothing about." *Albert Einstein*
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Kalpesh Thaker wrote:
>> >>
>> >> hi guys,
>> >>
>> >> for those of you who use the terminal alot in ubuntu, there are some
>> very
>> >> cool terminal GUI progs that i found today.
>> >>
>> >> these are quake style terminal programs that allow you to run many
>> >> terminals within a single window...
>> >> they are very handy, and very very very cool to have around.
>> >>
>> >> donald hobbs mentioned yakuake at the one team meeting the other
>> evening,
>> >> however, i found that it seems
>> >> to crash quite often in ubuntu 9.04 when using GNOME, unless you
>> >> disable
>> a
>> >> whole lot of things.
>> >>
>> >> so... if you are using GNOME, try the following progs:
>> >>
>> >> Tilda
>> >> Guake
>> >> Terminator
>> >>
>> >> if you are using KDE, go for Yakuake
>> >>
>> >> by far yakuake is the best, but unfortunately doesnt like GNOME
>> >> environments too much on newer versions
>> >> of ubuntu.
>> >>
>> >> cheers
>> >>
>> >> kalpesh.
>> >>
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>>
>>
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>>
>> Neil Coetzer
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>


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