[Ubuntu-ZW] Ubuntu-zw Digest, Vol 43, Issue 1

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Hi Guys

i have used mint before, its cool but Ubuntu is laker!!! So far to me Ubuntu
is the best......

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>   1.  New linux distro to checkout (Kalpesh Thaker)
>   2. Re:  New linux distro to checkout (O. Sinclair)
>   3.  notice of meeting - wednesady 01 december 2010, @ 336 h
>      chitepo avenue, 6 for 6.30 pm (Ronald Munjoma)
>   4. Re:  notice of meeting - wednesady 01 december 2010, @ 336 h
>      chitepo avenue, 6 for 6.30 pm (Arthur Garande)
>   5. Re:  New linux distro to checkout (Kalpesh Thaker)
>   6.  Conky (Richard Kaseke)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 09:18:37 +0200
> From: Kalpesh Thaker <luminary06 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] New linux distro to checkout
> To: ubuntu-zw <ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> Hey Guys...
>
> I firmly believe in giving credit, where credit is due.. and i'd like to
> introduce a new linux distro to everyone...
> its called linux mint. mint is based on ubuntu, and if you havent tried
> it..
> PLEASE DO because its AWESOME.
>
> this distro is designed to be more user friendly and complete that the
> basic
> ubuntu.. it has new menus.. and
> a much easier interface. it also has all the codecs, media players and
> browser plugins pre-installed.
>
> best of all, you can still connect to our local ubuntu repository and do
> updates!
>
> give this a go if you find ubuntu to be too finicky...
>
> you can grab the install image from here:
>
> http://archive.ubuntu.org.zw/ubuntu/iso/linux_mint/
>
> the basic install uses gnome, however, im still figuring out if i can get
> kde to run on it...
> there is a kde version of mint, but its based an older version of kde and
> is
> extremely buggy.
>
> a few of us have tried out mint.. and we think it kicks ubuntus butt
>
> kalpesh.
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> Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2010 08:04:25 +0200
> From: "O. Sinclair" <o.sinclair at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-ZW] New linux distro to checkout
> To: ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com
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> You could try and simply add kubuntu-desktop by
> sudo aptitude (or apt-get) kubuntu-desktop
> I suspect it will replace the mint network app with knetworkmanager though
> then there is an app I can not remember (check on kde-apps.org) that
> sorts out the menu afterwards so all gnome-specific stuff ends up in a
> separate menu
> Be sure to backup first...
>
> there is a way to install "pure" kde environment, not kubuntu, but I can
> not remember or find it right now
>
> Sinclair
>
> On 25/11/2010 09:18, Kalpesh Thaker wrote:
> > Hey Guys...
> >
> > I firmly believe in giving credit, where credit is due.. and i'd like to
> > introduce a new linux distro to everyone...
> > its called linux mint. mint is based on ubuntu, and if you havent tried
> > it.. PLEASE DO because its AWESOME.
> >
> > this distro is designed to be more user friendly and complete that the
> > basic ubuntu.. it has new menus.. and
> > a much easier interface. it also has all the codecs, media players and
> > browser plugins pre-installed.
> >
> > best of all, you can still connect to our local ubuntu repository and do
> > updates!
> >
> > give this a go if you find ubuntu to be too finicky...
> >
> > you can grab the install image from here:
> >
> > http://archive.ubuntu.org.zw/ubuntu/iso/linux_mint/
> >
> > the basic install uses gnome, however, im still figuring out if i can
> > get kde to run on it...
> > there is a kde version of mint, but its based an older version of kde
> > and is extremely buggy.
> >
> > a few of us have tried out mint.. and we think it kicks ubuntus butt
> >
> > kalpesh.
> >
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 10:23:02 +0200
> From: Ronald Munjoma <ronald at ubuntu.org.zw>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] notice of meeting - wednesady 01 december 2010, @
>        336 h chitepo avenue, 6 for 6.30 pm
> To: team <team at ubuntu.org.zw>, ubuntu-zw <ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Cc: Joseph Bunga <josephb at eatout.co.zw>, brian at harvest.co.zw
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> Team,
>
> Notice is hereby given that the monthly meeting of the members of the
> Ubuntu
> LoCo Team, will be held at 336 Cde Herbert Wiltshire Chitepo Avenue (Eatout
> Offices), on Wednesday 1st of December 2010 at 6 pm for 6.30 pm for the
> following purposes:
>
> *To discuss:*
> *
> Team Leader
>
> Web site update
>
> Public R elations
>
> *
> Sincerely,
> Ronald
> Team Secretary
>
>
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> Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:47:33 +0200
> From: Arthur Garande <agarande at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-ZW] notice of meeting - wednesady 01 december
>        2010, @ 336 h chitepo avenue, 6 for 6.30 pm
> To: Ronald Munjoma <ronald at ubuntu.org.zw>
> Cc: ubuntu-zw <ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com>, Joseph Bunga
>        <josephb at eatout.co.zw>, brian at harvest.co.zw, team <
> team at ubuntu.org.zw>
> Message-ID: <1291042053.1804.1.camel at agarande-laptop>
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> Guys,
> Have a good meeting. And yes, do something about the PR position. I will
> rejoin in future when time allows it.
> Merry Christmas meanwhile.
> Arthur
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ronald Munjoma <ronald at ubuntu.org.zw>
> To: team <team at ubuntu.org.zw>, ubuntu-zw <ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Cc: Joseph Bunga <josephb at eatout.co.zw>, brian at harvest.co.zw
> Subject: notice of meeting - wednesady 01 december 2010, @ 336 h chitepo
> avenue, 6 for 6.30 pm
> Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 10:23:02 +0200
>
>
> Team,
>
>
> Notice is hereby given that the monthly meeting of the members of the
> Ubuntu LoCo Team, will be held at 336 Cde Herbert Wiltshire Chitepo
> Avenue (Eatout Offices), on Wednesday 1st of December 2010 at 6 pm for
> 6.30 pm for the following purposes:
>
> To discuss:
>
> Team Leader
>
>
> Web site update
>
>
> Public R elations
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Ronald
> Team Secretary
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 10:54:34 +0200
> From: Kalpesh Thaker <luminary06 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-ZW] New linux distro to checkout
> To: o.sinclair at gmail.com
> Cc: ubuntu-zw at lists.ubuntu.com
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> Hi All,
>
> I've been using linux mint for over a week now....
> and i have to admit that the next person who asks me:
>
> "kalpesh, which is the best linux desktop distro to use on my
> laptop/desktop?"  i dont think i will be answering
> with ubuntu.
>
> it makes me sad that what mint have done is give ubuntu a little more
> love..
> and made it almost
> the perfect end user distro. you just load up the dvd... and you're done.
> dvd's, mp3's, java, web browser
> codecs etc.. everything is there. you dont need to install anything else...
> unless you want a different
> email client etc.
>
> you dont actually require an internet connection.. ...yeah ubuntu is the
> same.. fine.. but if you want vlc..
> you need internet. and thats just one example. the fact that our ubuntu
> repo's work with mint..
> means that a more complete and user friendly distro is available to end
> users in zimbabwe.
>
> which all in all.. makes me think that canonical could actually make this a
> better distro if they wanted to..
> but they dont.. maybe because of legal reasons.. maybe because of other
> issues.. who knows.
>
> im sorry.. but at the moment.. i couldn't recommend ubuntu to anyone...when
> they can use this...
> this is a better option for the average end user.
>
> for technical people obviously ubuntu is better..
>
> kalpesh.
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 8:04 AM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > You could try and simply add kubuntu-desktop by
> > sudo aptitude (or apt-get) kubuntu-desktop
> > I suspect it will replace the mint network app with knetworkmanager
> though
> > then there is an app I can not remember (check on kde-apps.org) that
> > sorts out the menu afterwards so all gnome-specific stuff ends up in a
> > separate menu
> > Be sure to backup first...
> >
> > there is a way to install "pure" kde environment, not kubuntu, but I can
> > not remember or find it right now
> >
> > Sinclair
> >
> > On 25/11/2010 09:18, Kalpesh Thaker wrote:
> > > Hey Guys...
> > >
> > > I firmly believe in giving credit, where credit is due.. and i'd like
> to
> > > introduce a new linux distro to everyone...
> > > its called linux mint. mint is based on ubuntu, and if you havent tried
> > > it.. PLEASE DO because its AWESOME.
> > >
> > > this distro is designed to be more user friendly and complete that the
> > > basic ubuntu.. it has new menus.. and
> > > a much easier interface. it also has all the codecs, media players and
> > > browser plugins pre-installed.
> > >
> > > best of all, you can still connect to our local ubuntu repository and
> do
> > > updates!
> > >
> > > give this a go if you find ubuntu to be too finicky...
> > >
> > > you can grab the install image from here:
> > >
> > > http://archive.ubuntu.org.zw/ubuntu/iso/linux_mint/
> > >
> > > the basic install uses gnome, however, im still figuring out if i can
> > > get kde to run on it...
> > > there is a kde version of mint, but its based an older version of kde
> > > and is extremely buggy.
> > >
> > > a few of us have tried out mint.. and we think it kicks ubuntus butt
> > >
> > > kalpesh.
> > >
> >
> >
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> Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 06:19:34 -0800 (PST)
> From: Richard Kaseke <r2kaseke at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-ZW] Conky
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> Hie
> Checkout this how-to :http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1644427
> thanks
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