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  1. darry1966

    Change with Debian's Non-Free Firmware Policy Debian now adding Non-Free firmware in its main images instead of special non-free images.
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    How to help Windows Refugees

    Hi everyone, With more and more people coming here after finding they can't upgrade to win11 - how would you explain the virtues of Linux to them. Remember you will have to keep it simple and help them to understand how Linux can benefit them. A better scenario than buying a new machine every...
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    GnuIcecat packages that are more up to date for Debian.

    More up to date packages for icecat for Debian Linux.
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    Spatry (Shawn P Ryan) Closing down Cup of Linux site - end of an era.

    Spatry has announced the end of Cup of Linux forums and associated website. He apparently will continue to do videos. This is due to work commitments. He has had the Cup of Linux site for a decade. Learned a lot from Spatry.
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    Hp 14af102au Confusion over driver for BCM94142Y Solved for Now

    Hi Guys given up on the Thinkpad for now so trying to get this HP machine running - want to run linux on it. The back of the laptop says BCM943142Y so should I use realtek driver with it or Broadcom?
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    Thinkpad Levovo T420

    Hi guys the above laptop is stuck in sleepmode tried unplugging battery and cord and no luck getting it out of the flashing power button mode to power on normally. Just goes into this state when browsing normally. Now can't get it out of this mode. Any thoughts can't find a reset button...
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    Levovo T420 Thinkpad Laptop and dvd drive problems.

    Hi Guys, Having a curious problem with a Levovo T420 everything working well under Linux except for the DVD Drive which is not working with a Dr Who DVD. I have dvdcss, libdvdread and libdvdnav installled and neither vlc or xine will play the dvd. which my Compaq CQ61 could play.
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    Gmail will free continue??

    Saw this news can anybody tell me if Gmail is going to remain free?
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    Lesser Known Distros you have used.....

    For me Refracta Beowulf LXDE experimental version. Refracta a Devuan based distro normally XFCE desktop. Iso I have been using: - last one on that page. Forum:
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    Great Moments in Sports over the Ages

    In this thread I will reminisce about great sporting victories against the odds.
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    Good TV Series Thread....

    Nelson inspired me with his good movie thread so thought I'd do a tv series one. Starting off with 2 Early Edition been watching this today. Dr Who - Mostly the Classic series.
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    Locked Threads - Disappointed

    At the risk of being very unpopular I find locking up threads that could be helpful for people with mental illness and addiction to be very unfortunate. I hope that if someone on these forums asks for help I hope the thread won't be locked! Yes I do realise this is a computer Linux forum first...
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    Urban Legends True or Not True

    I'll start - Urban legends—those unsubstantiated stories of terror that allow us to use our imaginations to fill in increasingly horrifying details with each retelling—have been with us forever. While the internet has made dissemination of them easier, humans...
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    Trying Out LMDE 4 Debbie

    Not half bad and seems so far to be behaving itself on my HP Pavillion dv6000. so starting to understand why some of you guys like Mint so much. Running with LXDE instead of Cinnamon. Wiped Puppies off this machine and decided to try this out.
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    The Beer Thread

    Just thoght I'd start this thread on your favourite brews. I'm very fond of Milk Stout and German Beers especially Krombacher especially their wheatbeer. So guys what are your favourite brews/Beer brands??
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    Murga Forum Puppy Linux

    Hi Guys, Anyone trying to get to the Puppy Linux forums at Murga forums will notice that they are down - it is not known how long. Site reads as follows: Under maintenance The site is currently under maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience, please retry later. alternative new forum here...
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    Window Managers and Desktop Environments - The Thread

    I'll start the ball rolling fvwm Low Footprint Devuan 64bit chimaera - Noice!!!
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    lxde vs xfce

    Been using xfce on latest Refracta 64bit system and I reckon xfce uses less ram am I right or do you think otherwise ??
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    Slitaz 5.0 have you tried it ???

    I am currently using slitaz 5.0 on my HP Pavillion dv6000 and using firefox 77.0.1 on it. Has anybody used it ??? Was shocked it only had glibc 2.14 but go this late ff working on it.
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    What Internet Browser(s) are you using

    Hi People, Just wondering what browser poople are using?? I'll start off by saying... Seamonkey and Iron Browser.