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hehe ... Thanks so much all ...

I really do need to learn the commands ... like how to kill running programs ... haha ... can't seem to move the conky window and it is half under the dash ... hehe ...

but I am sure that no one but the programmers knew how to use linux right away ... so I will give it time ... ...

Must say ... hadn't been using Ubuntu more than 30min and my sister wanted a copy 2 dual boot with her Win 7 so she can eventually switch over ... says it looks much cooler ... lol ...
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For killing programs,

` sudo killall program-name `

For moving conky, it uses set variables for it's position in the configuration file ( you can look at the one I posted to see, along with the links for configuring )
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I am not ashamed to say that I have been a windows boy my whole life ... But ... most windows boys are fan boys ... so at least I am trying things out ... hahaha ...
Ok ... well ... I will download pear and ubuntu and see how things go ...
Wish this naive little boy some luck ... hahaha
Thanks all !!

Or it could be that Windows works for everything they want to do, gaming and legal adobe products etc?
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Or it could be that Windows works for everything they want to do, gaming and legal adobe products etc?

No, most people are just raised on Windows and can't accept the idea of there being anything else, because it would be too different. And Linux being more for the `tech savvy` or `nerds`, which is true to a certain extent. And the ones who can see through that for the truth realize Linux can do anything and everything windows can and more. It may struggle SOME in the gaming zone, but it more than makes up for it everywhere else.


And lol @ `legal` adobe products.
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No, most people are just raised on Windows and can't accept the idea of there being anything else, because it would be too different. And Linux being more for the `tech savvy` or `nerds`, which is true to a certain extent. And the ones who can see through that for the truth realize Linux can do anything and everything windows can and more. It may struggle SOME in the gaming zone, but it more than makes up for it everywhere else.


I have to agree with this ... since the dawn of computers (at least for me and everyone I personally know) ... there has always been windows ... from my 386 till just b4 this install ... there has only been windows products sold with pcs or used by the norm ... linux has always been called the computer nerds wet dream and as far as I am concerned it always will be ... Linux is complex and very few are willing to venture out and take that learning curve ... stick with what we know kinda mind set ...

Windows will never be a Linux replacement and neither will Linux replace windows ... BUT ... I think that Linux is a far more powerful "idea" that is not driven by money but by passion ... something Microsoft will never have ...

And I say all this as a loyal MS user until today ...


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And lol @ `legal` adobe products.

hahahahahahahahahahahahaha drunken.gif
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Wine.

No dude... not wine ... jerry.gif ... <---<< this ... lol ...

I love it when the fan boys creep out of the darkness ... especially seems my posts have all been unbiased ... lol
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It's funny cause Microsoft knows Linux is better. Just one example, Hotmail is run off Linux servers.
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triple post ... hell yeah ... do I win a prize ?? ...


I downloaded that conky theme and now it tells me that I am attempting to use more CPUs than I have ... if I type ... rm .conkyrc ... ... is that looking for trouble ??
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triple post ... hell yeah ... do I win a prize ?? ...
I downloaded that conky theme and now it tells me that I am attempting to use more CPUs than I have ... if I type ... rm .conkyrc ... ... is that looking for trouble ??

Are you talking about mine? Or one from the internet?

Either way, open it up with an editor and look for ${cpu cpu1} all the way to ${cpu cpu4}, and delete the necessary ones by how many cores you have. Or you can replace all with just ${CPU} for the overall usage and not the individual cores.

And no, rm .conkyrc will just delete the .conkyrc file which is no big tongue.gif
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