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kernel panic!
What?
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What?
Nevermind. I was attempting an inside joke, but I had the free Crossover confused with the free Linux Magazine where if you were able to unscramble the word "kernel panic", you got a free year subscription. I think the Crossover thing had something to do with gas prices. I grabbed my free copy of Crossover but have since formatted it from my drive. Oh well.
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I'm considering trying it out, not keen on it, but will be up for a challenge if someone were able to tell me how I would be able to get the XHTML/CSS export on the open source the GIMP like Fireworks do, all the plugins I've tried doesn't seem to work or it's in HTML table only
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I'm considering trying it out, not keen on it, but will be up for a challenge if someone were able to tell me how I would be able to get the XHTML/CSS export on the open source the GIMP like Fireworks do, all the plugins I've tried doesn't seem to work or it's in HTML table only
I don't know how you expect image editing software to export XHTML/CSS, unless it's table splicing, in which case, it's a very substandard way of creating a website.
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Unfortunatly, my GRUB bootloader started giving me an "error 18" out of nowhere, so I had to remove the bootloader to get my system going again

I don't know if there is any way to get Ubuntu back to boot up, so I'll just leave it for now.
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I don't know how you expect image editing software to export XHTML/CSS, unless it's table splicing, in which case, it's a very substandard way of creating a website.
I have my own method, I create the layout via Fireworks CS4 then optimize/edit/product rest of the code in Dreamweaver CS4 and the GIMP does have the option of exporting to HTML/CSS but it's very buggy at the moment
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i have tried linux, and i loved it. always wanting work to finish so i can go home and just muck around in linux.

but the only thing that has stopped me from using it (sigh) is that i couldnt get some of my games to work on it, and since i mainly play games, there was no point dual booting into linux for 2mins to check a website.

wish it had better game support

also i am now running ati graphics cards and have read their drivers suck for linux
Edited by anonymous.gamer - 6/4/09 at 1:03am
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wish it had better game support
I wish games had better support for Linux
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also i am now running ati graphics cards and have read their drivers suck for linux
Actually, there has been massive improvement lately from their front.
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Unfortunatly, my GRUB bootloader started giving me an "error 18" out of nowhere, so I had to remove the bootloader to get my system going again

I don't know if there is any way to get Ubuntu back to boot up, so I'll just leave it for now.
Greetz
Fortunately Linux is substantially easier to fix when having boot problems IMHO because it is so much easier to boot the system with an auxiliary drive whether floppy, usb, cd, or whatever. Both Grub and Lilo, but especially grub are easy to fix. I presently have the opposite and more difficult problem of repairing Windows boot because of the drive lettering convention but that won't help you other than mentioning it so you'll breathe at least a little sigh of relief that it wasn't the windows boot that's screwed.

However you probably have a deeper issue since "Error 18" most often refers to a BIOS or partitioning problem or both. This can also happen on an older mainboard (BIOS) where some sort of add-on hdd card, such as a SATA raid card with it's own bios, handles addressing hdd cylinders (ahhh yes, the old 1024 boundary ploy) but you didn;t state what you're using so I'll leave that alone for now.

Best option - start here :
http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/GRUB

and be glad you're beginning to learn Linux since Open Source makes deep level work so much easier.
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I have used Linux, Windows, and Mac since I was a kid. I think that each has different uses. I use Linux if I want my computer to run really quickly and to look cool. I use Vista if I want to play games.

To anyone with a netbook I highly recommend the new Ubuntu Netbook Remix as a starting point.

I run Ubuntu now but in the past I have run Red Hat (in the '90s when I was a kid) Yellow Dog (on an old powerbook in the early 2000s) Gentoo (on the same powerbook up until it broke a couple of years ago).

I do not claim to be an objective user; my dad has a full rack in the basement with an e-mail server, a web server, a proxy server, and a small cluster on it. He is the biggest geek I know. He hacks Windows and Mac software to get it to run in Linux.

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also i am now running ati graphics cards and have read their drivers suck for linux
ATI has decided to actually support Linux lately. I have the most up to date drivers on both Windows and Linux. CCC works perfectly in both.
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