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Do you all think this guide would be better with screenshots? I suspect it would need a 56K warning, but maybe the screenies (maybe of just single windows, to keep the size down) would help some people.
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Do you all think this guide would be better with screenshots? I suspect it would need a 56K warning, but maybe the screenies (maybe of just single windows, to keep the size down) would help some people.
Thats a great idea, but keep them 600x600 restriction so the pix are not to big.

Also, I just found this thread, and I have a few suggestions, Songbird from Mozilla is a great WMP/Itunes type player for Linux, also you could look into Digsby for Linux, it again an open source app for Email, IM, social Networking.

Both great and both work wonderfully on Ubuntu x86 and x64 (8.10)
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Updated the OP with:

1. (Ubuntu/Mint) Notes for Linux Mint.
2. (Fedora) The Livna repository has been superseded by the long-anticipated RPM Fusion.
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Updated the OP with a number of additions and corrections for Ubuntu 8.10 and notes for 64-bit Ubuntu.
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Updated OP to reflect nvidia driver packaging changes in Fedora 10.

(Install akmod-nvidia for 177.82 in F10; 173.14.15 in F9.)
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Added link for Frostwire, a Limewire fork which appears better than Limewire Pro.
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Since I don't want to start up another thread. I want to download OpenOffice but I don't know which one I want for Ubuntu 8.10. I think RPM and DEB are extensions but I'm not exactly sure what the differences are.
http://download.openoffice.org/other.html#en-US
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Since I don't want to start up another thread. I want to download OpenOffice but I don't know which one I want for Ubuntu 8.10. I think RPM and DEB are extensions but I'm not exactly sure what the differences are.
http://download.openoffice.org/other.html#en-US
This was answered in the top post.

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On Ubuntu, a .deb is an installable software package. The same for .rpm on Fedora. Some proprietary software can be downloaded in packaged form this way. Either way, double click the file to install it.
Enjoy!

Also note that OpenOffice is in your software repositories so you don't have to download it separately.
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I'll enjoy it
    
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Is there a need for antivirus software on Ubuntu 8.10?
    
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