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by Zorklat DeOrc
Wed Feb 17, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Midori Web Browser
Replies: 30
Views: 11606

Re: Midori Web Browser

I stick with Firefox because it has a pair of extensions that I consider vital to my privacy: Flashblock (does what it says, no flash objects load unless you click on where they're embedded in the page) BetterPrivacy (removes stuff stored in ~/.macromedia , which otherwise is kept forever and includ...
by Zorklat DeOrc
Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Mono or the GIMP?
Replies: 34
Views: 4195

Re: Mono or the GIMP?

Another photo manager besides f-spot and picasa could be gthumb.

Regardless, this is Clem's baby, and he can do with it as he pleases. I'm just interested in the issue, and in letting him know the community's mood.
by Zorklat DeOrc
Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: The status of Mint Fluxbox CE
Replies: 266
Views: 81269

Re: The status of Mint Fluxbox CE

I have it installed, and so far, so good. Still exploring. One thing I most certainly miss, though, is the "update all" button on Synaptic. <sigh>
by Zorklat DeOrc
Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Mono or the GIMP?
Replies: 34
Views: 4195

Re: Mono or the GIMP?

The concern is mainly wrt places where bandwidth is relatively costly. The considered scenario is where the ISO is downloaded once for many installs, perhaps by somebody without the technical expertise to respin the ISO to make the changes I suggest, and also lacking the bandwidth to make those chan...
by Zorklat DeOrc
Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:38 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Mono or the GIMP?
Replies: 34
Views: 4195

Mono or the GIMP?

There is allegedly a fair bit of noise on the Ubuntu forums regarding Lucid Lynx, voicing displeasure with the decision to ramp up support for Mono and to deprecate the GIMP. Given the doubts expressed by Richard Stallman and the < Fedora Project team about Mono, I move that Mint Isadora go the othe...
by Zorklat DeOrc
Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:08 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: The status of Mint Fluxbox CE
Replies: 266
Views: 81269

Re: The status of Mint Fluxbox CE

Go Kendall! I am really looking forward to this. Mint was my first new distro in a long time, and it looks like you are shaping the Fluxbox CE into exactly what I want my distro to be -- light, fast, and thoroughly de-crufted.

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