ok took a plunge

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ok took a plunge

Post by wd » April 10th, 2010, 7:47 pm

here goes nuffin
installing Ubuntu in VM on xp box so far so good
any advice on securing it ....be gentle my first time :)

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by WCCobra » April 10th, 2010, 8:42 pm

Linux is invulnerable to viruses and other forms of malware :lol:

Last time I used it, the firewall took some work to configure. Might want check that...

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by wd » April 10th, 2010, 8:45 pm

loading sophos on it now

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by wd » April 10th, 2010, 10:51 pm

i see it load open office by defualt but i do not see a place to add fonts ??????

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by wd » April 10th, 2010, 11:23 pm

OK posting from linux ...and got mail working :)
a new candy store :)

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Post by WCCobra » April 11th, 2010, 12:03 am

wd wrote:i see it load open office by defualt but i do not see a place to add fonts ??????
This should work
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Fonts

if not...
http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Font-FAQ

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by wd » April 11th, 2010, 12:17 am

yeah that is not working in the linux os can i add them?

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by irrelevant » April 11th, 2010, 9:18 am

It really depends on how you're installing them, and what you want to use them for.

if you tell me specifically what font and where it's from and which release of Ubuntu, I should be able to give you fairly specific instructions.

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by wd » April 11th, 2010, 9:28 am

it's ver 9
i was thinking i cud use the fonts that came with window & corel if i cud install them into the VM
there are some free apps for download like fonty python but not sure about 3rd party stuff

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Re: ok took a plunge

Post by WCCobra » April 11th, 2010, 10:22 am

It's all 3rd party stuff... you in linux now

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