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tampe: Most modern GUI tookits include such facilities, often referred to as "layout managers" or "geometry managers".
ncm: For what it's worth, I'm running 3.0~rc2-2 here (amd64). Current uptime is about 3 days. I have a few extensions, no plugins.
pjf: Ohloh doesn't track merges between trees, even given the perfect knowledge git enables, so my minor Linux patch has turned into a huge game of whack a mole. Life is too short.
robocoder: Are you sure? I found following the link to dkim.org to be very informative.
gary: keep on rocking.
csv: Assuming you're tracking testing or unstable, that usually means you should be using upgrade instead of dist-upgrade. Then examine what's left over and use apt-get install to upgrade whatever looks sensible, leaving gimp-data or whatever until the matching binary package is available.

I believe aptitude's dependency-resolution can work this sort of thing out by itself and present you with proposed solutions, but I'm too old and set in my ways to change now, so I use the above technique.

ncm: You will need to install some WAD files to use Doom. Tetris is available as a plugin called "rockblox".
25 Apr 2007 (updated 25 Apr 2007 at 23:08 UTC) »
vicious: fyi, 403 on the pdf.

and gj on the phd!

svu: I am not a heavy consumer of YouTube-hosted content, but I find that keepvid.com and an FLV-capable video player (mplayer or Totem as the mood strikes) do the job.
prozac: the software is named mod_virgule, and should be easy to find.

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