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October 2, 2007
by Neil Turner
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Missing .vxd files

I mentioned back in June that Hari and I inherited a spare computer, which until now has been sat in our house serving no purpose. However, I now have a reason to use it – I need to run Ventrilo 2.1, and I can’t for the life of me get it to work properly on my Mac using Crossover.
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January 9, 2007
by Neil Turner
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Ubuntu in Widescreen

I mentioned that when I tried Ubuntu 6.10 in Parallels, it didn’t seem to support the maximum resolution offered by my MacBook’s screen. Instead of getting a resolution of 1280×800, I was getting 1024×768, which meant that everything was fixed in a square in the middle of the screen.
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