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Why is there a garden gnome in my yard?

About a week ago someone left a plastic garden gnome in my yard. I'm sure I read something, somewhere, about this being a thing but I can't remember where I saw it. I vaguely remember that I'm supposed to pass it along but maybe I'm supposed to add something to it first. Does this sound familiar to anyone? I'm in Denver, if that matters.
posted by BoscosMom on Sep 29, 2015 - 13 answers

What was this "Game"?

When I was in college in the mid-90s, I had a "game" (broadly defined) for my Macintosh Quadra 650 (aw yiss!) that was labeled ITA Choco. Here's what seems to be a site by the creators (partially in Japanese, partially in 404 errors). What was the point of it? And what does the site say? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Feb 13, 2013 - 4 answers

VPN that works reliably with Linux

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 w/Gnome - I use proXPN for Windows machines, but have never been able to get it to establish a connection w/the Ubuntu laptop I have. I'm looking for recommendations for VPNs that work reliably with Linux where set-up is basic enough for a Linux novice to understand.
posted by ryanshepard on Feb 1, 2013 - 4 answers

The year of...

Can you bring me up to date with the state of Linux desktop environments? [more inside]
posted by deadwax on Jun 19, 2012 - 12 answers

Will I be punished for my inability to choose?

Linux Question: KDE, Gnome, keeping things seperate, the future etc. (Ubuntu/Fedora). [more inside]
posted by rosswald on Dec 16, 2010 - 12 answers

Where can I find this gnome?

Have you seen this gnome? [more inside]
posted by theRussian on Nov 5, 2008 - 4 answers

thanks bittorrent

"In any case it is not possible to login" -- GNOME, ubuntu [more inside]
posted by acro on Jun 28, 2007 - 12 answers


GDM KDE GNOME KDM XDM XFCE ARGH! Logon manager? Window managers? KDM that can load GNOME? I am so confused on this topic of the differences and how they all fit together. Can someone point out some good things to read on the topics? Something that ties it all together?
posted by tcv on Jun 22, 2007 - 15 answers

Frozen window height

How to unlock window height in GNOME (more specifically, Thunderbird)? [more inside]
posted by puffin on Jun 18, 2007 - 2 answers

Help me shrink my screen!

Why does my computer (Linux, Gnome) suddenly think my screen is 3 feet wide? How can I convince it otherwise? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Feb 18, 2007 - 10 answers

Make my Gnome OSX'y

How do I configure Gnome (on Fedora Core 5, if it matters) and X11 to act like OSX with respect to keyboard input? [more inside]
posted by ChrisR on Oct 21, 2006 - 4 answers

Changing gnome wallpaper

Linux / Ubuntu / Gnome question - how do I tell Gnome "Hey, the jpg you're using as desktop wallpaper has been updated with a new image. Go reload it and display the new version?" in a Python or Bash script? [more inside]
posted by Jimbob on Sep 26, 2006 - 6 answers

How do I setup monitor "gridlines" on Linux?

How do I setup monitor "gridlines" on Linux? Nvidia has software for Windows that let's you divide your monitor into virtual sub-monitors or set gridlines so that if you maximize a window in that certain section, it only maximizes to that particular area. This is particularly useful on big monitors. Does anyone know of any utilities on Linux that do this or how to configure KDE or Gnome (or I suppose another window manager) to do this? [more inside]
posted by rordog on Sep 19, 2006 - 3 answers

I have XGL/Compiz in Gnome, but want it working in KDE. Any help?

I have Compiz/XGL working with GNOME, I just want it in KDE instead. I'm running Ubuntu Dapper on my laptop, and I just don't understand the config files. [more inside]
posted by TrueVox on Aug 16, 2006 - 1 answer

Give Scotty back his voice!

Help me to return a motion-sensing garden gnome to his former glory! [more inside]
posted by cholly on Aug 6, 2006 - 2 answers

The Question is not Linux itself, but what flavour?

IT Experts and Linux Fans - I need your advice cutting through the clutter. Can you please recommend the best linux distros for Beginner, Intermediate and Expert users? There are so many options out there and most people only skim the surface. [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Jul 25, 2006 - 24 answers

Screen grab from the back end?

Can I get a screenshot of the GUI desktop from an ssh login? [more inside]
posted by pompomtom on Jun 22, 2006 - 5 answers

How do I get open-source software to work?

Using DarwinPorts 1.2.1, how can I get a copy of Gnumeric to run on OS X 10.4.6? [more inside]
posted by Colloquial Collision on May 7, 2006 - 12 answers

"Your garden gnome has been freed by..."

What should I do the the garden gnome I just liberated? [more inside]
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on Dec 19, 2005 - 34 answers

How do I make GTK apps look good in KDE?

How do I make GTK apps look good in KDE? Although I use KDE exculsively, I still use some GTK apps, like Firefox. (Oh for a Qt build of Firefox!) I hate the default look of GTK. I can use the GNOME theme editor to change the GNOME theme to something acceptable. The trouble is, 1) This seems to make the fonts in all my GTK apps too big, and 2) I lose the changes as soon as I log out. (And no, I'm not about to start using GNOME.)
posted by salmacis on Aug 23, 2004 - 9 answers

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