Jstuck044 wrote:I know there is a utility for checking battery status but I think it would make sense to have gnome-power-manager or some other utility for displaying battery status real time without having to open up the mint config dialog. The reason being for this is that I have two laptops and I would like to have battery some kind of battery information realtime without needing to pull it up manually.
Jstuck044 wrote:Openoffice doesnt use the gtk theme by default but if you add the following command at the beginning of the soffice script, it will force open office to utilize the gtk theme.
Jstuck044 wrote:There is no application for ripping cds and recording sound. If you can fit it on the iso, I would like to suggest asunder and mhwaveedit...
Jstuck044 wrote:Other than that, great looking distro!
I've actually had very few people make note of this. The reason I went the route I did was for the ancient laptops running very little RAM with low processor speeds. In those situations, every process counts. Amongst other things there's no system settings daemon and the final will not have login/logout sounds, all for the same reason. gnome-power-manager is very easily added for those wanting something more full featured.
I'll try and update mint-fluxbox-default-settings to correct this. I've seen probably a dozen workarounds for this, this one being the easiest to implement.
I'll definitelty put something in for cd ripping, call this an oversight on my part. I'd rather not put an audio recording program in by default as everyone who uses them seems to have wildly different needs. I think the end user can make a better decision about what works for them than I can.
- (2.10) - This update moves the Fluxbox submenu into the System submenu and prevents GNOME-MPlayer from showing up in the menu. After installing this update, in order to shutdown you will need to log out and hold F6 button, or shutdown from the command line (sudo shutdown -P now). This should only happen once and the system will return to normal the next time you start it. What happens here is replacing mint-fm2 kills the upstart process that reads the shutdown triggers.
- (2.11) - This updates corrects a few translations and removes references to the system sounds. Like the previous update, installing it will break the shutdown dialog until you restart the computer. Please restart by opening a terminal and typing "sudo shutdown -r now" or shutdown by typing "sudo shutdown -P now".
exploder wrote:I have searched but I may have missed this. For me Synaptic no longer has the mark all upgrades button. Is there an update or what am I missing? Thanks in advance.
I believe that option is no longer available in Mint. Marking "all" upgrades can mark unstable ones as well. It's best to leave that to the update manager.
Clem removed that feature. I highlight the first update while holding the shift key, scroll to the bottom and click on the last update and right click and select mark for update, this marks everything and it's quick and easy.
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