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not so mint

Postby hemlin on Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:45 am

:( well folks I speak as I find and when I lost windows xp last week and I do not have an installation disc I came across this linux mint , cheap too I thought so I have had a go at installing it ,sadly I have backed the wrong horse here I have never seen as many error messages come up and files not found appear lets just say I cannot endorse this product at this time , meanwhile I am going to pc world to get a windows xp programme that works for me , regards ex newbie hemlin
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Re: not so mint

Postby altair4 on Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:57 am

Sorry to hear that things did not work out for you. But as a parting gift please accept this humble offering:

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Re: not so mint

Postby tdockery97 on Sat Jul 03, 2010 9:51 am

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Re: not so mint

Postby kentboylinux on Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:32 pm

hemlin wrote::( well folks I speak as I find and when I lost windows xp last week and I do not have an installation disc I came across this linux mint , cheap too I thought so I have had a go at installing it ,sadly I have backed the wrong horse here I have never seen as many error messages come up and files not found appear lets just say I cannot endorse this product at this time , meanwhile I am going to pc world to get a windows xp programme that works for me , regards ex newbie hemlin



Hi mate
Give it a go again may be your disc was faulty you could burn one a gain (at the lowest speed setting) or pick one up from this months Linux format, don't give up
i did not and its taken me 8 years to got nearly where i want to be with Linux, now if only i could get my bluray to play, i be using windows that much less.
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Re: not so mint

Postby axel668 on Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:44 pm

sounds like you have a hardware problem, been using XP for a couple of years before switching to Mint, and never "lost" one ... while wishing you all the luck, I don't think you'll be more successful with another operating system
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Re: not so mint

Postby mintnoob on Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:24 pm

hemlin,

Mint installed perfectly on my used laptop and all the other older computers I've tried it on. You should burn another copy of Mint at a slow speed as a previous poster suggested and try it again and let us know if you still come up with all those errors. Maybe try one of the lighter-weight Mint distros if your computer's older.
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Re: not so mint

Postby vincent on Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:37 pm

altair4 wrote:Sorry to hear that things did not work out for you. But as a parting gift please accept this humble offering:

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Simply copy an paste in a text file named Periods.txt and use them as the need arises.


+1 :D
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