belovedmonster wrote:The best tip I can offer a Mint newbie is to make the most out of Gnome-Do (Windows key + Spacebar, then type something in). Make sure you have all the plugins installed by clicking on the little arrow in the top right and going into the preferences. Urm, at least I think you can do that with the gnome-do installed in Mint. I personally use Do that much that I added the gnome-do repo so I always have the latest version. Once you get used to it you will find yourself never using the Mint Menu again.
belovedmonster wrote:Yup, I noticed the firefox bookmark problem as well when I first installed Mint 5, that's why I installed the newest version from the gnome-do repos. With the newest version and all the plugins, trust me, its the best thing since sliced bread. The version that ships in Mint 5 is a bit clunky.
belovedmonster wrote:With the up to date version you shouldn't need to write more than two or three letters to get what you want most of the time, and it don't come up with dumb stuff like firefox bookmarks unless you write that. The version in Mint 5 is 0.4 I believe, the current version is 0.6. Makes all the difference
Death Dream wrote:But omg that firefox bookmark thing is still happening! lame
belovedmonster wrote:Death Dream wrote:But omg that firefox bookmark thing is still happening! lame
It should just be working without any farting around though. Maybe if you log out and log back in again that will fix it, it does most things.
belovedmonster wrote:Even some basic stuff like shutting down and logging out is not supported by default until you turn on the appropriate plugin.
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