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by Cage
Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Promotion
Topic: How do you promote Mint?
Replies: 87
Views: 54803

Re: How do you promote Mint?

I don't push Linux how ever my friends who did use Windows who had problems with they're computers because of Viruses and Ransom ware were amazed to see Linux removing those problems. Even though they had Virus protection, Malware protection they were still having problems. One friend had Ransom war...
by Cage
Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint 17.2 KDE: KDE 4 or KDE 5?
Replies: 14
Views: 5623

Re: Mint 17.2 KDE: KDE 4 or KDE 5?

From my personal experience Plasma 5 was very unstable up to 5.4. I tested the Plasma 5.4 version which seems to be stable but is little more then a hacked up version of Plasma 4. It's missing to many things, not very configurable, and if it ends up that way with LM18 I will move to Cinnamon which i...
by Cage
Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Fail to fetch - Hash sum mismatch
Replies: 59
Views: 4549

Re: Fail to fetch - Hash sum mismatch

I am having the same problems on three computers. I have tried to update the server keys but that didn't help, still get the red X in the shield. I did do a manual upgrade and the red X turned into a check mark but soon went back to the red X. I get the same errors as above. I think it's a Hash Sum ...
by Cage
Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: GIMP Alternatives?
Replies: 14
Views: 3017

Re: GIMP Alternatives?

I was running an old copy of Photo Shop Pro 8 under Virtual Box, but after doing some experimentation tried it under Wine Ver 1.6.2. Remembering that it needed DirectX I used WineTricks to install DX9 into Wine. Started the install and ran the program. Everything worked as well as it did under Virtu...
by Cage
Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Update OpenSSL in Mint 15
Replies: 1
Views: 1769

Update OpenSSL in Mint 15

After a long search I found a web site that had the answer to the Mint 15 OpenSSL problem. Below is what I found, and have use it on my Mint 15 KDE with no problems. I now have OpenSSL 1.0.1g installed on my system. To use the info below open a terminal and enter or copy and paste the commands one l...
by Cage
Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Serious OpenSSL bug renders websites wide open
Replies: 40
Views: 7529

Re: Serious OpenSSL bug renders websites wide open

After a long search I found a web site that has the cure for Mint 15. You run the commands from the terminal and it will update the Openssl to 1.0.1g. It worked fine on my Mint 15 KDE version without a hitch. [Ubuntu] Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.0.1g – Heartbleed Bug – Urgent! Posted on 6. April 2014 So, t...
by Cage
Sun Jun 02, 2013 1:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lock Screen and Military Time
Replies: 16
Views: 5139

Re: Lock Screen and Military Time

Right Click the date and time. Then select Preferences.
by Cage
Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to remove the ATI Control Center
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: How to remove the ATI Control Center

TehGhodTrole thanks for the help. Like I said I am new to linux, but if you never screw things up you never learn anything. I am sure the Linux Gods made plenty mistakes themselves. I am just glad that there are people like you around to straighten out people like me. Linux has come a long way since...
by Cage
Mon Jan 21, 2013 1:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to remove the ATI Control Center
Replies: 3
Views: 673

How to remove the ATI Control Center

Hi I recently converted to Linux after I saw the garbage Windows 8 turned out to be. After installing Linux Mint on my system my computer has worked very stable. Anyway to get to the point. I wanted to try out the mate desktop on my cinnamon install. Some how I managed to install the ATI Control Cen...

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