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by quentinb
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: completely offline installation for Africa including all codecs, language packs and ubuntu-restricted-extras
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: completely offline installation for Africa including all codecs, language packs and ubuntu-restricted-extras

Even with the media, I'm talking about the installation routine that has to download codecs and ms ttf for 300MB, which is too much for non-broadband connections. I'm not talking about media.
by quentinb
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: completely offline installation for Africa including all codecs, language packs and ubuntu-restricted-extras
Replies: 3
Views: 503

completely offline installation for Africa including all codecs, language packs and ubuntu-restricted-extras

In the second world of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS nations) many people are still online with dialup 33kbps so it is not practical to do 300MB downloads during installations and a complete offline version would be priceless and accelerate adoption of linux significantly.
by quentinb
Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:29 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What makes you want to try Linux in the first place?
Replies: 74
Views: 19395

Re: What made you want to try Linux in the first place?

There are 105 libraries in Cape Town, each with 5 terminals running OpenSUSE linux and flash disks are allowed and they don't worry about viruses - that blasted my imagination in 2009 and got me looking at Linux, first Ubuntu, then Mint. For 5 years I've tried to support Microsoft at cybercafes with...
by quentinb
Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Enable Mobile Broadband to use phone as modem not working
Replies: 4
Views: 1482

Re: Enable Mobile Broadband to use phone as modem not workin

Yes to MartyMint's question
by quentinb
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Enable Mobile Broadband to use phone as modem not working
Replies: 4
Views: 1482

Enable Mobile Broadband to use phone as modem not working

I plugged in my phone with USB cable to use it as a modem, configured the New GSM connection appropriately, ticked "Enable Mobile Broadband" option and tried to connect to the phone companies internet service - not working maybe because Enable Mobile Broadband in not turned on ever. I checked the ad...
by quentinb
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: internet cafe solution based on a free linuxmint POS system
Replies: 0
Views: 2578

internet cafe solution based on a free linuxmint POS system

Hello All Before the next World Cup Soccer in Brazil in 2014, let's convert every internet cafe in the world, to run LinuxMint servers and clients, e.g. especially in Brazilian Portuguese. How's that for impact? To show LinuxMint is virus-free and bulletproof, yet as-easy-as-XP. The Point of Sale sy...
by quentinb
Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:23 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Right clict format usb in mate desktop
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: Right clict format usb in mate desktop

I also want to know how to format a flash drive under Mint. Ubuntu puts the format option as a right click on the desktop icon for the flash. What happened with such a simple common task in MATE? Gparted is dangerous and doesn't show the flash drives correctly. All my 3 flash drive were once made bo...
by quentinb
Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Right clict format usb in mate desktop
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: Right clict format usb in mate desktop

Not working in last weeks release of LinuxMint 14.1 MATE 64bit edition. Please advise.

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