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by fauxpas
Sat May 05, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Laptop isn't recognizing my DVD as an operating system?
Replies: 3
Views: 349

Re: Laptop isn't recognizing my DVD as an operating system?

if you are trying to burn the .ISO file to dvd, you might be burning them wrong... you may be burning the ISO onto the dics as a data disc and not an image... if you are using nero, throw a blank disc into the drive, start Nero Burning Software. When the New Compilation window opens giving options c...
by fauxpas
Tue May 01, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Advice required re Linux (newbie) on new computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: Advice required re Linux (newbie) on new computer

With the linux distros, mint 12 kde is the first distro I have stuck long term with... I've tried them all and abandoned them within hours or days, but I tried mint 12 gnome and kde and I have mint 12 kde dual booting with win7 on both my main laptop and gaming machine... You could always check yout...
by fauxpas
Tue May 01, 2012 3:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Advice required re Linux (newbie) on new computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: Advice required re Linux (newbie) on new computer

100gig may be overkill, but it future-proofs the system drives... You never know what software you're gunna run and a lot of software saves jobs to the system drive as default... I let Sony Vegas save work to the system drive and its 20+ gig per video... If I had a terrabyte it'd look the same as be...
by fauxpas
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Advice required re Linux (newbie) on new computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1251

Re: Advice required re Linux (newbie) on new computer

I've been into computers for decades and have been a windows man for all that time. Occasionally I throw a linux distro on to see where they have come and wait to see it's limitations before reverting back to windows... I've been on mint 12 kde for a while now and find only a handful of things I nee...
by fauxpas
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wireless was fine, now won't work [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 502

Re: Wireless was fine, now won't work

Try disconnecting from it totally then reconnecting... I've had similar in the past... Gets your head scratching for a while...
by fauxpas
Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson Workforce 320
Replies: 3
Views: 614

Re: Epson Workforce 320

One of the deb files from the epson site worked...

Cheers...
by fauxpas
Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson Workforce 320
Replies: 3
Views: 614

Re: Epson Workforce 320

anyone?
by fauxpas
Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson Workforce 320
Replies: 3
Views: 614

Epson Workforce 320

Did a search and found lots of references for the 320 drivers being used for other printers but I have 320 and when I add printer I get every epson every made but no 320...

What do I do?

Warning... I am a total linux newb...


Thanks
by fauxpas
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Theme and Dolphin...
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Re: Theme and Dolphin...

Sorry... found it...

System Settings > Application Appearance > Colors

I remeber playing with that a while ago but not realising I changed anything...
by fauxpas
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Theme and Dolphin...
Replies: 1
Views: 534

[SOLVED] Theme and Dolphin...

Which theme do I need to change to get rid of the green lines?

Image
by fauxpas
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Num Lock
Replies: 6
Views: 2315

Re: Num Lock

I'm always leaving the numlock on but most the time it doesn't stick. I'll keep persevering...
by fauxpas
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Num Lock
Replies: 6
Views: 2315

Num Lock

Where can I set the num lock to stay on from boot to boot?

I goto keyboard settings and I check 'keep on' but it still doesn't work... :(
by fauxpas
Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Grub Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 911

Re: Grub Timer

Worked a treat... Thanks to all...

The sequence for me was...

In Konsole: sudo apt-get install gedit

In Konsole: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

In gedit: GRUB_TIMEOUT=-1

In Konsole: sudo update-grub
by fauxpas
Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Grub Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 911

Re: Grub Timer

My grub.cfg doesn't contain the text GRUB_TIMEOUT...

Curious...
by fauxpas
Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Grub Timer
Replies: 11
Views: 911

[Solved] Grub Timer

I have mint 12 kde dual booting on my desktop and my laptop...

On my desktop the grub loads without a timer and sits there waiting for me to make a choice... My laptop has the 30 sec timer...

I like having no timer... Can I change the way the grub works on my lappie?
by fauxpas
Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:06 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Mint 12 KDE final, can't connect to hidden SSID [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 13727

Re: Mint 12 KDE final, can't connect to hidden SSID

Pariah wrote:4. Left click on the KDE network manager applet.
Where is this?

I only see KDEWallet Configuration and KWallet Manager
by fauxpas
Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 12 on Samsung N210
Replies: 4
Views: 893

Re: Linux Mint 12 on Samsung N210

I have mint 12 kde on my asus laptop and an acer netbook and found only some of the keyboard function shortcuts work. You could try 'additional drivers' but for me I just put up with it.
by fauxpas
Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to make all folders look the same...
Replies: 1
Views: 244

How to make all folders look the same...

I like the detail veiw when file browsing. Is there a way to set the look of all folders to look the way I want?

Tried searching this but you can imagine the varied reponses I got.
by fauxpas
Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Power Management With Video & Handbrake
Replies: 5
Views: 466

Re: Power Management With Video & Handbrake

This worked...

ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases

Fan-frikkin-tastic

Any help with power management and videos?
by fauxpas
Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Power Management With Video & Handbrake
Replies: 5
Views: 466

Re: Power Management With Video & Handbrake

How do you make it executable? And how do you run it?

I get a error 404 on adding the ppa

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