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by wburke20
Sun May 05, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Garmin Nuvi GPS
Replies: 10
Views: 5875

Garmin Nuvi GPS

This may be a waste of time, but is it possible to to upgrade my GPS maps when the only OS I am using is Linux. I recently upgraded my last Windows holdout (my wife's computer) to Linux Mint 13. I knew that something like this might come up, but usually, I can use a different application or work aro...
by wburke20
Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Print driver selection under Cinnamon- SOLVED
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Print driver selection under Cinnamon- SOLVED

My printer setup problem should be no problem at all. However, it is and here it is: My problem is with Mint 13 Cinnamon. The printer is an HP LaserJet CP1525nw color. Under Cinnamon the printer setup tool always selects CP 1528nw and this driver does not work. The CP 1525 is not listed in the HP Li...
by wburke20
Fri May 25, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mate or Cinnamon?
Replies: 102
Views: 109243

Re: Mate or Cinnamon?

I have used both and in my case the only problem that I had was installing a print driver manually under CUPS using Cinnamon. I was unable to select the driver that I know works. It kept giving me the wrong driver. The printer is an HP color LaserJet CP1525nw. At the HPLIP site this printer is not e...
by wburke20
Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint Linux is the one for me.
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Mint Linux is the one for me.

I started using Red Hat Linux...before Fedora...I think it was Red Hat 4.0. At that time, I was teaching a computer class using 386 and 486 computers running Windows 3.0 and 3.1. I mention this only as a way of introducing you readers to my computer past. By the way, if you remember the the stuff I ...
by wburke20
Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:36 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Divx, quicktime, and flash plugin problems
Replies: 4
Views: 890

Flash plugin problems

Have you Seen this before? "An error occured, please try again later. It's a rhetorical question , of course you have. You didn't mention if you were running Mint 7x64. I am on my primary system, and I have the same You Tube problem. However, I have 2 laptops and an Athlon 2600 running Gloria 7...
by wburke20
Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:44 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: USB Icons
Replies: 1
Views: 356

USB Icons

I just upgraded my computer from a asus A8N-SLI to an asus M3A78 motherboard. I'm running MINT 7 64bit as I was with the other MB. When it starts Everything goes as it should...it locates my USB mouse and the other USB from my card reader. It does not see my USB backup drive, however, if I put anyth...
by wburke20
Thu Jun 25, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: MintLinux...ease of use.
Replies: 2
Views: 567

MintLinux...ease of use.

I bought my son and his wife a new HP computer a year ago. Neither of them knows much about computers...they can turn them off and on. It was a decent computer with a lot of bells and whistles. Three months ago I was talking to my son on the phone and I happened to ask him how the computer was doing...
by wburke20
Thu May 28, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Shared Folders Icon [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Shared Folders Icon [SOLVED]

I have 3 computers networked in my house and I had not noticed any problems. All were running LM6. Each of the computers is different. HP EVO laptop; an ECS laptop and a computer that I had made more room and an Opteron CPU. Anyway, I wanted to put Gloria on the ECS notebook. The install went fine a...
by wburke20
Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: More Flash Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 684

Re: More Flash Questions

I have 3 computers networked in my house. Each is running Mint 6. My flash problem is that I get a note that says that a script in a movie running on the page is slowing down Adobe Flash 10 and could cause my computer to become unresponsive. It then asks if I want to abort the script. I say yes, and...

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