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by Paul0320
Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Shutdown = Restart (ie.. Mint 14 will not shut down)
Replies: 21
Views: 14562

Re: Shutdown = Restart (ie.. Mint 14 will not shut down)

well thanks for that info Chadmiller, didn't realize LTS would let this pass. Does no one shutdown there PC in testing, surprised a bug like this gets passed. I never heard of a bug like this before. While i didn't get to test my little experiment yesterday. Further reading into it, i don't it would...
by Paul0320
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Shutdown = Restart (ie.. Mint 14 will not shut down)
Replies: 21
Views: 14562

Re: Shutdown = Restart (ie.. Mint 14 will not shut down)

reply to the thread after posting because i have an idea. I just got a new pc. On my old now, it's still working fine. On ubuntu 10.04. Doing some google on how Linux shuts down, seems a file in /sbin shutdown sends the command to shutdown PC. To late for me tonight, but tomorrow. I will create su u...
by Paul0320
Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:07 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Shutdown = Restart (ie.. Mint 14 will not shut down)
Replies: 21
Views: 14562

Re: Shutdown = Restart (ie.. Mint 14 will not shut down)

hello, found this topic with search. I have just installed Mint 14 Mate, and i am seeing the same issue. I click on shutdown, it restarts. Tried from my login, and from not logging in from MWM. Shutdown was clicked on. Was there an answer found to the issue ?. quick edit here, I am dual booting with...
by Paul0320
Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: is there a package of themes
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: is there a package of themes

thank you, just want to chose from themes that play nice with Mate. My desktop hasn't changed since 10.04 ubuntu came out. During my google search, saw a few had strange issues. From total black screen, to not logging into gui at all. my google search of "Mint 14 Mate themes", mostly pointed to Mint...
by Paul0320
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: is there a package of themes
Replies: 2
Views: 811

is there a package of themes

new mint user here. And want to customize the desktop a little. Mate is a fork of gnome2 ?. Wanna make sure before i start getting themes that are not correct. But was wondering if there is a package to download that might have a wide variety of themes. If there is, being a Mint package i am guessin...
by Paul0320
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: copy /home ubuntu to new Mint /home
Replies: 2
Views: 295

Re: copy /home ubuntu to new Mint /home

feel silly posting reply, but ya, that worked just fine. All is good. Somehow things didn't go so well 5 years ago when i did this last.

All the files i wanted moved to the new PC are, and in perfect working order.
by Paul0320
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: copy /home ubuntu to new Mint /home
Replies: 2
Views: 295

copy /home ubuntu to new Mint /home

hello all, new Mint user here. I have been a ubuntu user for a few years now. Just got a new PC, got it all working, Dual boot with win7 and Mint 14. So I would like to copy certain files to the new PC. I have created a tar.gz of my /home directory in ubuntu on my old PC. And it is copied to the new...

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