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by GreenCandy
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux
Replies: 35
Views: 7056

Re: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux

samriggs - The way you have explained that was very easy for me to read and understand, it is the window bar (window frame) that i was asking about ... Thank You! DrHu - I think the reverse psycology that the stable linux users show, is the reason my gut is telling me to stick this out for a bit lon...
by GreenCandy
Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux
Replies: 35
Views: 7056

Re: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux

Well thanks for the responces peeps, im gonna try it a bit more to see if things click into place for me (hopefully my forehead wont cave in) Ive tried steam for gaming n its ok but there are not a lot ot titles avalible comparesd to windows, Wine is ok but as said i dont see the point in using it w...
by GreenCandy
Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux
Replies: 35
Views: 7056

Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux

I`l try not to rant but im getting extremely frustrated with linux .... I Tried it years ago ( knoppix ) and found that unless i had the skills of a programmer/engineers it was very hard to use, i left it for a while contiuned to use windows. I recently read a post about linux Mint and how it weighe...
by GreenCandy
Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: A few questions about Linux/Mint Cinnamon
Replies: 7
Views: 908

Re: A few questions about Linux/Mint Cinnamon

It certainly does sjmcc, n thank for the easy to understand responce :) mintymintminty, can i ask what u mean when u say stay away from Bleachbit, im am a noob with the Linux O/S, but knew what i was doing with CCleaner(in windows) can u elaborate & if possible maybe suggest another program that is ...
by GreenCandy
Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: A few questions about Linux/Mint Cinnamon
Replies: 7
Views: 908

A few questions about Linux/Mint Cinnamon

Hi, Ive been using Mint happily for about a week now (had a few connection issues, but resolved with a fresh install) Ive got a few questions about the O/S/MINT that im having trouble finding clear answers from searching the web n hopefully someone will be able to help > 1 > Is the Sudo command in t...
by GreenCandy
Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Total Linux Noob - How to do simple things in Mint?(SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Total Linux Noob - How to do simple things in Mint?

GreenCandy wrote:1 more thing is that i cannot seem to use the middle button within firefox to drag scroll up or down, is this possible.
Figured this setting is internal to firefox > Preferences > Advanced > Check "use Autoscrolling" :roll:
by GreenCandy
Sun Apr 07, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless NIC/connection not found - (SOLVED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Re: Wireless NIC/connection not found - (SOLVED)

Re-installed mint :roll:
by GreenCandy
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless NIC/connection not found - (SOLVED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Re: Wireless NIC/connection not found - previously working f

Aw dam, i was kinda hoping someone would know how to fix this :(
by GreenCandy
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from South London
Replies: 2
Views: 944

Hello from South London

Hi, n greeting to all .... thought i`d come n say hello as i`ll be hanging around the forum quite a bit :)
by GreenCandy
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless NIC/connection not found - (SOLVED)
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Wireless NIC/connection not found - (SOLVED)

Still a bit of a noob with linux so hopefully i`l explain this correctly > Ive got a Lenovo Thinkcentre M58 Desktop Intel(R) core(TM)2 Duo E8400 3.00Ghz - 7 GB Ram /64 bit SFF Desktop I installed Mint 14 (cinnamon) 64 bit about a week ago, when it installed it found and used my wireless NIC (realtek...
by GreenCandy
Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Total Linux Noob - How to do simple things in Mint?(SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: Total Linux Noob - How to do simple things in Mint?

Ok, thanks for getting back to me peeps n sorry for not posting back sooner ( LOLegends took over my life for a bit :roll: ) Well you will be glad to know that im still using Mint and with the helpfull advice given along side a hell of lot of tinkering This OS is starting to make more sense to me :)...
by GreenCandy
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Total Linux Noob - How to do simple things in Mint?(SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Total Linux Noob - How to do simple things in Mint?(SOLVED)

Hi, First i will advise that i have been using pc`s since the days of DOS but choose to go down the windows route and am currectly using Win7. I have used Linux O/s`s in the past, but have always found them to be un-user friendly. Upon constant naggin from a friend, Ive now installed Mint 14 (Nadia)...

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