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by Tim_Olaguna
Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install XAMPP on Linux mint 14 32 bit/64bit
Replies: 5
Views: 3365

Re: How to install XAMPP on Linux mint 14 32 bit/64bit [SOLV

This is how I did it: 1. Download the installer from Apache Friend: XAMPP for Linux v5.6.8 (PHP 5.6.8) 2. Assuming you have downloaded into your 'Downloads' folder. Open a terminal: cd Downloasds chmod 755 xampp-linux-*-installer.run sudo ./xampp-linux-*-installer.run Your htdocs folder is located ...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install XAMPP on Linux mint 14 32 bit/64bit
Replies: 5
Views: 3365

Re: How to install XAMPP on Linux mint 14 32 bit/64bit

This is how I did it: 1. Download the installer from Apache Friend: XAMPP for Linux v5.6.8 (PHP 5.6.8) 2. Assuming you have downloaded into your 'Downloads' folder. Open a terminal: cd Downloasds chmod 755 xampp-linux-*-installer.run sudo ./xampp-linux-*-installer.run Your htdocs folder is located ...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu May 28, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: How to write a Bash shell script - by example
Replies: 43
Views: 57497

Re: How to write a Bash shell script - by example

Of course, if you're into the shell as much as I am, you could use this in your ~/.vimrc au BufWritePost * if getline(1) =~ "^#!" | if getline(1) =~ "/bin/" | silent !chmod 700 <afile> Any file.{ext} that has any shebang (perl, python, bash, whatever) will be made 700 upon exiting vi[m]. Enjoy. Hum...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu May 21, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to watch Netflix Safely.
Replies: 11
Views: 954

Re: How to watch Netflix Safely.

Hi and thanks for the replies everyone. As it seemed simpler I tried xenopeek's method: Link to the direct download of the installer: https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb (or for 64 bit https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb) Th...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Questions about Defragging or Antivirus? Look here first!
Replies: 323
Views: 261314

Re: Questions about Defragging or Antivirus? Look here first

Haha, or something. Nice sig by the way :lol: I really wrote this in hope that it would get stickied so that we wouldn't have to keep droning on about how they really don't need the things they were used to in Windows. It was just getting old. Yeah, lately I find myself loosing my cool when it come...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: [Solved] Could not download all repository indexes
Replies: 4
Views: 9820

Re: [Solved] Could not download all repository indexes

Thanks so much for these posts. They helped me to clean out some things and fix some problems as well. :)
by Tim_Olaguna
Wed Jul 24, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install Burg and Super Boot Manager on Linux Mint 14
Replies: 3
Views: 3099

Re: How to install Burg and Super Boot Manager on Linux Mint

Is there any update to the above directions? i'm running LMDE linux mint-201303-mate-dvd-64bit and upon trying A. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/burg then B. sudo apt-get update I get error messages like the following: Err http://ppa.launchpad.net debian/main Sources 404 Not Found Err http://p...
by Tim_Olaguna
Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to enable login sound on Linux Mint Mate & Cinnamon
Replies: 3
Views: 6704

Re: How to enable login sound on Linux Mint Mate & Cinnamon

What fun! By continually pressing my up arrow while in terminal, followed immediately by hitting return, I drove my dog crazy.
by Tim_Olaguna
Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install XAMPP on Linux mint 14 32 bit/64bit
Replies: 5
Views: 3365

Re: How to install XAMPP on Linux mint 14 32 bit/64bit

Another dead link which leads nowhere.
by Tim_Olaguna
Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Install WORDPRESS on Linux mint 14 and Ubuntu 12.10
Replies: 1
Views: 1099

Re: Install WORDPRESS on Linux mint 14 and Ubuntu 12.10

This link leads no where. The whole posting should be removed. do not waste your time clicking on it.
by Tim_Olaguna
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Maya Cinnamon refuses to install
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: Maya Cinnamon refuses to install

I have the same problem trying to install Mint 13 Mate or Mint Debian. The odd thing is I never had these problems when installing either of these distros on my 4 year old HP laptop running Win7 Home Premium. But I cannot get them to install on my new system whose main OS is Win7 Professional. My cu...
by Tim_Olaguna
Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Install Gnome Shell in Mint 13 (Cinnamon edition)
Replies: 27
Views: 38319

Re: Install Gnome Shell in Mint 13 (Cinnamon edition)

zerozero wrote:Tim_Olaguna,
can you provide us, please, the output of

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inxi -Sr
and

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apt policy gnome-shell gnome-session gnome-tweak-tool
I'll be glad to later this week. My system is down while I replace it with a new box. Thanks for your help and interest.
by Tim_Olaguna
Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Mini-HowTo: Fortunes + Cowsay (+random creatures) in LMDE
Replies: 5
Views: 6931

Re: Mini-HowTo: Fortunes + Cowsay (+random creatures) in LMD

Thanks so much for helping to brighten my days and life. :D
by Tim_Olaguna
Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Install Gnome Shell in Mint 13 (Cinnamon edition)
Replies: 27
Views: 38319

Re: Install Gnome Shell in Mint 13 (Cinnamon edition)

I tried to do this in Linux Mint Debian (running as a MATE interface) but received this response: tim@tim-debian ~ $ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-session gnome-tweak-tool [sudo] password for tim: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Packa...
by Tim_Olaguna
Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Lamp in LMDE?
Replies: 3
Views: 939

Lamp in LMDE?

Re: You might consult the "Giant Debian Sources.List" > http://sites.google.com/site/mydebiansourceslist/ Well, I did. and the only reference I could find for "lamp" said, "Look in backports.org first!" Not very encouraging for what I previously thought was generally an exciting, forward-looking, di...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Problems when updating LMDE
Replies: 6
Views: 2232

Re: Problems when updating LMDE

I found a solution here http://www.absolutelytech.com/2010/01/27/solved-unable-to-update-iceauthority-on-booting/ cd /var/lib/gdm3 then sudo chown username:username .ICEauthority sudo chmod 0644 .ICEauthority where username is your username This command fails for me at "cd /var/lib/gdm3" I get "bas...
by Tim_Olaguna
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Problems when updating LMDE
Replies: 6
Views: 2232

Re: Problems when updating LMDE

Every time I try to Update LMDE using this set of commands sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I get a series of errors ending with these: Preparing to replace gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad 0.10.22-2 (using .../gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad_0.10.22-3_i386.deb) ... Unpacking replacement gstreame...

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