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by thetank
Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: The future of LMDE
Replies: 29
Views: 6437

Re: The future of LMDE

"LMDE is special, it’s extremely exciting to work on, it holds strategic interests (in the eventuality of a complete departure from Ubuntu for instance) and it keeps getting better." Clem's answer to #27 on http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2577 This does not sound like the imminent end of LMD...
by thetank
Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: The future of LMDE
Replies: 29
Views: 6437

The future of LMDE

I became curious about lmde and rolling based distro's a few months ago. I like the mate desktop environment, and I enjoy an apt based distro. Having such wonderfull tools to use with Debian makes lmde really shine. However, I have been reading that lmde may not be supported in the future because no...
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 2:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Expanding /home (mdadm RAID 1)
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: Expanding /home (mdadm RAID 1)

(a)Please do not mention DVD's in or on Linux Mint. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_General_Public_License http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napster (b)Linspire. http://www.softwareinreview.com/linux_migration/linspire_and_versora_make_windows_migration_easy.html
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: How to create simple homenetwork (PCs+switch+cable modem) ?
Replies: 1
Views: 815

Re: How to create simple homenetwork (PCs+switch+cable modem

I would try using these products.

(a) Content Filter
http://dansguardian.org/

(b)Education
http://dansguardian.org/?page=smoothwall

(c) All of the above.
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: How can I unpack Enlightenment theme files (edj) in Windows?
Replies: 1
Views: 596

Re: How can I unpack Enlightenment theme files (edj) in Wind

Does anyone know how (and if) I can unpack Enlightenment theme files (*.edj) under Windows XP? I used to unpack tar files to use some graphic elements under windows (I am a Blackbox for Windows themer) but since Enlightenment theme files switched to .edj I can't open them anymore. Is there a Window...
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New Panel Disapearing Window List
Replies: 2
Views: 395

Re: New Panel Disapearing Window List

Intermittent bug, steps to reproduce: 1. LM9 comes with 1 panel by default (lets refer to it as "P1") 2. Create a new panel (lets refer to it as "P2" (giving you a total of 2 panels). 2. Set the preference of P2 to top, then bottom. 3. Now select P1 and set its preference to top...
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [solved]/init: line 7: can't open /dev/sro no medium found
Replies: 2
Views: 9883

Re: /init: line 7: can't open /dev/sro no medium found

Running Mint 9 Xfce 32 bit. Tried the startup disk creator to my 8gb usb drive. For the medium to copy I used the install disk that I used for my hd install. When I tried to boot into the usb installation I got the error that is the subject. It gets to the logo with the dots below that change color...
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:13 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: LMDE Install Problem on Transmeta Laptop: Very Strange
Replies: 2
Views: 1222

Re: LMDE Install Problem on Transmeta Laptop: Very Strange

You're funny!

Work is never done.
dieing is subjective, but again, funny!

If you want it to work so perfectly, stick with apples.

Instead, go get some work done, and research.

http://www.apple.com/
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:07 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Java Web Starter
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Re: Java Web Starter

Check your sources.

Reply in the Code button.

This type of problem occured frequently with Lindows/Linspire because of running
apt package manager olongside click and run.

PC-BSD has solved this.
http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Using_Software_Manager

Search for the easter egg.
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:59 am
Forum: Italiano (Italian)
Topic: Gestione della rete disabilitata
Replies: 1
Views: 1628

Re: Gestione della rete disabilitata

Ciao a tutti, ho installato recentemente sul mio olibook s1500, linux-mint kde9 e l'ho aggiornata a kde 4.5.1. Stamani mentre navigavo in internet mi si è bloccato firefox costringendomi ad uno spengomanto forzato causato dal fatto di non poter neanche accedere al gestore processi per killare firef...
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Best distros for Linux newbies
Replies: 3
Views: 1444

Re: Best distros for Linux newbies

I suggest going every day or hour to...; (a) http://www.osnews.com (b) http://www.distrowatch.com (c) http://www.slashdot.com Read the comments to each news post. Ask the tough questions, but don't rely on the community to make your decisions. This is a lesson I have learned the past 11 years. Ease ...
by thetank
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:40 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Configuration files on update. Keep or Replace?
Replies: 16
Views: 4575

Re: Configuration files on update. Keep or Replace?

backup the file location.

test the update.

reply with results
by thetank
Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Linux Mint Polls and Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Re: Linux Mint Polls and Questions

I am by no means or relation as a developer. I am however trying to provide help to suggestions I've read in comments # rhY Says: October 15th, 2009 at 4:51 pm What are the new default apps? Did you switch to VLC, or Deluge, or Songbird? These are all better apps than the default ones in 7! Congrats...
by thetank
Sun Oct 18, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Linux Mint Polls and Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Linux Mint Polls and Questions

check this out... i hope the results from this can benefit the Linux Mint community.

http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/456805
by thetank
Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What to tell my parents...
Replies: 14
Views: 2334

Re: What to tell my parents...

get your parents to watch "revolution os". it explains it all.

not sure what license the movie is under, I found it by accident on a torrent site.
by thetank
Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: flash
Replies: 5
Views: 586

flash

anyone having lag issues with the latest flash upgrade?
by thetank
Sat Dec 20, 2008 3:24 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: what's your favourite webmail software?
Replies: 3
Views: 668

what's your favourite webmail software?

like to hear what people use and why... ie security, privacy, functionality, other.
by thetank
Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: kernel help
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: kernel help

i have... I'm trying to get the zenbuild script to work. I'm guessing it has dependancies but I don't know or can find what they are. I haven't tried installing from source and really I don't want to. So if anyone else can get it working please write a howto so that mint users can install the zen ke...
by thetank
Wed Dec 17, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: kernel help
Replies: 2
Views: 423

kernel help

does anyone know how to install the zen kernel?

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=623874
by thetank
Mon Dec 15, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: what do you use?
Replies: 2
Views: 488

Re: what do you use?

ffmpeg suport, cairo dock, google software. fixing my partitions since I was forced to install root with home instead of home on another partition.

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