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by distoaddict
Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mouse won't disconnect after shutting down
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Re: Mouse won't disconnect after shutting down

DISCLAIMER-I dont have an answer for you-however it might be helpful to someone else if you can report the version of mint you're using and if its cimmamon or mate.
by distoaddict
Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Internal Hard Disk Lock
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Re: Internal Hard Disk Lock

Sounds like your hard drives going/gone.i suggest running the disk utility in mint.The SMART data would tell if its healthy or not.
by distoaddict
Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: XFCE
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint 12 & xfce
Replies: 3
Views: 1560

Re: Mint 12 & xfce

you could install xubuntu-desktop from synaptic.it will give you the option of an xfce session after installation.
by distoaddict
Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:32 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Who has downgraded from 11?
Replies: 10
Views: 1436

Re: Who has downgraded from 11?

Include me in on this -i reinstalled Mint 9 last week Couldn't put up with missing items on the panels.
by distoaddict
Fri May 28, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I find Streamripper?
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Re: How do I find Streamripper?

also works nicely with streamtuner & tunapie
by distoaddict
Tue May 04, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 9 "Isadora" RC released!
Replies: 224
Views: 69195

Re: Linux Mint 9 "Isadora" RC released!

whoo-hoo -downloading now.
by distoaddict
Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Elive 2.0
Replies: 11
Views: 1914

Re: Elive 2.0

i would not sully my pc with it.
by distoaddict
Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: GRUB is overwritten
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Re: GRUB is overwritten

i presume you are using helena : so you should read this --http://www.ubuntu-inside.me/2009/06/howto-recover-grub2-after-windows.html
by distoaddict
Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Booting from mail CD (Solved)
Replies: 11
Views: 721

Re: Booting from mail CD

have you tried rebooting with the cd in ?
by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: firefox vs Icecat
Replies: 7
Views: 3412

Re: firefox vs Icecat

tower wrote:What are the differences between Firefox and it's siblings?
Just branding?


i think this explains it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla_Co ... an_project
by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: hard drive info
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: hard drive info

gsmartcontrol .it's in the repos in synaptic
by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Taskbar Clock (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Taskbar Clock

right click whatever is blocking the clock to see if " lock to panel" is ticked.if so untick it and you should be able to move it right along.
by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Anyone using Audacious?
Replies: 3
Views: 506

Re: Anyone using Audacious?

i used to use audacious with streamtuner.i now use tunapie and vlc.This appears to use less bandwidth.
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by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: distrowatch
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: distrowatch

MALsPa wrote:How about this comment posted by Tidux in the comments section:

Use Red Hat, learn Red Hat. Use Debian, learn Debian. Use Slackware, learn Linux. Use Mint, learn nothing.


There's always a critic.


indeed.but the majority of the comments have been positive.
by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: firefox vs Icecat
Replies: 7
Views: 3412

Re: firefox vs Icecat

i like both of them and use each of them when appropriate. i use Firefox in mint and icecat(iceweasel) in puppylinux.
by distoaddict
Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Comic Life
Replies: 2
Views: 518

Re: Comic Life

it appears to work reasonably well under wine. http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.p ... n&iId=8500

edit----
i withdraw that. i cant get it to work.
by distoaddict
Mon Feb 22, 2010 5:33 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: distrowatch
Replies: 6
Views: 628

distrowatch

good interview with clem and review of mint in today's Distrowatch weekly http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20100222
by distoaddict
Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:25 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Would you buy Alex?
Replies: 6
Views: 828

Re: Would you buy Alex?

As far as i know.there is nothing in the GPL which says they can't sell it.
by distoaddict
Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:13 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint should have a LXDE edition
Replies: 13
Views: 1266

Re: Mint should have a LXDE edition

take a look at this http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=151&t=22891&hilit=lxde As far as we know, McLovin is no longer working on the project. As a result, I've been doing some work with it. good news.i'm interested in on behalf of a acer aspire lappy i have which does not appear to...

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