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by fAnTA
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lots of Desktop items missing
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: Lots of Desktop items missing

Sweet jesus mank_in. I selected Classic and its running so much faster! Perhaps it was running out of memory.... I'll stick to it like this anyway!

So many tips, such little time :)
by fAnTA
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lots of Desktop items missing
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: Lots of Desktop items missing

Hello,
Its back :(

Terminal output is;
Graphics: Card: nVidia NV43 [GeForce 6600] bus-ID: 01:00.0
X.Org 1.10.4 drivers nvidia unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau Resolution 1920x1080@50.0hz
GLX Renderer GeForce 6600/AGP/SSE2 GLX Version 2.1.2 NVIDIA 173.14.30 Direct Rendering Yes
by fAnTA
Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lots of Desktop items missing
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: Lots of Desktop items missing

I'm on NVIDIA 173 with updates. This is the latest one... I've just disabled lots of hardware settings in the Nvidia X Server settings to see if that helps.

I've restarted to fix it for now, I'll prtscn if/when it comes back.
by fAnTA
Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lots of Desktop items missing
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Lots of Desktop items missing

Hi all, I've recently installed Mint and I keep losing the top and bottom bar icons, I thought it was just these but I can also bring up a run box with ALT+F2 and the text is missing, also when pressing the equivalent to the START button all the icons and text are missing. This isn't consistently ha...
by fAnTA
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Considerations before you install
Replies: 281
Views: 166455

Re: Considerations before you install

This post looks informative but still doesn't really mean much to me :) can you go one level back? i.e. trying to explain it to your grandmother or something? not that I'm not PC savvy, I'm just not Linux savvy at all, I know more about Swahili than swap partitions :) Yes my intention is to learn as...

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