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by mattfaria12
Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint on USB
Replies: 9
Views: 1172

Linux Mint on USB

How can i put Linux Mint Boot on USB and install mint to the HD??
by mattfaria12
Tue Aug 18, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Programs to speed up linux mint
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: Programs to speed up linux mint

Pjotr wrote:Don't use programs for that: they are usually dangerous. You can apply these safe speed tweaks instead:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/3
thanks man. will check it out
by mattfaria12
Tue Aug 18, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Programs to speed up linux mint
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Programs to speed up linux mint

Is their any programs to speed up linux mint? I keep it updated but it sometimes runs slow. Seeing if there is any programs that can help speed up linux.
by mattfaria12
Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: How To Use Linux Mint site
Replies: 0
Views: 3238

How To Use Linux Mint site

Here is a blog I created about using Linux Mint. Helps users find out what Linux Mint can do and where to find programs etc.

http://howtouselinuxmint.blogspot.ca/

Check it out and tell me what you think
by mattfaria12
Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File Manager lost in start menu
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: File Manager lost in start menu

Scene wrote:Try following the steps on this page:

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=57&t=77356
It didn't work unforunately
by mattfaria12
Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File Manager lost in start menu
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: File Manager lost in start menu

Scene wrote:If you use Cinnamon, you can try rightclicking on the 'Menu'.
  • - Select 'Settings'.
    - In the following popup screen click 'open menu editor'.
    - Click 'Restore system configuration'.
See if that restores the menu.
I am using xfce. Can not find the setting for menu
by mattfaria12
Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File Manager lost in start menu
Replies: 4
Views: 571

File Manager lost in start menu

I had file manager a few weeks ago but recently I saw that it is now missing. I currently use the Home folder on Desktop to do any file managing. How do i get File Manager back on the start menu?
by mattfaria12
Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "who" command display two instances of same user
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: "who" command display two instances of same user

nerdtron wrote:Logout from your desktop. Then ssh to it from another machine. Running the who command will only a single entry. :)
cool. never thought about that one. 8)
by mattfaria12
Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "who" command display two instances of same user
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: "who" command display two instances of same user

I dont know what is Schrodinger's cat but ill take your word for it :lol:
by mattfaria12
Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "who" command display two instances of same user
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: "who" command display two instances of same user

Ok. I understand. So if i close the terminal. "who" would only output the first line but i wouldnt be able to see it because no terminal is open
by mattfaria12
Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "who" command display two instances of same user
Replies: 6
Views: 477

"who" command display two instances of same user

Why does the "who" command, when ran on my system, display two instances of the same user; matt@matt-Lenovo-3000-G530 ~ $ who matt tty8 2014-10-26 00:57 (:0) matt pts/0 2014-10-26 13:01 (:0.0) matt@matt-Lenovo-3000-G530 ~ $ who am i matt pts/0 2014-10-26 13:01 (:0.0) "who am i" shows that I am the m...
by mattfaria12
Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Whats some cool/interesting things to do on Linux Mint
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

Re: Whats some cool/interesting things to do on Linux Mint

How about some gaming? Or helping out others on the forums? Hosting and maintaining a website for your sports club or similar? Take up photography or make your own greeting cards? Or a web comic? Compose some music? Do video reviews of your favorite applications? Write some tutorials? Start an onli...
by mattfaria12
Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What made you switch to Linux Mint?
Replies: 601
Views: 91602

Re: What made you switch to Linux Mint?

I switched for a few reasons;

1) I dont have money for windows and when i found out Linux was free i decided to check Linux out
2) working with Linux in college got me very interested; as a programmer Linux seems more of a better OS
by mattfaria12
Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Whats some cool/interesting things to do on Linux Mint
Replies: 5
Views: 1649

Whats some cool/interesting things to do on Linux Mint

I don't collect pirated files. Thats something I have stopped doing for a good while now. But I find myself just browsing facebook and basketball sites routinely on my laptop now. What are some other things i can do? -programming/scripting? (i have good knowledge in this field) -read the news? -visi...
by mattfaria12
Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved]Have Terminal start when computer boots up
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Have Terminal start when computer boots up

Here it is usr/bin/xfce4-terminal so xfce4-terminal mkdir -p ~/.config/autostart leafpad ~/.config/autostart/terminal.desktop The contents: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=terminal Comment=run terminal at startup Exec=xfce4-terminal How does that work? More specifically what is the leafpad co...
by mattfaria12
Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved]Have Terminal start when computer boots up
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Have Terminal start when computer boots up

Here it is usr/bin/xfce4-terminal

so xfce4-terminal
by mattfaria12
Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved]Have Terminal start when computer boots up
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Have Terminal start when computer boots up

Hi. The command xfce-terminal should be all right. At least all my xfce systems come with xfce-terminal. Just not sitting in front of one in order to test what might be the problem. Or should it be named xfce4-terminal? Easy to find out: ls -l /usr/bin/*terminal Karl Yes. This worked. I inputted th...
by mattfaria12
Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved]Have Terminal start when computer boots up
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Have Terminal start when computer boots up

The boxed is ticked and green. Only difference is on xfce its an 'x' and not a check mark.

edit: still not working
by mattfaria12
Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved]Have Terminal start when computer boots up
Replies: 17
Views: 723

Re: Have Terminal start when computer boots up

Im not sure what im doing wrong. Im running xfce and this is what the configuration looks like;
terminalstartup.png
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THe program in configuring this on is called "Session and Startup"

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