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by ibm450
Sun May 17, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Opens the file dialog box to display as a thumbnail icon
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Opens the file dialog box to display as a thumbnail icon

yeh pretty shit really

another reason why people shy away from linux as it feels SO half baked, i hate this issue thats plagued linux and many other issues for decades!

So, is there a hack for this?
by ibm450
Sun May 17, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] - How to install Latest ShotWell 30.9 or higher
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: [SOLVED] - How to install Latest ShotWell 30.9 or higher

Thankyou. Was unable to update it successfully so i adopted to go for PICASA and is perfect for what i needed in the first place. sudo apt-get install wine winetricks && cd ~/ && wget http://dl.google.com/picasa/picasa39-setup.exe && wine ~/picasa39-setup.exe && env WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.tmp ...
by ibm450
Fri May 15, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: [SOLVED] - How to use ubuntu Yaru theme in LM
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: How to use ubuntu Yaru theme in LM

thankyou
Yaru icons and theme looks awesome.


:mrgreen:
by ibm450
Thu May 14, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] - How to install Latest ShotWell 30.9 or higher
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: How to install Latest ShotWell 30.9 or higher

I want to install the latest shotwell version 30.9 but do not understand how to run the build or meson.build file? i added the permissions but am lost to how to update with the latest stable version? V 31.1 is now out (and also as a flatpak); the INSTALL file, in the source.tar.xv file tells you wh...
by ibm450
Wed May 13, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] - How to install Latest ShotWell 30.9 or higher
Replies: 4
Views: 151

[SOLVED] - How to install Latest ShotWell 30.9 or higher

Hi all

I want to install the latest shotwell version 30.9 but do not understand how to run the build or meson.build file? i added the permissions but am lost to how to update with the latest stable version?

is there a simpler way or even a deb file please
by ibm450
Tue May 12, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: [SOLVED] - How to use ubuntu Yaru theme in LM
Replies: 2
Views: 168

[SOLVED] - How to use ubuntu Yaru theme in LM

hi all
I installed ubuntu 20.04 and was very impressed with its theme (Yaru)

Anyone know the link, preferably deb file to install Yaru theme package, colour and icons please

If not, how to please :D
by ibm450
Tue May 12, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: 19.3 Cinnamon and Nemo SLOW
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: 19.3 and Nemo

Thumbnails are a pain and do not help me find anything. I switched off thumbnails in Nemo using the Nemo settings. PerforMANCE!!! Pix is a better application for browsing directories of images. Thanks for your reply. I was wondering whether anyone else has noticed a performance hit on 19.3 by late....
by ibm450
Tue May 12, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: 19.3 Cinnamon and Nemo SLOW
Replies: 3
Views: 124

19.3 Cinnamon and Nemo SLOW

hi all Been years since I've posted. And all I can say is wow to how far the diistro has evolved. :mrgreen: Running 64bit cinnamon on Sony laptop is with 6gb ram. The issue im facing is that the last few and even after a new fresh install of 19.3, my laptop is running somewhat slow and I can definit...
by ibm450
Fri May 03, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Asus EeePC bluetooth not working in LM 14 32 bit xfce
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: Asus EeePC bluetooth not working in LM 14 32 bit xfce

sarahemorell wrote:A quick solution would be a plugged in bluetooth usb instead. :)
but why...why buy extra externals to make things work on linux...not good.
by ibm450
Thu May 02, 2013 7:49 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Bluetooth on HP Probook 4520s not working!
Replies: 2
Views: 1141

Re: Bluetooth on HP Probook 4520s not working!

bluetooth hasnt improved or has been fixed since mint 7. i dont think they test bluetooth connectivity properly when the devs compile the kernel....my rant anyway ive always have had issues with bluetooth file/picture transfers. i installed anything bluetooth related in synap and some how fluked it ...
by ibm450
Thu May 02, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Bluetooth Connection with Samsung S2
Replies: 1
Views: 799

Re: Bluetooth Connection with Samsung S2

bluetooth hasnt improved or has been fixed since mint 7. i dont think they test bluetooth connectivity properly when the devs compile the kernel....my rant anyway ive always have had issues with bluetooth file/picture transfers. i installed anything bluetooth related in synap and some how fluked it ...
by ibm450
Thu May 02, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Asus EeePC bluetooth not working in LM 14 32 bit xfce
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: Asus EeePC bluetooth not working in LM 14 32 bit xfce

bluetooth hasnt improved or has been fixed since mint 7. i dont think they test bluetooth connectivity properly when the devs compile the kernel....my rant anyway ive always have had issues with bluetooth file/picture transfers. i installed anything bluetooth related in synap and some how fluked it ...
by ibm450
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:11 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: How to setup DisplayLink USB VGA adapter for third monitor
Replies: 16
Views: 11924

Re: How to setup DisplayLink USB VGA adapter for third monit

ive come to the conclusion after 4 years of linux use is that, if you require dual monitor to work using vga devices as such, just use windows and problems solved, sorry for the rant but people like myself are after simple click, patch/install to get such devices to work and not follow pages of conf...
by ibm450
Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" RC released!
Replies: 56
Views: 24514

Re: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" RC released!

im still getting bsod on my pc's. even with new iso downloads...please advise
by ibm450
Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" released!
Replies: 37
Views: 22701

Re: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" released!

So is anyone else getting the dreaded bsod? Is there a work around. I have nvidia gt430.
by ibm450
Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" released!
Replies: 37
Views: 22701

Re: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" released!

Desktop. Processor: 4 x AMDFX-4100 Quad core. Video: GeForce GT430/PCIe/SSE2 Monitor: LG Electronics 23" Resolution: 1920 x 1080 at 60Hz Downloaded LinuxMint v14 x64 yesterday. Running from LiveCD worked perfectly, so installed to HD and experienced problems. (1) Would not boot to display. That is,...
by ibm450
Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" RC released!
Replies: 56
Views: 24514

Re: Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" RC released!

Never used to get this from previous releases, but Im getting BSOD (black scrren of death) on both of my machines when i boot from either UnetBootin or from livedvd to trial out mint14. (Elite 8000 SFF Nvidia GT430 & laptop Asus UL50VT - hybrid - intel i915 and Nvidia GM210) Does anyone successfully...
by ibm450
Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: How to setup DisplayLink USB VGA adapter for third monitor
Replies: 16
Views: 11924

Re: How to setup DisplayLink USB VGA adapter for third monit

wow 9 months later and still no answer to this issue....i have same problem
by ibm450
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: ASUS K43SD Integrated VIdeo + GeForce 610M Nvidia
Replies: 3
Views: 991

Re: ASUS K43SD Integrated VIdeo + GeForce 610M Nvidia

if its like my asus ul50vt you may have to set it to compatibitly mode in the BIOS in the IDE section. what this does it turns of the intel and runs only the nvidia G210M. tbo, i get better performance from the intel. i installed bumblebee (google) and followed the prompts. but for some reason on th...
by ibm450
Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: access is denied - Samba
Replies: 8
Views: 6032

Re: access is denied - Samba

Why can't this be as easy as sharing in windows? In windows theres no messy editing of files. Seems like nothing has really changed in regards to making it tidy as windows in the last 3 long years of using linux. :?:

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