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by Knacker
Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: strange synaptic/mint menu permission problem
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Re: strange synaptic/mint menu permission problem

this problem doesn't affect regular, gnome main menu...which i've now switched to (sigh).
still no ideas?
by Knacker
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: strange synaptic/mint menu permission problem
Replies: 3
Views: 729

strange synaptic/mint menu permission problem

Hi, I asked this question in the newbie section, suspecting that i'd just done something silly (i.e. newbie), but I got no response there, so...hope someone can help. I've recently installed felicia and i'm having a really strange problem. Twice, I've installed an administrative tool (sbackup and th...
by Knacker
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: synaptic/mint menu permission problem
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: synaptic/mint menu permission problem

anyone have any ideas about this? i really can't figure it out. thanks.
by Knacker
Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: synaptic/mint menu permission problem
Replies: 1
Views: 236

synaptic/mint menu permission problem

Hi, I've recently installed felicia and i'm having a really strange problem. Twice, I've installed an administrative tool (sbackup and the gtk daemon for deborphan) from synaptic and twice the application has failed to launch from the menu. In both cases, I dragged the launcher from the mint menu to...
by Knacker
Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ubuntu backports and "broken packages" solved
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: ubuntu backports and "broken packages"

sorry to keep adding to this, but i figured it out...and it was weird. The problem was this update from hardy-backports: Package: mplayer New Version: 2:1.0~rc2-0ubuntu17+medibuntu1 Old Version: 2:1~rc2-0ubuntu13+medibuntu1 When i selected everything except this package, it went fine. When i refresh...
by Knacker
Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ubuntu backports and "broken packages" solved
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: ubuntu backports and "broken packages"

As far as the additional repositories enabled, here's a list of everything that's not commented out in my sources.list: ## +++ Linux Mint 5 Elyssa (stable) +++ deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ elyssa main upstream import ## +++ Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy (stable) +++ deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ h...
by Knacker
Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ubuntu backports and "broken packages" solved
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: ubuntu backports and "broken packages"

thanks so much for reply. good to know about the kernel and etc. was confused because the new (mint 6) core packages [e.g. 2.6.24-16-generic] do appear in synaptic under "upgradable (upstream)," but they don't appear in mint update. i guess this is just to give me the option of upgrading if i want t...
by Knacker
Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ubuntu backports and "broken packages" solved
Replies: 5
Views: 965

ubuntu backports and "broken packages" solved

Hi, First post here...please be gentle :) Using Mint 5/Ubuntu 8.04 [gnome 2.22.3, 2.6.24-16-generic] I've been getting bored with everything just working, but I'm not quite bored enough to upgrade to Mint 6....So, I decided to try enabling the hardy backports. When I did and tried to update with Min...

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