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by kindofabuzz
Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: nemo-dropbox trashes my dropbox files
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: nemo-dropbox trashes my dropbox files

All you had to do was say No to when it asks you to download the "real" dropbox.
by kindofabuzz
Sat Jun 30, 2012 4:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install wine without internet
Replies: 2
Views: 1905

Re: How to install wine without internet

Why not install Linux on the laptop with internet?
by kindofabuzz
Sat May 05, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie from *Buntu
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: Newbie from *Buntu

BTW, ubuntu is not forcing you to use Unity. It's just the default. You could always install XFCE, LXDE, MATE, Awesome, Cinnamon, or whatever DM you want on it. Same with Mint or any other distro. Anyways, welcome to Mint! :D
by kindofabuzz
Sat May 05, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint 12 should I upgrade my laptop's RAM?
Replies: 11
Views: 838

Re: Mint 12 should I upgrade my laptop's RAM?

catalin-ch wrote:And what is the answer?
Huh? see above.
by kindofabuzz
Sat May 05, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint 12 should I upgrade my laptop's RAM?
Replies: 11
Views: 838

Re: Mint 12 should I upgrade my laptop's RAM?

Question is, with all that open, are you using all 4G of the RAM? If not, then putting 4G more in won't really matter.
by kindofabuzz
Fri May 04, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how do you view the Windows 7 primary partition from LM
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: how do you view the Windows 7 primary partition from LM

The one listed as 105, is that not it? click on it.
by kindofabuzz
Fri May 04, 2012 5:15 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: [Solved] Mint KDE 13 Release ?
Replies: 77
Views: 17834

Re: Mint KDE 13 Release ?

what's your hurry? 12 is great!
by kindofabuzz
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Ubuntu Update Manager vs. Mint Update Manager
Replies: 3
Views: 811

Re: Ubuntu Update Manager vs. Mint Update Manager

Because Mint updates what is stable for Mint, not Ubuntu.
by kindofabuzz
Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 32-bit or 64-bit?
Replies: 13
Views: 12503

Re: 32-bit or 64-bit?

Unless you are compiling software or encoding audio/video often there really is very little speed difference between the two operating architectures. Meaning that most people who just use the computer for everyday tasks such as webrowsing will not notice a difference between the two. For the averag...
by kindofabuzz
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:06 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 32-bit or 64-bit?
Replies: 13
Views: 12503

Re: 32-bit or 64-bit?

With my system, Mint12 32bit is much, much more stable that the 64bit version.
by kindofabuzz
Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No Menu button on bottom panel Fresh Install LM12
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: No Menu button on bottom panel Fresh Install LM12

Yeah if you want the old Gnome 2 then MATE is what you want.
by kindofabuzz
Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No Menu button on bottom panel Fresh Install LM12
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: No Menu button on bottom panel Fresh Install LM12

You're using Gnome classic and not Gnome-shell. Log out and hit the cog-wheel by your name and choose Gnome for the new Gnome 3.
by kindofabuzz
Sat Oct 15, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: entire system backup tool?
Replies: 11
Views: 937

Re: entire system backup tool?

What hard about reading and then selecting?
by kindofabuzz
Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: entire system backup tool?
Replies: 11
Views: 937

Re: entire system backup tool?

Clonezilla rocks.
by kindofabuzz
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: upgrade from 64 bit to 32 bit Gnome
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: upgrade from 64 bit to 32 bit Gnome

Just a FYI, I downgraded to Mint 10 64 and all the quirks you mentioned that I had too, were gone. 10 just seems more stable.
by kindofabuzz
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: will not install
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: will not install

Probably because your hardware is too old.
by kindofabuzz
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: applet error on login
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: applet error on login

For me it is far less buggy and: 10 – Julia – Ubuntu Maverick – Supported until April 2012
by kindofabuzz
Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: applet error on login
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: applet error on login

istrandi wrote:I don't think there's a fix, and people have already filed bug reports, so its just something you'll have to live with I suppose...
Install Mint 10, fixed
by kindofabuzz
Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: applet error on login
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: applet error on login

That is one of the reasons I downgraded back to version 10. Happened a lot for me when using version 11. Never happens in 10.
by kindofabuzz
Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: linux
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: linux

For a windows program, yes, use wine. To actually run Win7 in Linux, use something like VirtualBox.

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