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by MAlfare
Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon crashes ad infinitum
Replies: 6
Views: 1152

Re: Cinnamon crashes ad infinitum

Hi! Helped myself :D Added a new user and Cinnamon worked with it. Original user works too now, after deleting some files in his ~/.config/menus Regards Manfred Hi! Cinnamon crashed during editing menu, telling something like "Cinnamon crashed recently, you are now in fall back mode. Do you wan to r...
by MAlfare
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: very confusing
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: very confusing

Hi! I did what you told in your first tip: For Nvidia, drivers should be installed otherwise the system uses the Noueau driver, which won't support the hardware of Nvidia completely as does their binary driver, that is available for Linux http://forums.linuxmint.com/search.php http://www.blogsolute....
by MAlfare
Tue Apr 01, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon crashes ad infinitum
Replies: 6
Views: 1152

Re: Cinnamon crashes ad infinitum

Hi! Thank you for your interest. Installation of Linux Mint worked perfect, beside Broadcom Wifi-driver, but it's O.K. now. There where no problems with graphics, until I edited menus. I made already some changes with no problems, but while deleting an entry made by a program probably not compatible...
by MAlfare
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon crashes ad infinitum
Replies: 6
Views: 1152

Cinnamon crashes ad infinitum

Hi! Cinnamon crashed during editing menu, telling something like "Cinnamon crashed recently, you are now in fall back mode. Do you wan to restart it?" (tried to translate back from German). Every try to restart ends up in the above situation. I hope, somebody can help me to get Cinnamon running agai...
by MAlfare
Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: very confusing
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: very confusing

Hi! Thank you for your tips! The first and third method look very easy to do, but what to do, if it fails (again)? Is there a way back, to avoid a new installation number 10 or 12, if I try for example first method ? Regards Manfred For Nvidia, drivers should be installed otherwise the system uses t...
by MAlfare
Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: very confusing
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: very confusing

Hi Mark! The Ati card is in the Laptop and works fine from the beginning, without any actions from me, as the whole Laptop-Installation does. Can anyone give a foolproof and save tutorial to install the correct driver for my graphics card For the ATI card -- there is nothing to install, the drivers ...
by MAlfare
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: very confusing
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: very confusing

Hi! Thank you for your response. It seems most likely that the first image shows a different "session" to the second image. When you boot, before you enter your password, you have a choice of which "session" you want to use. The second image with the dark menu is the Cinnamon menu and shows that you...
by MAlfare
Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: very confusing
Replies: 7
Views: 691

very confusing

Hi! Not interested in any MS WIN XP successors, I installed Linux Mint 13 LTS on my Laptop (Compaq nc8430) and my Desktop Computer (AMD Athlon 2600+). In spite of using the same DVD to install, the results are very different. First, the menu on the two machines look very different, see attached pict...
by MAlfare
Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Mint 16, Broadcom, No Wireless After Install! [SOLVED]
Replies: 19
Views: 15933

Re: Mint 16, Broadcom, No Wireless (or wired) After Install!

Hi! Thank you very much, it works now! In my case it is an Broadcom Corporation BCM 4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 01) PCI ID = 14e4:4311 But it works anyway :D Regards Manfred Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) ==> PCI ID = 14e4:4315 (rev 01) This device needs firmware and not the STA...
by MAlfare
Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Mint 16, Broadcom, No Wireless After Install! [SOLVED]
Replies: 19
Views: 15933

Re: Mint 16, Broadcom, No Wireless (or wired) After Install!

Hi! Did what is told under the link you suggested. Now I can see wireless network (which I did not before), but it cannot be switched on. Have to say, that I tried to install windows driver before via Windows Wireless Drivers, where I stuck after committed inf-file. I am new to Linux, switching from...

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