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by Jack Daniels Esq
Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to connect to wired internet on Asus
Replies: 15
Views: 703

Re: Unable to connect to wired internet on Asus

Hi, As Jack suggested, I made a new DSL connection and it fails to connect. I get the authentication window over and over again, but the connection doesn't go beyond that. The system attempts a connection everytime I plug in the cable. I checked the connection on another machine and it works fine. ...
by Jack Daniels Esq
Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:42 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: SOLVED - How do I prep an XP box for dual boot LM17?
Replies: 6
Views: 679

Re: How do I prepare an XP box for dual boot LM17?

I've volunteered to put LM17 on a friends desktop. Currently XP 32bit. I had a look with the inbuilt defragger and it's happy that few files are fragmented, but they are spread all over the disk. There is plenty of storage space left, the disk is only about a third full......... Apologies for askin...
by Jack Daniels Esq
Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Software manager & Synaptic both busted
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: Software manager & Synaptic both busted

Monsta wrote:There's a fix for this available upstream, I've cherry-picked it and made a pull request for Synaptic in Mint 17. Wait for its approval.

Update: Synaptic 0.81.2-4 is in the repos.
Is this the same bug ....?
Regards

Jack
by Jack Daniels Esq
Sun Aug 17, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to connect to wired internet on Asus
Replies: 15
Views: 703

Re: Unable to connect to wired internet on Asus

Dear all, I have switched to linux mint 17 from windows 7 without any experience in linux and I am still groping in the dark. I am unable to connect to cable internet on my laptop(Asus K53SV), but wifi works perfectly. Moreover, the moment I plug in the cable the network connections icon on the bot...
by Jack Daniels Esq
Sun Aug 17, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Software manager & Synaptic both busted
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Re: Software manager & Synaptic both busted

Open Software Sources, click the button at bottom to reset to default config. Hey Thanks - nope - been there, done that - before posting here - might simply be a locked/corrupt file I was using 'Software Manager' with zero issues - played with it, tweaked it, reboot 10/20 times, all copacetic Spott...
by Jack Daniels Esq
Sat Aug 16, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Can the community welcome a new kind of user?
Replies: 14
Views: 3117

Re: Can the community welcome a new kind of user?

It's Springtime 2014, and I wonder how many people there are worldwide who think, like me, that the end of security updates for XP is an opportunity to wave bye-bye to Windows. I'm just starting out in Linux Mint, and I'm prepared to invest some time and brain work into it. But I also have to hold ...
by Jack Daniels Esq
Sat Aug 16, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Software manager & Synaptic both busted
Replies: 3
Views: 536

Software manager & Synaptic both busted

Greetings gang Hope this is the correct spot on the dial - both return errors ... output below - solution desired as I would hate to reinstall everything - finally have it tweeked and running like my ol' Trinity used to, way-back-when .. also my first Mint adventure It is world class .... albeit a t...

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