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by katalia369
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Acer Aspire NAV50
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: Acer Aspire NAV50

Is your Intel Atom processor affected.? To the best that I can tell everything else runs smoothly, up and down speeds hold, processes run at a reasonable speed. If I can find a driver or workaround for the display then all is good. Otherwise I may have to dust of the Win7 disk. Geez haven't dragged...
by katalia369
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Win 10 vs. Mint on Minecraft
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Win 10 vs. Mint on Minecraft

My Computer: Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 2.8.8 64 Bit AMD Athlon Dual Core 4850B x2 4GB Ram NVIDIA GT218 (GeForce 8400 GS Rev 3) Yup, its an older workhorse but stable as sin so not complaining. Partner In Crime Computer: Windows 10 Home 1703 OS build 15063.674 64 BIt AMD FX 4100 Quad Core 3.60 8GB Ram...
by katalia369
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Acer Aspire NAV50
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Acer Aspire NAV50

I am in the habit of rebuilding and restoring older computers fr those who are not interested in latest/greatest gaming types, these are people who want stable workhorse types. As a rule everything I rebuild leaves my workshop with the latest flavour of Mint. This week's rebuild is an Acer Aspire On...
by katalia369
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Graphic Cards & Monitors
Topic: New monitor opens a whole icky can of worms
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: New monitor opens a whole icky can of worms

inxi -Gx Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GT218 [GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3] bus-ID: 02:00.0 Display Server: X.Org 1.15.1 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau) Resolution: 1280x1024@60.0hz GLX Renderer: GeForce 8400GS/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 304.135 Direct Rendering: Yes xrandr --verbose Scr...
by katalia369
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Graphic Cards & Monitors
Topic: New monitor opens a whole icky can of worms
Replies: 2
Views: 202

New monitor opens a whole icky can of worms

For now I have reverted back to my old monitor just so I can get this post out there and if I'm lucky find a way to get this new monitor I was given to work. System Info: Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnnamon 64-Bit Cinnamon 2.8.8 Linux 3.13.0-37-generic AMD Athlon Dual Core 4850Bx2 Memory - 3.9GB GFC - NVIDIA ...
by katalia369
Sun May 14, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scribus Grey Scale Color Management (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Scribus, Libre Office, & Color Management

This from the Scribus Forums user Utnik did the trick! unfortunately i couldn't work out a way to use a grayscale profile with scribus so far – the following workaround did the trick: first, you should upgrade to scribus 1.4.6 (or at least 1.4.4, the first version with support for .pdf/x-1a…) apply ...
by katalia369
Sun May 14, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scribus Grey Scale Color Management (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Scribus, Libre Office, & Color Management

Thank You, I will copy this question over to that forum too.
by katalia369
Sat May 13, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scribus Grey Scale Color Management (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Scribus Grey Scale Color Management (Solved)

I have been working a side job for several years now as an editor and pre-press agent for a small publisher. Before I was in winblowz but finally was able to find a system of linux that apps I could use for this purpose and converted everything over. YAY MINT! I am running: Scribus 1.4.3 LibreOffice...
by katalia369
Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Sharing Files with other Users
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Sharing Files with other Users

So I have been on Linux a bit now and mostly gotten the swing of things. I made user profiles for my older kids so they can check their email and what not. My problem now is how to make files available to other users. I don't want my kids to have full admin access so they can't get on my profile, bu...
by katalia369
Sun Aug 30, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Installing Brother HL2280DW All-In-One
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: Installing Brother HL2280DW All-In-One

It still isn't working.

I can print, it's awesome. I can't scan, which blows because as an artist I try to get high res scans of some of my works online...
by katalia369
Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:38 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Finally Finished Conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: Finally Finished Conversion

Thank you for such a great welcome.

Kat
by katalia369
Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Installing Brother HL2280DW All-In-One
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Installing Brother HL2280DW All-In-One

So as stated in the subject I am attempting to make my Brother HL2280DW function on the Linux computer. The device is a multi function print/scan/copy that is wireless and available to my whole network. My husband's Windows 7 and my Motorola Droid Mini both connect and print fine, as well as my neph...
by katalia369
Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Finally Finished Conversion
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Finally Finished Conversion

I have played with Linux off and on since the first days of Red Hat. Usually though I was sharing computers with others in my household and they didn't like having to ask me to help with every single function so those play times were short lived. I have always been decent with software but by far be...
by katalia369
Wed May 06, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Pictures in Desktop Background
Replies: 9
Views: 894

Re: Pictures in Desktop Background

Perhaps a misunderstanding? In Linux Mint 17 and before you could add a picture with the + icon. This has been changed in 17.1. Now you add a folder (or several of them), then you choose the picture inside the settings dialogue. THAT WAS IT, once i added the folder the pictures showed up in the win...
by katalia369
Wed May 06, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Solved! Avid One Note User Looking for Alternative
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Re: Avid One Note User Looking for Alternative

One Note Online, duh :oops: THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I take tons of notes on paper and have a wall of post its next to my computer, but for Cub Scouts Summer Camp Planning its easier than driving three counties over to meet my Camp Director to pass on papers for my program since I am Programs Directo...
by katalia369
Tue May 05, 2015 4:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Solved! Avid One Note User Looking for Alternative
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Solved! Avid One Note User Looking for Alternative

I am making the transition from Windows to Linux with relatively few hiccups. I still have some self education to set to task for theme editing but that’s minor. My biggest hiccup is Microsoft Office One Note :twisted: Okay I see alternatives for everything EXCEPT :shock: One Note and I LOVE :D this...
by katalia369
Tue May 05, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Pictures in Desktop Background
Replies: 9
Views: 894

Re: Pictures in Desktop Background

I have this same problem. :? Since it is the same problem I won't start another thread I would like to pull up a custom image but they are all greyed out. Mint Cinnamon 17.1 I have a back up portable hard drive that is mounted My system drive is mounted my images are all greyed out? I don't get it T...

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