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by Branta
Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: HOW DO I: HiLite a PDF file
Replies: 10
Views: 3607

Re: Acroread displays PDF annotations

I called Foxit Support and I am of the opinion they are not developing any of their products for Linux . . . notably the Reader. The support person did say that Foxit places annotations INTO the PDF file BUT that some PDF readers do NOT show the annotation . Evince does not show annotations. He said...
by Branta
Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: HOW DO I: HiLite a PDF file
Replies: 10
Views: 3607

okular: saving annotations

ocular allows me to highlight certain text in a PDF file. okular seems to work well for highlighting and it is trim and easy to use. I have 2 questions: 1. How do I save a PDF document WITH the annotations such that evince or other PDF reader will display the PDF text AND the anotations (highlighted...
by Branta
Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: HOW DO I: HiLite a PDF file
Replies: 10
Views: 3607

re: PDFEdit & Foxit Reader report

Thanks for your early and useful help. I installed PDFEdit. I have to go for a moment but at first look I cannot find where I can annotate a PDF file. I will probably find it. Do you know how to get PDFEdit to a state where I can annotate? I installed Foxit and called Foxit support . They said they ...
by Branta
Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: HOW DO I: HiLite a PDF file
Replies: 10
Views: 3607

HOW DO I: HiLite a PDF file

Mint 11 Kaykat 64 bit

How do I highlight passages in a PDF file as I read it?

I would prefer a Linux rather than a Wine/Windows app.

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Bob
by Branta
Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WEP does NOT Work
Replies: 4
Views: 760

WEP does NOT Work

How do I get my Katya 32 bit system to work WEP?


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Bob
by Branta
Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WEP does NOT Work
Replies: 4
Views: 760

Re: WEP does NOT Work

No, I cannot change the AP encryption.

Is there a way to use WEP?

Earlier versions worked WEP of course.

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Bob
by Branta
Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WEP does NOT Work
Replies: 4
Views: 760

WEP does NOT Work

Mint 11 Katya 32 bit Dell Latitude D600 latptop An access point I use has WEP encryption. The WIFI detects the AP but the pull-down only lists WPA. When I edit the network wireless connection the pull-down includes WEP but when I select it the Save button goes gray (inactive) whether I enter the PW ...
by Branta
Fri Oct 21, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Remove & Replace NVIDIA driver
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Remove & Replace NVIDIA driver

Mint 11 Gnome 32 bit

After installation I selected the "highly experimental" 3D driver for NVIDIA.

The display works. but I want to install the proprietary driver that was at the top of the list.

What do I do to replace the experimental driver with the proprietary one?

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Bob
by Branta
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How To Stop Ubuntu One
Replies: 6
Views: 719

SOLVED: How To Stop Ubuntu One

Using Synaptic I installed ubuntuone-client-gnome and found the app in System-->Preferences-->Unbuntu One.

It provides the front-end for which I was looking.

Previously I had installed Ubuntu One from Synaptic but I there was no front-end.

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Bob
by Branta
Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How To Stop Ubuntu One
Replies: 6
Views: 719

Re: How To Stop Ubuntu One

I did a complete install of Mint 64 including format of /. I only mounted /home.

synaptic showed Ubuntu One ()U1) was NOT installed. I installed U1 from Synaptic.

I would like to have a dashboard or something to control U1 but I don't see it anywhere.

Please tell me what to do.


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Bob
by Branta
Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How To Stop Ubuntu One
Replies: 6
Views: 719

How To Stop Ubuntu One

When I shut down I am warned that Ubuntu One is running and I need to disconnect it before shutting down. I cannot find anywhere to start or stop Unbuntu One. Where is it? Ubuntu 11.0.4 has an a list at the envelope in the right top of the screen that includes a Ubuntu One. Where is it in Mint? Shou...
by Branta
Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Adobe Flash Player Plug In: Not Installed
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Adobe Flash Player Plug In: Not Installed

Installed: linuxmint-11-gnome-dvd-64bit.iso || Firefox 5.0 || Chromium 12.0.742.91 In the Software Manager I have installed Flashplugin-installer. Installed Googleearth. When I click on a Youtube icon I get this error message: Viewing this content requires Adobe Flash Player. I select Ubuntu versuio...
by Branta
Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Startup File trouble
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Startup File trouble

How do I delete an application I accidentally set to start at boot?

What file do I edit to delete the unwanted application?



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Bob
by Branta
Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Low Disk Space ERROR SCREEN
Replies: 2
Views: 984

Re: Low Disk Space ERROR SCREEN

I repartitioned and that of course did the trick.

/ 15 GB
/home 30 GB
Swap / 2 GB

Thank you for your answer. I will save your comments about get-clean.


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Bob
by Branta
Thu Oct 07, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Low Disk Space ERROR SCREEN
Replies: 2
Views: 984

Low Disk Space ERROR SCREEN

After log in I see:
Low Disk Error Screen
Low Disk Error Screen
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I select Examine and select Analyzer-->Scan Home Folder and see:
Analzer Scan Home Folder
Analzer Scan Home Folder
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What should I do or do I have to install the system again?


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Bob
by Branta
Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Creative Labs SB Not Working
Replies: 2
Views: 466

Creative Labs SB Not Working

My Creative Labs sound board works fine in XP but does not peep in Mint. Here is lspci: lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8375 [KM266/KL266] Host Bridge 00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8633 [Apollo Pro266 AGP] 00:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1371 [AudioP...
by Branta
Mon Jul 05, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: ??: Install Propnet on Linux with Wine
Replies: 1
Views: 365

??: Install Propnet on Linux with Wine

Propnet, http://www.propnet.org is a Windows amateur radio propagation program.

I want to run it on Linux.

I have installed the Wine 1.2-rc6 and Winetricks dated 04 July 2010.

What should I install from the extensive list on Winetricks?


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Bob
by Branta
Sat May 29, 2010 10:58 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox Covers Whole Display
Replies: 3
Views: 470

SOLVED: Firefox Covers Whole Display

F11 did it!

Thank You!


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Bob
by Branta
Sat May 29, 2010 4:17 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox Covers Whole Display
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Firefox Covers Whole Display

Some parameter got incorrectly set such that Firefox covers the entire display so I have no access to the task bar at the bottom or the one on the top.

What parameter file do I delete or edit in ~/mozilla/firefox . . . ?

. . . Or, what do I do?

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Bob
by Branta
Sat Apr 24, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Update Error Message
Replies: 6
Views: 630

SOLVED: Update Error Message

I did what you suggested and refresh returned NO errors.

This is what I did:
I opened Software Sources from Administration the menu. I removed the Wine repository. Then I clicked Add and entered this APT line:

ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
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Thanks, Bob

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