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by whare1
Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Listing win Xp in Grub
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: Listing win Xp in Grub

thank, viking777 quick idea worked just nice in mint 9 gnome i relogged and posted this from XP :mrgreen:

as i said still have the other issue tho
by whare1
Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:07 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Listing win Xp in Grub
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: Listing win Xp in Grub

thx grub updated :)

Still have the other issue tho still showing the /home drive as unallocated for some reason and if i forget for some reason i could have alot of problems on my hands
by whare1
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Listing win Xp in Grub
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Listing win Xp in Grub

Ok so i had a noob moment today i installed XP after linux as i needed to test some things got grub back now but how to list XP in grub? Mint installed on sdb1 XP installed on sdb3 thanx in advance hmmmm........ just checked Gparted to confirm the installs Screenshot-1.png Screenshot-2.png sems it h...
by whare1
Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED]Oppss I scewed up (installed win after mint)
Replies: 2
Views: 396

Re: Oppss I scewed up (installed win after mint)

Give that man a cookie

Thanx worked perfect
by whare1
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED]Oppss I scewed up (installed win after mint)
Replies: 2
Views: 396

[SOLVED]Oppss I scewed up (installed win after mint)

A very noob scewup but i managed to make it lol installed XP as i needed a win OS for a few things completly forgetting that linux has to be loaded second now i can not get back onto mint and i dont want to reinstall and risk the loss of data so what to add to windows boot.txt so i can select my lin...
by whare1
Sat May 07, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: system monitoring and desktop enhancement
Replies: 3
Views: 707

system monitoring and desktop enhancement

i am looking for a fully customisable monitor program

Here is a link to a Windows prog i used to use http://www.samurize.com/

Anything like that for Linux that the great Gurus of the Mint forums can recommend :)

Thx all
by whare1
Sun May 01, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Nvdia GF6 (6200) Screen res1024x768 higher needed
Replies: 2
Views: 318

Re: Nvdia GF6 (6200) Screen res1024x768 higher needed

Thx for the info worked fine :)



SOLVED
by whare1
Sun May 01, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Nvdia GF6 (6200) Screen res1024x768 higher needed
Replies: 2
Views: 318

[SOLVED] Nvdia GF6 (6200) Screen res1024x768 higher needed

well i think the topic says it all hehe i normally use 1280x1024 but not allowing that it does allow the following 1152x864 1360x768 both not really any good for an old CRT Monitor Copy of inxi -Gx Graphics: Card nVidia NV44A [GeForce 6200] X.Org 1.7.6 Res: 1024x768@63.0hz GLX Renderer GeForce 6200/...
by whare1
Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Graphics Card Recomendations
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Graphics Card Recomendations

Well glad it is pay day tomorrow :)

FX2000 here we come lol

thanx for your help richyrich

EDIT: Scratch that the shipping was almost as much as the card oohh well keep looking :(
by whare1
Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Graphics Card Recomendations
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Graphics Card Recomendations

What about http://www.codemicro.com/store/product/BP/DE806A/New

Quadro FX2000 ?? seems a fair price but are they any good?
by whare1
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Graphics Card Recomendations
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Graphics Card Recomendations

Thank you for your reply :)

I will have to deal with my PayPal account now it was locked a month ago somebody trying to access it (running windows at the time)

But as i said Thank you :)
by whare1
Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Graphics Card Recomendations
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Graphics Card Recomendations

Hi Guys Been doing alot of searching and wondering over the past few days and no my ATI Radeon 9250 is crap well for Linux it is anyway :) so taking recommendations for a card that will run nice on Mint 9 (KDE) I have a GF6 6200 in the other system running Gnome (still got to play with that) Now i a...
by whare1
Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: WINE + Voyage Century = not working
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Re: WINE + Voyage Century = not working

right seems on the KDE 3d acceleration is not active just got to figure it out now
by whare1
Sat Aug 28, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Antivirus needed with VirtualBox?
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Re: Antivirus needed with VirtualBox?

No Expert here but Vbox will still be subject to windows viruses etc so unless you are offline when running i personly would consider it
by whare1
Sat Aug 28, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mac to linux
Replies: 10
Views: 700

Re: Mac to linux

I agree with the other here with today's OS systems you will find it VERY hard to get and OS to run unless you use an older OS but then you might have compatibility problems with the newer software Might be worth having a look on Ebay if you need a new system you should be able to pick up an older s...
by whare1
Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: WINE + Voyage Century = not working
Replies: 1
Views: 448

WINE + Voyage Century = not working

2 systems with almost the same problem :( PC1: Intel Celeron 2.4GHz 1.5 gb ram ATI Radeon 9250 Mint 9 KDE Game updates when you click start it crashes to desktop I have a feeling it is the display drivers but would like a guru to help me check that and maybe give some tips hehe PC2: Intel Xeon 2.0 G...
by whare1
Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SCSI Drives not mounting? Driver needed?
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: SCSI Drives not mounting? Driver needed?

Sorry

*BUMP*

(Dropping onto page 2 with no answer)
by whare1
Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Whats the differance? (Mint version)
Replies: 9
Views: 1147

Re: Whats the differance? (Mint version)

thanx for that Robin

That helps alot :)
by whare1
Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Whats the differance? (Mint version)
Replies: 9
Views: 1147

Whats the differance? (Mint version)

Would somebody be kind enough to tell me in Noob language what the difference is between the different versions on linux

Xfce
Fluxbox
KDE
LXDE
Gnome

Thanx guys (and girls if there is any)
by whare1
Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Top 50 Proprietary apps and their Open Source Alternatives
Replies: 135
Views: 246052

Re: Top 50 Proprietary apps and their Open Source Alternativ

yamawho wrote:Got this from another forum. A nice list to keep handy.

http://whdb.com/2008/the-top-50-proprie ... ernatives/

Just had a Trojon warning on this site from Firefox so if your visiting via windows well dont lol

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