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by _Josue_
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 504

Re: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

... All that Micro$oft love for Linux gives me the shivers! Did Canonilcal already sold their souls to them? I hope not but seeing all the missing packages and apps in Ubuntu 18.04 makes me feel suspicious (specially knowing that Ubuntu is at Windows 10 store!) Do you really think that the problems...
by _Josue_
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 504

Re: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YdL7Hch78s I'm most concerned about the future of Mint and and the OpenSource World. All that Micro$oft love for Linux gives me the shivers! Did Canonilcal already sold their souls to them? I hope not but seeing all the missing packages and apps in Ubuntu 18.04 makes...
by _Josue_
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 504

Re: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

Well first of all thanks for your interest. All I get on Ubuntu 18.04 right now is ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ synaptic-pkexec Command 'synaptic-pkexec' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install synaptic ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ^C ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt install synaptic Reading package lists... Done B...
by _Josue_
Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 504

Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

Hello. I have seen this thread: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=268140&hilit=ubuntu And I have tested Ubuntu 18.04 and I have found things that worry me a lot. Since Linux Mint 19.1 will be based on Ubuntu 18.04 (and KDE is already dropped, as a KDE user I'm already worried mind yo...
by _Josue_
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Some Crazy Issues in my Multiboot Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Re: Some Crazy Issues in my Multiboot Setup

The errors you report are specific to Manjaro. Thanks for your reply. No. they are not Manjaro specific. My problemas are related to it, however Linux Mint is heavily affected! Perhaps it's wise to ask them. Sure thing. So I did. https://forum.manjaro.org/t/some-crazy-issues-in-my-multiboot-setup/
by _Josue_
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Some Crazy Issues in my Multiboot Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 222

Some Crazy Issues in my Multiboot Setup

Hello there! I’m using Linux Mint KDE 18.2 Linux Manjaro 17.2 XFCE Windows 8.1 The laptop is a Core i7 with a Nvidia 850m and 12Gb of RAM. Well, this is not just a simple question, It's actually quite a story. I really need some advanced technical advice and assistance. well, where to start... pleas...
by _Josue_
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Re: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta

Installing 2 desktops is often the source of much trouble. You cannot blame anything, if this does not works as expected. By using VB I also do not understand, why you try this at all. A second (or third, fourth, ...) VM is not really a problem. The purpose of trying installing Cinnamon on top of M...
by _Josue_
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Re: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta

After doing that, I selected "Insert the virtualbox Guest Additions CD" and ran it. No reboot of the VM in between? I told you to do so in my advice. Uhm... actually I think I did reboot. I don't remember well, I did this some days ago, and I had already tried before, but I think I did reboot. I ha...
by _Josue_
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Re: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta

Well, I happen to be running the latest version of VirtualBox-5.1.22-115126-Win (and Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-5.1.22-115126) You seem to mix the extension pack with the guest additions. (This happens rather often.) I did not write about the extension pack, as this is not related with the...
by _Josue_
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her?
Replies: 45
Views: 3706

Re: My mom is 70 and is thinking about going with Linux Mint. She's on the fence. What should I tell her to convince her

Well, with everyone sharing their experiences, I think I'll also tell everyone else my story. My mom uses a very old (2002 or so) pentium 4, it had Windows XP installed. It doesn't anymore. Since it's such an old piece of hardware, it's slow and it was even slower and clunckier with windows, so I to...
by _Josue_
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Re: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta

Hmm? How about this? Excessive comunication ends up with people not understanding each other. Sorry, my bad for posting about the beta bugs here, but I really don't like posting in the blogs. "Some issues"??? It's a beta release. Technically, a beta release is unfinished and by definition unsupporte...
by _Josue_
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Re: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta

As per the blog post announcing the beta, please post issues there, not in the main forums. I already posted there, but I don't think I can post images there. besides, I'm not the only one posting about beta issues: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=208&t=247171&hilit=beta Sorry for the ...
by _Josue_
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Some issues in the 18.2 Beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Some issues in the 18.2 Beta

I found a couple of issues: 1) Linux Mint Cinnamon When running it on the latest virtualbox, it falls back to run in software rendering mode. that means there's some sort of bug with the virtualbox native drivers since for example 17.3 can run a live session without the problem. 2) Linux Mint Mate. ...
by _Josue_
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: PlayOnLinux Bug
Replies: 2
Views: 350

Re: PlayOnLinux Bug

That bug report only applies to HiDPI screens, and I see no sign that you're using one. Huh? uhm, I took those screenshots. They're from my other laptop. I don't know if a Full HD 1080p 15'' qualifies as HiDPI but I happen to be affected. If that bug does apply to you, which I doubt, please read th...
by _Josue_
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: PlayOnLinux Bug
Replies: 2
Views: 350

PlayOnLinux Bug

Seems I stumbled upon an old bug while using play on linux. https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=849119 I'm using Linux MInt KDE 18.1 Some dialogue windows buttons don't show up or show up partially. This happens specially when you have a window decorator theme with big borders See for ...
by _Josue_
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: transparent panel for linuxmint 18.1 cinnamon
Replies: 8
Views: 4161

Re: transparent panel for linuxmint 18.1 cinnamon

Hi there! I was having the same issue you have! I wanted transparency in the window decorations and panels. Editing some themes that had transparency I found out that it was just a matter of editing the panel image with GIMP and since it's already a PNG, adding the alpha channel and tweaking it to w...
by _Josue_
Mon May 29, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Worrying about the roadmap.
Replies: 3
Views: 757

Re: Worrying about the roadmap.

It would probably help (someone) if you'd explain why you care for the computer:/// place. The answer is simple: because I use it and I am used to have it. Due to the way I usually make partitions in my computers I usually have many partitions and one of them is a big "Data D" partition, and it's v...
by _Josue_
Mon May 29, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Worrying about the roadmap.
Replies: 3
Views: 757

Worrying about the roadmap.

I was searching for info about what would Mint 18.2 bring and I found this thread: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=239426 There someone pointed to the roadmap: https://github.com/linuxmint/Roadmap Reading it, I found this: nemo: retire computer:/// place (which is completely useless) or...
by _Josue_
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 13 has reached end of life
Replies: 28
Views: 17971

Re: Linux Mint 13 reaches end of life in April

Just in case if it helps anyone, I will share my experience. I must say I have succesfully installed linux mint 18 xfce 32 bit on a very old (2002 or so) Pentium IV. Of course I had to solve some trouble because the machine was specially outfitted with internal speakers: https://forums.linuxmint.com...
by _Josue_
Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Internal speakers don't work. [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 897

Re: Internal speakers don't work.

Hey! Guess what!? Everything was reset after shutting down! I had to go through all the process with gnome-alsamixer and unmute and set volume all over again! Very annoying insn't it? But what else could be expected from a very old PC with a special setup that includes internal speakers when that's ...

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