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by _Josue_
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 13 has reached end of life
Replies: 28
Views: 12126

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.
Replies: 4
Views: 568

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 ...
by _Josue_
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screensaver preference hangs
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Screensaver preference hangs

The exact same thing happened to me in Linux Mint 18.1 Serena 32-bit. I went to screensaver preferences. I chose the screensaver named Mobius. Immediately, everything froze except the cursor. Therefore, I rebooted the computer. But the first time the screensaver kicked in, the whole computer froze ...
by _Josue_
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Internal speakers don't work.
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: Internal speakers don't work.

Hello, The only way I can set the output for my Xonar DGX in Linux Mint is by using the command line alsamixer. Using alsamixer, at Analog Output, I can choose between the Front Panel Headphones, Headphones and Multichannel (Rear Speakers). The GUI sound applets in Mint can't change it. It may be t...
by _Josue_
Thu Oct 27, 2016 12:26 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Internal speakers don't work.
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Internal speakers don't work.

well... to begin with this I will start giving the hardware data of the old desktop computer I'm having the problem with: mint@mint ~ $ sudo lshw mint description: Computer vendor: COMPAQ width: 32 bits capabilities: smbios-2.3 smp-1.4 smp configuration: cpus=1 *-core description: Motherboard physic...
by _Josue_
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: The future of Compiz on MATE?
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: The future of Compiz on MATE?

Hmm... just because I'm concerned about it too. on this same topic a related question: [spoiler] I really like compiz; I was introduced to it a long time ago with this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC5uEe5OzNQ I must say my first impression of it was that they were kicking windows vista ass...
by _Josue_
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Screensaver - A name that no longer serves its purpose
Replies: 10
Views: 2637

Re: Screensaver - A name that no longer serves its purpose

Well, after watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vecsubZrpfs at 7:54 I learned that screensavers are still somewhat necessary for the purpose stated in the name. However, I must say I personally really like to see my PC displaying some nice stuff when I come back after leaving it for ...
by _Josue_
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Is this glorious customization still possible?
Replies: 0
Views: 289

Is this glorious customization still possible?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QokOwvPxrE Well, this is my first post in the linux mint forums. let's see... where to start... please watch the youtube video first. then please bear this with me. I come back to linux from a long time of underusing it. back in the Ubuntu 7.10 days I managed to inst...

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