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by kevin3331
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Can't get cairo dock to work (SOLVED)
Replies: 5
Views: 2022

Re: Can't get cairo dock to work

Ok found my problem and was my fault. turns out for some reason cairo installs as root.
so have to change permission and access and boom all works. dumb mistake on my part.
problem solved.
by kevin3331
Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” KDE released!
Replies: 8
Views: 1991

Re: Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” KDE released!

Just updated. Painless and so easy.
Thanks All For your hard work. Love Mint KDE Will never switch.
by kevin3331
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine
Replies: 37
Views: 1528

Re: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

I my self am not a big fan of google. i think they are a big crocked empire. just as much so as microsoft and Face book. I know most won't agree with me. but this is by far not the first time they have been sued. or gotten in trouble for this sort of thing. And this has happened though the years in ...
by kevin3331
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: How many firewalls?
Replies: 5
Views: 635

Re: How many firewalls?

Your computer firewall is the important one and the one that will protect you in my opinion. I usually shut my modem fire wall off but probly is not recomended. So up to you. on what you decide to do. but as for protection the wireless router or the modem firewall will not protect you. imo i think i...
by kevin3331
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Can't get cairo dock to work (SOLVED)
Replies: 5
Views: 2022

Re: Can't get cairo dock to work

Thanks for replying i came to that conclusion also. i just went with plank. i just wanted cairo cause of all the bells and whistles. plank suits my needs though. just wanted something for my editing apps and and ide apps on my second monitor to be easily accessible. I think it might be a Kwin issue ...
by kevin3331
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Can't get cairo dock to work (SOLVED)
Replies: 5
Views: 2022

Can't get cairo dock to work (SOLVED)

I can't get cairo dock to work on mint kde 18.1 no matter what i try don't know if it is a hardware issue or what. when installed most settings are greyed out so can not be configured. here is my system info. Also can only download from package manager can not get from ppa. searched for days for ppa...
by kevin3331
Thu May 25, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Had to Leave Windows
Replies: 15
Views: 1124

Re: Had to Leave Windows

yes that is what i did for me 4.4.0-75 is the lates for security. i have not gone any further. seems to be good and stable for me. but i know there is up to 4.8 or higher now.
so and is going every few months. so not sure if it is something i need to worry about or not.
by kevin3331
Thu May 25, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Had to Leave Windows
Replies: 15
Views: 1124

Re: Had to Leave Windows

Been a year since i talked on this thread. didn't want to start a new one for just such a simple question. yet so Hard to find a direct answer on the internet. so easier to just ask here. Not sure weather to stay current on kernels or just keep what works some sites say stay current always some say ...
by kevin3331
Sun May 07, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi I'm dead_inside
Replies: 13
Views: 829

Re: Hi I'm dead_inside

Welcome to Linux mint, Given time it is not that hard to get used to it all. And after awhile you will see it is actually better and more faster. and efficient. then Windows. well in my opinion. Linux is growing in games in steam. But good for those of us that can't take M$ crap. anymore. and just w...
by kevin3331
Sun May 07, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New bee for linux too.
Replies: 14
Views: 919

Re: New bee for linux too.

Mint is a great OS All i can really say is give it time learn it, ask questions read post. research, you will learn and love it . It is so much better
in my opinion then Windows but You decide. just give it a chance.
Welcome and good Luck.
by kevin3331
Tue May 02, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: I hope this didn't go unnoticed?
Replies: 5
Views: 743

Re: I hope this didn't go unnoticed?

I agree The Mint Team Work there Butts off!!!
I use KDE Mint my self. But they always Seem to have the bugs fixed in a timely manner.
by kevin3331
Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Return of the minty green forum style!
Replies: 59
Views: 6839

Re: Return of the minty green forum style!

love this layout much better looks great!!!!
by kevin3331
Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:59 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello mint community!
Replies: 8
Views: 612

Re: Hello mint community!

Welcome Phiver
I am fairly new user also. i use mint KDE love it for the file system ,stability, the many options . and hundreds of software packages you
can choose from. Just seems to be a Great Distro. Welcome to the forums.
by kevin3331
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Mint 17.1: Memory Consumption/Leak
Replies: 4
Views: 429

Re: Mint 17.1: Memory Consumption/Leak

I Just wanted to bump this for anyone using a Radeon HD 7850 video cards or of a like. Radeon HD card. been searching the forums for days cause I have notice excessive memory build up. over time. narrowed it down to radeon ati issue. and solution was to update the kernel. At least for me. not sure i...
by kevin3331
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky Showoff thread
Replies: 573
Views: 242397

Re: Conky Showoff thread

Habitual wrote Great work. kevin3331: Yes, Looks very polished. Good job and well done. Calendar much hassle? No weather? What, Are you scared? I know I am. Still working on the weather. But as for making a conky. Even though it is just a bunch of text from other members conky code. This seems like...
by kevin3331
Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky Showoff thread
Replies: 573
Views: 242397

Re: Conky Showoff thread

I am new to linux mint KDE but learning. I take no credit for this. but don't see alot of 8 core conky's out there. This is a mix match of others code to config this conky. But I liked what i ended up with and thought i would share with everyone for all the newbi's like my self. Sorry didn't mean to...
by kevin3331
Tue May 31, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Had to Leave Windows
Replies: 15
Views: 1124

Re: Had to Leave Windows

Thanks for all the welcomes and all the helpful links i am checking them out . I will put them to good use. Also don't get my statement wrong about linux. I didn't mean to imply that linux was not a great OS it is. I was just saying I am still a novice at it so Alot of things are hard for me. But i ...
by kevin3331
Mon May 30, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Had to Leave Windows
Replies: 15
Views: 1124

Re: Had to Leave Windows

Thanks and welcome to you also.
by kevin3331
Mon May 30, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Had to Leave Windows
Replies: 15
Views: 1124

Had to Leave Windows

Long story short i used windows since the early 90's. With the release of windows 10 and what the did to windows 7 support. It was time to switch. See I am not one of those ppl that pirated windows i purchurced my copies of windows 7 for my self and my kids personel desktops cause i wanted the updat...

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