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by Gumbotron
Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!
Replies: 22
Views: 14780

Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

confused!?!?! why is the root password bein messed with. The whole point of it being disable is so no one coud do a brute force attack on your comp.
by Gumbotron
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Mint Debian
Replies: 747
Views: 212404

Re: Mint Debian

Dont know if this is a good ting to hear to you guys but i personally will use Mint Debian edition if i am able to choose between gnome or kde. Or atleast be ble to install kde and uninstall gnome and all of its dependencies.
by Gumbotron
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:55 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Mint Debian
Replies: 747
Views: 212404

Re: Mint Debian

so mint debian is goin to be gnome?

and if its not going to be lean/mean what will be the advantage of usin it over the main mint edition?
by Gumbotron
Sat Aug 22, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: b4306 v2
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Re: b4306 v2

so should i uninstall gnome network manger?
by Gumbotron
Fri Aug 21, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: b4306 v2
Replies: 2
Views: 469

b4306 v2

Each time i start up my comp i have to input these commands so i can make it work (the b4306) rmmod b43 rmmod b44 rmmod b43legacy rmmod ssb rmmod ndiswrapper modprobe ndiswrapper how can i make this permanent so everytime i boot up i dont have to input these commands. i also try to connect to the wi...
by Gumbotron
Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: How To: Google Chrome for Linux
Replies: 44
Views: 11184

Re: How To: Google Chrome for Linux

i suggest you get chromium than chrome. flash works in chromium and its opensource.
by Gumbotron
Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint form usb drive
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Re: Installing Mint form usb drive

thnx for info. couldnt make my laptop install from usb so just went the original route
by Gumbotron
Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 7 XFCE RC1 Bug Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 10911

Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE RC1 Bug Thread

Well my laptop froze twice when i was tryin to add a repository while i was usin Swiftfox. Had around 10 tabs open at both times. Believe i was tryin to add the official ubuntu repositories.
by Gumbotron
Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:03 am
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Keyboard volume buttons not working in Gloria.
Replies: 6
Views: 1983

Re: Keyboard volume buttons not working in Gloria.

the keyboard shortcut commands i used where:

DECREASE: amixer sset Master 5%-
RAISE: amixer sset Master 5%+
MUTE: amixer sset Master toggle
by Gumbotron
Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Grub2 information & Links.
Replies: 84
Views: 130471

Re: Grub 2 information & Links.

heres a article that highlights some of its features

http://news.softpedia.com/news/GRUB-2-The-New-Boot-Loader-in-Ubuntu-9-10-113671.shtml

is this site reliable anyway?
by Gumbotron
Fri Aug 07, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint form usb drive
Replies: 2
Views: 568

Installing Mint form usb drive

I tried it before but it felt like somethin was missing when i installed it on my moms laptop and compared em both. so i reinstlled it through the usual live cd process. Was wonderin which was better. O and my cd burner doesnt work all the time when burnin. Also if i upgrade instead of reinstallin t...
by Gumbotron
Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: XFCE
Topic: XFCE CE 7 Gloria Development update(Aug 10)
Replies: 109
Views: 23761

Re: XFCE CE 7 Gloria Development update(July 10)

where is the answer. the blog was the first thing i saw. a guy asked the same question and it wasnt answered. what im askin is if i download the rc will i be able to do a upgrade to the stable release or will i have to do a clean install?
by Gumbotron
Sun Jul 19, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: XFCE
Topic: XFCE CE 7 Gloria Development update(Aug 10)
Replies: 109
Views: 23761

Re: XFCE CE 7 Gloria Development update(July 10)

if i install this version will i be able to upgrade to the official release?
by Gumbotron
Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Re: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?

Running flash video on a machine with that little RAM is going to have issues, not matter what Distro of Linux you're using. If possible your best bet is to stick some more RAM in there. The Video card could also be an issue. That said you could opt for a lighter desktop environment like openbox / ...
by Gumbotron
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Re: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?

thank you all for the help but is not having a driver installed for my graphics card a possible cause?
by Gumbotron
Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Gloria KDE CE. When?
Replies: 96
Views: 18377

Re: Gloria KDE CE. When?

so is there a 64bit version?

Anyways, thanks for all of your hard work
by Gumbotron
Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Re: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?

Welli havent installed a graphics driver. Can that be a cause? the reason i haven't is because i dont know what the card model is. i do know its an ati card but i dont know which one it is. I tried lookin on google for the specs but no luck i ie your solution richy and it seems like it skimed off a ...
by Gumbotron
Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Deluge (ports)
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Re: Deluge (ports)

yea but i never used samba to begin with, so?
by Gumbotron
Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?
Replies: 9
Views: 652

Which Edition or a different distro on hp ze4500?

Im usin the xfce version of Mint 6 on a hp pavilion ze4500 laptop. Its specs are: 448 mb ram 1.86 ghz amd ahlon xp2500+ 30 gb storage Everytime i run firefox or epiphany and i go on youtube, hulu or some other video site that uses flash the comp becomes sluggish and the cpu shoots up to 98% in the s...
by Gumbotron
Tue Jun 23, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Deluge (ports)
Replies: 3
Views: 839

Deluge (ports)

Im tryin to setup deluge as in setting up its neccesary ports and static ip. I need help doin this. I was able to do this in windows easily but now... I also get a hit from samba with my ip when i am usin Firestarter (a blocked connection from it). dont kno what the hell it is or what its tryin to d...

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