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by techboy317
Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Default file manager
Replies: 7
Views: 3190

Re: Default file manager

introducing weird bugs, inconsistencies and instabilities.
True, but couldn't you "trick" cinnamon into thinking you are running Nemo, when you are actually running something else? Could they do that in the ISO?
by techboy317
Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: [SOLVED] VLC Media Player: Why no DVD support?
Replies: 4
Views: 1079

[SOLVED] VLC Media Player: Why no DVD support?

VLC does not play my DVDs or CDs.

Help!
by techboy317
Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Default file manager
Replies: 7
Views: 3190

Re: Default file manager

Note that it's almost impossible to change file managers in a desktop environment. In a very real sense, the file manager is the essence of the desktop environment. It's the backbone of the DE. Not really. I have used PCManFM on almost ALL major DEs (and uninstalled the defaults) Includes GNOME, Xf...
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Slow boot. 50 seconds !
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: Slow boot. 50 seconds !

By your standards (specs), the bootup is slow. However, my machine boots in 1:12, way longer than yours takes, and I am fine with it. If I can speed it up though, I'm listening.
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Mint EDU edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1607

Mint EDU edition

Hey!
Idea: We make a Linux Mint EDU edition and pitch to schools.
Sorta like Edubuntu, but for old systems (my college uses 2003 computers)
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What are your top tips for a Newbie?
Replies: 645
Views: 310814

Re: What are your top tips for a Newbie?

Get a USB drive. It will save you money in the long run by letting you install distros from IT and not a CD.
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Flat icons
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: Flat icons

Try Papyr icons!
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: Artwork
Topic: Linux Logos
Replies: 1
Views: 1770

Re: Linux Logos

I like it.

Can I order it as a sticker for my laptop?
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Default file manager
Replies: 7
Views: 3190

Default file manager

Right now, the file manager is Nemo.

Maybe try PCManFM as default? I prefer it.
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Mint kde 18 running slow
Replies: 1
Views: 141

Re: Mint kde 18 running slow

Maybe try a lighter DE?

If you prefer KDE (or absolutely NEED it), wait for another reply. If you don't need KDE, I reccomend MATE.
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Give me my classic menu back!
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Give me my classic menu back!

I do not like the menu that Linux Mint has implemented in MATE. How do I get the old one back?
by techboy317
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installed programs not showing up in MATE
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Installed programs not showing up in MATE

When I install a program (any program, not just one), it does not show up in the MATE menu.
Instead, I get this:

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install (app name)
When I click it, I get an error:
Application is already installed. Abort.
Help!

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