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by BlackJackMarcus
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Old laptop advice
Replies: 9
Views: 308

Re: Old laptop advice

I've got a C700 (500G HDD and 2G ram) with Mint XFCE installed on it. Gets a little bogged down if lots of web pages are open (>15) using Opera or Firefox. I initially used Lubuntu then tried Mint XFCE and stuck with that. Takes a while to boot up but once its there it runs everyday tasks fine. Just...
by BlackJackMarcus
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: MP3 to CDA Conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: MP3 to CDA Conversion

Have you checked that when burning the disk you are "Closing the Disk" which means no more information can be written to it. Many CD/DVD players won't play the disk unless it is closed. Equally only the CD/DVD recorder that the music was recorded on will play it.
by BlackJackMarcus
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Freemind [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 2569

Re: Freemind [SOLVED]

I couldn't get Freemind to run in Mint XFCE 18 and then discovered Freeplane. Its very very similar to Freemind, loads mm files ok and is available from the default repository (Mint Software Manager).
by BlackJackMarcus
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What made you switch to Linux Mint?
Replies: 601
Views: 76416

Re: What made you switch to Linux Mint?

My experience echoes many posts here. I was a long time Windows user, tried various Linux distros over the years but driver issues always sent me back to Windows. Win10 came along and it was time to have another look, tried Mint 17 and immediately thought wow this works, tried several other distros ...

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