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by Kyran
Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Have A $300 Computer To Build...
Replies: 16
Views: 1703

Re: Have A $300 Computer To Build...

You can get a cheap socket 775 Celeron D off eBay for next to nothing nowdays. You could also get a 478 to 775 converter if you're feeling lucky. Probably the most expensive thing in the computer your building should be the motherboard (since you want it to be upgradeable) and PSU (you really don't ...
by Kyran
Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unsupported hardware
Replies: 8
Views: 862

Re: Unsupported hardware

You could try forcing the touchpad driver to load on boot. Try adding 'i8042.nomux' to the end of your kernel boot argument (press 'e' at the grub boot menu).

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kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-11-generic ro quiet splash i8042.nomux
by Kyran
Sun Sep 27, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Transfer OS from one hdd to another
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: Transfer OS from one hdd to another

The manual method is the clone the entire hard drive. I use a tool known as partimage, which is available for Linux computers. If the computer does not run Linux (like the computer I was cloning) various recovery cds include the utility (such as System Rescue Cd). Set the BIOS to boot from CD, inse...
by Kyran
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:04 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Transfer OS from one hdd to another
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: Transfer OS from one hdd to another

You can create an image of you existing drive with partimage (to a network share, spare partition, or external media), then use partimage to write that created image to the new drive. This would need to be done for each partition, and it would probably be best using a LiveCD such as SystemRescueCD. ...
by Kyran
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Cassandra XFCE Community Edition is out!
Replies: 54
Views: 27052

Oh, one thing I have to learn is terminal commands..... I'm used to using 'gedit' in Gnome Terminal..... what is the equivalent command in XFCE Terminal? In vanilla Xfce I use mousepad . Anyone know when xfcemintConfig and xfcemintDesktop are going to be added to the repositories? Or at least where...
by Kyran
Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:06 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Changing startup cassandra Icon
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Use Linux Mint Menu to get the way it was before.

To remove the Cassandra text right click on the logo and go to preferences. Go to applet_text and delete Cassandra. I personally have replaced Cassandra with Start. :)

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