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by bigdee
Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: MintBackup Tool not opening [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1327

Re: MintBackup Tool not opening [SOLVED]

A big thank you from me too grizzler. :D
by bigdee
Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:52 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: We need more testers to the new incoming repo (how-to)
Replies: 434
Views: 148415

Re: We need more testers to the new incoming repo (how-to)

Installed Update Pack 2 and absolutely no problems what so ever.
It's more great work by the devs, but it is pretty boring.
Can't they squeeze in just one little deliberate mistake/bug? :D
by bigdee
Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: We need more testers to the new incoming repo (how-to)
Replies: 434
Views: 148415

Re: We need more testers to the new incoming repo (how-to)

ZeroZero,
I have been reading all your expert advice to wyroak, SimonTS and tompravi and putting it into practice on my system and I am pleased to say I too am now a fully fledged guinea pig. :D

Thanks a bunch.
by bigdee
Sat May 14, 2011 4:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Extremely Impressed with Katya
Replies: 11
Views: 4601

Re: Extremely Impressed with Katya

I totally agree. I am looking forward to running Katya final in the next week or so and saying goodbye to the not so friendly LMDE.
by bigdee
Mon Mar 14, 2011 6:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't run MintUpdate
Replies: 3
Views: 1063

Re: Can't run MintUpdate

Cannot refresh packages! Result from sudo apt-get update E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_debian_import_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. This is also happen...
by bigdee
Wed May 19, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 9 released!
Replies: 118
Views: 90675

Re: Linux Mint 9 released!

Thank you to Clem and all the developers for another superb Mint edition. It is working like a dream. :D
by bigdee
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: how-to upgrade firefox to latest version
Replies: 22
Views: 10310

Re: how-to upgrade firefox to latest version

Thanks cra1g321, your How-To worked perfectly :D
by bigdee
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 3.6
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: Firefox 3.6

Thanks p_c.

I'll wait.
by bigdee
Wed Feb 03, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 3.6
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: Firefox 3.6

Thanks p_c. By next release I take it you mean Isadora? :(

However I had hoped that Firefox 3.6 would come through the usual channels, namely MintUpdate?
by bigdee
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 3.6
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Firefox 3.6

I am looking eagerly forward to the minted version of Firefox 3.6.
Any news on the date of it's arrival? :)
by bigdee
Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:09 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: grub in helena
Replies: 20
Views: 2069

Re: grub in helena

I have a single hard drive which I cleared of all previous partitions using Helena's partitioning tool. I had run Helena Live from which I did a full install and which said Grub was being installed. Rebooted and waited for the grub boot screen. It did not appear and Helena loaded successfully and is...
by bigdee
Fri Oct 23, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: HML - the future of Linux?
Replies: 21
Views: 2651

Re: HML - the future of Linux?

Double YUK!!! :roll:
by bigdee
Thu Jul 09, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Happy 4th of July!
Replies: 7
Views: 604

Re: Happy 4th of July!

Yes?
Where IS the English National Flag (The flag of Saint George) in the Avatars?? :)
by bigdee
Sat Jul 04, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Happy 4th of July!
Replies: 7
Views: 604

Re: Happy 4th of July!

I am sad :( that after 223 years you guys still do not realize what a terrible mistake you made in leaving the protection of the old country. :D :D :D

HAPPY HOLIDAY :D :D :D
by bigdee
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mintupdate Error
Replies: 6
Views: 2302

Re: Mintupdate Error

Husse. That worked like a dream. I will keep a copy of your instruction just in case......

You are a star. :D

Thanks again.
by bigdee
Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mintupdate Error
Replies: 6
Views: 2302

Re: Mintupdate Error

Thanks Husse, I wondered whether the repository downtime may have had something to do with the error, but the error persists four days later?? :shock:
by bigdee
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:47 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mintupdate Error
Replies: 6
Views: 2302

Mintupdate Error

mintUpdate reporting an error "Could not refresh the list of packages" after many attempted refreshes. Tried to update through Synaptic and got error :- "E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_gloria_m...
by bigdee
Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: Artwork
Topic: Fractal Mint - Updated
Replies: 8
Views: 1200

Re: Fractal Mint

I like it a lot. :D Please do a wide screen version.
by bigdee
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:40 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: How likely is it that Mint will be around 10 years from now?
Replies: 29
Views: 5609

Re: How likely is it that Mint will be around 10 years from now?

Great response Fred.

From another Oldie :D
by bigdee
Sat Nov 08, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install OpenOffice3
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

Re: How to install OpenOffice3

Same problem here. I am back using oo 2.4 after a Synaptic delete and reinstall. I too am using Mint 5 64 bit.

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