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by tsimonc
Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: In the future...
Replies: 51
Views: 14822

Re: In the future...

64 bit is the future .... its crazy to hang with old stuff like 32 bit even after x64 x64 is more advanced and give improved performance.. True, True I fully agree with you on this. Also if you look at what windows and apple are doing 32bit will no longer be used for most computers I can still imag...
by tsimonc
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:36 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: higher resolution for Dell inspiron mini 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Re: higher resolution for Dell inspiron mini 10

In ubuntu 9.what ever ...they need a better naming system :P they have added support for netbooks so now you get the correct resolution so hopefully Mint7 XFCE will have this issue resolved...depending on how much of ubuntu that is actually removed from mint, not 100% certain in that respect seeing ...
by tsimonc
Wed Jul 22, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Artwork
Topic: keep your wallpapers open source!
Replies: 11
Views: 1822

Re: keep your wallpapers open source!

i understand that, but i still think that i wanna figure out HOW ppl did what they did in a wallpaper or something, and am sure others want to too. i believe that we should be as open with our own "source" ( the *.xcf or *.psd file ) as the software developers are with theirs. I dont really mind if...
by tsimonc
Wed Jul 22, 2009 12:48 am
Forum: Artwork
Topic: WHATS WITH ALL THESE **** ADS?
Replies: 5
Views: 1156

Re: WHATS WITH ALL THESE **** ADS?

I think they mistake the "artwork" section for **** :mrgreen:
by tsimonc
Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:51 am
Forum: Xfce
Topic: Changing wireless channels
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Re: Changing wireless channels

I maybe new but I'm not that new :D Sorry, I did really have to ask - just have a look around these forums at some of the questions and you will understand why. :wink: At any rate, you can do it from the command line this way: sudo iwconfig wlan0 channel 2 Read "man iwconfig". he he :P I know what ...
by tsimonc
Sun Jul 19, 2009 6:05 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 7 "Gloria" XFCE RC1 released!
Replies: 15
Views: 12684

Re: Linux Mint 7 "Gloria" XFCE RC1 released!

Oh cool, a little creepy seeing as I only just downloaded mint6 for a netbook. I'm still really impressed with the performance that I can get from a dell inspiron mini 10 seeing as I've tried xubuntu, debian, puppy etc on this trying to find something that works beautifully out of the box and easy i...
by tsimonc
Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: Changing wireless channels
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Re: Changing wireless channels

Menu, Preferences, Network Connections, Wireless, Edit ? I maybe new but I'm not that new :D na I tried every thing that I could think of, and for some reason I just couldn't change the channel no idea why, so I just popped into the belkin and changed the security to wpa2 instead of wep and now it ...
by tsimonc
Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:27 am
Forum: Xfce
Topic: Changing wireless channels
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Changing wireless channels

I've just put mint6 XFCE onto my girls netbook, worked far better than xubuntu which is great because I love mint =D But now when I attempt to connect up to the Internet, but can't because the channel is stuck on 6, and it needs to be on 2 which I can change in ubuntu but not this version of mint. I...
by tsimonc
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: mini Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: mini Mint

Zwopper wrote:Install lxlauncher on top of the fluxbox edition.
O.o I have not seen this before =D teh awesome.
by tsimonc
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: higher resolution for Dell inspiron mini 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Re: higher resolution for Dell inspiron mini 10

"00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) (rev 07) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) Graphics Controller (rev 07) 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) HD Audio Controller (...
by tsimonc
Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:15 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: mini Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: mini Mint

really cut down version of mint Try the fluxbox CE Not available for Gloria yet but the Felicia edition is really good ' I knows I have that for my desktop :P it's really nice to use, but I was thinking more on the lines of some thing like ubuntu net book edition. Fluxbox is pretty and all but most...
by tsimonc
Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:27 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: higher resolution for Dell inspiron mini 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

higher resolution for Dell inspiron mini 10

My girl has bought a Dell inspiron mini 10 and the resolution will only go to 800*576 is there any way to up this?
by tsimonc
Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: mini Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 858

mini Mint

I don't know if this has been said before but sorry in advance if done so. I work with computers allot and recently my girlfriend bought a dell mini and those come with xp but due to how slow it was I suggested linux, so now it's got mint :P it is the only linux distro that she likes after seeing my...
by tsimonc
Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:46 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: NVIDIA with SLI
Replies: 25
Views: 15862

Re: NVIDIA with SLI

yeh it's a lower case L I think I'll just do a fresh install and try again seems to be playing up a bit.
by tsimonc
Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:33 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: NVIDIA with SLI
Replies: 25
Views: 15862

Re: NVIDIA with SLI

I know that this will sound a little silly but I can't get past this part $ lspci | grep -i vga 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G80 [GeForce 8800 GTS] (rev a2) 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G80 [GeForce 8800 GTS] (rev a2) I'm not 100% what I'm doing wron...
by tsimonc
Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: This may be a show stopper....
Replies: 25
Views: 3603

Re: This may be a show stopper....

This is one of the few reasons why I don't touch ati cards, always nvidia main prob is sli though it makes me cry.
by tsimonc
Sun May 17, 2009 1:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: unable to install mint :'(
Replies: 4
Views: 819

Re: unable to install mint :'(

I've never had issues with the xfx nvidia graphics cards before, but this is the first time I've tried an xfx mobo before so that could be the issue. My bios is all up to date, I'm not one to leave my pc out of date =D there is always an issue with hardware when you first buy them I tend to notice. ...
by tsimonc
Sat May 16, 2009 1:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: unable to install mint :'(
Replies: 4
Views: 819

Re: unable to install mint :'(

No I have not yet tried the 64bit version but I don't see the point seeing as I'm able to install unix based distros and not just linux, but I will try once I get the chance to grab a 64bt version of mint. thanks for the sli link =D will be of some help. Wow that machine was stolen out of the Pentag...
by tsimonc
Wed May 13, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: unable to install mint :'(
Replies: 4
Views: 819

unable to install mint :'(

I've recently built my new desktop but can't seem to be able to install mint or at that any distro of linux except opensolaris, the installation will get to the battery check and then it will fail. My system is CPU: intel Q9650 Mobo: XFX 780i RAM: Giel Evoone 8GB Graphic:2 XFX 9800GT 512mb PSU: OCZG...

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