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by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?
Replies: 9
Views: 1636

Re: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?

What's wrong with the software manager? mintInstall is a very good application To answer your question - you can't change what's on the very left in mintMenu It's hardcoded into the application - it's of course possible if you are a skilled python programmer, but then you would not have to ask :) t...
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: startup manager won't run
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: startup manager won't run

Try this: Finally figured out how to launch Startup Manager from mintMenu. The menu item as installed attempts to use the command "su-to-root -X -c /usr/sbin/startupmanager" The command must be changed to "gksu -c /usr/sbin/startupmanager". To do this : Right Click Menu > Edit M...
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?
Replies: 9
Views: 1636

Re: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?

Sorry about that I gave advice on an assumption :oops: it looks like to do what you want you will have to edit some config files for the mint menu which unfortunately I don't now anything about :lol: although it's probably something in this folder which you'd need to edit maybe in the sub folder ca...
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: is dual booting on pen drives possible?
Replies: 2
Views: 369

is dual booting on pen drives possible?

i've got both linux mint and backtrack 3 on my pen drive but when i boot into it, it just boots to the most recent one installed (bt3). is there any way to setup dual booting on pen drives?
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 7:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: startup manager won't run
Replies: 8
Views: 735

startup manager won't run

i just installed startup manager but when i click to start it, nothing happens. i uninstalled it and reinstalled it via synaptic but it still isn't doing anything.

any help?
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?
Replies: 9
Views: 1636

Re: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?

I don't like the software manager at all, so i downloaded gnome-app-install instead. Is there any way i can change the software manager button to run gnome-app-install instead? you can change those type of things in Main Menu it's under preferences in the Mint Menu actually, that didn't really help...
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?
Replies: 9
Views: 1636

Re: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?

nice, you are quite a helpful person. this is the second time you've helped me advance my knowledge. thank you
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?
Replies: 9
Views: 1636

can i change mint menu buttons and what they launch?

I don't like the software manager at all, so i downloaded gnome-app-install instead. Is there any way i can change the software manager button to run gnome-app-install instead?
by on0bi
Sun Jun 07, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: are any of these "improvments" fixable?
Replies: 4
Views: 549

Re: are any of these "improvments" fixable?

thanks for your replies guys, they really helped out
by on0bi
Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: are any of these "improvments" fixable?
Replies: 4
Views: 549

are any of these "improvments" fixable?

so, i'm an avid user of ubuntu. i've been using it for quite some time but i find more and more that i don't know as much as i think i do about ubuntu and linux in general, so when i found out linux mint is a derivative of ubuntu, i had to check it out. to be honest, it impressed me. they really put...
by on0bi
Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to add .gpg key's
Replies: 3
Views: 490

Re: how to add .gpg key's

so there is nothing at all like Administration->Software Sources to deal with repos?
by on0bi
Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how do i lock panel bars?
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Re: how do i lock panel bars?

kei84 wrote:You don`t have to lock. They stay whre you put them.


i don't have them expanded, i think they look better smaller.

is there any way to lock them without expanding them?
by on0bi
Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how do i lock panel bars?
Replies: 2
Views: 232

how do i lock panel bars?

I've got two panel bars and i have them to both be positioned at the bottom, one on top of the other. only problem is, they pyramid to longest goes to the bottom bottom, and the shortest goes to the bottom top. i want them to stay where i put them. is there any way to just lock them where i want the...
by on0bi
Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Wine
Replies: 7
Views: 907

Re: Installing Wine

linux mint is derived from ubuntu. so anything that works on ubuntu, works on mint. when you go to install something but it doesn't show anything for mint version, just look for an ubuntu version.
by on0bi
Fri Jun 05, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to add .gpg key's
Replies: 3
Views: 490

how to add .gpg key's

hello, i just switched to mint today. i've used ubuntu a lot and have become very familiar with it, but i'm having trouble finding some things in mint. for one, in ubuntu, there was the software sources application that i used quiet often. i can't seem to find anything like that in mint. is it there...

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