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by motomartin
Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: icon launching
Replies: 1
Views: 220

icon launching

i've got mint 7 on an old laptop for my 3 yr old to use and he loves it

what i'd like to do is set up his web page shortcuts to the kids pages on the desktop so they open fullscreen ( instead of hitting F11 after opening )

is there a suffix i can add to the properties line to do this ?

thx
by motomartin
Mon May 24, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Was 9 worth the trouble?
Replies: 65
Views: 13041

Re: Was 9 worth the trouble?

i think 8 was slow and 9 was buggy - i've gone back to 7
by motomartin
Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where's my 'taskbar' in M8 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Re: Where's my 'taskbar' in M8 ?

how do i get a terminal up ?

imagine the desktop with nothing on it - i can right click and get a menu and i can install panels - but i've got nothing else
by motomartin
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where's my 'taskbar' in M8 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Where's my 'taskbar' in M8 ?

i'm having a bit of a problem with mint8. been using 7 for a while - no worries so i install 8 -nice interface etc. start having a look round, as you do. now my (windows term ) taskbar along the lower edge has vanished. So i do a bit of research and delete the hidden conf file in /home and reboot no...
by motomartin
Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Boxee - HTPC control software
Replies: 1
Views: 525

Boxee - HTPC control software

Anyone help me out here pls ?

i'm a bit of a newb and not sure how to install this.

I went to package manager and couldn't find it
I tried cut n paste from the boxee website - didn't work

any clues for me pls ?
by motomartin
Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Lexmark Woes
Replies: 2
Views: 494

Lexmark Woes

Thats all really :0 no seriously - has anyone got anywhere trying to get a lexmark up and running on Mint 7 Gloria rc1 - or whatever the latest ver is ? Anyone had any experience of CUPS? i'm currently looking at this page - http://home.swbell.net/berzerke/printing.html i won't even mention that its...

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