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by vnzjunk
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where to place Grub boot menu safely on win dual boot?
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Where to place Grub boot menu safely on win dual boot?

Hello I have been using mint for several years now on several different computers. Both dual boots with Xp, Vista, and most recently Win7 as well as a single OS Linux Mint setup. On all of the dual boots at one time or another I have managed to corrupt the windows boot sector or the grub boot or so...
by vnzjunk
Tue May 08, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint 12...A step backwards in usability?
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Re: Mint 12...A step backwards in usability?

I generally try to move to a newer version when support drops off for a working older one and newer software versions do not appear for downloading to the older version via the downloader package installer. That and when a newer version of say a browser starts breaking under the older system. I fig...
by vnzjunk
Tue May 08, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint 12...A step backwards in usability?
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Re: Mint 12...A step backwards in usability?

Not sure why the post was moved to a different forum. As a Newbie posting a Newbie question by way of observation into the Newbie question forum ???? At any rate. Still no access the original desktop as appeared upon install. I did manage to click on the upper right border and was able to bring up ...
by vnzjunk
Tue May 08, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint 12...A step backwards in usability?
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Mint 12...A step backwards in usability?

I just installed Mint 12 and must say that my initial observations are less than what I had hoped for. I am sure it is a fine operating system that has all the latest bells and whistles but rite off the bat I lost access to the desktop and nightmares going to experiences with Linux years ago return...
by vnzjunk
Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!
Replies: 22
Views: 15535

Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

My 2 Cents worth Congratulations. I had used an earlier version of Mint a year or so ago. And although I liked it I ended up using a different flavor of Linux. That said. No flavor that I tried would connect my Toshiba Laptop to the internet using its built in wireless. After doing extensive search ...

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