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by billybob
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: Desktop Screenshots Thread - November 2012
Replies: 53
Views: 19787

Re: Desktop Screenshots Thread - November 2012

Linux Mint KDE 13
I like a clean desktop

Image
by billybob
Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Help with partitioning for LMDE installation?
Replies: 14
Views: 6095

Re: Help with partitioning for LMDE installation?

Still wish installer would install to two or more disks. This is the same with April 2012 iso's.
by billybob
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: LMDE RC
Replies: 80
Views: 20885

Re: LMDE RC

Why doesn't the installer allow setting /home on separate drive?
Do I have to set my separate home drive in fstab after install or can i hack the install script?
by billybob
Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:53 am
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Installing Mint Debian with Ubuntu /home partition
Replies: 6
Views: 1933

Re: Installing Mint Debian with Ubuntu /home partition

I do this all the time. Usually delete all dot folders except the ones i want to save settings on like Mozilla and Thunderbird( ( and .mozilla-thunderbird). You can save skype and pidgin and font folders too.
Delete all dot files except for my .conkyrc.

Still back up though
by billybob
Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: LMDE Bug Reports Thread
Replies: 51
Views: 52830

Re: LMDE Bug Reports Thread

I apologize if I am in the wrong thread, I don't know if this is a bug. Is it correct that the LMDE installer will not allow you to install grub to a partition? The only choice seems to be to an MBR. I worked around this and so far LMDE run great. Same here and I won't wipe my mbr. Need to install ...
by billybob
Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: PCLinuxOS, I'm afraid I have some bad news.
Replies: 16
Views: 5759

Re: PCLinuxOS, I'm afraid I have some bad news.

I tries Pclinuxos 07 and gnome edition. Gnome is better for them but to bad the distro is based on Mandriva. Not much in their repos as much as Mint.
by billybob
Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:48 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint is so great! Congratulations.
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: Mint is so great! Congratulations.

Mint has everything I need for my usage. Best of all is the codecs setup as even Ubuntu is hard to keep flash working on. I would have liked to see Mint keep Ubuntus add/remove for software and the auto detect for printers as it would be easier for newbies. Thanks to all for a great distro that Just...
by billybob
Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Gutsy slow login
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Gutsy slow login

I am running Darnya now and notice it a bit less than gutsy. I don't see the printer utility in Darnya or ntfs tool anymore and no games installed. I thought these would have helped newbies. Hopefully next Mint comes on dvd to have room for all the good stuff it deserves.
by billybob
Thu Nov 22, 2007 8:23 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Gutsy slow login
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Gutsy slow login

Login on gutsy is slow after your name and password are entered. Is this the same with Darnya?
I just want to know before I upgrade from Celena.

Thanks
by billybob
Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:39 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Urgent: nVidia users (SOLVED)
Replies: 19
Views: 7625

no problems Geforce 8600 GTS

Geforce 8600 GTS on PNY Verto card
Asus P5B-E MB
by billybob
Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint Install. Where are downloaded files saved
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

Mint Install. Where are downloaded files saved

installed deb with apt are stored in /var/cache/apt/archives/
but where are mint install stored?
I have install games from mint install and don't want to download the big ones again but add them to my Aptoncd

Thanks

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