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by drum
Sat May 05, 2007 6:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: set up wireless to start at boot? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2498

Hi Boo,
The first way you told me worked fine thanks.
I unchecked roaming mode and set my essid and network password and rebooted and it connects automatically.
I'll keep your more advanced way as a reference for the future.
Cheers mate. where abouts in OZ are you?
Regards
:D
by drum
Fri May 04, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: set up wireless to start at boot? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2498

Thanks Boo, I don't think I was clear enough. Newbie :-) After I boot up I have no wireless connection so in Gnome I go to wlassistant in Apps/Internet and open it and it tells me I have to be root, so i go to terminal as root and type wlassistant and it comes up and connects to my Netgear router ju...
by drum
Fri May 04, 2007 10:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: set up wireless to start at boot? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 2498

set up wireless to start at boot? SOLVED

I can get wireless connection by running wlassistant as root but how do I set it up to start automatically at boot?
Your help will be appreciated
Thanks
:D
by drum
Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Gaim finished ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1740

sorry,stupid me.
I was thinking of Arch LInux
Yes I tried Kopete in Mint and I can't get it to connect.
I'll mess with it some more later. Maybe I have wrong pasword.
:D
by drum
Tue Apr 24, 2007 9:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Gaim finished ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1740

Hi bef,
I hope Pidgin is released soon
I can't get Kopete, is it in the repos
Pacman won't bring it down.
cheers :)
by drum
Tue Apr 24, 2007 6:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Gaim finished ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1740

Gaim finished ?

None of my distros will connect to gaim anymore.
Where can I get it's replacement - Pidgin?
Whats going on with all this?
Thanks
:?
by drum
Sun Apr 22, 2007 8:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Birthday present "out of range" SOLVED
Replies: 16
Views: 4073

Well it 'aint broke really so I aint gonna fix it anymore :lol: I can live with the very slight stretching and I love the brightness and sharpness of the new lcd compared to my old crt which I've given to my daughter. Next I'm going to put Mint on her computer and get rid of windows. It's slowed rig...
by drum
Thu Apr 19, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Birthday present "out of range" SOLVED
Replies: 16
Views: 4073

Thanks telic, I did what you suggested -added (Modes "1440x900_60" ) to my xorg and everything is back to normal. The new lcd is looking good with Mint/Beryl. I've just got to get used to a slight "stretching" in the widescreen. I'll get used to it. Everything is much sharper and brighter now. I app...
by drum
Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Birthday present "out of range" SOLVED
Replies: 16
Views: 4073

hi telic, thanks for your fast reply. As you know I can't get Mint up on the new lcd so I can't go into Bianca > System Tools > NVIDIA X Server Settings > X Server Display Configuration I tried connecting up the old crt and going to that config gui and changing the res to the lcd's 1440x900 and then...
by drum
Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Birthday present "out of range" SOLVED
Replies: 16
Views: 4073

Birthday present "out of range" SOLVED

Hi Newbie helpers, Just got an Asus VW192t lcd 19' widescreen monitor for my birthday, lucky me. Bianca/gnome/nvidia/beryl works great on my old crt but is "out of range" on lcd. I got the asus horizontal and vertical specs from website and changed them in xorg but still "out of range" I don't want ...
by drum
Wed Apr 18, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Beryl makes things disappear SOLVED
Replies: 2
Views: 1773

Dear telic,
You are a genius :wink:
Did what you said and everything is back to normal.
Thanks so much and yeah to Mint
:D
by drum
Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Beryl makes things disappear SOLVED
Replies: 2
Views: 1773

Beryl makes things disappear SOLVED

Just installed beryl 2.0 on Bianca/gnome and the bar with max/min/close buttons has gone from all my programs.
Also gnome terminal comes up as a blank white screen.
There is no border round drop down boxes such as synaptic/search etc.
Any ideas what needs to be fixed please
:? :)
by drum
Tue Feb 27, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Failed on getting apt key
Replies: 1
Views: 1386

Failed on getting apt key

When I try and get the key to insatll repo for beryl after adding repo to sources list I get this: Any ideas please? wget http://ubuntu.beryl-project.org/root@lupine.me.uk.gpg -O- | apt-key add - Password: --14:19:12-- http://ubuntu.beryl-project.org/root@lupine.me.uk.gpg => `-' Resolving ubuntu.ber...
by drum
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Howto: setting up Beryl on Linux Mint
Replies: 42
Views: 35768

Hi, I added the repos as per instructins and then got this when getting the key. Please help Regards sudo wget http://ubuntu.beryl-project.org/root@lupine.me.uk.gpg -O- | apt-key add - --12:13:59-- http://ubuntu.beryl-project.org/root@lupine.me.uk.gpg => `-' Resolving ubuntu.beryl-project.org... 195...
by drum
Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:35 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Howto: setting up Beryl on Linux Mint
Replies: 42
Views: 35768

Life with beryl

Hi, I followed Alephcat's instructions to the T and beryl worked fine till reboot then the beryl logo came up waving for a couple of seconds OK but the desktop was frozen. No option but to hit the reset button. I tried rebooting into the Failsafe Gnome option and it was the same except for an error ...
by drum
Sun Dec 24, 2006 8:33 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: nvidia card & Bea. Help please SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 2533

Thanks to all. At age 70 I've been using Linux for a couple of years and it's the best thing since sliced bread. I love learning things like this:- [/quote]Pressed CTRL + ALT + F1, logged in, ran sudo init 3, ran sudo envy, then typed reboot. It worked and I get the nvidia splash on boot. What diffe...
by drum
Sat Dec 23, 2006 3:05 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: nvidia card & Bea. Help please SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 2533

Thanks Arv3n After I hit option 1 in the envy script my screen blacks out before I can read anything that follows. I have to do ctl-alt-f1 to get to a login and then I do startx but it takes me to a new desktop with none of my settings on it. I reboot back to my normal desktop again. No sign of the ...
by drum
Fri Dec 22, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: nvidia card & Bea. Help please SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 2533

nvidia card & Bea. Help please SOLVED

Hi,
How do I get Bea to recognise my Nvidia 5200 card at boot up?


BTW guys, Bea is terrific.
Thanks
:D

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