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by mintnewbie63
Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint 14 Cinnamon, problem with panel
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Mint 14 Cinnamon, problem with panel

Thank you abnvolk, had not seen that one, :D it's all good now, thanks again for your help!
by mintnewbie63
Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint 14 Cinnamon, problem with panel
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Mint 14 Cinnamon, problem with panel

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happy Christmas to all, Just installed Nadia with Cinnamon and I have a problem with the panel, the area that houses the calender and the time, all the applets have changed size and now I can only see 1/4 of them is there a solution for this?
by mintnewbie63
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I wish to use Mint but!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1058

Re: I wish to use Mint but!!!

Hi bootneck02, I will also agree with everything HughT has written on his post: 1) strickly recomended to install any Linux OS second, that means that since you already have windows 7 installed all you have to do is just install the Linux OS of your choice, this happens because windows cannot read L...
by mintnewbie63
Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 3464

Re: No Wireless on Newly Installed Linux Mint

Hi Vindurauga, Please before you do anything to the driver check your network manager if wired and wireless connections are enabled, I don't think there is anything wrong with the drivers, if the network manager is OK but you still cannot connect to internet check your modem settings under adsl and ...
by mintnewbie63
Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New router modem
Replies: 11
Views: 835

Re: New router modem

Hi, a) have you enabled wired connections in network manager? b) did you make the correct settings in the router/modem? c) what OS have you got in your machine? d) can you post the settings of your router/modem without your personal details here so we can see if there is a mistake in them? if the pr...
by mintnewbie63
Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Compiz 3d settings
Replies: 3
Views: 559

Re: Compiz 3d settings

Hi Scott, from what i see you also have the same problem that i had with compiz, also you have sent a personal e-mail to me stating that you have been doing research on how to get the sphere working in compiz, that you have the some gpu (Asus EAH3450) as i have, that when you installed LinuxMint it ...
by mintnewbie63
Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Problem with compiz config.
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

Re:[SOLVED] Problem with compiz config.

Hi vincent, Yes i followed your instructions and it's working good, but someone must worn the guys from compiz that what is written on their site under the set up tab is wrong, it actually says to add the line with Option "AIGLX" "true" on the first section from the top ( "Server layout" section i t...
by mintnewbie63
Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Problem with compiz config.
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

Re: Problem with compiz config.[SOLVED]

Hi and Thank you all for your kind help with my problems, the reason for posting the way i did is that first i thought it was a problem with the ATI catalyst or the HD3200 chipset, after googling and going through a lot of simple & limited "how to's" i come to "compiz conf in ubuntu" in ubuntu's off...
by mintnewbie63
Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Problem with compiz config.
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

Re: Problem with compiz config.

Hi, i finally found what the problem is:gary@gary-desktop ~ $ cd Documents gary@gary-desktop ~/Documents $ ./compiz-check Gathering information about your system... Distribution: Linux Mint Desktop environment: GNOME Graphics chip: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 3200 Graphics Driver in use: fglrx Re...
by mintnewbie63
Mon Sep 13, 2010 1:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Problem with compiz config.
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

Re: Problem with compiz config.

Hi again, i dont know if this helps but by running "compiz --replace" command this is what it gives me:gary@gary-desktop ~ $ compiz --replace compiz (video) - Warn: No 8 bit GLX pixmap format, disabling YV12 image format I/O warning : failed to load external entity "/home/gary/.compiz/session/10730b...
by mintnewbie63
Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Problem with compiz config.
Replies: 8
Views: 1221

Problem with compiz config.

I finally got rid of the radeon 3450 card and I am using the motherboards ati hd3200 integrated chipset, I activated the ati proprietory driver from 'hardware drivers', I set up ati catalyst control which at display manager gives me only one choice 'single display desktop (multi-desktop). I dont kno...
by mintnewbie63
Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:19 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Building a PC just for linux?
Replies: 15
Views: 2596

Re: Building a PC just for linux?

Hello Akanbe I had build my desktop two years ago, I started with computers in 2007 until then I knew nothing about them, it's very easy if you read the instructions carefully and you ask for help in the Linux forums for things you don't know, personally I don't trust online shoping I would go to a ...
by mintnewbie63
Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:46 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Officially removing myself from Google...
Replies: 109
Views: 12242

Re: Officially removing myself from Google...

I'm not removing myself from anywhere, so what if they know I have $200 in my bank account, what good will that do to them, will they be able to sell me a new high powered computer system loaded with internet applications when I don't need it, who cares if they know my name, my address, my age, I'm ...
by mintnewbie63
Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED - sort of) A Noob with Install Problemo
Replies: 16
Views: 2221

Re: A Noob with Install Problemo

Hello Daveman I hope you have found the solution to your problem by now but if you haven't I would suggest that you download a new iso image of Mint9 and without trying to extract anything from it burn it on a disc, by trying to extract any files from the iso image you have damaged it's files that's...
by mintnewbie63
Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Solved)Create a customized Mint9 live iso and install
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: (Solved)Create a customized Mint9 live iso and install

Hello and Thank you phd7 for your advice on installing Mint9 on usb stick, I was not sure if I could add software or files after the installation to the usb stick had taken place, I tried to create the iso image with all the extra software by using Remastersys which gave me an iso 3.7Gb in size, but...
by mintnewbie63
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Solved)Create a customized Mint9 live iso and install
Replies: 3
Views: 758

(Solved)Create a customized Mint9 live iso and install

Hello to everyone I have installed Puppy4.2.1 in a usb flash drive, also by using Ubuntu Customization Kit I was able to create a custom Ubuntu live iso but without any proprietory codecs or software like Skype, Picasa. I would like to know if there is a way to create a custom Mint9 live iso with al...
by mintnewbie63
Mon Jul 05, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Down Under(Australia)
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Hello from Down Under(Australia)

Hi to all Linux Mint Users, I am a newbie on computers and Linux distros, my name is Gary, I started on a Vista laptop in 2007 an ACER 3684 wxmi and after four recovery's within six month's I gave Linux a try I had found a couple of disk's with CentOS, UserOS and G-OS then I come up Mint5, I had pro...

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