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by haylocki
Tue Oct 12, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Switching Desktops & Cruft removal
Replies: 2
Views: 1369

Re: Switching Desktops & Cruft removal

Hi, way to go totally misunderstanding my post :roll: Maybe it's the way that I wrote it. You'll notice I posted in the "General Topics" section, rather than the "Suggestions & new Ideas" section. Why was this? Oh because I was not suggesting the devs implement my idea, I was just throwing the idea ...
by haylocki
Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Switching Desktops & Cruft removal
Replies: 2
Views: 1369

Switching Desktops & Cruft removal

Hi, I am currently running LMDE with XFCE on my laptop. As there is no official LMDE XFCE edition I had to install the default Gnome desktop then switch to XFCE. This means I have unnecessary Gnome packages installed on my system. What I have been thinking about is a way to manage removing this extr...
by haylocki
Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Which Mint for 256MB RAM and Pentium III?
Replies: 23
Views: 22516

Re: Which Mint for 256MB RAM and Pentium III?

Hi, I am currently running Linux Mint Debian Edition on a 256MB Pentium III laptop. The Desktop I'm using is XFCE. Currently have 90MB free even though I have firefox & Deluge running. I think XFCE is much more integrated than LXDE, and don't really notice any difference from the Gnome desktop when ...
by haylocki
Thu Sep 23, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint Debian (201009) released!
Replies: 163
Views: 150505

Re: Linux Mint Debian (201009) released!

Hi, Tried to install LMDE on a Tecra 8200 with 256MB ram Gets all the way to "removing live packages" then locks up :( Not one to be put off I took the hard drive out and put it in a Dell Inspiron 1000 Installed perfectly, so back to the Tecra went the hard drive. Restart and Woohoo LMDE on my Tecra...
by haylocki
Fri May 21, 2010 11:00 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Make mintUpdate work through proxy
Replies: 38
Views: 23902

Re: Make mintUpdate work through proxy

Hi, if you right click on the network icon in the taskbar. then select "connection information" You should see an ip address in "default route" This is the ip address of your router. If you want your computer to work at home and work, just enter the ip address 127.0.0.1. This is a loopback address, ...
by haylocki
Fri May 21, 2010 4:56 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Make mintUpdate work through proxy
Replies: 38
Views: 23902

Re: Make mintUpdate work through proxy

Hi Staffie, think a might have a cure for this problem. Check the settings in mintupdate > edit > preferences > update method There is an option "Internet check (domain name or IP address)" This defaults to "google.com" I changed this to the ip address of my router and POW! mintupdate works. I think...

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