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by eightup1
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: can i switch back to previous version of cinnamon? (Solved)
Replies: 12
Views: 1504

Re: can i switch back to previous version of cinnamon? (Solv

Solved ... wrong video drivers were installed with update and computer was in fallback mode , uninstalling drivers solved the problem
by eightup1
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: can i switch back to previous version of cinnamon? (Solved)
Replies: 12
Views: 1504

Re: can i switch back to previous version of cinnamon ??

this is the first time i have been back on this laptop ... I just found out that i have NO other desktops any more , im not sure which one im stuck with but it's the only one that loads no matter what kind of session i start .... I have a menu at the top that says applications and places and a botto...
by eightup1
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: can i switch back to previous version of cinnamon? (Solved)
Replies: 12
Views: 1504

can i switch back to previous version of cinnamon? (Solved)

is there any way to switch back to the previous version of cinnamon ? this update ruined it for me , i cant seem to find any controls on it to remove the bottom panel ... can't move the menu to the bottom where i want it .... I can't even figure out why it was put at the top ... i was under the impr...
by eightup1
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: what desktop effects do you use?
Replies: 14
Views: 2544

Re: what desktop effects do you use?

Lumikki wrote:I never use any desktop effects. I allways take them all off.
so do i and every time cinnamon updates it keeps turning them back on
by eightup1
Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:18 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: screen goes blank with no way to recover
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: screen goes blank with no way to recover

hhead wrote:I have this problem I think it might be to do with xscreensaver? Do you have it installed?
no i dont have xscreensaver installed , but im going to try Rokens sugestion and see what happens
by eightup1
Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: screen goes blank with no way to recover
Replies: 3
Views: 748

screen goes blank with no way to recover

HP 2000 laptop mint 12 . if i walk away from my laptop for more than ten minutes the screen blanks out as if it's going into power saving mode but then there is no way to get screen brightness back , screen controls do not work and the only thing left to do is reisub to reboot . ive checked to make ...
by eightup1
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: My thinking about CINNAMON
Replies: 18
Views: 7015

Re: My thinking about CINNAMON

craig10x wrote: COMBINED with more modern technology (advantages of the new Gnome3 itself
i must be mising something , i do not see one single bennefit of gnome 3 all i see is unneccesary flash and glam that makes it laggy slow and buggy,
by eightup1
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint 13 LTS ideas?
Replies: 79
Views: 14983

Re: Mint 13 LTS ideas?

Cinnamon is going to be our Saviour ... im using it now , it has a long way to go but I'm loving it
by eightup1
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Clem is awesome.
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: Clem is awesome.

Let's be real here. Linux Mint 12 pretty much sucks. It's been pretty sucky for me ... slow, buggy , confusing ... but since i installed cinnamon im a lot happier with it ... it's still laggy but i can deal with it . I love the direction that clem is going with cinnamon , i just hope he's able to b...
by eightup1
Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: My thinking about CINNAMON
Replies: 18
Views: 7015

Re: My thinking about CINNAMON

I really like the direction cinnamon is going in , i find it missing a lot of features that i truly want like being able to easily re arrange the icons on the bottom panel .... i can't figure out how to get larger fonts or icons in the menu yet and a few other things but i know clem will get it all ...
by eightup1
Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

yeah thats it , it's just user error , because YOU have never had a problem with the hardware you are using it must be MY error ... the fact that this forum even exists is PROOF that linux doesn't just work , it's a different experience for every person that uses it based on the hardware they have t...
by eightup1
Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

So what? then they shall stay with Win. :lol: Linux is not Windows (old but still true) well yeah , the only problem with that thinking is that the only reason Linux doesn't have good vendor support is because not enough people use it for them to bother writing drivers for linux .... we NEED to gai...
by eightup1
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

because if you log in with LXDE there is NO brightness controls anywhere in the entire system Guess I'm lucky. On my Mint LXDE, preferences/Power Management has a brightness control that functions perfectly. Maybe i just couldn't find it because the screen was so dark but even if i could have, it w...
by eightup1
Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

from my experience with all the various linux distros, the brightness keys never work...but the brightness setting in the system settings certainly works and very efficiently too...why must you do it with your keys? :wink: :lol: because if you log in with LXDE there is NO brightness controls anywhe...
by eightup1
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Where is my HANDBRAKE !!! ( solved )
Replies: 14
Views: 3499

Re: Where is my HANDBRAKE !!!

kwisher wrote:Just found the link below for a solution to Handbrake and Mint-12.

http://lincgeek.org/blog/?p=1466
Thank you so much seems to be working fine for me ...
by eightup1
Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint 12 very difficult to configure
Replies: 37
Views: 4334

Re: [SOLVED] Mint 12 very difficult to configure

I discovered that some of the files on the installation media wee corrupted. So... New iso downloaded and burned... Start installation again... It all works... I just wish that I could find where to disable the annoying sounds at logon/logoff. Anyone know? if you just want to disable the login soun...
by eightup1
Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:32 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

And again brightness controls are not working , so there must be some driver randomly loading at startup ....
by eightup1
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Gnome-3 "Shell Extensions"
Replies: 26
Views: 14535

Re: Gnome-3 "Shell Extensions"

Ubuntu with Unity = dictator telling you what your desktop experience will be. Gnome 3 = freedom to choose. I'll stick with Gnome 3 thank you. How Does Gnome 3 equal freedom ? I choose to NOT have my OS pop up in my face and steal focus all the time . i choose to Not have ANY side bar of any kind E...
by eightup1
Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

In reply to the people bashing me for being extremely frustrated about the Distro that i have loved and donated over $1,200 to over the years . while I commend Clem for trying to make Ubuntu more Usable for the average person the fact remains , 12 is a great big mess ( at least for me ) it's buggy, ...
by eightup1
Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: linux loses another user forever
Replies: 49
Views: 6470

Re: linux loses another user forever

Remember this post of yours? I do and my opinion hasn't changed even the slightest ... the more i use 12 the more i find wrong with it .... which is EXACTLY why i did not try putting Mint on a USB for my friend i tried 4 other distros . i fully believe mint 13 will be better ... but in the mean tim...

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