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by shekkieface
Tue May 17, 2011 5:43 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: My wireless Drivers is not working..
Replies: 2
Views: 954

My wireless Drivers is not working..

My Laptop is a Acer WLMi5004. The only way I can make the internet work is to connect it with an ethernet cable to install updates. On linux mint 9 my orange light used to light up, but now using Linux Mint 11 the light doesn't even show up. How do I make my wireless drivers work? I installed the CD...
by shekkieface
Fri Sep 10, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where is my linux partition?
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Where is my linux partition?

I wanted to install linux on the same hard drive as my windows and make it where I have a choice to choose between windows and linux upon bootup. After installing linux I never got a choice to choose and I can't find the linux install directory anywhere.. It just took a chunk out of my hard drive an...
by shekkieface
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Update not working..
Replies: 1
Views: 516

Update not working..

Every time I try to update I receive this error.. W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mountall/mountall_2.15.2_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.167 80] W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox-gnome-support_3.6.9+build1+nobino...
by shekkieface
Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How make a program the default one for powerpoint..
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: How make a program the default one for powerpoint..

I opened up wine configurations but I don't know where riched20.dll is located at. Can you give a easy tutorial, thanks.
by shekkieface
Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How make a program the default one for powerpoint..
Replies: 4
Views: 310

How make a program the default one for powerpoint..

I installed Microsoft Office and Openoffice and I want open office to be the default opener because powerpoint in office doesn't work and it crashes all the time. How do I make openoffice the default program?
by shekkieface
Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to restore the desktop button on task bar?...
Replies: 1
Views: 196

How to restore the desktop button on task bar?...

I accidentally deleted the desktop button on the task bar and when I try to restore it, it covers up the program rectangle box. How do I make the desktop button on task bar w/out covering up anything on the task bar.
by shekkieface
Sun Jul 11, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: OSX Theme?
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

OSX Theme?

Is there a theme for Mint 9 for it to look and feel like Mac OSX?
by shekkieface
Thu Jul 08, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Microsoft Office 2007 PowerPoint...
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Microsoft Office 2007 PowerPoint...

I am currently using Wine to run Microsoft Office Word 2007 on my laptop which works perfectly, but when I try to open up PowerPoint I get a crash having the Splash screen stay on the background for a long time then giving me an error report. My question is 1. How do I make PowerPoint work or 2. How...
by shekkieface
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to run windows programs on Linux (.exe)?
Replies: 15
Views: 1632

How to run windows programs on Linux (.exe)?

I have .exe extentions that I would like to use on my linux system. How would I be able to make it where I can run this?
by shekkieface
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What does the ls command mean?
Replies: 1
Views: 993

What does the ls command mean?

What does the ls command mean? I'm having a hard time memorizing all the commands, so I'm trying to understand them.
by shekkieface
Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to delete a password on the login screen?
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: How to delete a password on the login screen?

Those answers are assuming you know the password to login to the system. What if you don't know the password and you can't recover it.
by shekkieface
Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to delete a password on the login screen?
Replies: 4
Views: 316

How to delete a password on the login screen?

In windows you have to boot into safe mode and goto the administrator account and delete the users login password to change it or delete the password.
But how do I do a similar process with linux?
by shekkieface
Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to turn off a computer connected in LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: How to turn off a computer connected in LAN

Is there a way to do it without installing anything on the other computer? What if the other computer is windows or mac?
by shekkieface
Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to turn off a computer connected in LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 244

How to turn off a computer connected in LAN

In windows you have to goto CMD then type in Net View.
Open another CMD then type in shutdown -i

How would I do this in linux? I want to turn off my computers that are downstairs remotely from my laptop.
by shekkieface
Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to increase process priority..
Replies: 1
Views: 1086

How to increase process priority..

In windows I used to use Task Manager to change the priority of the processes to Above Normal to make them run smoother. Is there a simple way for me to do this in linux?
by shekkieface
Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install .tar.gz file..
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: How to install .tar.gz file..

I typed that into the terminal, but I can't find the program anywhere.
by shekkieface
Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install .tar.gz file..
Replies: 3
Views: 446

How to install .tar.gz file..

I downloaded the program airsnort-0.2.7 and inside the folder I clicked the file install and it gave me this: " The following should be all you need to make airsnort: ./configure make make install Good luck " This is what I did and had no luck. in terminal I did this cd /home/jason/Desktop...
by shekkieface
Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Deluge makes my interenet not work.
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Deluge makes my interenet not work.

Whenever I try to download a torrent I cannot browse on the internet, but only watch my torrent download. This happens regardless if I'm on Wireless or Ethernet connection. This didn't use to happen, but just recently it randomly started to occur. I have a DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) micro. On a side ...
by shekkieface
Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to convert .flac to .mp3
Replies: 1
Views: 349

How to convert .flac to .mp3

I tried googling this, but they gave me a tutorial on using the terminal and it turned out to be difficult for me and I was wondering if someone can make it easier to understand or give me a program.

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