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by kirmonkey
Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Frozen interface
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Re: Frozen interface

I ask this because I have had problems with Cinnamon in the past. This is the (very long) post to look at: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=103054&f=90 And specifically these instructions: http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/955 Though it may not fit your situation exactly. Have ...
by kirmonkey
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Mint13 home folder compatible with LMDE??
Replies: 5
Views: 1421

Re: Mint13 home folder compatible with LMDE??

Or even better put all the hidden folders into a new folder called 'old config'

The you can copy some of them across, I copy:

.mozilla
.thunderbird

Back after any re-installing or distro changes
by kirmonkey
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Frozen interface
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Re: Frozen interface

Is this with the Cinnamon or MATE desktop?

I think you have a choice of the two at the login screen.
by kirmonkey
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:43 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: *[SOLVED]* Terminal not working.
Replies: 2
Views: 1561

Re: Terminal not working.

Try this:

Press alt+f2

Type:

Code: Select all

gnome-terminal
See what you get.

If that doesn't work try:

Alt+f2

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xterm



Does one or the other work?
by kirmonkey
Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: HOW TO: Encrypt /home and swap with ecryptfs in LMDE
Replies: 1
Views: 10033

HOW TO: Encrypt /home and swap with ecryptfs in LMDE

Just a short tutorial here for those of you using LMDE who want to have an encrypted /home and swap without the bother of LVM or boot-time passwords. One situation this may be useful for is if you install a laptop tracker such as Prey http://preyproject.com/ which depends on a thief being able to lo...
by kirmonkey
Wed May 30, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] System freezing - Mint 13 Cinnamon
Replies: 527
Views: 229375

Re: System freezing - Mint 13 Cinnamon

I have the same problem here too.

I will look into it today but in the meantime does anybody know the location of the Cinnamon log files?
by kirmonkey
Sun Nov 13, 2011 4:20 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 12 install fail at add user - possible workaround
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Mint 12 install fail at add user - possible workaround

Hello all, Trying the RC for Mint 12 I found that the install was failing at the add user stage (in the install process, not where I put my details in) and crashing ubiquity, the install programme. As a workaround I chose not to encrypt my /home partition and the install proceeded smoothly. Hope thi...

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