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by gjringo
Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:32 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Forum search is far out...
Replies: 20
Views: 2502

Re: Forum search is far out...

But really, guys. I have a problem with my Nvidia card and I am prohibited from using LinuxMint's forum to search for a phrase like "nvidia problem"? Do you want me to switch to another distribution :wink: or do I have to do all my Linux Mint Forum searches in Google? ('cause I know the m...
by gjringo
Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: LMDE New Release!
Replies: 28
Views: 5666

Re: LMDE New Release!

by gjringo
Sun Nov 28, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Enabling Compiz
Replies: 6
Views: 2500

Re: Enabling Compiz

Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". this tells you that you that you do not have the required extension "GLX" I did a 'Quick search" in (synaptic) package manager for "glx" and this is what I have listed/installed (running Nvidia graphics)in ...
by gjringo
Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: apt-get errors
Replies: 13
Views: 3449

Re: apt-get errors

Hello, My first time to post here. Re dhcp.conf. could you please give me instruction (step by step) on how to edit it. Where is dhcp.conf located? Sorry for this newbie question. Dodjie ********" instruction (step by step) on how to edit it."*************** from (the other thread) http:/...
by gjringo
Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: nvidia-common cant find it
Replies: 4
Views: 1253

Re: nvidia-common cant find it

This may be what you are looking for:- (nvidia-common)NVIDIA binary kernel module support files This package contains support files used for any version of the NVIDIA kernel module. It sets up udev and ConsoleKit rules, ensures the NVIDIA control device is created, associates the NVIDIA card with th...
by gjringo
Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Really Want to switch but will LMDE Support my 8 Gigs of ram
Replies: 6
Views: 1750

Re: Really Want to switch but will LMDE Support my 8 Gigs of

I just wanted to know if the current release of Linux Mint Debian Edition supports 8Gigs of ram, I know its a 32bit version so probably not but worth asking haha. That is a good question to ask as their seems to be a lot of misconception as to memory usage and how much is required to run intensive ...
by gjringo
Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Hard drive partitions [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 2268

Re: Hard drive partitions

One more opinion. Use ext4, it's faster and more reliable than ext3. Don't worry about the swap partition, it will be handled by the installer, just accept whatever it gives you. If you want a separate /home partition, you need to use gparted to make the partitions before you start the installation...
by gjringo
Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: task bar background colours
Replies: 7
Views: 955

Re: task bar background colours

Hi kennethtb, understood first time, however, I was hoping that after looking at others' examples you might consider using one of the dockbars to achieve the desired result. you could combine or alternate eg. auoto hide. (the panel items referred to are Notification Area/Clock) As for panel only; no...
by gjringo
Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:35 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: task bar background colours
Replies: 7
Views: 955

Re: task bar background colours

Have a look at this thread for ideas,screenshots and links and to post your QUERY(S).viewtopic.php?f=141&t=54809&start=0. I am sure you will find lots of interested helpers.
by gjringo
Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:02 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: If you think Linux is tough to install
Replies: 18
Views: 2241

Re: If you think Linux is tough to install

if you had a serial port modem it would have work great, and most of the rooters works in linux :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink: :wink:

What say you Guys? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by gjringo
Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 32-bit vs. 64-bit
Replies: 36
Views: 16884

Re: 32-bit vs. 64-bit

See this Phoronix report for a more detailed comparison ..Ubuntu 32-bit, 32-bit PAE, 64-bit Kernel Benchmarks ("Coming up in our forums was a testing request to compare the performance of Linux between using 32-bit, 32-bit PAE, and 64-bit kernels. This is coming after Linus Torvalds has spoke o...
by gjringo
Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing New Themes
Replies: 1
Views: 256

Re: Installing New Themes

Go to Appearance Preferences>Theme and select the Customize tab.The Customize Theme window will open with the choice of 5 tabs..Controls;Colors;Window Border;ICONS and Pointer.
by gjringo
Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:55 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Linux Mint from CD?
Replies: 7
Views: 780

Re: Linux Mint from CD?

Check the Unetbootin homepage http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
or google How can I boot from USB drive? :roll:
by gjringo
Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:07 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: [Solved]Firefox Stops working after updating
Replies: 7
Views: 2116

Re: [Help]Firefox Stops working after updating

Firefox 3.6.8 is the current version in LMDE and will be updated when Squeeze goes stable (December?).Simplest solution may be to uninstall/reinstall Firefox and /or Add to your Third Party Software Sources------ # Iceweasel 4.0 beta packages for Debian http://glandium.org/blog/?p=1032 # deb http://...
by gjringo
Wed Oct 13, 2010 1:29 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: [solved]Anoying buzz sounds on notification
Replies: 13
Views: 1449

Re: Anoying buzz sounds on notification

Check your sound preferences.(menu>preferences>sound)----"Choose an alert sound" Are you mistaking the Bark(sound) for a Fart? 8) :idea: Just untick "Enable window and button sounds".
by gjringo
Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:20 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Will this Ubuntu icon ever be replaced?
Replies: 5
Views: 1281

Re: Will this Ubuntu icon ever be replaced?

Right Click Menu Icon, choose Preferences,and for "Button icon:",enter the path to your chosen icon and Close. :wink:
eg: usr/share/pixmaps/faces/penguin.jpg
by gjringo
Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:47 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: compiz + LMDE + virtualbox?
Replies: 1
Views: 554

Re: compiz + LMDE + virtualbox?

I am having trouble getting compiz to work with my setup. Anyone here got this to work somehow? When I typed in compiz --replace, I get Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". compiz (core) - Fatal: Root visual is not a GL visual compiz (core) - Error: Failed to manage ...
by gjringo
Sat Sep 25, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Sound not working in VLC, Totem - Exaile will not start
Replies: 11
Views: 4135

Re: Sound not working in VLC, Totem - Exaile will not start

Another SIMPLE SOLUTION to sound not working after upgrade........ 8) 8) 8) :lol: Go to ...Mint Menu>Preferences>Sound; this opens PulseAudio Preferences. Choose Simultaneous Output tab and check the only box:- "Add virtual output device for simultaneous output on all local sound cards". T...
by gjringo
Sat Sep 25, 2010 7:16 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Compiling highmem kernel using Liquorix as base
Replies: 4
Views: 2137

Re: Compiling highmem kernel using Liquorix as base

Gnomikian, you could simply add the debian experimental repository to your sources list and download the linux bigmem from that repository via synaptic. This is what I am running now (2.6.35-trunk-686-bigmem) allowing me to utilize total system memory-RAM @ 4048 MiB. Go to Synaptic>Settings>Reposito...
by gjringo
Tue Sep 21, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Linux Mint Blog
Replies: 6
Views: 688

Re: Linux Mint Blog

Thank you, tdoc kery97, for expressing your enthusiasm, I find it encouraging and consequently come back here each day for new snippets of how to`s and other developments. I like how , if I can`t find an answer to a problem today, either because the solutions offered are more technical than I care t...

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