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by green_is_good
Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To: Customizing Fortunes
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Re: How To: Customizing Fortunes

TheShadowFog wrote:Woah. This is a bloody awesome tutorial! Thannnk you!
You are welcome! :D
by green_is_good
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To: Customizing Fortunes
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Re: How To: Customizing Fortunes

Habitual wrote::)
but a good walk-through.
Thanks for your support!
by green_is_good
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To: Customizing Fortunes
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Re: How To: Customizing Fortunes

This really begs for Pudd'nhead Wilson's calendar ;) http://everything2.com/title/Pudd%2527nhead+Wilson%2527s+Calendar http://etext.virginia.edu/railton/wilson/pwequat.html -Hinto Thanks for the suggestion. I am pretty sure that the witty maxims from the calendar will be a hit among the users! Will...
by green_is_good
Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:18 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To: Customizing Fortunes
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

Re: How To: Customizing Fortunes

Details about strfile and unstr have been appended to the tutorial. Hope it suffices!
by green_is_good
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED: Installing Murrine themes
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

Re: Installing Murrine themes

Yeah, that Gnome-color-chooser was the one causing all the trouble. Got rid of it and, now, everything is a-o-k! Thanks for your help rhodry :D I am also of the opinion that people should keep things simple. But, being a new user, one needs to know about such trivial things. Hence the thread. People...
by green_is_good
Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To: Customizing Fortunes
Replies: 9
Views: 2570

How To: Customizing Fortunes

Ever wanted the bubble above the "fortune-teller" animal to display something that you have created(with YOUR Name of course)? It's pretty simple to display your "words of wisdom" as fortunes each time you open the terminal or perform a console login. 1)First of all, create a file containing the for...
by green_is_good
Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED: Installing Murrine themes
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

Re: Installing Murrine themes

Whoa! That was really easy. rhodryThanks for your guidance. A new problem has cropped up now. After applying the new theme and tinkering with it, all windows have become somewhat transparent(see-through). I need to restore them to their previous opaque self. My gratitude to all those Gurus out there...
by green_is_good
Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED: Installing Murrine themes
Replies: 5
Views: 1410

SOLVED: Installing Murrine themes

Hi all! I am a newbie and I am in a fix here. I wish to download and install murrine themes for my mint 9 gnome edition. I have installed the packages viz. Murrine themes, Gnome color chooser and has also downloaded some custom murrine themes from the net(in tar format). In Gnome Color Chooser, I ma...
by green_is_good
Thu Nov 04, 2010 2:32 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable to mount filesystem.
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Unable to mount filesystem.

The drive was formatted using ext-3 file system. I also need information about setting mount points for the rest of the partitions other than those designated as "/" and "swap area". I need my drives to display custom specified names such as "My_Drive_1". I am a newbie and i request everyone to pard...
by green_is_good
Wed Nov 03, 2010 2:18 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable to mount filesystem.
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Unable to mount filesystem.

I installed Linux Mint(Gnome). After successfully completing the installation, I was prompted to restart the computer and when rebooting I got the Mint splash screen with the message "error occurred while mounting /dev/sda1/ mount point . Press S to skip or M for manual recovery" When S was pressed ...
by green_is_good
Fri Sep 24, 2010 3:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint 11
Replies: 209
Views: 124902

Re: Beginers Guide to Installing and Using Mint

i want to install mint 9 Gnome from a USB drive. I downloaded an USB Installer from www.pendrivelinux.com and ISO image of mint 9 Gnome. After making the pen drive bootable i could get the boot menu. Then when i give "Start Linux Mint" or "Start Linux Mint(compatibility mode)", I simply get a Splash...

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