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by vardomescro
Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: howdy
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: howdy

uploading my sig file.
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Name that Movie
Replies: 1881
Views: 112780

Re: Name that Movie

inktitan wrote:Planes trains and automobiles?
Haha yep! :lol: everytime :lol:

and it was John Candy and Steve Martin. Big guy and a Martin. You were just about there ! 8)
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Name that Movie
Replies: 1881
Views: 112780

Re: Name that Movie

tdockery97 wrote:I had never heard of it, but now that I've looked it up I'm going to have to go rent it. :D
+1 It looks right up my alley.

Here's a fav:
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by vardomescro
Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Name that Movie
Replies: 1881
Views: 112780

Re: Name that Movie

Defendor?
by vardomescro
Sun Nov 28, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux is Not Windows
Replies: 614
Views: 231202

Re: Linux is Not Windows

+1 Awesome article. tyty!
by vardomescro
Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:35 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Name that Movie
Replies: 1881
Views: 112780

Re: Name that Movie

And I don't see a driver. Is this Maximum Overdrive?
by vardomescro
Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How do I know what video card to buy
Replies: 24
Views: 2189

Re: How do I know what video card to buy

Elisa wrote:I do not care, I don't use win any more.
OMG I fell outta my gd chair!!!
On... Off... topic... Where does one go to reinforce Linux friendly manufacturers?
by vardomescro
Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: when does a newbie stop being a newbie?
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Re: when does a newbie stop being a newbie?

MALsPa wrote:never
I totally did this.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
When you call tech support and teach them, pat yourself on the back... and keep learning.
by vardomescro
Thu Nov 25, 2010 1:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What are your top tips for a Newbie?
Replies: 645
Views: 317728

Re: What are your top tips for a Newbie?

Man, I love this community. Everyone has already nailed it, but here's my 2¢. It's a whole nother world with Linux. As such, fully expect to go through all the stages of culture shock. If you stick with it, you will realize the rewards you were looking for when you embarked on the journey.
by vardomescro
Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:44 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How-To: Fix Lightning Task Color in Thunderbird
Replies: 1
Views: 1368

How-To: Fix Lightning Task Color in Thunderbird

Situation: You've installed the Lightning addon for Thunderbird, have begun using `Tasks' and notice the tasks are illegibly grayed out until they have been checked, at which point they are black but struck through. Thinking this is backwards, you seek to reverse the coloring. This is how. Note: The...
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:51 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Openshot Video Editor
Replies: 42
Views: 12501

Re: Openshot Video Editor

I must say that I love Openshot as well, it's certainly the best video editor I've ever used in Linux. If Clem and co. are still looking for a video editor to include in upcoming Mint releases, for what my endorsement is worth, I'd definitely recommend Openshot! :) +1 I don't know hooie 'bout vid e...
by vardomescro
Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:09 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: HOW TO PROMOTE LINUX MINT TO THE AVERAGE SCHLUB
Replies: 33
Views: 10065

Re: HOW TO PROMOTE LINUX MINT TO THE AVERAGE SCHLUB

excellent ideas! Throwing my .02 in so I can find them easier :lol:

Re: the Windows v Linux v Whateva, I always think of culture shock. If it's change, it's hard.
by vardomescro
Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:55 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Linux Mint Apparel
Replies: 18
Views: 19483

Re: Linux Mint Apparel

+1 for Swag. Mark me down for a T. Prefer black, will wear white. :D

Re: that German site, is that an 'official' Linux Mint site (i.e. ~ does Clem, et.al. benefit from the proceeds)? If so, how would we get something with the same products in U.S.A. so we wouldn't get hit with the shipping?
by vardomescro
Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Name that Movie
Replies: 1881
Views: 112780

Re: Name that Movie

Ouch! :lol:
by vardomescro
Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:26 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How-To: Remove OpenOffice and Install LibreOffice
Replies: 1
Views: 2637

How-To: Remove OpenOffice and Install LibreOffice

1) Open mintmenu > Package Manager. 2) type 'openo' in the Quick Search bar. 3) Right click and choose 'Mark for Complete Removal' for the following: libhyphen0 openoffice.org-base openoffice.org-base-core openoffice.org-calc openoffice.org-common openoffice.org-core openoffice.org-draw openoffice....
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:27 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Name that Movie
Replies: 1881
Views: 112780

Re: Name that Movie

Encino Man!! Weeasel haha.

Here's a bizarre one.

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by vardomescro
Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: learning linux
Replies: 11
Views: 872

Re: learning linux

http://tille.garrels.be/training/tldp/ provides a solid foundation. typing info:coreutils in your browsers address bar reveals the GNU/Linux toolset.
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Disable Mouse Functionality (Left + Right = Middle)
Replies: 1
Views: 302

Re: Disable Mouse Functionality (Left + Right = Middle)

btnx seems to be a nifty little app which answers your needs. http://www.linux.com/archive/articles/126295
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No Audio on internet
Replies: 2
Views: 281

Re: No Audio on internet

Here is a page where I dealt with a similar problem http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... 5&p=334039. As JasonLG points out, your first step should be the Sound preferences menu.
by vardomescro
Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Event Sounds
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: Event Sounds

Right clicking the speaker in your systray and choosing Sound Preferences will bring up that dialog box. The check box you are looking for is on the bottom of the Sound Effects tab.

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