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by Raymond
Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 1185
Views: 204567

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

I gave up on Linux a few times when I first started using it because I found it too difficult. I knew zip about programming and my roots were always in Windows waaay back from DOS. However, after several tries I achieved an uneasy working knowledge of Linux Ubuntu and dual booted it with Windows XP ...
by Raymond
Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Minty Mint. SOLVED.
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Minty Mint. SOLVED.

Well ... I tried everything I could think of and wasted many CD's...none of my attempts were successful. I always got errors with my burning to disc. Checked everything over and over, no go, no joy. :( So I gave up and payed $2.00 for a install disc. I still have no idea why it didn't work, but when...
by Raymond
Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Minty Mint. SOLVED.
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Minty Mint.

Installed K3b and slow-burned a copy of the ISO today DAO...no go.. :( ... it was DOA. Still getting errors and got another coaster to add to the collection. Maybe I ought to just wait for the final release. I have no idea what is wrong, maybe I killed a chinaman in a former life ... Anyways, it's g...
by Raymond
Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Minty Mint. SOLVED.
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Minty Mint.

Well it also depends on what your specs are, maybe fluxbox might be better for your pc Jesica, I have no experience with Fluxbox at all. However, after downloading The RC of Mint 10 yesterday I found that I couldn't burn it to disc, I kept getting errors using both Brasero and Windows Imageburn. So...
by Raymond
Tue Nov 09, 2010 3:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Minty Mint. SOLVED.
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Re: Minty Mint.

Thank you sir for the reply.

I will download the RC of Linux Mint 10 and run it from the CD to see what it looks like, then probably wait for the final release and install that.

Ray.
by Raymond
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Minty Mint. SOLVED.
Replies: 14
Views: 991

Minty Mint. SOLVED.

G'day everyone. I am a long time user of Ubuntu and a not so long user of Mint. I used to come on this forum, but somehow lost my account so i had to create a new one today. I have had Mint "Helena" running for a while now alongside Windows 7 and am still enjoying the Mint experience, the ...

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