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by irothste
Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why did you switch to linux mint?
Replies: 206
Views: 31578

Re: Why did you switch to linux mint?

My dad has worked with computers since forever. He has always trumpeted the virtues of linux and unix based systems over windows. Every computer I have ever had has gone to linux in its old age. First mandrake, then SUSE, I installed red hat on a computer when I needed a linux box for work. When my ...
by irothste
Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual monitor help
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Dual monitor help

I had it working at one moment in time and I haven't been able to make it work again either . . . except, when I do my install I make sure and do it while my laptop is plugged in to the tv. When I do the install that way it recognizes the monitor. Afterwards I just need to make sure I am plugged in ...
by irothste
Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No Wireless [Solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 1876

Re: No Wireless

I have also dealt with this. I finally got wireless working over the summer by following the instructions here http://www.aeonity.com/frost/getting-dell-wifi-work-ubuntu-910-karmic-koala I am using Linux Mint 6 by the way. edit: I just did an install of mint 9 and the same instructions worked for me.

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