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by Agent Twelve
Tue Sep 11, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: <SOLVED> - Printer is not printing Test Page!
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

Re: When A Printer Rebels! - Printer is not printing Test Pa

Bummer...I think I will see if I can make it work via Virtual Box. Thanks for the reply. :?
by Agent Twelve
Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: The Evil Dell 17" Monitor Is Not Working With Linux Mint 13
Replies: 1
Views: 370

The Evil Dell 17" Monitor Is Not Working With Linux Mint 13

Hi Friends, Me again. The other problem I have (besides the printer issue - see "When A Printer Rebels") is the strange and baffling problem with a Dell 17" monitor. I was given a Dell monitor to replace a working HP model HP v15. The Dell is LCD Model #E177FPf. Okay, here is the weir...
by Agent Twelve
Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: <SOLVED> - Printer is not printing Test Page!
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

<SOLVED> - Printer is not printing Test Page!

Hi Friends, Be a long time since I have been to the forums. I have successfully installed Linux Mint Maya with no hiccups. I was given a six year old computer (Dell Dimension E510) with the following specs: [*] 2x Intel Pentinum D CPU 2.66 GHz [*] 1023 MB of memory I was also given a Dell Photo 964 ...
by Agent Twelve
Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 221936

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

After Fedora 16 borked today, I decided to go back to Linux Mint due to the excellent reviews I have been reading. So far, so good. Excellent distro thus far. Bravo on all of your hard work!
by Agent Twelve
Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Complete User control Firefox and maximum browser privacy
Replies: 7
Views: 2022

Re: Complete User control of Browser Script and Maximum Priv

Or you can install Torbutton and the useragent switcher. :D
by Agent Twelve
Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy
Replies: 22
Views: 2985

Re: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy

Tor (as you recommended) offers a beautiful browser download with its program already included. This works like a dream. I am glad that Tor has evolved in keeping things K.I.S.S. :mrgreen:
by Agent Twelve
Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!
Replies: 10
Views: 1669

Re: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!

Update: Installed older version of Cortina (0.5.0.) on Julia until I can figure out how to update with PPA and unzip .tar.gz without errors. Ah, the joy of learning Linux. :lol:
by Agent Twelve
Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!
Replies: 10
Views: 1669

Re: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!

Though combing the Internet, I was able to fix my error messages regarding repositories. Looking into the whole wallpaper changing programs now.
by Agent Twelve
Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy
Replies: 22
Views: 2985

Re: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy

Elisa wrote:...let him think so and let him even improve his on-line living than be as a fool, thinking that all people around you are your possible friends and wish you just the best... :|

And remember George Orwell (1984)...
Elisa, you said my concerns beautifully...thank you kindly.
by Agent Twelve
Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!
Replies: 10
Views: 1669

Re: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!

@ Silent Warrior: Funny you mean the repositories...is the error message I CONSTANTLY get whenever I reload the Package Manager in Julia 10: W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://deb.opera.com...
by Agent Twelve
Fri Feb 18, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!
Replies: 10
Views: 1669

Re: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!

Hi...Nope...Nada...in Software Manager...
by Agent Twelve
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!
Replies: 10
Views: 1669

[SOLVED]: Desktop Drapes? Nay! Desktop Nova! Denied!

Hi Freedom Fighters, I have scoured the internet to find how to change my wallpaper (Julia 10) automatically. I looked in Software Manager (SM) and searched for Desktop Drapes (BZZT! No!). I looked in SM for Desktop Nova (Nope!). Any suggestions on programs that can take away the drudgery of looking...
by Agent Twelve
Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Oh GDM2, where art thou?
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: Oh GDM2, where art thou?

Worked like a charm! Thanks! :mrgreen:
by Agent Twelve
Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Oh GDM2, where art thou?
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: Oh GDM2, where art thou?

[BUMP!] One thing about Ubuntu 9 was the ability to use GDM2 Setup in order to change my log in screens and wallpaper, I noticed in Julia 10 that GDM2 is missing in the Software Manager and even when I tried to install from Terminal...no dice. Any ideas or suggestions? Do you use GDM2 in Julia? If ...
by Agent Twelve
Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy
Replies: 22
Views: 2985

Re: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy

Pranaone wrote:i think you're way too paranoid Agent_twelve..no offence Lol..
No offense taken...I just know what advertisers and others can do. :)
by Agent Twelve
Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy
Replies: 22
Views: 2985

Re: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy

Thanks a million, Elisa! :mrgreen:
by Agent Twelve
Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy
Replies: 22
Views: 2985

Re: It's All About Privacy

Hi Aging Technogeek,

Thanks for the tip...I added more to my original post. Sorry about the delay. Any suggestions for my added comments are appreciated. I will look into Tor.
by Agent Twelve
Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]; It's All About Privacy
Replies: 22
Views: 2985

Re: It's All About Privacy

Hi Elisa, Thanks for responding. The purpose to enjoy my privacy (which I know realistically is becoming harder and harder these days - we can only do so much, right?). If I am to boil my thoughts, they would be in line with the Electronic Frontier Foundation to where we do not need to have our acti...
by Agent Twelve
Sun Feb 06, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Oh GDM2, where art thou?
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: Oh GDM2, where art thou?

Hi Gn2:

I got this message in terminal:

snarfy@snarfy-desktop ~ $ gksu -u gdm dbus-launch gnome-appearance-properties
Cannot open display:
No protocol specified

(gnome-appearance-properties:2426): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0.0
snarfy@snarfy-desktop ~ $
by Agent Twelve
Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: Oh GDM2, where art thou?
Replies: 5
Views: 866

[SOLVED]: Oh GDM2, where art thou?

Hi Friends, One thing about Ubuntu 9 was the ability to use GDM2 Setup in order to change my log in screens and wallpaper, I noticed in Julia 10 that GDM2 is missing in the Software Manager and even when I tried to install from Terminal...no dice. Any ideas or suggestions? Do you use GDM2 in Julia? ...

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