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by ds2992
Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: logitech cordless mouse cursor speed.
Replies: 1
Views: 611

logitech cordless mouse cursor speed.

I have a logitech cordless mouse. performance laser. It functions on my linux mint 11. All buttons works as they are supposed to. However the scroll wheel is missing a function and (this is the real problem) the cursor speed is way to fast and i cant control it in the control center mouse settings. ...
by ds2992
Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved]im building a web site.
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: im building a web site.

So I want to thank you all for the help It was immensely useful. I have drupal up on my laptop at localhost. now the fun part.
What does this big red button do? :D
by ds2992
Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo gedit error when launched from terminal
Replies: 6
Views: 1804

sudo gedit error when launched from terminal

when running gedit in terminal this happens. gedit still opens what i ask it to however this pours out all over my terminal. i imagine this is a bug but i dont know what to do with it. dan@flea ~ $ sudo gedit /var/www/testphp.php [sudo] password for dan: (gedit:2655): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to s...
by ds2992
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: im sure this has been asked before.
Replies: 1
Views: 814

im sure this has been asked before.

what web software is linuxmint.org built on?
by ds2992
Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved]im building a web site.
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: im building a web site.

I believe i found what i needed to do i added a script line to /etc/apache2.conf file. include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf at the bottomb of the file. Now i can get to the login screen for phpadmin through http://localhost/phpmyadmin Is that line that i added included in the install instructions or ...
by ds2992
Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved]im building a web site.
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: im building a web site.

thank you dataman that was exceedingly helpful. I apreciate your input as well duncan however i dont think gogle is the way i want to go i dont really want a cloud based system. I am having some trouble understanding the login process to phpmyadmin. from what i am reading it involves manually editin...
by ds2992
Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved]im building a web site.
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

[solved]im building a web site.

I'm starting a web site. like we need more of those. it is intended to comprise a blog a forum news articles links and what-nots. what are any suggestions for tools to use as well as hosts. I have been reading about Drupal. I've looked at most of there documentation I like what I see however I have ...
by ds2992
Sun Jul 10, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mint update problem
Replies: 1
Views: 309

mint update problem

so in mint katya i just installed. I ran mint update for the first time and got this error E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/local-repository.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. Go to the repository dialog to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() fai...
by ds2992
Sun Jul 03, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: LMDE: A Great Disappointment <Decision Time>
Replies: 30
Views: 6144

Re: LMDE: A Great Disappointment <Decision Time>

One word "squeeze" it have been on squeeze for about 2 months and dont really have any issues. i have lmde testing on another partition that i use to follow upgrades in testing and see the difference between the 2. my main os is squeeze. when i need a computer that works i use squeeze. when i want t...
by ds2992
Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Hacking LMDE
Replies: 21
Views: 21613

Re: Hacking LMDE

thank you
by ds2992
Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Hacking LMDE
Replies: 21
Views: 21613

Re: Hacking LMDE

how do i undo this command?

Speaking of sound. Have you noticed any glitches in flash? Maybe distorted sound in Skype or Mplayer?
For the sound distortion - the magic recipe is:

CODE: SELECT ALL
echo /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc/memcpy-preload.so | sudo tee /etc/ld.so.preload
by ds2992
Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brand New Mint user
Replies: 5
Views: 635

Re: Brand New Mint user

first off. Welcome! I hope you enjoy linux be patient it will be worth it. http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=38355&hilit=+tricks+of+the+trade I found this to be very helpful. I recommend changing to a stable release as soon as possible unless your smater than me which aint hard. It wi...
by ds2992
Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitions - Someone please put me out of my misery!
Replies: 13
Views: 1564

Re: Partitions - Someone please put me out of my misery!

Hi. I am newish in linux as well and have spent some time with gparted and partitioning in order to set up my hdd as i want it. Its not so scary as it appears. I spent quite a bit of time experimenting with partitioning how i wanted it to look where i wanted partitions how i wanted to split the / an...
by ds2992
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: how do i make icons permanent
Replies: 1
Views: 409

how do i make icons permanent

I was wandering if there is a way to make replacement icons permanent even after a package upgrade. What i mean is i replaced the google chrome icon with one i like much better, however after a chrome update it reverted back to its normal icon.
by ds2992
Wed May 18, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: changingn login in LMDE gdm3
Replies: 1
Views: 641

changingn login in LMDE gdm3

So i am wanting to not only change the login but eventually make my own login screen. what is the difference between gdm3, gdm2, and gdm. what do i use to make the new login and test it? i have read a handful of how to's and they all say different things and all are based on ubuntu. one how to sugge...
by ds2992
Thu May 05, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: broken packages
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

broken packages

so what are the broken packages this time? i cant update.
sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade
isnt fully working iether.
by ds2992
Wed May 04, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: kde stable
Replies: 2
Views: 704

kde stable

So this may qualify as a "stupid question". what is the stable version of mint 10 kde? IE: LMDE stable is squeeze as apposed to testing. So What is kde stable as i have no real desire for all the excitement some of you talk about.
by ds2992
Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: amd processors
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

Re: amd processors

Jaime Frontero wrote: Re: amd processors
My vista is 32 bit and shows 3.9 gigs ram.
from what i read online and info online is never wrong. 32 bit OS can read up to 4 gigs of ram.
by ds2992
Mon Mar 28, 2011 1:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: amd processors
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

amd processors

I have one of amd's first line of phenom processors. yes it kinda sucks. i don't really want to replace the MOBO on this computer as its not broken. my MOBO has an AM2+ slot and i am sure this cpu will work. Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition 2. Any thoughts advice or feelings on the subject? My mobo is...
by ds2992
Sun Mar 20, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: solved what do i do about this?
Replies: 5
Views: 889

Re: what do i do about this?

so i broke up the download of the upgrades and all of the packages updated. what i think happened was apt is unable to download and install that amount of packages at one time.

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