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by gms9810
Mon Jun 27, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Help, I really need to get this app working
Replies: 3
Views: 336

Re: Help, I really need to get this app working

No, once i switched to KDE desktop it works fine. thanks anyway.
by gms9810
Mon Jun 27, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Help, I really need to get this app working
Replies: 3
Views: 336

Help, I really need to get this app working

I've been trying to get my wife to appreciate Linux but so far all she's seen is the trouble I've had, which was due to my own lack of knowledge, but it's what she saw. She's seen all the massive terminal commands and thinks Linux is a fun toy to play with but thats it. Then last night she asked me ...
by gms9810
Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Broken packages
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Broken packages

Hi all, I'm having a problem and in the past I've been able to fix it but something has apparently changed. I just tried to do an update but the update manager tells me that I have to fix the broken packages first. In the past when I got this message I went to synaptic, did a custom search for broke...
by gms9810
Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What is the difference between Debian, Fluxbox, XFCE, ...
Replies: 89
Views: 102607

Re: What is the difference between Debian, Fluxbox, XFCE, ..

So does this mean I can witch from say, Compiz to KDE? And if I can will i have to re-install everything?
by gms9810
Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: tar.gz files, how to install them
Replies: 4
Views: 925

tar.gz files, how to install them

Hi all, I've been using linux for maybe 6 months now and for the most part we're getting along nicely. I still have a problem installing things from tar.gz files. I download them and extract them but every instruction or tutorial i've seen doesn't seem to work. My current dilemma is Gimp 2.7.2 and L...
by gms9810
Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "taskbar" missing
Replies: 9
Views: 2558

Re: "taskbar" missing

I copied and pasted it exactly as you had it, nothing happened. I'll just re install mint, thanks.
by gms9810
Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "taskbar" missing
Replies: 9
Views: 2558

"taskbar" missing

Hi all, I've googled this and searched through various forums including this one but I haven't found a satisfactory remedy. I just got finished setting up a spare computer with Mint, I've used it for probably three days now with no problems but somewhere today my task bar disappeared. Most of what I...

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