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by mythicalmonster
Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop

Hey all, Sorry for my lack of information, I realise it makes it hard for you to help me. I have fixed the problem, and there is no impending death by sister. This is what I did: I followed the instructions here http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=22093 but I stuffed it up by enteri...
by mythicalmonster
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop

AARRRGH!!!! So it turns out what i'm trying to do is auto-mount the partition on start-up, so i followed some instructions and now the hard-drive is unaccessible and I am screwed! I messed up my fstab, and I have no idea how to fix it. Windows now does not work, the entire hard disk is un-mountable....
by mythicalmonster
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Auto Mount Partitions on Boot (also Windows partitions)
Replies: 118
Views: 187685

Re: Auto Mount Partitions on Boot (also Windows partitions)

Hi Fred,

Please help! I followed this tutorial, and have now stuffed up my hard-drive thing! I am a beginner, and I'm afraid this is not mycomputer so kinda screwed. I tried the CLI to mount the drive, no joy so then I tried the GUI. THe hard drive is now completely unaccessible! HELP

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by mythicalmonster
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop

Ok, So I've been playing around a bit with this to figure out whats going on: When I open the windows partition, linux creates a mirror image of the filesystem calls it a whole heap of letters and numbers and places it in /media. The pathway that my shortcut refers to is this location, and therefore...
by mythicalmonster
Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Create a shortcut to folders on windows desktop SOLVED

Hi all, I'm new to mint, have just started using the system myself. I'm currently doing my sisters PC for her, shes been on XP for years so I loaded up mint as a dual boot system for her to try out. Everything is fine- except that I cant seem to create a shortcut to the folders sitting on her deskto...
by mythicalmonster
Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: new installantion of mint 11 hanging on splash screen SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1087

Re: new installantion of mint 11 hanging on splash screen

Hi, Problem solved! I was unable to use E at the grub screen as I wiped my hard-disk and Mint was the only system loaded, but it eventually managed to load off a cold re-boot and I installed the nvidia drivers with no furthur ado:) Would like to say thanks to Simon and everyone at Mint for a good st...
by mythicalmonster
Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: new installantion of mint 11 hanging on splash screen SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1087

Re: new installantion of mint 11 hanging on splash screen

Thanks for the reply :) Ok, so I followed your instructions and made it through the installation process, which at the end prompted me to restart my system in order to complete. I am now unable to boot up. The system starts by flashing some broken lines of colour across the top of the screen. It the...
by mythicalmonster
Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: new installantion of mint 11 hanging on splash screen SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1087

new installantion of mint 11 hanging on splash screen SOLVED

Hello all! I am pretty new to linux, have been using ubuntu for about 6 months now. I have decided to switch to mint after becoming disenchanted with Natty, I'm afraid I'm on the no-unity side of the fence. So I'm trying to install Mint 11 32 bit OS on my laptop. I have 4 GB Ram, intel dual core pro...

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