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by JerryMurdock
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: System Freeze
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: System Freeze

-Computer- Processor : 2x AMD E-300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics Memory : 2665MB (2069MB used) Operating System : Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya User Name : jerry Date/Time : Mon 09 Oct 2017 07:10:40 PM CDT -Display- Resolution : 1366x768 pixels OpenGL Renderer : Gallium 0.4 on AMD PALM (DRM 2.49.0 / 4.10...
by JerryMurdock
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: System Freeze
Replies: 2
Views: 190

System Freeze

Background: I am NOT a Linux expert, but have been using (alternating) UBUNTU and Mint since about 2007. I am an old guy with a little bit of programming experience - in a "hobbyist" way. Recently, I have begun to have steadily increasing problems with my system freezing while the hard drive activit...
by JerryMurdock
Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: I have/like Mint- but...WHY? What was the point??
Replies: 78
Views: 18227

Re: I have/like Mint- but...WHY? What was the point??

WHY? is, of necessity, directly related to WHAT? WHAT do you want your computer to do for you? If you are in a corporate environment using Microsoft Office, Mint (or any distro of Linux) is probably not really what you need. If you are an avid gamer, stick with Windows. If you expect everything to w...
by JerryMurdock
Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Scanner Epson Perfection 4490 Photo install not working
Replies: 6
Views: 2404

Re: Scanner Epson Perfection 4490 Photo install not working

USB devices will work in a Virtual Machine of windows (Virtual Box) so long as you install the version from here https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads With the Extension Pack Typically though, there are things to consider when purchasing peripherals etc... Linux users typically exercise some pr...
by JerryMurdock
Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 220727

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

I've been using Ubuntu since 2006 and the last usable release I have found was 10.04 LTS. Unity doesn't work for me - in many ways. So, I tried several other distros including Mint 11 and finally settling for a few weeks on OpenuSuse 12.1 - which still didn't "feel" right. After seeing some favorabl...

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