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by baloney
Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Donations
Replies: 28
Views: 4015

Re: Donations

Thanks for your feedback. I live in Germany and as soon as I enter my name and account details I get transferred to a page where they ask me to create a paypal account. I was able to make payments without a paypal account a couple of times before but now I no longer can. This option is no longer off...
by baloney
Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:25 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Donations
Replies: 28
Views: 4015

Re: Donations

One can use paypal 3 times without creating an account. Once you have used it 3 times you HAVE to create a paypal account. There is no way around it I am afraid. I have already used it 3 times and do not wish to have my personal data and bank details stored in an account on a paypal server. :(
by baloney
Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Donations
Replies: 28
Views: 4015

Donations

Dear Linux Mint Team I love all of your distros - my absolute favorite however is Mint MATE. I want to make a donation but the correspondig page only allows payments via paypal. I can not use paypal without creating a paypal account - and this is something I do not want to do. Is there any other way...
by baloney
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: VLC Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 705

VLC Problem

Hi @ all Hope someone can help I can no longer open/start VLC Media player. Before trying out the iphone remote app everything worked beautifully. Now I get the error message VLC media player 2.0.7 Twoflower (revision 2.0.6-54-g7dd7e4d) Remote control interface initialized. Type `help' for help. Rem...
by baloney
Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Nadia Mate - checkdisks at each boot up
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Nadia Mate - checkdisks at each boot up

Hello everyone, I installed Nadia Mate Version couple of days ago. Everything is just fine exept for the frequent checkdisks at each boot-up. I did not have this problem with mint 13. I shut down te laptop the regular way and all my drives are perfectly healthy. Is there a way to disable these check...
by baloney
Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:20 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mate or Cinnamon?
Replies: 102
Views: 111954

Re: Mate or Cinnamon?

And thank god for MATE. That would be Perberos you want to thank :wink: And the rest of the team that joined him of course. From me BIG THANKS too! - to both of them :mrgreen: I have a clevo laptop with nvidia 650 optimus. I have installed and reinstalled Cinnamon (Maya) several times - with and wi...
by baloney
Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: How Disable Internal WIFI Card To Use External usb WIFI?
Replies: 3
Views: 1014

Re: How Disable Internal WIFI Card To Use External usb WIFI?

Thank you DrHu!That's it! :D " --most people seem to have trouble turning it ON.. " Turning it on it's really easy: sudo rmmod -f ath5k sudo rfkill unblock all sudo modprobe ath5k And it works every time :mrgreen: And to automate the whole I added the above lines to my rc.local list ... I will now d...
by baloney
Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: How Disable Internal WIFI Card To Use External usb WIFI?
Replies: 3
Views: 1014

How Disable Internal WIFI Card To Use External usb WIFI?

I have Katya installed on an Amilo Li2727 Laptop and my internal WIFI card (atheros) is working fine but rather slow. I have a fast USB WIFI stick which I would like to use instead. Can anybody tell me how I can disable the internal WiFi card? I have no idea how to do it. :roll:
Thank you
by baloney
Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How get the old Gnome 2 menu?
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: How get the old Gnome 2 menu?

That's it! Thank you sooo much!
It was hidden under "A cusom menu bar"

I have also manged to make my wifi work. Very happy about it :D
by baloney
Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How get the old Gnome 2 menu?
Replies: 5
Views: 438

Re: How get the old Gnome 2 menu?

Many thanks for your replies. I installed Mint 11 yesterday. Adding applications to the top panel is not a problem. What I need is the old style gnome 2 menu like the one shown in this ubuntu 10 video with Applications - System - Places Menus on top http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4XAh7CpAWM&feature...
by baloney
Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How get the old Gnome 2 menu?
Replies: 5
Views: 438

How get the old Gnome 2 menu?

I am new to mint and would like to have the old gnome 2 menu with Applications - System and Places on top. I have used search button but did not get any result for gnome 2. Can anybody help? I know I have to enter something like sudo apt-get install .... in the console but what exactly? And yes, it ...

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