Search found 4 matches

by mstombs
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Serial Ports
Replies: 4
Views: 16347

Re: Serial Ports [fixed]

Have same problem in Debian Mint, Linux mint64 3.0.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jul 24 02:24:44 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux serial ports work fine in windoze or recent Ubuntu (which has unusable desktop!), but when booted into Debian Mint PuTTy can't open the serial port (any) This PC has a motherboard serial...
by mstombs
Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:16 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Nvidia Graphics Drivers - Install Guide
Replies: 123
Views: 140428

Re: Nvidia Graphics Drivers - Install Guide

I didn't follow instructions and got a flashing cursor in the 3.0 kernel, but selecting the last working 2.6 kernel with grub allowed me to use synaptic and temporarily enabled 'debian experimental' to get the latest 285.05.09 nvidia-glx drivers (which had worked on this PC before). Have since unins...
by mstombs
Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: gedit: character encoding
Replies: 24
Views: 12159

Re: gedit: character encoding

I had a look at mate (and I see so has Clem!), its currently got the same basic version of gedit as LMDE with the same issues - and the patch mentioned refers to a file that no longer exists. However the issue has been fixed in Gnome3 gedit - it prompts to "edit anyway" and shows the errant characte...
by mstombs
Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:05 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: gedit: character encoding
Replies: 24
Views: 12159

Re: gedit: character encoding

Back to the original point - gedit "the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment" is particularly useless in this respect. Its had this bug for ever and the maintainers actively rejected a patch that fixed it for a while. I have a dumb tv box that produces simple text files, which often...

Go to advanced search