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by 2chunky
Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint and Linux definately not a replacement for XP
Replies: 74
Views: 6289

Re: Mint and Linux definately not a replacement for XP

You have that backwards. Linux is overly user friendly. Its win du z thats not friendly.
There is more to learn how to do because it is so user friendly. And not push button.
by 2chunky
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: mint 17
Replies: 2
Views: 630

mint 17

solved
by 2chunky
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: mint 17
Replies: 2
Views: 630

mint 17

solved


Not a request for help. Moved to Chat
by 2chunky
Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitioning for Linux Mint 13 LTS --> 17 LTS
Replies: 12
Views: 2791

Re: Partitioning for Linux Mint 13 LTS --> 17 LTS

If you have the money.Skip the partition hoopla. Install mint on a hard drive 40Gig to whatever.You may have one laying around. Get another hard drive and partition to EXT4 for all your storage. Mines 2Terabytes.One big 2T partition. When your system comes up,open file manager and click on drive and...
by 2chunky
Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM16 unstable
Replies: 2
Views: 496

LM16 unstable

ok I will have to say my old line again.I am still on LM11 because none of the newer versions work. You have probably seen my posts about other version problems. Only with mint, not a problem with ubuntu.I tested. So my guess is its something mint is doing possibly display managers. Problem with LM1...
by 2chunky
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Is Canonical kernel same as linux kernel?
Replies: 5
Views: 409

Is Canonical kernel same as linux kernel?

Is ubuntu tweaking kernels toward windows cpu's and motherboards?
Is canonical kernel and linux kernel exactly the same?
by 2chunky
Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: reconmend a Two TB Hard drive
Replies: 7
Views: 447

Re: reconmend a Two TB Hard drive

What are you going to use it for? I would use an internal drive with an adapter depending on how you wanted to connect it usb2,0r 3 with enclosure(dock) esata Just general storage I would get a Western Digital Red Label For Raid a WD Red label(3 year warranty) or Black label(5 year warranty) Stay aw...
by 2chunky
Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Is anyone running Cuda 5.0?
Replies: 2
Views: 549

Re: Is anyone running Cuda 5.0?

Update: If you are using Cuda 5.0 in blender.Linux Mint 15 is working.Ubuntu does not. Just load blender and then cuda-toolkit from the repositories. It will automatically install nvidia drivers also. So do not load any nvidia drivers. They must all be compatible with the same compiler.Which is 4.6 ...
by 2chunky
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant use Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: Cant use Mint

version 14 I get a white sceen that says please wait;thats it
by 2chunky
Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant use Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Cant use Mint

Ok developers; I havnt been able to load a Mint disk since version 11. I have an nvidia gtx 550 card and your iso's will not load.How bout including us so I can have a newer version than 11.
by 2chunky
Sun May 26, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: EXT4 for older Hard Drive causing drive to fail?
Replies: 9
Views: 1369

Re: EXT4 for older Hard Drive causing drive to fail?

Boot a Mint live disk and see if fdisk recognizes it.
by 2chunky
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Is anyone running Cuda 5.0?
Replies: 2
Views: 549

Is anyone running Cuda 5.0?

Question is anyone running cuda succesfully?
Is it stable?
What OS are you using?
What version of cuda are you running?
What nvidia card do you run?
Is your nvidia driver stable?
What version is it?

Nvidia on the Debian release is not stable with a 550 ti card and using nvidia current.310.44
by 2chunky
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:09 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Mint 14 Debian loaded Nvidia drivers compiled Blender 2.66
Replies: 1
Views: 499

Re: Mint 14 Debian loaded Nvidia drivers compiled Blender 2.

I know Mint 14 is Ubuntu and 201303 is the Debian version. I was referring to the 201303 Debian version. With the updated repos this version sings compared to the outdated Deb OS.I even added the experimental package repo ; but all the installed packages came out of the testing repo with what I coul...
by 2chunky
Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:29 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Mint 14 Debian loaded Nvidia drivers compiled Blender 2.66
Replies: 1
Views: 499

Mint 14 Debian loaded Nvidia drivers compiled Blender 2.66

Thanks Mint 14 team for the new debian version. I was able to load the NVIDIA drivers by following the forums nvidia guide.And was able to compile Blender 2.66 with the help of http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:2.5/Doc/Building_Blender/Linux using the scons build route. Just to let the 3D animat...
by 2chunky
Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:50 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hardware compatibility?
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Re: Hardware compatibility?

ok; you have a 95 watt amd cpu.The fan that comes in the box is not capable of cooling your cpu.Its just a sales gimmick. With a little research on fans online you will see a difference in the fans.And no you dont need water cooling. Or an expensive fan.Both of mine about 20 - 30 dollars.They do tak...
by 2chunky
Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solve boot problems with AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards
Replies: 113
Views: 277388

Re: Solve boot problems with AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards

Ok, liveboot with nvidia gtx 550 ti graphics card 1. hit spacebar after bios screen to boot into grub display 2. hit tab to display a command line (displays live boot path) 3. backspace over the two dashes at the end of the command line 4. as above add nomodeset xforcevesa 5. press enter this will g...
by 2chunky
Sat Mar 23, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hardware compatibility?
Replies: 4
Views: 1181

Re: Hardware compatibility?

Sounds like two problems possible; 1.something working your cpu harder - check your system monitor 2.you are overheating your cpu - You normally cant use a stock fan with a x3,x4,x6,x8 core cpu my cpu would overheat in 7 seconds in a benchmark test you should be able to run your cpu maxed out 100 % ...
by 2chunky
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cant install Adobe or office 2010 with Wine Mint12
Replies: 8
Views: 1454

Re: Cant install Adobe or office 2010 with Wine Mint12

Blender does 2d or 3d full video and audio editing,and special effects.With internal rendering or can be exported to external open source ray tracing renderers.Top quality.Hope that helps.
by 2chunky
Sun Feb 19, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cant install Adobe or office 2010 with Wine Mint12
Replies: 8
Views: 1454

Re: Cant install Adobe or office 2010 with Wine Mint12

Blender does that .Also make a movie in motion picture 4k.If you got the computer power.If not build a beowulf render farm.

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