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by blackest_knight
Sun Mar 30, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: replace firefox with iceweasel in mint 16
Replies: 10
Views: 4046

replace firefox with iceweasel in mint 16

hi I would like to replace firefox with iceweasel in Mint16 because there is an r in the month I didn't realise my motivation to make a change would make a difference. I hope this is now acceptable It wasn't meant to be political just practical I know iceweasel is firefox without the mozilla brandin...
by blackest_knight
Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] How to check ink levels in canon pixma ip2700
Replies: 11
Views: 4930

Re: [SOLVED] How to check ink levels in canon pixma ip2700

That is one seriously expensive driver, a €149 driver for a €15 (€30 new printer) The alternative of use the free driver for linux or the official driver from canon using windows makes a great deal more sense. Even the home version at €49 is way over priced and crippled to boot. Yes Linux is free as...
by blackest_knight
Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: LM 13 maya cinnamon x64 network printer install problem
Replies: 19
Views: 7029

Re: LM 13 maya cinnamon x64 network printer install problem

Thanks for this, just as a matter of interest if you have the chrome browser installed turn on cloud print and share the pdf printer, now you can print from your android phone / tablet to pdf files on your mint box :)
by blackest_knight
Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:21 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Linux Mint on Android Tablet
Replies: 26
Views: 33947

Re: Linux Mint on Android Tablet

Very interesting post :) I have ubuntu running on my archos g9 and mint on my netbook. http://www.necopost.com/2012/06/how-to-use-google-chrome-like-chrome-os.html This is pretty interesting I followed this page and kind of got a chrome-os working on my netbook with a gnome panel giving me most of t...
by blackest_knight
Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:12 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: What do you not like about Cinnamon?
Replies: 130
Views: 33246

Re: What do you not like about Cinnamon?

First a niggle. On the taskbar the recent documents icon looks like a clock while the settings Icon looks like a ^. I keep finding myself trying to bring up recent documents with the settings icon. It seems more natural for a pop up list to use the ^ a gear wheel / Spanner perhaps might be better fo...
by blackest_knight
Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Webcam in Maya
Replies: 9
Views: 1138

Re: Webcam in Maya

I had similar problems the solution was a different kernel

3.2.0-29-generic-pae

is the one I am using and my webcam works as expected
by blackest_knight
Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: "mark all upgrades" synaptic package manager
Replies: 1
Views: 758

"mark all upgrades" synaptic package manager

I've recently switched to mint (11) on my ubuntu systems (been using ubuntu since dapper) seems to be a good choice however synaptic package manager has been changed there is no" mark all upgrades" button any more. It seems to be version 0.70 on the about and synaptic says it is version 0....

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