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by justinjohn
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: dual boot windows XP ?
Replies: 1
Views: 581

dual boot windows XP ?

Is there a definitive thread for creating a partition, installing, and dual booting windows XP with LM12? My computer currently uses grub to dual boot into W7 & LM12.

:|
by justinjohn
Mon Jan 09, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

Re: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m

bnump for help - still no solution...

:cry:
by justinjohn
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:40 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Chromium- create shortcut to link on desktop
Replies: 3
Views: 1172

Re: Chromium- create shortcut to link on desktop

lt292 wrote:chromium has a tool called "create a app shortcut" in the menu.
just open the url, and press this tool, a shortcut will be created on desktop.
you can also change the irons in the property.
Lol - this workaround is silly.... but it did the job. Thanks!!

=)
by justinjohn
Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Chromium- create shortcut to link on desktop
Replies: 3
Views: 1172

Chromium- create shortcut to link on desktop

Using Chromium browser, what is the easiest way to create a shortcut to a URL on my desktop?

currently, Im typing

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gnome-desktop-item-edit --create-new ~/Desktop
into terminal and filling out the launcher form.

There must be a better way...
by justinjohn
Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: VMware help!
Replies: 2
Views: 271

VMware help!

I have an Asus laptop with a native OS of Win 7 pro 64bit. I installed Linuxmint and VMware and now wish to access and run my pre-existing partition of Win7 in Mint via VMware. How can I do this? Documentation is no help, web is no help,and VMware forums no help... I'd at least like to know if it ca...
by justinjohn
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)
Replies: 311
Views: 402162

Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Dec 6)

How do I set a preference so when I doubleclick on a desktop icon containing a URL link, Linux will automatically switch to what I've just opened in my browser? ...Currently, I double click a link on my desktop, and I have to then manually switch over to my browser (firefox)... ...I know; small grip...
by justinjohn
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Virtualbox / VMware on Mint12
Replies: 2
Views: 644

Virtualbox / VMware on Mint12

Which would be better (easier) to run windows7 in Mint12?

Also... I looked around for a bit and didn't see anything specific - where can I find a 'How To' on installing this for Mint12

Thanks!!

=D
by justinjohn
Tue Dec 06, 2011 9:55 am
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: How to Install OEM nVidea Drivers (SOLVED!!)
Replies: 7
Views: 5044

Re: How to Install OEM nVidea Drivers (SOLVED!!)

I've tried everything suggested in this thread and nothing works... if I try by beginning with cntrl+alt+F1 , it tells me that I'm still running with X server active. If I try booting into recovery mode>root>sudo>install driver ... it tells me a destination directory cannot be created - no change re...
by justinjohn
Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Configure Firewall to block programs from accessing the web
Replies: 2
Views: 793

Configure Firewall to block programs from accessing the web

Mint 12 user here...

Is there a firewall I can configure to block specific programs from accessing the web?
by justinjohn
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)
Replies: 311
Views: 402162

Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Dec 1)

I went through a few of the steps in this guide, and suddenly I have 5x as many apps as I previously did, and its very disorganized...

screenshot: http://stuff.octorok.net/lotsaapps.png

plz HALP!!

=)
by justinjohn
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ....uuuh
Replies: 1
Views: 270

....uuuh

So I went through a bunch of the stuff on a Mint12 tweak guide (found here: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86813)

...and now my listg of applications looks like this:
http://stuff.octorok.net/lotsaapps.png

confused??

plz halp!!
by justinjohn
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

Re: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m

Your card might be too new for that kernel version and then available drivers. (Make sure you have performed all updates, and check levels 4 and 5 for any relevant updates.) Suggestion: manually update your nvidia drivers; go to nvidia driver downloads, download the latest drivers for your card and...
by justinjohn
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:36 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

Re: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m

richyrich wrote:How? and what version please?
driver version is 280.13
by justinjohn
Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No options for touchpad control - Asus g74sx laptop - mint12
Replies: 1
Views: 775

No options for touchpad control - Asus g74sx laptop - mint12

Fairly new laptop... I want to turn off touchpad clicking and disable touchpad while I type (ugh... already had to retype in this post several times because I keep moving the cursor with my big, dumb hands...) Under the mouse and touchpad controls, there's no touchpad control! I've seen a few differ...
by justinjohn
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

Re: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m

updated all nvidia drivers How? and what version please? Updated first automatically when linux prompted me to update the driver to enable unity support, then again updated to the "post release update - current update" via the 'Additional Drivers' icon under System Settings. I have not manually upd...
by justinjohn
Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

HDMI not working - Asus g74sx laptop ~ nvidia gtx 560m

No video or audio - updated all nvidia drivers - plz halp!

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