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by Snakeman
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:55 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 217659

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

Tried installing Mint 12 yesterday again but this time used newer Ati drivers than the proprietary ones using a guide from the hardware section of this site. Same problems still (distorted menus) and without, the my laptop overheats. My processor is also of amd origin, possible that too is part of t...
by Snakeman
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 217659

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

What are your system specs, btw and which version of Linux Mint 12 are you running (32 or 64 bit)? And you might have more luck with the latest ATI driver that you can download off the ATI site itself. Some users with ATI GPUs have had better luck with it than the one in the repos. I've got Nvidia ...
by Snakeman
Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 217659

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

Good luck on the install. Hope 3rd time is a charm. Laptops/notebooks especially with ATI video hardware are definitely problem areas for any Linux distro due to the myriads of different hardware configurations plus the fact that ATI still hasn't put any real effort into their video drivers for Lin...
by Snakeman
Sat Dec 03, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!
Replies: 219
Views: 217659

Re: Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" released!

My Windows 7 got so bogged up I decided to trying to install Mint 12 to my laptop. First try was a failure, the installer got stuck "configuring target system" and did not proceed. After filing bug report (seems like it was confirmed bug) I then tried installing Mint 11 which went smoothly but the l...

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