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by Staffy
Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon + ATI drivers = slowdown
Replies: 24
Views: 14172

Re: Cinnamon + ATI drivers = slowdown

Switched to mate. Very stable, no problems with amd drivers and very practical Waiting for cinnamon to get more stable ... Same here tried every fix I could find the only fix that works is to change to somethimg else. I have tried KDE and XFCE and non of them have the same issues, so logic says it ...
by Staffy
Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?
Replies: 241
Views: 43640

Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

I have spent the last month deciding which distro to use for my main desktop, which was obviosly Mint. Close runner ups were Sabayon & Chakra.
by Staffy
Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Help installing LAMP
Replies: 13
Views: 1479

Re: Help installing LAMP

@ eiger3970 did you have a package manager open or running at the same time? When you got the are you root error question. If you have succeded with the lamp server install you don't need to go to https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/httpd.html you should have apache running already. the lampse...
by Staffy
Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Help installing LAMP
Replies: 13
Views: 1479

Re: Help installing LAMP

After some searching around this is how I have done it. Ensure you don't have a package manager or update running. sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ That installs & configures apache2, mysql, php etc.. To test it go to the following in your browser http://localhost/ you should see a welcome page...
by Staffy
Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Desktop For Dual Monitor Support (ATI)
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Which Desktop For Dual Monitor Support (ATI)

@markkirby thanks for the reply. Went ahead and installed the cinnamon version seems to be working well. Only real issue I have had at the moment is that when I install ATI's drivers it won't do the monitor layouts right. Running it at the moment with the drivers that mint installed and it seems fin...
by Staffy
Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Desktop For Dual Monitor Support (ATI)
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Which Desktop For Dual Monitor Support (ATI)

Looking at installing Mint in the next few days, I have been away from Linux on the desktop for a few years (due to work). The computer it will be going on is my main work machine which has two 20" Dell displays running a ATI6850 graphics card, bulldozer 8120 & 16gb ram. Decided on Mint aft...
by Staffy
Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:36 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Hi

Been a lurker for a while around here, thought I should sign up and say hello. My first Linux distro was Redhat 7 I think then went on to use Slackware, Gentoo and some others. Had to change to Windows 3 years ago due to work, but coming back now to the lightside as my job has changed! Trying to cat...
by Staffy
Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: LinuxMint 13 ? Name ?
Replies: 171
Views: 25837

Re: Ok the Name (M) for Mint 13! Start here:

Been a lurker for a while now, thought I would post a suggestion.

"Matilda"

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