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by mikecrosoft
Thu May 31, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: High CPU use?
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Re: High CPU use?

Hello again, is good to hear that. I'm also testing Maya MATE in a VM an it runs and looks really nice. You can speed up boot and decrease resources usage a little bit by managing startup applications (I disable unneeded ones and reduce RAM usage by 50 MB); also modify swappines value to 5, you have...
by mikecrosoft
Tue May 29, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Freshly installed Mint 13 but can't log in
Replies: 7
Views: 769

Re: Freshly installed Mint 13 but can't log in

Hello again. There should bea line that says something like linux and kernel version and you should add single at the end of that line, here's a video showing the process in MInt 12 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esPN1NYDhas , check that while I get my hands on Mint 13 (I'm downloading it via torren...
by mikecrosoft
Tue May 29, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: High CPU use?
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Re: High CPU use?

Hello pipe 1984. You need to check wich processes are loading your CPU, please open a terminal emulator Ctrl+Alt+t and execute the command:top; after a second press Ctrl+c to stop refreshing top and provide us the output. Have a nice day!.
by mikecrosoft
Tue May 29, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Freshly installed Mint 13 but can't log in
Replies: 7
Views: 769

Re: Freshly installed Mint 13 but can't log in

Hello pepperminty. You can try to recover your password or reset it by booting in single user mode http://www.debuntu.org/recover-root-password-single-user-mode-and-grub . Once you are logged, to reset password you can try this http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-resetting-a-users-password/ . Have a ...
by mikecrosoft
Tue May 29, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky not loading properly on startup
Replies: 5
Views: 1662

Re: Conky not loading properly on startup

Hello everyone. You're welcome dawgdoc, desktop value works right with conky on Mint; there's only one little disadvantage, if you press the button or hit the keybind to show the desktop conky also gets iconified, but at the moment I haven't found a better solution. If you use only a window manager,...
by mikecrosoft
Mon May 28, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Where do I find which version I have?
Replies: 19
Views: 871

Re: [Solved] Where do I find which version I have?

Hello stirling. Well done and don't worry you'll get it with patience and practice, try to summarize and analyse the exposed information. Wish you all a great day!.
by mikecrosoft
Mon May 28, 2012 2:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Login screen
Replies: 8
Views: 977

Re: Login screen

Hello everyone. That information is very interesting, I'll check it once the downloads of the Mint images are finished and find some free time :D; also I see you have solved all and shared the solutions with the community, thanks for that!. Whish you all a great day!.
by mikecrosoft
Mon May 28, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Where do I find which version I have?
Replies: 19
Views: 871

Re: Where do I find which version I have?

Hello stirling. That's all the information we need, now to intall the desired version all you need to do is to run this command:

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sudo apt-get install banshee=2.4.0-1ubuntu1~hyper1+oneiric


Have a nice day!
by mikecrosoft
Sun May 27, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lost Clock & Calendar
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: Lost Clock & Calendar

Hello DennisMiller. No offense taken, really :D; I just thought you were constructig yourself a wrong idea about the forum, but I can see with pleasure my guess was wrong. I also hope the provided information solves your problem and I'm almost sure it will; DrHu knows a lot about this topics. Wish y...
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 5:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Where do I find which version I have?
Replies: 19
Views: 871

Re: Where do I find which version I have?

OK, I just login into my mint system to chek this and you are right; default repositories have prefererence, those have a higgher pinning. But you can install 2.4 by specifying version in the installation command, I'll help you to do this but I need you to provide me the output of: apt-cache policy ...
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Login screen
Replies: 8
Views: 977

Re: Login screen

Hello Emegra. In mint 12 the selected display manager is LightDM, if it the same in Mint 13 (I can't tell you, I haven't tested 13 version yet) you'll need to download a ligthDM greeter with the desired design and also to edit the lightDM config file to load desired greeter. NOTE: I cant't guarantee...
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: RAM Limit on 64-bit ?
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Re: RAM Limit on 64-bit ?

Hello Orasion. I don't have the exact limit of supported RAM for 64bit system now, but I can tell you for sure it is extremely far away from 8 GB; please first check in the BIOS the ammount of installed memory to discard hardware problems. If all goes good there, then something is wrong in the syste...
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Where do I find which version I have?
Replies: 19
Views: 871

Re: Where do I find which version I have?

Hello again. To update the indexes use the first command:sudo apt-get update. Regards!.
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 2:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: why can't i install this deb?
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: why can't i install this deb?

Hello again. I use a similar application named Basket Note Pads, you can find it in the default software sources titled as basket; try it out, it's very powerful. Regards!.
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bluetooth turned on at login
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Re: Bluetooth turned on at login

Hello humturtle 39. I'm not using Mint 13, I will stick to 12 release until its EOL, but there should an application named startup applications or something alike; I'm currently donwloading both editions of Mint 13 and I'll check that myself in a VM when I have some free time. Have a nice day!.
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 2:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: why can't i install this deb?
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: why can't i install this deb?

It will never install, by traditional ways; all deb packages are packed with a config file that specifies the destined architecture. If you still need to install it you can unpack it, modify arch line in the config file an repack it or you can force installation, to force installation execute: NOTE ...
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 2:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Is there any way to save current Cinnamon configurations?
Replies: 4
Views: 551

Re: Is there any way to save current Cinnamon configurations

Hello praveenp. If you install extra extensions, applets and themes at your home folder you can use any of the available backup utilities like dejadup to backup/restore files but you will need to configure everything again; but I guess this is not what you are looking for, so option 2 consists in cr...
by mikecrosoft
Sat May 26, 2012 1:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Where do I find which version I have?
Replies: 19
Views: 871

Re: Where do I find which version I have?

Hello striling. Ifeel sorry about the mistake I made at my last post, what you need to type to launch a terminal emulator is Ctrl+Alt+t or click on the terminal link available somewhere in the main menu. And if you need somedayto to launch a text terminal, you can get back to the GUI terminal hittin...
by mikecrosoft
Thu May 24, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Instructions to install a .tgz app in Mint 12
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Step-by-step instructions to install a .tgz app in Mint

Hello catalin-ch. Whenever you need to install a program that is not provided by the default software sources you should google for deb packages that are easy to install (just double click) or for a ppa that provides the packages you need; here is a step-by-step guide to install the software you nee...
by mikecrosoft
Wed May 23, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mouse and trackpad not working? [solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: mouse and trackpad not working? [solved]

Well done!. Have a nice day!.

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