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by ricklabelle
Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Black Screen after login
Replies: 17
Views: 4423

Black Screen after login

Hello Everyone, I upgraded my Gateway Laptop from Linux Mint 14 to 15 Cinnamon with a fresh install after backing up. Awesome new features; however, when I log in I get a black screen for about a minute. When the desktop boots up everything is ok or sometimes a little slow. How can I fix this proble...
by ricklabelle
Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cinnamon Menu install on Xfce
Replies: 7
Views: 2006

Re: Cinnamon Menu install on Xfce

I was able to install the xfapplet and select the mintmenu on my son's laptop which is the same laptop excluding the speed of the processor. His is a 1.7 and mine is a 1.3. I was just wondering if an applet was available for the Cinnamon menu. The laptop still has win xp, so I can not run the comman...
by ricklabelle
Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cinnamon Menu install on Xfce
Replies: 7
Views: 2006

Cinnamon Menu install on Xfce

Hello everyone,

I have a laptop with a GB of ram, 40 GB HD, and 1.3 ghz processor. I will install Mint 13 XFCE. On my son's laptop, I was able to install the mate mint menu instead of the regular xfce menu. How or Is it possible to install the cinnamon menu in the xfce version

thanks,
Rick
by ricklabelle
Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Disk space as Ram
Replies: 3
Views: 648

Disk space as Ram

Hello everyone, How do I setup Mint 12 to use Disk Space as RAM? I have a laptop with mint 12 installed on it with 512mb of ram, and when I try to run some programs it takes time to load. In a posting I saw the following commands; however, they do not save when I reboot. I believe it was for ubuntu,...
by ricklabelle
Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB Mint 12
Replies: 3
Views: 568

Re: USB Mint 12

Thanks Remoulder for the reply. I download the universal installer from a link on the forum which was recommended by a user, so I believe that my drive my be a live usb drive. Can I install mint 12 from the live usb to the same usb drive?

Thanks,
Rick
by ricklabelle
Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB Mint 12
Replies: 3
Views: 568

USB Mint 12

Hello everyone, I have windows xp PC at work and a 8gb usb drive with mint 12 installed on it. I installed mint 12 via the universal installer. When I am at work I install my usb and boot from it. I use mint in lieu of win XP, but 1. How do I save the changes I have made to the drive? for example, I...
by ricklabelle
Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 12 install No DVD or USB
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Mint 12 install No DVD or USB

I have a box with mint 11 installed, and when I tried to install mint 12 from the DVD the first time I got some errors. Now the box will not boot from DVD,CD, or USB. How can I install mint 12 from the iso file or is there another way? I have tried SmartBoot Manager, but this too has failed. Any hel...

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