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by flintstone
Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Top 50 Proprietary apps and their Open Source Alternatives
Replies: 135
Views: 228771

Re: Top 50 Proprietary apps and their Open Source Alternativ

Clicked on the link and got an attack warning popup....yikes!, anybody else?
by flintstone
Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint Debian (201009) released!
Replies: 163
Views: 146820

Re: Linux Mint Debian (201009) released!

I don't know anyone (friends) who could install it, but I'm updating it right now, so I did figure it out for myself........and I think the concept is great! I'm sure you guys will make the install smooth and easy as time goes on.
by flintstone
Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless Fix for Mint 8?
Replies: 40
Views: 5646

Re: Wireless Fix for Mint 8?

Well Guys - I am a very average user of Linux Mint 7 main edition and love it. I saw version 8 was released so I downloaded and installed last week. I have 6 computers in my household, 4 laptops and 2 desktops - 5 are on Linux Mint 7 and have no problems at all - and that was from the initial insta...
by flintstone
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 7 Beta
Replies: 22
Views: 7074

Re: Win 7 Beta

I have Mint on one hard drive (I started with Mint 4, went on to 5,6,7), and Windows 7 64 bit on another....beta, and now the RC . Windows 7 is very nice...the best yet by far, and like it a lot. My wife has Vista and I had XP pro before the Windows 7 beta install a few months back. That said, why p...
by flintstone
Wed Oct 08, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: About Busybox - NOW solved!
Replies: 17
Views: 3860

Re: About Busybox - NOW solved!

Ok, I did the edit and it worked :mrgreen:

Thank you ryawn and tully....I now have Mint-5 on my first hard drive working fine, and Windows XP working like it always did, on my second hard drive.....my world is good again.
by flintstone
Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: About Busybox - NOW solved!
Replies: 17
Views: 3860

Re: About Busybox - NOW solved!

Hi Flintstone: 1) Filename in /boot/grub is menu.lst, not menu.list 2) If it won't open from command, try navigating to it - but you may need to change the ownership/permissions - then double-click to open and edit. This also applies to editing by command. 3) I find it useful to go to View (in File...
by flintstone
Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: About Busybox - NOW solved!
Replies: 17
Views: 3860

Re: About Busybox - NOW solved!

I was going to try this, but my "sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.list" attempt pulls up a blank page?.....nothing to edit? (note: I have very little experience at this sort of thing). I opened up terminal, pasted in sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.list, typed in password....menu list opens (except i...
by flintstone
Mon Oct 06, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Busy Box
Replies: 12
Views: 2235

Re: Busy Box

After I bought a new computer, this problem, has also sent me back to Windows....to bad, I really did like Mint.

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