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by BigBird
Sun May 17, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Start the name suggestions for Mint 8
Replies: 85
Views: 6752

Re: Start the name suggestions for Mint 8

Halona a native American name meaning "Of Happy Fortune"

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by BigBird
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: SOLVED:screen resulution problems with intel 1865
Replies: 1
Views: 676

[SOLVED] : screen resulution problems with intel i865 chipse

[SOLVED]: After getting some sleep, and reopening this adventure, I pulled up the xorg.conf file and read it line by line until I found at the very bottom and "extra" 'EndSection' statement which had NO 'Section' statement preceding it. My aged programming skills(?) kicked in - I removed t...
by BigBird
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: SOLVED:screen resulution problems with intel 1865
Replies: 1
Views: 676

SOLVED:screen resulution problems with intel 1865

I recently installed Felicia (today at 100 AM USA EST) on a Dell SX270 with 2 gigs of dram and the Intel 865 chipset. I decided to take the plunge from Elyssa and thought I could copy my xorg.conf to the new setup. WRONG! Felecia (U810) refuses to cooperate. I keep getting a message that xserver can...
by BigBird
Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: I have a brand new girlfriend
Replies: 2
Views: 779

I have a brand new girlfriend

Hi All, Back in December of 2006, I performed an update on W----XP and the installed ATI driver update from M$ borked the machine and resulted in multiple blue screens. I finally got hte beast to boot in safe mode long enough to uninstall(?) the driver, but the computer still failed to boot properly...
by BigBird
Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: sudo gedit
Replies: 14
Views: 1369

Re: sudo gedit

I went to the Mint menu, selected 'Preferences, scrolled down to 'Nautilus Actions Config...'. You can add an action here and I chose "Edit as root". There is already an "Open as root" option which I copied(wrote it down) and for the command I just changed 'gksu xfe' to 'gksu ged...
by BigBird
Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:45 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Post your Elyssa desktop
Replies: 90
Views: 29061

Re: Post your Elyssa desktop

I am completely new to Linux Mint and I think I have a new "girlfriend". :D :D

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