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by danbuter
Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Browsers constantly crashing
Replies: 24
Views: 994

Re: Browsers constantly crashing

Ever since I updated to Firefox 50 (and the gstreamer updates), Firefox locks up randomly on me. I've started using Chrome. Something in the recent updates broke video, as it only locks up on pages with videos. If you have an nVidia, drop back to 304 or 340. 367 is a mess, and nVidia knows it. They...
by danbuter
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Will there be an 18.1 release?
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Will there be an 18.1 release?

I did a clean install last week, and I had over 400 updates waiting. Will they release an updated .iso at some point, to prevent this?
by danbuter
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Browsers constantly crashing
Replies: 24
Views: 994

Re: Browsers constantly crashing

Ever since I updated to Firefox 50 (and the gstreamer updates), Firefox locks up randomly on me. I've started using Chrome. Something in the recent updates broke video, as it only locks up on pages with videos. If you have an nVidia, drop back to 304 or 340. 367 is a mess, and nVidia knows it. They...
by danbuter
Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Browsers constantly crashing
Replies: 24
Views: 994

Re: Browsers constantly crashing

Ever since I updated to Firefox 50 (and the gstreamer updates), Firefox locks up randomly on me. I've started using Chrome. Something in the recent updates broke video, as it only locks up on pages with videos.
by danbuter
Mon Oct 06, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Way to turn off mate-panel?
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Way to turn off mate-panel?

I'm using Cairo Dock, which works great. However, mate-panel seems to require at least one panel being active. Is there a way to turn it off? It's not listed in the startup programs (probably it's part of the generic package). Can I uninstall it with no consequences, as it does have dependencies?
by danbuter
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Sun unix keyboard
Replies: 1
Views: 582

Sun unix keyboard

I got a new Sun Microsystems Type 6 USB Unix-layout keyboard. However, when I plugged it in, Mint does not see it. I checked keyboard layouts, and Sun is not included in the supported list. Has anyone gotten one of these keyboards to work? If so, how did you do it? Thanks!
by danbuter
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Why is cowsay a dependency of MintAssistant?
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Why is cowsay a dependency of MintAssistant?

I was going to delete cowsay, because I don't care for it, but it says it is a dependency for mintassistant and mintassistant-gnome, and those will also be deleted.
by danbuter
Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: help with install of new cursor theme ?
Replies: 1
Views: 498

help with install of new cursor theme ?

I downloaded a nice cursor theme off of gnome-look. However, I'm not exactly sure which folder I should put this in, so that Gnome will see it. Any help would be appreciated.
by danbuter
Tue Sep 16, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: How do I switch the google bar to go to normal google page?
Replies: 1
Views: 534

How do I switch the google bar to go to normal google page?

The Mint Google search results are pretty gimped. I'd like to go to the normal google results after typing in a search on the bar at the top of Firefox. Normal results just let me click a link to go from sites to pics to whatever. The Linux Mint search results do not.
by danbuter
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:00 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No wireless
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

Re: No wireless

The open source madwifi drivers aren't working in the 2.6.24 kernel. I just helped someone with the same card: http://www.linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=14386 I tried this fix. It does not work, unfortunately. I might have to manually set up something for wireless, as it only gave me ...
by danbuter
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: LTS version 8.04.1
Replies: 5
Views: 1015

Re: LTS version 8.04.1

I'm pretty sure we already have it. If you have Firefox 3.0 final and linux kernel 24.19, you have it. If you're like me, you have to get the kernel via Synaptic, it refused to show up in Mint Update.
by danbuter
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No wireless
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

Re: No wireless

I'll try that. Though I have to say this stinks. I guess I will have to update to the next release just to get out of this kernel now, instead of sticking with LTS.
by danbuter
Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread
Replies: 6596
Views: 770085

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

My desktop is at http://home.comcast.net/~danbuter/Screenshot.png
Standard Gnome desktop. No compiz, etc.
by danbuter
Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Post bugs in Elyssa here
Replies: 45
Views: 15820

Re: Post bugs in Elyssa here

Gnome taskbar
When I make it completely transparent, there are still gray backgrounds behind the date, mint update icon, windows icon, trash icon, and notes icon. This does not happen in Ubuntu, only Mint. Screenshot is here: http://home.comcast.net/~danbuter/Screenshot.png
by danbuter
Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Computer Science / Programming
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: Computer Science / Programming

For a first language, Python is hard to beat. It' easy to read, used a lot in Linux, and has a ton of free documentation online.
by danbuter
Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mintupdate problem.
Replies: 6
Views: 602

Re: Mintupdate problem.

When you open MintUpdate, you have to click on the Refresh button.
by danbuter
Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:21 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No wireless
Replies: 9
Views: 1277

No wireless

I can't get wireless to work on my computer. I have a cable connection, so the wired connection works fine. However, I travel a lot, most hotels only have wireless. I may have to download programs at home, then wait until hotel or coffee shop to install, if I need an active wireless connection for i...
by danbuter
Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Will there be a backports repo soon?
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Will there be a backports repo soon?

Just curious about this. One of the reasons I switched to Mint from Ubuntu is that 5 is supposed to have programs backported. There are a couple things I'd like to see already (Perl 5.10, AbiWord 2.6.3). Any news when/if this will happen?
by danbuter
Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED ] Is my Laptop ok for migrating to Mint
Replies: 7
Views: 764

Re: Is my Laptop ok for migrating to Mint

Not sure about your hardware, but ALWAYS install windows in your first partition, linux in your second partition. Otherwise, bad things may happen.
by danbuter
Thu Jun 26, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Compiz, Fusion or Beryl?
Replies: 11
Views: 1140

Re: Compiz, Fusion or Beryl?

Of course, one of the first things I did after install was delete Compiz. It's one of the buggiest pieces of junk code ever foisted on linux.

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