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by opiumpoetry
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint screenlock username & password during install
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Mint screenlock username & password during install

For anyone who gets the screenlock during installation, the username is "mint" and the password is blank. I think it's stupid that the screenlock should kick in during the install process. Why should someone have to open another device and search for the live username and password online just to be ...
by opiumpoetry
Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: open apps in new workspace by default
Replies: 1
Views: 461

open apps in new workspace by default

Is there a way to setup my system so that apps will open in a new workspace by default?
by opiumpoetry
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Which version of Mint do people suggest using?
Replies: 12
Views: 2837

Re: Which version of Mint do people suggest using?

I just switched from Mint 13 MATE to Cinnamon. It's much more stable than it was only a month ago.
by opiumpoetry
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: DivX and Codec-V?[SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 5364

Re: DivX and Codec-V?

Been trying to watch some videos online and I keep running into two issues: 1. I try to watch the video and my browser reports back I need to install a Codec-V.... some spyware ridden windows "codec" to play the video. 2. This may be related to issue 1, but my browsers are reporting that the DivX p...
by opiumpoetry
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Mint 13 both version does not play any DVX movies online
Replies: 9
Views: 1504

Re: Mint 13 both version does not play any DVX movies online

install mozilla-plugin-vlc via synaptic. when you see the vlc icon in the video window of yr browser, right-click it and hit "play". it only works in firefox and maybe opera browsers.
by opiumpoetry
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: icon box plugin for MATE panel
Replies: 1
Views: 584

icon box plugin for MATE panel

In Debian Xfce there is a panel plugin called "icon box" which shows opened apps as panel icons instead of as window buttons. Does anyone know of a way to install this icon box panel plugin in Linux Mint MATE?
by opiumpoetry
Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate Desktop Environment - GNOME2 fork
Replies: 397
Views: 175883

Re: Mate Desktop Environment - GNOME2 fork

perberos wrote:Installation issue:

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sudo apt-get install mint-meta-mate
thank you for creating MATE and thanks to the Mint devs for adding the Mint menu to it. the 2 put together give me everything i've always wanted since dumping Windows 2 years ago!
by opiumpoetry
Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:54 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: How change font size in mintMenu Linux Mint 13
Replies: 5
Views: 4610

Re: How change font size in mintMenu Linux Mint 13

I think you must change the font size of all applications. Right-click the Desktop and choose "Appearance Preferences" (the last one), in the Font tab change the size of "Applications font". when i right-click the desktop i get several options but not one of them is appearance preferences. maybe my...
by opiumpoetry
Mon Jun 04, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Partial) system freeze - restart does nothing
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: (Partial) system freeze - restart does nothing

you mean the panel keeps disappearing? that happened to me when i tried out linux mint 13 cinnamon. then i read that cinnamon requires 3d acceleration, and i realized that my pc is just too old and low on ram for cinnamon. how old is yr pc? tho i'd be surprised any pc would too weak for MATE. maybe ...
by opiumpoetry
Fri May 25, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: new LM user
Replies: 3
Views: 481

new LM user

I want to thank the creators of Linux Mint 13 MATE. Ubuntu is better than most but LM is PERRRFECT!

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