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by redschuart
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My last chance with Linux overheating my laptop
Replies: 13
Views: 2014

Re: My last chance with Linux overheating my laptop

I don't know why I'm even bothering to answer your rudely phrased question, but here it is. Read the suggestions in this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=597998 and pay particular attention to the later posts about how to put scripts in /etc/acpi/battery.d/ and /etc/acpi/ac.d/ to al...
by redschuart
Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mate or Cinnamon?
Replies: 102
Views: 112029

Re: Mate or Cinnamon?

Well I've never tried Mate other than via the live CD, but I'm using Cinnamon, with Mint 13 64bit, and was very impressed at first. But I've experienced a few issues that have left me feeling unsure about the stability of Cinnamon. The first occured when I installed some true type fonts from my Win ...
by redschuart
Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox not saving a setting
Replies: 17
Views: 2897

Re: Firefox not saving a setting

Screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/tXZSo.png I clicked on "Quit" and "Do not show again" on the dialog window appeared when I've tried to close a firefox window with many tabs opened, it showed that dialog again. Then I went at about:config and turned into "false" the option in bold at the screenshot. ...
by redschuart
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello From Another 60+ Yorkshire Type
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: Hello From Another 60+ Yorkshire Type

Hi redschuart, welcome to the Linux Mint forums :D Thanks for joining the forums! One would almost suspect Linux Mint is running a advertisement campaign in your county, or something :wink: Be sure also to check out the Community website (ideas, tutorials, and hardware and software reviews), and th...
by redschuart
Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:54 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello From Another 60+ Yorkshire Type
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Hello From Another 60+ Yorkshire Type

Hi Everyone Glad to be here, I've a reasonable amount of Linux experience, though my knowledge is now a bit rusty, having been in Windowsland for the last 4-5 years. For many years up to 2007 I used most Linux distros from SuSe 9.0, the original Ubuntu to Slackware and everything in between. I decid...
by redschuart
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable To Control Boot Loader Install Location(SOLVED)
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Unable To Control Boot Loader Install Location

I've now tried three times to install Linux Mint 13 64 bit on a separate hard drive to Win 7 and get a working dual boot. I have Win 7 on the first hard drive, sda and an empty unallocated drive for Mint, sdb. I boot into the live desktop, double click Install, select the option to install alongsid...
by redschuart
Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable To Control Boot Loader Install Location(SOLVED)
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Unable To Control Boot Loader Install Location(SOLVED)

I've now tried three times to install Linux Mint 13 64 bit on a separate hard drive to Win 7 and get a working dual boot. I have Win 7 on the first hard drive, sda and an empty unallocated drive for Mint, sdb. I boot into the live desktop, double click Install, select the option to install alongside...

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