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by poldie
Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Update Manager error messages
Replies: 4
Views: 2244

Re: Update Manager error messages

If you go ahead and do the updates that do show up as available, there is one called "mintsources". I think that must fix the situation, as I did not have to manually remove the offending sources from my list. They just automagically disappeared. :wink: Interesting. when I first tried Min...
by poldie
Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Update Manager error messages
Replies: 4
Views: 2244

Re: Update Manager error messages

Ah! Many thanks!

So...every single Mint KDE user is going to get that error message? Seems a bit harsh!
by poldie
Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Update Manager error messages
Replies: 4
Views: 2244

Update Manager error messages

Newish install of Mint 13 KDE, which has been working fine for a few weeks but now Update Manager is giving me errors. I've tried the UK mirror but no difference. I'm getting: Failed to download http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/precise/free/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found Failed to download ht...
by poldie
Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Transmission crash? SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 1820

Re: Transmission crash? SOLVED

giantjoebot wrote:It was solved by switching to the QT version.


How do you do this?
by poldie
Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Installation problems with Mint 13 KDE 64 bit
Replies: 3
Views: 1412

Re: Installation problems with Mint 13 KDE 64 bit

I've never run into any of the issues you mention, aside from once having trouble using mintupdate after a fresh install. The reasons for this are as follows: 1. First thing I do in any KDE distro install is go into systemsettings and disable desktop search and kwallet entirely (among other things)...
by poldie
Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Installation problems with Mint 13 KDE 64 bit
Replies: 3
Views: 1412

Installation problems with Mint 13 KDE 64 bit

I've just changed from Mint 12 LXDE 32 bit to Mint 13 KDE 64 bit. So far I'm very happy with it - it looks great and is for the most part very intuitive (in terms of configuring shortcuts, display config etc). But having installed it on 3 systems (powerful desktop, decent laptop, older laptop) and h...
by poldie
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Set as desktop background function not working properly
Replies: 4
Views: 767

Re: Set as desktop background function not working properly

When browsing photos, wallpapers, etc. sometimes the "set as desktop background" function doesn't work. I'll have to "open background preferences" and select "Fill, Scale, Zoom, Tile, etc. before the background really changes, despite if you right-click at desktop and selec...
by poldie
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: GIMP 2.8
Replies: 61
Views: 15448

Re: GIMP 2.8

I just tried those instructions on Linut Mint 12 LXDE and they don't work. I got: a@p ~ $ sudo apt-get install gimp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situa...

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