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by Jerry
Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:52 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi not working! Broadcom4311 - early 2011 mac
Replies: 9
Views: 6059

Re: [SOLVED] Wifi not working! Broadcom4311 - early 2011 mac

hi. Will this method provided at the link also work with non-MAC machines? I am asking because I am curious to know if some of the commands in terminal are specific to MAC machines.
For example, the first link that gfunkera gives points to a link in which a secondary link is provided.
by Jerry
Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Windows 7 (loader)
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: Windows 7 (loader)

Using Gparted, I am wondering if your able to format the boot loader partitioon (usually about 100 mb), then merge that partition with the partition that you want to install LM on. If that doesn't work, try deleting the boot loader partition, then creating a partition (with that same partitioin) wit...
by Jerry
Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Java security alert
Replies: 16
Views: 2025

Re: Java security alert

One other thing you could do is if your interested in this method is to use NoScript inside your firefox browser. This extension, if you might be aware, limits or disables Java while browsing and gives you options to disable on sites or limit Java while on sites. Just another optioon to provide if y...
by Jerry
Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Booting from USB - Unable to mount any devices
Replies: 4
Views: 855

Re: Booting from USB - Unable to mount any devices

Hi. Does this method help?

I know its ubuntu but just wondering if the method described for a solution and work around would work for you using LM.

http://askubuntu.com/questions/202630/c ... -acl-error
by Jerry
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 13 unable to update repository?
Replies: 3
Views: 802

Re: Mint 13 unable to update repository?

have you thought about going to Menu>Settings>Software Sources and then altering the server from the drop down menu?
by Jerry
Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: How to install Dropbox on Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox
Replies: 3
Views: 4364

Re: How to install Dropbox on Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox

I realize that this thread is a bit old; however, I'm actually really glad I came across this thread. However, I did just one thing different. I downloaded and extracted the 64 bit Ubuntu version of dropbox. Post extraction, I found via the install GUI that I was missing python-docutils. I, myself m...
by Jerry
Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Root password not recognized
Replies: 8
Views: 2114

Re: Root password not recognized

No, you don't have to burn a CD/DVD, just boot from your thumb drive and follow the directions. Thanks cwsnyder . Your help was greatly appreciated. :D What a relief to have the help you gave me. And that goes for the other people who posted to provide suggestions and offers of help. Thanks again e...
by Jerry
Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:17 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: New Forum Admin
Replies: 17
Views: 6848

Re: New Forum Admin

Though I am not familiar with the new admin because I just joined this community, I would like to say that I hope that I might have the pleasure to meet you here in this forum soon. :)
by Jerry
Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Root password not recognized
Replies: 8
Views: 2114

Re: Root password not recognized

Hi everyone. Thanks very much for your responses. Firstly, caf4926 . This I also checked to make sure that the number lock was not activated. This I know because when I went to the virtual terminal as given in the link that I provided above in which I tried some of the suggestions posted there, I wa...
by Jerry
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Root password not recognized
Replies: 8
Views: 2114

Re: Root password not recognized

yes, it is. I followed the typical setup procedures.
by Jerry
Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Root password not recognized
Replies: 8
Views: 2114

Root password not recognized

Hi. I have done some researching throughout the forum using keywords such as "root" and 'root password not recognized". I have only come across this post here: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=106700&p=602063&hilit=root+password+not+recognized#p602063 which does explain my current pr...

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