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by shane
Thu Apr 12, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Bianca KDE Edition - BETA 020 is out!
Replies: 52
Views: 22539

hi Marius! thats a great contribution right there! I agree Domino looks simply amazing... welcome aboard and since you seem to have a knack with aesthetics dont stop there please... find what else you can make look gorgeous :D btw eu is in Cluj... imi pare bine ca mai este cineva din Romania pe acii...
by shane
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Bianca KDE Edition - BETA 020 is out!
Replies: 52
Views: 22539

Unfortunately KDE edition is one of the ugliest implementations of KDE I have ever seen. Everything just seems wrong (for my own personal tastes of course). I think what you find unpleasant in Mint KDE, others may also find unpleasant. but instead of simply bashing the work of the developers, at le...
by shane
Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Setting up Torrentflux on Mint
Replies: 5
Views: 1627

If you need any help in particular with Torrentflux maybe I can help. I have it running on my home server... which runs Mandriva though. but maybe I could point you in the right direction at least :)
by shane
Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Getting Started with Linux Mint
Replies: 9
Views: 3827

@Uncle Bob: Yeah I was talking about Collins Mbesuma. He's the star striker on the Zambian National squad at th moment... although he failed to do much at the last Africa Cup of Nations. I think he's on loan to Maritimo at the moment coz he wasn't getting much time on the field. So he might be back ...
by shane
Tue Mar 20, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Getting Started with Linux Mint
Replies: 9
Views: 3827

not bad at all, especially for a portsmouth fan :) :lol: i am not a portsmouth fan... not that i dislike them... not a big fooball fan generally... i wanted to see how well Uncle Bob knew the team. Uncle Bob I'll give you a hint... that is the flag of Zambia. Now you've got to know the connection :...
by shane
Tue Mar 20, 2007 1:53 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: [VOTE] Linux Mint Logo - Group F
Replies: 7
Views: 4519

i guess i've caught on with this debate a little too late for the current Bianca logo... I really like it... well if everyone's decided on changing it... :(

change isnt always a bad thing... :wink:
by shane
Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:22 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Getting Started with Linux Mint
Replies: 9
Views: 3827

thanks everyone for the positive feedback. its really appreciated as it does take a little effort to wring an article out of my head :lol: well, as long as people find them helpful, i am a happy man. @Uncle Bob: no i am not a journalist... got a C in english :lol: just out of interest, i am a medica...
by shane
Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP
Replies: 11
Views: 4477

hi xunil for u to stop Mint automounting your windows partitions you will have to edit the /etc/fstab file. run this command in terminal to open the file as administrator: sudo gedit /etc/fstab Here is what my fstab file looks like so you have a general idea of what we are talking about. I do not ha...
by shane
Mon Mar 19, 2007 8:44 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Getting Started with Linux Mint
Replies: 9
Views: 3827

Getting Started with Linux Mint

Hello everybody!

It has been quite hectic but I've finally got my next post up on my blog. As the title says, its for new users getting started with Linux Mint. Suggestions and corrections are always welcome.

http://drsjlazar.blogspot.com/2007/03/g ... -mint.html

shane.
by shane
Fri Mar 16, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP
Replies: 11
Views: 4477

thank you alberto for you quick response. you are right, it is version 0.8.1... clem, are we going to see the 0.9 version in Mint anytime soon? about the first question I asked about write permissions on FAT partitions... in mintDisk I saw that it mounts with the 'umask=000' option. I guess that giv...
by shane
Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP
Replies: 11
Views: 4477

help needed for follow up guide

hi all! I have been pretty busy lately and havent had time to work on my follow up guide... I need a little help on 2 areas especially... this is because i dont have Windows on my computer and i dont have an Nvidia or ATI graphics card. my questions are: 1) How is the mounting of windows partitions ...
by shane
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:58 pm
Forum: Artwork
Topic: Link Button
Replies: 9
Views: 5689

thanks... i was going for a glass look... but lickable is nice too :lol: we are thinking the same... i tried the lime green one on my blog but the colors dont go too well with the blue-grey theme i have going... so i've settled for the black one 8) for now...
by shane
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:23 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP
Replies: 11
Views: 4477

hi jandy! I am glad that I've helped at least one person. You are welcome and thanks for the heads up. as for your observation, i really dont know what caused that problem... and how changing the mount point solved it... was the NTFS partition marked for reformatting? It is the only reason i can thi...
by shane
Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: Artwork
Topic: Link Button
Replies: 9
Views: 5689

thought i'd add some more buttons in different colors. http://img392.imageshack.us/img392/4919/buttonblueta4.png <a href="http://linuxmint.com" title="LinuxMint.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://img392.imageshack.us/img392/4919/buttonblueta4.png" alt="LinuxMint.com" border="0" /></a> http://img4...
by shane
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: envy: graphics drivers installer questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1941

envy: graphics drivers installer questions

hi everybody! I am writing the second part to my Linux Mint Beginner's guide and I want to include a section installing graphics drivers with envy. My problem is that I do not have a machine with either Nvidia or ATI cards. so i really cant write about it from experience. So I have a few questions: ...
by shane
Tue Feb 27, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: Artwork
Topic: Link Button
Replies: 9
Views: 5689

a 180x50 link button

Hi everybody! I was looking for a button the size of the Ubuntu button on my blog (180x50) but couldn't find one. so i made one. i think it looks nice. i also added a sort of slogan to it... something i feel is appropriate for Linux Mint and is a play on the word mint too... hope you like it... i ha...
by shane
Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:08 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP
Replies: 11
Views: 4477

hello clem!

I am honored that you think my guide is great! and even more so that you would want to use it in the Bianca manual! Please go ahead take whatever you need from it, modify, edit, add, subtract... Let's take Mint to the masses!

shane.
by shane
Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP
Replies: 11
Views: 4477

A Beginner's Guide to Dual Booting Linux Mint and Windows XP

Hello everyone! This is my first post here. I have been following Linux Mint since Bianca came onto the scene. And I am really impressed with the work you have all done. A job very well done! I think Linux Mint takes bringing Linux to the non-tech savvy user a step further. And to show my support fo...

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