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by dieselboyDB
Mon May 06, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: newbie with a dell inspiron 9400
Replies: 14
Views: 2164

Re: newbie with a dell inspiron 9400

My dell has been doing pretty good keeping up with the newer distros. My only real issue has been the intel audio card but using workarounds for the sound issues. You mentioned an older dell you had had you ever tried puppy linux its pretty lightweight and fast. It comes in several flavors. Right no...
by dieselboyDB
Mon May 06, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: newbie with a dell inspiron 9400
Replies: 14
Views: 2164

newbie with a dell inspiron 9400

Hi,
Just wondering is any one out there using an older dell inspiron laptop with mint or other version of ubuntu 12.04 LTS let me know about your successes problems and experiences...Thanks

dieselboyDB "helping keep old lappys alive since 2001"
by dieselboyDB
Mon May 06, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Awful sound quality in Mint 14, Intel HD 3400 audio
Replies: 8
Views: 3687

Re: Awful sound quality in Mint 14, Intel HD 3400 audio

Hey delx, I've been reading about the intel HD audio card STAC 92xx series I have a dell 9400 ...lots of people having audio issues with these cards using ubuntu pulse and alsa. Appearently no fix or solution yet,but there is a workaround that has helped a lot of people. I tried it this morning and ...
by dieselboyDB
Mon May 06, 2013 12:34 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from dieselboyDB
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

Re: Hi from dieselboyDB

Hi, Jesica and Wizard I see you both have been with Mint for a while..Thanks for the welcome to Mint...I came here with a couple issues in my Mint install and started readeing other posts and forgot my own computer problem...like solving puzzles lol I like this place...
by dieselboyDB
Mon May 06, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Not sure what is wrong
Replies: 8
Views: 626

Re: Not sure what is wrong

Hi, grrlgeek42 I'm a newbie here myself. Without knowing about the hardware and when the lockups happen its hard to say it could be lack of memory, conflicting programs open at the same time but you should get a message for the and that would be more a Windows issue. I have an older Dell laptop myse...
by dieselboyDB
Sun May 05, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]pulse and alsa audio issues
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

[SOLVED]pulse and alsa audio issues

Hi,I recently installed Mint 13 32bit LTS. I tried to do all the research I could before installing to help make it easier. All seem well accept the audio. I have a Dell inspiron 9400 with an intel HD audio card STAC9200. Volume is either off very low or full. I have found several pages addressing t...
by dieselboyDB
Sat May 04, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie here!
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

Re: Newbie here!

Hi Carol, welcome to the Mint forum! Hope you get a lot of good help and advice and of course enjoy your stay here...I'm a newbie here too..but I must say I haven't found a bad linux community or forum yet..and again welcome to Mint!!!
by dieselboyDB
Sat May 04, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from dieselboyDB
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

Re: Hi from dieselboyDB

Hey Catweasel thanks for the reply... at least I know I'm not here alone.
by dieselboyDB
Sat May 04, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from England
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

Re: Hi from England

Hello Big.J from another newbie to the Mint community. Trust me the more you use linux and find helpful people in the linux community the more you will enjoy it. Just hang with it...
by dieselboyDB
Sat May 04, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from dieselboyDB
Replies: 5
Views: 1203

Hi from dieselboyDB

Hello everyone, been using linux for a few years now. Started with Fedora, Puppy, and then Ubuntu. I think my favorite flavors are Mint (been using since version 9) Currently 13LTS, Studio,and Pinguy using these three based on 12.04 for the LTS. Can hardly remember using windows til someone yells I ...

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