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by revdjenk
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: "desktop" missing in my filesystem (Resolved)
Replies: 10
Views: 1672

Re: "desktop" missing in my filesystem

fanch,

Do you mean a desktop file or folder?

God Bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: will linux mint 9 run on this motherboard?
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Re: will linux mint 9 run on this motherboard?

leo5111

I don't see anything about this motherboard that wouldn't work with Mint.

Have fun building!

God Bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I lost my nice default mint grafic to horrible olgnome theme
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Re: I lost my nice default mint grafic to horrible olgnome t

ivo.linux, When you right-click on an empty spot on the desktop do you get a pop-up with a "change desktop background" choice at the bottom? Click on this, under new popup, choose Themes tab and click on Custom theme... which is the default for Mint 9. (The top three choices should be Custom, Aurora...
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: Italiano (Italian)
Topic: Problema boot Mint 9
Replies: 3
Views: 1646

Re: Problema boot Mint 9

Mak,

Quanta memoria hai? Mint LXDE richiede 256megs.
Se hai meno di quello, si consiglia di provare un'altra distro chiamato Puppy Linux.
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install inside windows?
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: Install inside windows?

igotpins, Welcome to Mint! First, I would say that something has happened to the installation (duh) which has failed either to bad cd burn? (although you say it goes completely through the process to ask for reboot). I saw a hint on an Ubuntu site that says to run chkdsk /f on your harddrive. If tha...
by revdjenk
Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"
Replies: 7
Views: 1809

Re: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"

hee hee, just noticed your profile info....Jack Wallen is in Louisville KY!
by revdjenk
Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"
Replies: 7
Views: 1809

Re: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"

ah, obviously an open and shut case for you!!
by revdjenk
Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"
Replies: 7
Views: 1809

Re: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"

Thanks dawgdoc, I should also say that I was getting inspirational help from the writer of the article that I had read over at TechRepublic, Jack Wallen. He stuck with me offering his ideas and insight, until we solved it. What finally made the light bulb light up over my head was that the libsgs8 p...
by revdjenk
Wed Jul 21, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"
Replies: 7
Views: 1809

Re: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"

Well...

...removed/reinstalled cups, ghostscript, but it seems that it was removing/installing libsgs8 (which removed evince and a few other packages) fixed this...

God bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"
Replies: 7
Views: 1809

Re: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"

i heard today that this may be a printer spooler corruption, and that there should be a utility to fix this...
...anyone...google is not helping, yet!

God Bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"
Replies: 7
Views: 1809

SOLVED: Printing failed "couldn't read xref tables"

This is the error I receive when trying to print. This happened after reading this blog and trying the boot speed up hint: http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/46530 Once I rebooted for the second time, and tried to print a file, I noticed that I no longer had any printers installed. Even after installin...
by revdjenk
Fri Jul 16, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Easycap USB Video Capture Adapter (VHS-C Capture)
Replies: 10
Views: 5029

Re: Easycap USB Video Capture Adapter (VHS-C Capture)

codycooper, Welcome to Mint...and glad you are helping others into the F/OSS world. A couple of questions, first...why Mint 8, or better, why not install the current Mint 9 on your client's laptop? Second, my search did not locate any definitive answer to your question as to the converter you linked...
by revdjenk
Fri Jul 16, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Need help!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 418

Re: Need help!!!

Shockwave, Welcome to Mint! I have read that with Vista it was better to have it prepare a new empty partition, to use later for the Mint installation process if one wanted to avoid corruption problems. (I haven't attempted a dual-boot since late 2005, since then running Linux alone!) I don't know i...
by revdjenk
Fri Jul 16, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Schriften bei Mint instalieren?
Replies: 2
Views: 5032

Re: Schriften bei Mint instalieren?

Hallo Jogjog, Willkommen bei Mint! Open Type und True Type Fonts lassen sich leicht in Mint zu installieren. Hier ist was ich tue. Download der Schriftart (kommt in der Regel. Zip-Datei entpacken, um ein "Font" Ordner in / home) erstellt. Klicken Sie auf die .otf oder .ttf font Name / Symbol. Dadurc...
by revdjenk
Mon Jul 12, 2010 12:16 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Re:e-books and their software
Replies: 1
Views: 399

Re: Re:e-books and their software

foxpoint11, I do not have a dedicated ebook reader, but have FBReader installed on my laptop to read epub based books. I did find Calibre in the Mint repository...and its description contains the following... Calibre is meant to be a complete e-library solution. It includes library management, forma...
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 10, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mic not working in Isadora (Solved)
Replies: 18
Views: 2818

Re: Mic not working in Isadora

curious that sound recorder doesn't give feedback, that I noticed, only by saving and then playing the file was the only way for me....
Have you tried Audacity?
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 10, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Shortcut to switch between X-Screens?
Replies: 6
Views: 2259

Re: Shortcut to switch between X-Screens?

revdjenk wrote:so I'd still like to beat this issue into submission!
hee hee GREAT!

On other sites, I also saw suggestions of a "four-fingered saluite ctrl-alt-Fn-7 or ctrl-alt-Fn-left or right arrow. worth a try...

God Bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 10, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mic not working in Isadora (Solved)
Replies: 18
Views: 2818

Re: Mic not working in Isadora

Cableguy707,

Have you tried unchecking one of the Capture sliders, then use sound recorder, then try the other one? I am wondering if there is a conflict with these?

God bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Boot sector virus, reinstall Grub
Replies: 20
Views: 3790

Re: Boot sector virus, reinstall Grub without loseing data?

elrik,

See, I knew there was an easier way! (Thanks mick55!)

But it sounds like you still should do a backup of your data, anyway!

God Bless
Doug
by revdjenk
Sat Jul 10, 2010 12:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB thumb drive won't show up
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: USB thumb drive won't show up

Deftones,

Not sure why the usb is not being auto-mounted....have you searched the forum for usb automount ? Might be worth a try.

God Bless
Doug

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