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by rdonnelly
Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: VirtualBox Error
Replies: 47
Views: 16616

Re: VirtualBox Error

Forget it. I figured it out, right here:http://eyereex.eryell.com/?p=132

Thanks again Fred.
by rdonnelly
Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: VirtualBox Error
Replies: 47
Views: 16616

Re: VirtualBox Error

Ok, so I have vbox installed on Felicia with XP, I would like to use the external USB drive to back up data files. The VM does not have USB support. How do I enable this?

Thanks Bob
by rdonnelly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: A couple of networking questions
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: A couple of networking questions

Fred, that is awsome, I already paid for the windoze any ways, so now I can run all my apps until suitable linux ones come along. I am installing XP as I write this message. Thanks for all the help. You helped me do, what I had to, without all the hassle of a network, and multiple computers. You are...
by rdonnelly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: A couple of networking questions
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: A couple of networking questions

I have tried virtual box, I never get too far, then I get an error. Would I be able to install windoze printer drivers to virtual box? That is the only reason I need to use windoze with MYOB accounting, it will not print through linux. bug 6316 in the wine bugzilla DB.
by rdonnelly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: A couple of networking questions
Replies: 4
Views: 832

A couple of networking questions

Hi, 1 I am using a wine accounting program that cannot print out of Linux, well known and documented bug. So I installed SMBK4 and I am able to uses files and folders in Mint and on a network PC with Win2k. In mint I can do anything I want to the files in the Win2k hard drive. But when I try and acc...
by rdonnelly
Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:18 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: configuring Mint Backup
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: configuring Mint Backup

wildflower wrote:You could try "the hard way" of backing up but mind you there's no simple "point-and-click" in this tutorial here but it's very useful :)
I found it, KDAR
by rdonnelly
Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:21 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: configuring Mint Backup
Replies: 11
Views: 939

Re: configuring Mint Backup

wildflower wrote:You could try "the hard way" of backing up but mind you there's no simple "point-and-click" in this tutorial here but it's very useful :)
Well that will keep me very busy..........
by rdonnelly
Sat Jan 03, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: configuring Mint Backup
Replies: 11
Views: 939

configuring Mint Backup

Is there any way to configure mint backup? All it does is back up to home directory with no options. I would like to back up to the external drive. Any way to edit the pearl script?

TIA
by rdonnelly
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Help menus
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Help menus

Hi, I am using mint 6. I was wondering being a beta release, does it come with help? When I select help from the menus I get an error: There was an error displaying help: Help document user-guide/user-guide.xml not found I searched the root drive for "user-guide" and it seems it was never installed?
by rdonnelly
Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Problem with the "Start Menu" solved
Replies: 7
Views: 1092

Re: Problem with the "Start Menu" solved

Ok, I threw applications.menu in the trash and the menu was fine after that?
by rdonnelly
Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Problem with the "Start Menu" solved
Replies: 7
Views: 1092

Re: Problem with the "Start Menu" solved

Here is what the applications menu says: <!DOCTYPE Menu PUBLIC "-//freedesktop//DTD Menu 1.0//EN" "http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/menu-spec/menu-1.0.dtd"> <Menu> <Name>Applications</Name> <MergeFile type="parent">/etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu</MergeFile> <Menu> <Name>Accessories</Name> <Exc...
by rdonnelly
Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Problem with the "Start Menu" solved
Replies: 7
Views: 1092

Re: Problem with the "Start Menu" solved

Hi, I am new here, this is my first post. I am using Fleicia RC1. I am having a similar problem, I lost all my progams to the left of the menu with : -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Couldn't Load Plugin:...

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