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by cespinal
Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: little problem with hpdv9000 quickplay buttons..
Replies: 1
Views: 476

little problem with hpdv9000 quickplay buttons..

good morning to all :) this is my little, but annoying problem: the volume control quickplay button in my hp dv9000 is not backlit anymore. This has happened to me before so I'm guessing the LED's are not broken. Instead, I would like to knoe if there is some configuration file controlling this ligh...
by cespinal
Thu Jan 01, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Happy new year!
Replies: 19
Views: 9701

Re: Happy new year!

happy new year from Venezuela!!!!
by cespinal
Mon Dec 29, 2008 9:18 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Get Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 20304

Re: Getting Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers

I LOVE YOU period Now, srsly, thank you very much for putting your time and efforts in this. I really appreciate what you have done for me (and others) this time. I have had similar issues with Emerald in the past using Ubuntu Hardy, so I guess Im sticking with Metacity and the workaround you just o...
by cespinal
Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Get Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 20304

Re: Getting Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers

Hey!, thank you very much for putting your efforts on this... so far I feel very satisfied with my Mint system thanks to the community

here is the link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Nvidi ... verSuspend
by cespinal
Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Get Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 20304

Re: Getting Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers

All rite! after struggling a lot with the xorg file, I just decided to start over: Reinstalled mint and got it up and running full in an hour (it gets easier everytime :D). Then I read this tutorial more carefully and got hibernate and suspend working correctly after several trials. There are a coup...
by cespinal
Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Get Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 20304

Re: Getting Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers

Can you post your xorg.conf? And, to make sure of something, please post the output of this command: dpkg -l nvidia* | grep ^i all rite here I go # xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file) # # This file was generated by failsafeDexconf, using # values from the debconf database an...
by cespinal
Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Get Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers
Replies: 33
Views: 20304

Re: Getting Hibernate to Work with Nvidia Restricted Drivers

okay... Im sorry to say this... but after upgrading to mint 6, having my laptop broken, going back to mint 5 and setting everything ok in 2 hours, I went to fix suspend and hibernate again, but using this tutorial this time around and I ended up breaking my x.org file :( . Now mint will say it canrt...
by cespinal
Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Argh
Replies: 8
Views: 1315

Re: Argh

would you please explain howto acces the /etc/apt/sources list and how to enable the elyssa romeo repo?

im still quite newbish.. im sorry :(
by cespinal
Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Argh
Replies: 8
Views: 1315

Re: Argh

I beg you pardon if I did not explained myself correctly

Im just wanting to install the software manager without installing mint 6.
by cespinal
Mon Dec 15, 2008 11:38 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Argh
Replies: 8
Views: 1315

Re: Argh

would youp lease provide advise on how to proceed to its installation???
by cespinal
Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How does one Upgrade from 5(Elyssa) to 6(Felicia)?
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: How does one Upgrade from 5(Elyssa) to 6(Felicia)?

Please keep up posted on this... I would like to upgrade to Felicia but: 1) do not want to eliminate my current configuration 2) do not want to TOTALLY WRECK my laptop as it happened with upgrading from hardy to intrepid. Also, If there is a way to burn the ISO, and install Felicia without losing th...
by cespinal
Fri Dec 12, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Argh
Replies: 8
Views: 1315

Re: Argh

Same did wint Mint 5!!!!

Installed it a week ago, spent the last 5 days pimping my system, just to realize Felicia comes out the next week!!!!

Im sorry but im not moving yet... although that new software manager seems so COMPELLING...
by cespinal
Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:28 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 5 x64 released!
Replies: 45
Views: 24906

Re: Linux Mint 5 x64 released!

Oooops... I rushed down and did not notice Elyssa had a 64X version... I installed the 32 bit version on my AMD core duo HP Laptop and feels rock solid...which is great anyway cuz im installingit on my brothers' older desktops and it's working GREAT. Is there any substantial difference I should chan...
by cespinal
Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:21 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Suspend problems (as always) solved
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Re: SOLVED - Suspend problems (as always)

I solved it!

just went here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Nvidi ... verSuspend
and followed the instructions

I'll be looking forward to kernel releases tho..

Thanks for your time!
by cespinal
Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: editting third party software sources.
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: editting third party software sources.

great!!

irnocally... I really did not think it was going to be that easy despite I stumbled upon that window several times...

thanks!!!
by cespinal
Mon Dec 08, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: editting third party software sources.
Replies: 2
Views: 423

editting third party software sources.

Quick question:

in Ubuntu, I could go to synaptic > software sources to add whatever repos I would like to...

How can I achieve this on Mint?
by cespinal
Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Suspend problems (as always) solved
Replies: 3
Views: 822

Suspend problems (as always) solved

Hello to all!!!, first post here: I have been an user of ubuntu for the last 6 months. Upgrading to Intrepid Ibex totally wrecked my pc so I took the chance to try Mint 5 (and who wouldnt???) So far I totally love it. Everything went less painless that it did with ubuntu, and the look and feel are j...

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