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by johanna
Tue Sep 30, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint 13 won't updateI SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 819

mint 13 won't updateI SOLVED

I am using mint 13 on an 8 year old Acer laptop. It revived the dear old thing, but now it won't update. It Screenshot.png tells me ERROR etc I have taken a screenshot, but can't see it in this post... Would anybody help me with this problem. Also could aanybody tell me how on earth this terminal th...
by johanna
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 17 MATE: how to increase mouse cursor size?
Replies: 7
Views: 2390

Re: Linux Mint 17 MATE: how to increase mouse cursor size?

I just jump into this thread, as your answer helped me too all41 Thank you!
Regards, Johanna
by johanna
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: mint users in Turangi NZ?
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: mint users in Turangi NZ?

Thanks Pierre. Yes Perth is not exactly next door. (my daughter lived in Fremantle- a long flight there- for a wee while, she is now in Maroochydore,which is much better. A good idea of posting locally, and like you say a good way to promote Linux! The library and supermarket are great options. Will...
by johanna
Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: wifi for mint 17
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

SOLVED Re: wifi for mint 17 SOLVED :-)

Yes, I attached it 3 times. i also noticed that my home wifi does not seem to be activated. The settings worked on mint 15 and on windows 7, but not on 17 i have all the setting on a piece of paper..... Yippie die doo!!! I have it going!! I changed a few settings on my hidden network. THANK you for ...
by johanna
Sun Jul 20, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: wifi for mint 17
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

Re: wifi for mint 17

I have clicked the first option, restated the laptop, but do not have a wifi connection :(
by johanna
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: wifi for mint 17
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

Re: wifi for mint 17

Thank you! I have clicke on upload attchment, but I can't see it in this post...
by johanna
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: mint users in Turangi NZ?
Replies: 3
Views: 731

mint users in Turangi NZ?

Hello all, I am wondering wether there are any linux mint users in Turangi/ New Zealand, or can I find out somehow on this forum?
I live a bit isolated in a small town and it would be good to get together with another linux fan.
Thanks, regards, Johanna
by johanna
Sun Jul 20, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: wifi for mint 17
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

Re: wifi for mint 17

I had already looked in there but i have no idea what to do. It gives me two options ( I took a screen shot, but I don't know how to put it on this topic. When I copy and paste, it just puts the link to 'pictures' on my netbook. So first option :Broadcom Corporation: T77H106.00 Wireless Half-size Mi...
by johanna
Sun Jul 20, 2014 4:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: wifi for mint 17
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

wifi for mint 17

I managed to install Mint 17 qiara on my netbook, but I have not managed to get the wifi going. I have looked everywhere how to do it, but no luck..... ;-(.
Can anybody help me please???
regards, Johanna
by johanna
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED can't get wifi to work on mint 17 on my netbook :(
Replies: 2
Views: 556

SOLVED can't get wifi to work on mint 17 on my netbook :(

I have managed to install Mint 17, but I have not managed to install a wifi connection. I have a wifi usb, which worked on mint 15, but won't work on mint 17. I don't know the name of the wifi usb , it just says: wireless 150mbs adapter. (and I can't find the cd that went with it.. :( I have an Acer...
by johanna
Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: update manager no longer working SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: update manager no longer working

Just letting you know, I feel very proud that I have managed to upgrade from mint 15 to mint 17 on my netbook! Not bad for a nearly 70 year old lady! :lol:
Thank you all for your help!!!!! Regards, Johanna
by johanna
Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: update manager no longer working SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: update manager no longer working

Thank you all for your info and input, it is and will be very helpful and I am sure I'll get it to work!
I'll just need a day without interruption so I can concentrate on it. :)
Regards, Johanna
by johanna
Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: update manager no longer working SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 724

Re: update manager no longer working

Thanks for that, I will look into that. Can I just replace MInt 15 Olivia with Mint 17 Cinnamon Qiana ? Or do I have to make a backup of all the files? The friend who helped me left NZ and is now on his way back to Argentina :( Oh dear I do online banking, now I am worried... Anyway, thanks again , ...
by johanna
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: update manager no longer working SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 724

update manager no longer working SOLVED

For the second time in one month my update manager on Mint Olivia 15 no longer works. A friend of mine managed to find a new 'server' and it worked for 2 sweeks. But since today it tells me; ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dis...

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