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by ajcardiac
Fri May 29, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: I have/like Mint- but...WHY? What was the point??
Replies: 78
Views: 18715

Re: I have/like Mint- but...WHY? What was the point??

1. Because I can. 2. Out of interest to use an O/S other than Windows. 3. Evaluation to see if can replace Windows when Vista extended support ends in 2017. 4. To see if faster than Windows for browsing. 5. To see if I could set up a double/triple boot. 6. Unimpressed that Win 8.x OEM onwards is tie...
by ajcardiac
Fri May 29, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [RESOLVED] Help required installing Epson SX420W printer
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: Help required installing Epson SX420W printer

This has happened on a second machine as well :?

The problem appears to be the lsb version, which I don't know how to resolve.

Any ideas please?
by ajcardiac
Mon May 25, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] When to update the kernel
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: When to update the kernel

Thanks.

The test machine won't be getting any new hardware, so I will leave things alone.

Thanks for the replies.
by ajcardiac
Mon May 25, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [RESOLVED] Help required installing Epson SX420W printer
Replies: 2
Views: 542

[RESOLVED] Help required installing Epson SX420W printer

Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon 32-bit Network Printer/All-in-one: Epson SX420W I am unable to add this printer. Terminal command /usr/sbin/lpinfo -v borrowed from another thread gives: network lpd network http network https network ipp network socket network ipp14 network ipps direct hp serial serial:/dev...
by ajcardiac
Mon May 25, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] When to update the kernel
Replies: 3
Views: 285

[SOLVED] When to update the kernel

Howdi :D I'm new to Linux. Installed O/S: Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon 32-bit Rig (old, test machine): Acer M1640 Graphics: On board (PCI-e slot non-functional) Reference: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/mint-cinnamon-first#TOC-Install-kernel-updates I've done a board search, but can'...
by ajcardiac
Sun May 24, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Netbook User from Michigan
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: Netbook User from Michigan

Watcha

Just joined myself.
by ajcardiac
Sun May 24, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from l Linux Newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 335

Hello from l Linux Newbie

Hi there I'm new to Linux. I've installed Linux 17.1 Cinnamon 32-bit on a test machine (now triple-boot) I've had some freezing issues, but since I've installed a legacy nVidea driver, they system now seems stable. It's rather different from Windows! Main aim is to use for internet browsing and tryi...

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