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by jarp53
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: deepin 15.5 desktop environment
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Re: deepin 15.5 desktop environment

thanks for taking your time to look into it , i'm going to clean an old hard drive and will play with ubuntu following some tutorials on youtube .
by jarp53
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: deepin 15.5 desktop environment
Replies: 2
Views: 841

deepin 15.5 desktop environment

can i have deepin 15.5 desktop environment on mint 18.3 ; if so could you show me step by step so as not to break my system
by jarp53
Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: lost menu configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Re: lost menu configuration

had no choice but to reinstall
by jarp53
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: lost menu configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 297

lost menu configuration

I was uninstalling some programs that i don't need from the menu, and now when i try to go to the menu configuration window i get a notification "execution of ' xlet-settings applet menu @ cinnamon .org 1' failed : failed to execute child process "xlet-settings" ( no such file or directory ); also w...
by jarp53
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Upgraded 18.1 to 18.3 now won't boot (BURG boot manager)
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Upgraded 18.1 to 18.3 now won't boot (BURG boot manager)

i'm kind of new also so i don't have any tech advice , a while back i use https://askubuntu.com/questions/373385/how-do-i-fix-grub-rescue-uninstallation i'm not to far behind you in years and i'm enjoying the upgrade , so if all fails like it did for me not to long ago , i put a new SSD ( only $40.0...
by jarp53
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: upgrade 18.3, question about clock
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: upgrade 18.3, question about clock

yeah that's the way i use to have and i guess i'll go back to that thanks for your quick response
by jarp53
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: upgrade 18.3, question about clock
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: upgrade 18.3

second try
by jarp53
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: upgrade 18.3, question about clock
Replies: 5
Views: 299

Re: upgrade 18.3

well i guess i need to learn how to take screen shots
by jarp53
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: upgrade 18.3, question about clock
Replies: 5
Views: 299

upgrade 18.3, question about clock

just upgraded to 18.3 , and what a pleasant experience!!!!, you guys are doing a great job!!!; one small tweak , with the date and time together it makes it for a rather wide task-bar , is not a biggie , with a wide screen i have plenty of real state , but it would look nicer; is there a way to stac...
by jarp53
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: popping sound at startup [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 481

Re: popping sound at startup

alsamixer -c0 card : HDA Intel PCH ; i try turning down the levels from the mixer but that did not do any thing , but i switch to the next kernel i had available ( 4.8.0-56 ) and the popping seems to have stop with the applications , however still doing it at startup but it seems that is not quite ...
by jarp53
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: popping sound at startup [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 481

Re: popping sound at startup

jr@jr-Z68X-UD3H-B3 ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: jr-Z68X-UD3H-B3 Kernel: 4.8.0-54-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.3 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Machine: Mobo: Gigabyte model: Z68X-UD3H-B3 Bios: Award v: F12 date: 03/20/2012 CPU: Quad core Intel Core ...
by jarp53
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: popping sound at startup [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 481

popping sound at startup [solved]

i'm getting a loud popping sound when i turn on my pc it happens also with some applications ; i'm using cinnamon 18.2 , all the tips i have found are not explain well for me a new user or they are to old because they point to edit files that i don't have in those specific folders that point to , if...
by jarp53
Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

ok thank so much for all lyour help
by jarp53
Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

OK !!! so i was going to ask more details about swap , but i found this - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq - very helpful ; so in a 64GB drive : first patition- 18gb /boot - primary- logical - ext4 ; second partition - 42GB /home - primary- logical- ext3 ; third partition - swap- it will ge...
by jarp53
Wed Dec 16, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

i was trying to see just how big the boot files and the root files can actually get , but you have yours all together; thanks for all your help
by jarp53
Wed Dec 16, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

Cosmo i see that you had your system for many years, how much space does your patitions take ?
by jarp53
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

right now root is 47% full would it really get that much bigger, i'm not planning on doing any thing more than what i have right now; and i read that the idea of small boot was to avoid errors and a fast boot, it is at 37% full , would it get any bigger ? , and it really is working really good. and ...
by jarp53
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

this HD pro C910 work great before the upgrade , but did not have any problems with my K830 , i wander if i do a reinstall of drivers my work
by jarp53
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

HEY IS GOOD TO BE BACK sorry but i just now finally got my account back. so i did not get it right by downloading 17.3 so i made an ISO and this time i configure my hard drive right; boot 150 MB , root 15 GB , home 36 GB , and swap 13 GB. i made them all primary, and logical,; the only thing i'm kin...
by jarp53
Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems after upgrading to 17.3 <SOLVED>
Replies: 24
Views: 1763

Re: problems after upgrading to 17.3

when i inserted the disk to reinstall 17.3 , which i just downloaded from the official web site, to open the cd i used autorun prompt , it said the disk would run automatically so i click run then it said Error running software -- can not find the autorun program

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