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by tomast
Wed Jun 03, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wanting to Boot Mint 7 From a USB Drive
Replies: 5
Views: 601

Re: Wanting to Boot Mint 7 From a USB Drive

I have installed Gloria on my 8GB sandisk flashdrive and it works great. I unpluged the internal hard drive during the install and Mint7 found the flash drive and installed just fine. I let Mint decide what to do with the partitions... The only "problems" are it boots a little slow and every now and...
by tomast
Thu May 14, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What's the deal with KDE ?
Replies: 3
Views: 442

Re: What's the deal with KDE ?

Hey I was only joking about it being blue.
And I was NOT complaining about KDE...
I was honestly wondering what are the Pros
and cons to each....
Sorry if I offended you....

T
by tomast
Thu May 14, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What's the deal with KDE ?
Replies: 3
Views: 442

What's the deal with KDE ?

So I just installed mint6-KDE and I kinda wonder
what is it about KDE that ppl like it better than Gnome ???

Also what's up with all the Blue ????
I guess the Mint6_Main is "Wintergreen"
and KDE is "Spearmint" ????
by tomast
Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: WiFi -W- Linux drivers
Replies: 1
Views: 335

WiFi -W- Linux drivers

I am wondering what WiFi card or usb WiFi that you all recomend ??? I am going to put together a desktop comp for my parents and they have wireless already. I Figure I will install Mint 6 Main because I think they will be able to use it easy enough, But... I want to get a WiFi that can use native dr...
by tomast
Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: multi desktops
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: multi desktops

Aging Technogeek,
Thanks for the info....
I think my prob is cuz I have the "install" on a virtual drive (VirtualBox) and it won't let me enable
any visual effects. I will try at home with the one I have installed on a real hard drive.

Thanks again
T
by tomast
Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: multi desktops
Replies: 3
Views: 430

multi desktops

Well I have Mint6 on a flashdrive which runs as a LIVE disk , and when I roll my mouse wheel it cycles thru 4 desktops.... I guess you know what I mean.... So , I really like that but when I installed mint on a hard drive I can't switch desktops with the mouse or any other way I can figure.... Can s...

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