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by EdQld
Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Fails to attach Picasa Photo to Evolution email [Solved]
Replies: 1
Views: 378

[Solved]Re: Fails to attach Picasa Photo to Evolution email

Solved problem by doing fresh upgrade to Mint9 :)
by EdQld
Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Fails to attach Picasa Photo to Evolution email [Solved]
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Fails to attach Picasa Photo to Evolution email [Solved]

Hi, I installed Evolution after Thunderbird started to behave strangely for the 2nd time & replacing Local Folder did not solve the problem (can't even re-install it now, get an error message) Made Evolution my default Mail program but when I "pin" a Photo in Picasa (v3.0.0 for Linux) & click on the...
by EdQld
Sat May 22, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Stuck on following new Upgrade Tutorial (Resolved)
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: Stuck on following new Upgrade Tutorial

Thanks Aging Technogeek :) (I can identify with the "aging" tag) :lol: I thought this might be the case, but nice to have it confirmed and I like the clear, detailed instructions you provided :) Hope Clem edits his Tutorial to save other newbies from scratching their heads looking for non-existing w...
by EdQld
Sat May 22, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Stuck on following new Upgrade Tutorial (Resolved)
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Stuck on following new Upgrade Tutorial (Resolved)

Wording different, that's when newbies like me get stuck, I printed out Clem's new Upgrade Tutorial, did the backup and then got stuck at D2 8. choose "custom partitions....." I can't see this option? Doing the install (Mint 9 DVD ISO) on Dual boot Vista & Mint 7 PC and after "keyboard selection" > ...
by EdQld
Wed Dec 23, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint installer - offer ability to overwrite existing old ...
Replies: 5
Views: 800

Re: Mint installer - offer ability to overwrite existing old ...

I totally agree, being able to use an automated process to do a fresh install and overwrite the existing Mint version would take the stress out of the process for newbies like me, who find the manual process of dealing with the jargon of partitions and all the options very daunting :? Very good sugg...
by EdQld
Sat Dec 19, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Dual Boot Win & Mint Automated
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: Dual Boot Win & Mint Automated

Thanks for your reply Husse :D

I would welcome this issue being addressed in the future and so would many other not so tech savy others!

Such a change or improvement to the installer would ensure a greater uptake of Mint by other Window users :)
by EdQld
Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:03 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Dual Boot Win & Mint Automated
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Dual Boot Win & Mint Automated

I'm not that tech savy and having setup dual boot Vista & Mint some time ago on my wife's & my PC's, I have already forgotten how I struggled to do so! I have been real pleased because Mint6 & graphic upgrade to Mint7, have given me trouble free computing :) However, my wife's PC crashed at Grub a f...
by EdQld
Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:46 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Not holding Wireless Connection Mint 7
Replies: 3
Views: 638

Not holding Wireless Connection Mint 7

Running Mint 7 as dual boot on HP Touchsmart all-in-one PC, but it is intermittently losing wireless connection (usually after being on for a while), can't get it back without a reboot :( Wife's PC running Mint 6 has no such problem, so Modem/Router must be OK Anyone else had this experience, soluti...

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