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by tgwilt
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to add application or launcher to new panel
Replies: 4
Views: 274

Re: how to add application or launcher to new panel

Does right clicking on an empty space on the panel show an option to Add to Panel ? Or if you right click on the application itself, does it show Add to Panel ? Hi, It's been onr of those days. Spent an inordinate amount of time trying to install FreeBSD on either Gboxes or Virtual Box go no avail....
by tgwilt
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to add application or launcher to new panel
Replies: 4
Views: 274

how to add application or launcher to new panel

Hi, It's been onr of those days. Spent an inordinate amount of time trying to install FreeBSD on either Gboxes or Virtual Box go no avail., After finally getting it installed, FreeBSD never added an /etc/resolv.conf file. I specified 8.8.8.8 for my primary DNS during the install, but it didn't take....
by tgwilt
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 7
Views: 547

Re: Introduction

Hi all, I have been using Mint since the end of the so called free upgrade period from older versions of Windows to Windows 10. I have mostly opted out of Windows and seem to mainly boot it up to install upgrades. I have installed Win 10 on a few laptops and dual boot with Mint. I have been using M...
by tgwilt
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Florida
Replies: 16
Views: 973

Re: Hi from Florida

tgwilt, learning about Linux will definitely keep your mind active. There is always something else to learn about :) That's the truth! I've been using Unix like operating systems for a decade and there's always something new! Never stop learning. The day you close your mind to learning new things i...
by tgwilt
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Florida
Replies: 16
Views: 973

Re: Hi from Florida

lsemmens wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:39 am
Hi tom, from another guitarist, however, not classical. Welcome to Mint, it is the first Linux that I feel could beat Windoze at their own game.
You may be on to something! Here is a link to a concert I played in the 70's. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgBlDLaVzeM
by tgwilt
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Florida
Replies: 16
Views: 973

Re: Hi from Florida

That was supposed to read "65 years old", not 85 years old.
by tgwilt
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Florida
Replies: 16
Views: 973

Re: Hi from Florida

jameskga wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:22 am
Hey Tom, what's your favorite subject of astrophysics?
Hard to answer. Probably observational with a smattering of theoretical. I just got interested in the field recently. I'm 85 years old, and want to keep my brain active.
by tgwilt
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Florida
Replies: 16
Views: 973

Hi from Florida

Hi all, Tom Gwilt from Florida here. I've been using Linux and FreeBSD exclusively for 15 years. Just switched from Ubuntu 18.04 to Mint/Mate. Wanted to see how it compares. I am very pleasantly surprised. Seems to run faster and made my 10 year old Laptop seem like it's new again. I'm into classica...

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