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by Alephcat
Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: UK students offered cash for open source software
Replies: 0
Views: 1417

UK students offered cash for open source software

one for those of us in the UK that are still students or going to be students (I am only nominally a student) http://www.pingwales.co.uk/2007/01/11/UKFSN-Price.html
by Alephcat
Fri Jan 12, 2007 7:32 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: 07/01/2007 newsletter
Replies: 4
Views: 2779

thanks for that, if it was possible to have one for the news letter and another one elsewhere I would do, but short of creating another account I do not think that it is possible.
by Alephcat
Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:19 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Hosting Help
Replies: 9
Views: 2898

not totally, but they did move a little way towards them
by Alephcat
Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: disagreeing with Richard Stallman
Replies: 15
Views: 5955

I forget who said it, but "Everything in moderation, including moderation."
by Alephcat
Sun Jan 07, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: 07/01/2007 newsletter
Replies: 4
Views: 2779

07/01/2007 newsletter

It has been a slightly less eventful than usual week possibly due to the New Year. Never the less it has still seen many developments with both the Mint distro and the forum. mintDesktop has been updated to version 1.2 which adds automatic Windows network mounting and a graphical frontend for config...
by Alephcat
Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Wlan & WEP in menus
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

mint already has something similar which manages both wired and wireless networks. I found it quite easy to use, if it does not work for you please post again and we will try to get to the bottom of why it does not work
by Alephcat
Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: Artwork
Topic: New Wallpaper
Replies: 68
Views: 32016

I really like Scorp123's wallpaper, but am not certain about the lensflare, it seems to obscure the logo too much for me, is there anyway it could be toned down a bit?
by Alephcat
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Howto: Localize OpenOffice 2.1 (OpenOffice in your language)
Replies: 8
Views: 4471

yes, it is annoying that there is no English pack, there was one for 2.0, but I can not seem to find one for 2.1. you can set the default spell check to English, but you can not set everything, some things only have american as a choice.
by Alephcat
Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: (edited subject) soundcard not functioning on HP laptop
Replies: 20
Views: 12957

there is either this page here to choose a mirror close to you http://www.mandriva.com/en/download/otherdownloads/move or this page although the downloads on this page do not seem to be live distros http://www.mandriva.com/en/download/free
by Alephcat
Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:36 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Compiz and Linux Mint
Replies: 19
Views: 17578

my laptop used to loose it's borders, but the latest updates seem to have cured that. The laptop is an Intel onboard graphics chipset (not exactly sure what model).

EDIT: sorry forgot to say that I am using Beryl
by Alephcat
Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 10
Views: 2993

happy new year everyone, I look forward to 2007 being a year full of great mint releases.
by Alephcat
Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Who's doing what
Replies: 20
Views: 9120

thank you clem, I wish i could do more, but i do not really have the skills or the time to devote to helping as much as I would like.
by Alephcat
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Exaile, great
Replies: 7
Views: 2894

i find it a bit new for me, it currently lacks some of amarok's features and polish
by Alephcat
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Cool fortunes
Replies: 15
Views: 3223

You will give someone a piece of your mind, which you can ill afford.
by Alephcat
Mon Dec 25, 2006 8:40 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Cool fortunes
Replies: 15
Views: 3223

Q: How many lawyers does it take to change a light bulb? A: Whereas the party of the first part, also known as "Lawyer", and the party of the second part, also known as "Light Bulb", do hereby and forthwith agree to a transaction wherein the party of the second part shall be remo...
by Alephcat
Sun Dec 24, 2006 6:03 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: 24/12/2006 newsletter
Replies: 6
Views: 3760

24/12/2006 newsletter

Another busy week for Linux Mint has seen the release of the latest version of the Operating System (2.1) codenamed Bea which was given a great reception on the forums and further afield. The forums themselves have also seen changes this week with lots of new sub-forums being created (including one ...
by Alephcat
Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:56 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint screenshot tour
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

it is not that I particularly celebrate it, it is just that I work a a college that is closing over the holidays and so have been paid to do nothing today
by Alephcat
Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Bea is out!
Replies: 29
Views: 26898

it is a really good distro, I think I may include a short review of it in the next newsletter, first impressions sort of thing
by Alephcat
Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint screenshot tour
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

people doing jobs? nah, can't be it is nearly christmas
by Alephcat
Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint screenshot tour
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

Mint screenshot tour

The Coding Studio has done a nice screenshot tour of Bea. Go here and choose either 800*600 or 1024*768

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