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by sagarchandratrey
Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Hangs
Replies: 15
Views: 3066

Re: Linux Mint Hangs

Thanks again Sleven for the reply. I would take up this issue with ASUS as it makes no sense having paid for the dual core and not being able to use it. It feels really great to be on this forum where people help so promptly. I live in India and so my name might quite be unheard in the part of the w...
by sagarchandratrey
Thu Jan 27, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Hangs
Replies: 15
Views: 3066

Re: Linux Mint Hangs

Hi Sleven Thanks for the reply. Another update. I have a two core AMD processor and while booting the BIOS has an option of activating the second core. I had once activated the second core and I think I started facing the problems thereafter. I reset the BIOS to default values which did not have thi...
by sagarchandratrey
Thu Jan 27, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Hangs
Replies: 15
Views: 3066

Re: Linux Mint Hangs

Hi Sleven I reinstalled Linux Mint to be sure that any new softwares I had installed were not causing the crash. For one session which lasted for about 3 hours there was no issue. However today when I logged in,I got the first crash barely a minute after logging in. The screen turns black and I get ...
by sagarchandratrey
Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Hangs
Replies: 15
Views: 3066

Re: Linux Mint Hangs

Hi Sleven Thanks for the reply. I have now made the settings as per your suggestion and would see the results. I really have had a wonderful experience with Linux Mint and though I have the option of Win 7(already pre installed on my machine I would not like to boot into it.I just don't feel like us...
by sagarchandratrey
Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Hangs
Replies: 15
Views: 3066

Linux Mint Hangs

I bought a new desktop(assembled) a month back and installed Linux min10.Worked fine for 15 days.Lately it freezes all of a sudden.The keyboard wont respond and neither would the mouse pointer move.I have no other choice but to power it off and then power it on again. How do I find out what is the p...
by sagarchandratrey
Sun Jul 26, 2009 8:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Sharp Fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 2194

Re: Sharp Fonts

Hi I managed to get the fonts right. here is a screenshot http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/zmGVCTE8MHzOW0ni_JIcFw?feat=directlink The steps are really very simple. refer to http://www.sharpfonts.com If u hv windows installed it becomes still easier.just copy the ttf fonts to the /usr/share/fonts...
by sagarchandratrey
Thu Jul 23, 2009 11:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Sharp Fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 2194

Re: Sharp Fonts

I agree that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder..But many people (my belief) would like the fonts to be displayed the Windows way .

I am not for blindly aping Windows.But what is good should be borrowed.
by sagarchandratrey
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Sharp Fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 2194

Re: Sharp Fonts

Hi It is not the font in the drop down,but the font of the menus that I am referring to. The font is Tahoma. I had a Windows Vista partition from which I copied the Verdana and Tahoma fonts and then from some guide on the Ubuntu forums installed these fonts in Ubuntu. I was still not able to see the...
by sagarchandratrey
Tue Jul 21, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Sharp Fonts
Replies: 7
Views: 2194

Sharp Fonts

Hi All I am a Ubuntu user and came to know about Mint and decided to give it a try. I installed MINT iso on a USB card using UnetBootin and booted my laptop into MINT. I had heard about MINT being elegant.But was disappointed on the Font front. I have tweaked Ubuntu to display sharp fonts Pls have a...

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