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by sunwatt
Sat Aug 01, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant find program after installing it
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: Cant find program after installing it

Thank you for explaining all this.

Too bad no graphic interface, doing a slide show with terminal... well, I'm not there yet.

:)

again, thank you

Jim
by sunwatt
Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant find program after installing it
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: Cant find program after installing it

OK, in terminal I pasted /usr/bin/dvd-slideshow and it ran many lines of text. Looks like it was successful but Im very new to all this. Nothing showed up in applications Sound and video, where I would expect to see it. With other progs like skype and K3B, the start icons showed up in Applications a...
by sunwatt
Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant find program after installing it
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: Cant find program after installing it

OK, found dvd-slideshow. See below. I right clicked on the dvd-slideshow icon there and it says this: shell script (application/x-shellscript) When I double click this icon this box popps up. Do you want to run "dvd-slideshow", or display its contents? "dvd-slideshow" is an execu...
by sunwatt
Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant find program after installing it
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Cant find program after installing it

After installing DVD slideshow in Synaptic, I've looked everywhere I know to look and cant find it.

I searched under Startup apps, and it showed up, but its nowhere to be seen.

Running a Dell Mini 9 8gb ssd 500mb, Mint 7 2.6.28.11 kernel.

thanks

Jim
by sunwatt
Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My ethernet conn problem
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Re: My ethernet conn problem

No didnt do any updates. I'm telling you Mint fixed itself. Just kidding naturally, if it had downloaded something, that would be a good reason for it to start working via wired connection. I was online just afew minutes to test it. My other Dell Mini is the 10v and its running Ubuntu 9.04 now, it c...
by sunwatt
Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My ethernet conn problem
Replies: 4
Views: 505

Re: My ethernet conn problem

Yep, strange stuff like that happens. But I worked on it for hours, swapping the ethernet cable many times. If it was that I would have discovered it that long day working on it. I think its stranger than a loose connection. For now I say it fixed itself some how. somehow getting online via wireless...
by sunwatt
Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My ethernet conn problem
Replies: 4
Views: 505

My ethernet conn problem

After installing Gloria over XP, my Dell Mini 9 was not able to connect to the internet anymore by the eth0 cable. At home I just use the dsl modem they gave me and connect my machine via ethernet cable. Wireless is nice but I live beyond the electricity grid, and wireless is another 10 watts out of...

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