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by Uncle Spellbinder
Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:33 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: live streaming of radio stations
Replies: 8
Views: 2235

Re: live streaming of radio stations

No issues here on Mint 8 32 bit.
by Uncle Spellbinder
Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Sound system in Mint8?
Replies: 13
Views: 2925

Re: Sound system in Mint8?

The days of pure alsa are gone. Mint 8/Ubuntu 9.10 are using Pulse Audio. There are some "howto's" in the Ubuntu Forums on how to return to pure alsa, but I've not tried them.
by Uncle Spellbinder
Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: is the software portal strictly open source only?(solved)
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Re: is the software portal strictly open source only?

I see Virtual Box ose and Virtual Box 3.0. Not sure what the difference is.
by Uncle Spellbinder
Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread
Replies: 6483
Views: 912013

Re: Unofficial Post Your Linux Mint Desktop Thread

I like a clean, clutter-free deskktop. Running Helena...

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by Uncle Spellbinder
Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Installing Helena RC 1
Replies: 13
Views: 2488

Re: Installing Helena RC 1

I am using Ubuntu 9.04 right now, but I am ready to go to Mint. I am about ready to install the RC and do the upgrade. I was running Karmic. Created about 60 gigs of unallocated space, popped in the Helena live cd and installed. For the time being I'm triple booting Mint 8, Karmic and Win 7. I gues...
by Uncle Spellbinder
Thu Nov 26, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Next Mint Release [ Helena Mint 8?]
Replies: 20
Views: 15710

Re: Next Mint Release [ Helena Mint 8?]

I say this with much sadness, Karmic should be abandoned, it's a lost cause, Gloria would be hard to surpass by a release based on something as defective as Ubuntu 9.10. Though I prefer Jaunty to Karmic, I think calling Karmic a "lost cause" is overkill. The one and only issue I have with Karmic is...

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