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by simpleblue
Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:28 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: New name for 'Linux Mint Debian Edition' / LMDE
Replies: 32
Views: 5380

Re: New name for 'Linux Mint Debian Edition' / LMDE

^ ubuntu like Mint 9 is a debian derivitive rather than beinb purely debian based. All the deb packages are rebuilt to suit the distribution. Lmde on the other hand uses on the whole a pure debian base hence the recognition in the name. Also, we don't have to imagine Debian being called Debian GNU ...
by simpleblue
Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Getting wireless to work in KDE
Replies: 10
Views: 2239

Getting wireless to work in KDE

First I'd like to say that everything out of the box works great. I'm very happy with what I'm seeing. It is such a beautiful desktop (regular gnome user). I installed Mint 9 KDE. Did an update with my working wired connection. No errors to my knowledge... My wireless icon on the desktop says "...
by simpleblue
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Auto login Solved
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

Re: Auto login

Can I configure LMDE to auto login? I have gone to the control centre - users and groups but the box to enable this is greyed out. Can I use the method described in LXDE posts? Other than this I have had only on small glitch in that the time was an hour out and on changing it the system went very s...
by simpleblue
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: New name for 'Linux Mint Debian Edition' / LMDE
Replies: 32
Views: 5380

Re: New name for 'Linux Mint Debian Edition' / LMDE

Whether it's a year or more down the road I think they'll either change the name, or regret calling it 'Linux Mint Debian Edition.' I think Mint (which as we know is MUCH more popular then Debian even though Deb is its base) will want to break their association with Debian, just like Ubuntu. As I se...
by simpleblue
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:30 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Re: Getting Support on IRC
Replies: 2
Views: 8231

Re: Getting Support on IRC

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) may be archaic but it still RULES! It's been a godsend for me! How do I get there? If you are using Mint right now then you can just open X-Chat and it will automatically connect to the channels. If you are using an alternative client you will need these details: Server: ir...
by simpleblue
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:49 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Mint is currently #1 ranking on Distrowatch!
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Mint is currently #1 ranking on Distrowatch!

http://distrowatch.com/ If you goto the right hand side of the screen and down about half a page where it says "Page Hit Ranking" and choose "Last 7 days" (if this info is still relevant by the time you read this) you'll see Mint ranked as #1. It's been number one since yesterday...
by simpleblue
Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Microsoft helps supress dissent in Russia
Replies: 3
Views: 722

Re: Microsoft helps supress dissent in Russia

People try to help the world.

Microsoft squashes them.

Typical.

Yet another reason to use open source.
by simpleblue
Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: New name for 'Linux Mint Debian Edition' / LMDE
Replies: 32
Views: 5380

New name for 'Linux Mint Debian Edition' / LMDE

I think it would be great if we were to get ideas from the community for a new name and cast a vote. We could certainly come up with something more appealing then 'Linux Mint Debian Edition', or the plain abbreviation LMDE. Imagine how exciting and motivated the community would be in having the powe...
by simpleblue
Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: LMDE. LMD...blah, blah, blah Its Mint Debian!
Replies: 20
Views: 4471

Re: LMDE. LMD...blah, blah, blah Its Mint Debian!

I think it would be great if we were to get ideas from the community for a new name and cast a vote. Imagine how excited people would be in having the power to choose its name, even if they chose the current name! I would trust that the name that ALL of us came up with would be pretty awesome! :wink:
by simpleblue
Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Apt-get update asking me to choose...
Replies: 1
Views: 410

Apt-get update asking me to choose...

I did an apt-get update and upgrade. When I did I got this response asking me if it want to install a maintainers version. Could someone tell me what I should say? I'm not sure of the difference it would have on the system.. I added ALL of the info because I'm not sure if the beginning is relevant o...
by simpleblue
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Month Old Linux User loves LMDE
Replies: 1
Views: 731

Re: Month Old Linux User loves LMDE

Welcome to the community! :)
by simpleblue
Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Chromium 6
Replies: 17
Views: 5263

Re: Chromium 6

Chromium is no longer included in the Debain testing repositories, and it is not included in the Mint repository either. The debs that can be downloaded from http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involve ... #TOC-Linux are only for Chrome, not Chromium builds. Thus, you could either compile Chromium from...
by simpleblue
Sun Sep 12, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Chromium 6
Replies: 17
Views: 5263

Re: Chromium 6

I'm very sorry to ask, but I've bumped into a site that explained the differences between chrome and chromium and I'd rather install chromium now.

Chromium is not in the software manager or synaptic. How can I download it?

Thank you for your patience.
by simpleblue
Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: No audio when playing flash files
Replies: 1
Views: 852

No audio when playing flash files

All three video programs are not working: VLC: Perfect picture, no audio. Displayed the message in Terminal: swScaler: pal8 is not supported as output pixel format [0x8bf62a4] swscale scale error: could not init SwScaler and/or allocate memory q\ ^C[0x875710c] signals interface error: Caught Interru...
by simpleblue
Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:40 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Chromium 6
Replies: 17
Views: 5263

Re: Chromium 6

If you want to use the recent Chromium 7 dev builds in Debian, you can use the following repository: In a terminal enter sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list and add deb http://frickelplatz.de/debian/ sid main non-free contrib After running apt-get update enter apt-get install frickelplatz-archive-keyr...
by simpleblue
Sat Sep 11, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Chromium 6
Replies: 17
Views: 5263

Re: Chromium 6

I installed 7.0.517.0 dev from the google chrome website. I downloaded the 32 bit deb and installed w/ gdebi. Seems to be working well, posting from it now :) Did you install gdebi yourself, or is it just missing/unassociated on my system? I installed gdebi using synaptic. I just used synaptic to f...
by simpleblue
Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:20 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Chromium 6
Replies: 17
Views: 5263

Re: Chromium 6

I installed 7.0.517.0 dev from the google chrome website. I downloaded the 32 bit deb and installed w/ gdebi. Seems to be working well, posting from it now :) Thanks for the information on gdebi. That's quite handy! I searched for Google Chrome Beta and could only find version 6.0.472.55. Am I not ...
by simpleblue
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Windows is user friendly? I question that!
Replies: 4
Views: 1028

Windows is user friendly? I question that!

Let's make it simple for Windows. The goal is to run a small and popular game on Vista called Bookworm. That's easy enough, right? I'm going to explain the process to run this 'easy and fun'' game. Please keep in mind that this is not my computer. I would never install such garbage: First I am prese...
by simpleblue
Fri Sep 10, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why I Don't Use Ubuntu!
Replies: 15
Views: 1911

Re: Why I Don't Use Ubuntu!

I know it's easy to overlook the wallpaper as just wallpaper, but it is very important. People, like noobs and current windows/mac users, add this into the mix of their first impressions. And although it's not likely to cause a make or break type type situation, it certainly adds to the overall feel...
by simpleblue
Fri Sep 10, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Ubuntu 10.10
Replies: 30
Views: 4411

Re: Ubuntu 10.10

Hey that's cool. You are entitled to your opinion. Plymouth can be turned off of course and most distros use esc to kill it if you need to see whats happening during boot. The thing is that Linux is gaining some elegance across the board. I agree. I'm into this new 'pretty' and smooth streamlined l...

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