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by Elisa
Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:08 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: What i would like to see in LinuxMint 10 (julie)
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: What i would like to see in LinuxMint 10 (julie)

Hi, I'd just add my language wish: I'd appreciate if it'd be possible to set on one place what app & environment in what language (and BTW why it's possible to set only 4 languages on the keyboard??). Example: as for rest of system I use english but as for money, time and date I'd like to use other ...
by Elisa
Mon Sep 20, 2010 3:19 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: What to add into the new version?
Replies: 9
Views: 1368

Re: What to add into the new version?

Hi again, to explain what in fact or EXACTLY I mean when yelling about a simple firewall for (l)users :lol: (aka beginners like me :lol:) is this example: http://www.linux-firewall.org/ For win freaks - see NIS or kerio or other similar firewalls. Back to -> http://www.linux-firewall.org/ As far as ...
by Elisa
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:27 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: In the shutdown menu.
Replies: 4
Views: 949

Re: In the shutdown menu.

I got what you mean :) ...just wanna make another cup of coffee instead making selection on the boot screen :lol: Well, if I would need to be so comfortable I'd make so many shortcuts/executables how many other systems I have in grub and place them in desktop or menu etc. The shortcuts would be in f...
by Elisa
Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:20 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why did you switch to linux mint?
Replies: 207
Views: 28820

Re: Why did you switch to linux mint?

IMHO LinuxMINT is the easiest way for Windows users to turn them to Linux :D And when they become more skilled Linux users or when they got need for a special purpose, they will change the target OS/distro, why not, it's o.k. But for beginners as well as for resellers without target group it's the b...
by Elisa
Mon Sep 13, 2010 3:07 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: In the shutdown menu.
Replies: 4
Views: 949

Re: In the shutdown menu.

If I got it clearly - it seems like to be a restart with a temporary command (instruction) of what OS to boot next to... Practically - I suppose it is like: restart -> boot screen (for possible choice of an OS) -> booting... Do you think it's so cool to have an extra menu it shutdown screen ? :D Bec...
by Elisa
Fri Sep 10, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: My Favourite Linux Links
Replies: 47
Views: 64305

Re: MY FAVORITE LINUX LINKS

http://cdemu.sourceforge.net/pkg_client.php http://www.geekconnection.org/remastersys/ http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Hardware/Ghost-for-Linux-53.shtml http://cdcat.sourceforge.net/ http://jackson.io/linux/ http://www.icewalkers.com/Linux/Software/ http://symmetrica.net/cuneiform-linux/yagf-e...
by Elisa
Fri Sep 10, 2010 5:10 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: What to add into the new version?
Replies: 9
Views: 1368

Re: What to add into the new version?

Another idea which could be added into the new Mint release: add any GUI or even ' cli howto' of a firewall rules settings based on applications ... I am sure more users are confused about firewalls and iptables etc. When I become not a sh...tty newbie :) it takes much time when I study up how to do...
by Elisa
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:08 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Top 50 Proprietary apps and their Open Source Alternatives
Replies: 135
Views: 244991

Re: Top 50 Proprietary apps and their Open Source Alternativ

I am a Linux/Mint newbie but so far love it. What I really miss so far is an application like "Where Is It" or "Advanced Disk Catalog" in Windows world. I am not talking about something like CD/DVD catalogin software. I have 4 internal hdd's with files/appz/images I want to search for at anytime. H...
by Elisa
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Replacing GIMP
Replies: 89
Views: 15609

Re: Replacing GIMP

...Hey Guys,I just had a great idea I think. I think that GIMP should be replaced by a simpler program... Well, I was using for a long period the best graphic sw - adobe photoshop , so my opinion to above mentioned quotation - it's really stupid idea, not great at all :) And Gimp is kinda cool, rem...
by Elisa
Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: What to add into the new version?
Replies: 9
Views: 1368

What to add into the new version?

What to add into the new version? I'd suggest to add to repo: - Truecrypt (which is cool) Then I'd like to see the " IV50 " codec support so some old video/multimedia files coded with IV50 could be played :? Cannot be played by wine, PlayOnLinux etc. :x just in windows system :evil: And Matrox graph...
by Elisa
Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:49 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: why I hate GNOME??, My personal Opinion
Replies: 66
Views: 7554

Re: why I hate GNOME??, My personal Opinion

I have Mint 9 Gnome , I had KDE but have to say KDE crashes many times :x , gnome is more stable (and I do not have latest comp. = aka - a high-powered etc. :) ), so gnome in Mint is cool. As for Ubuntu, just have watched screenshots - gnome after install is enough ugly :? but suppose can be changed...
by Elisa
Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:35 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: HOWTO: Matrox P650 Dual-head / Parhelia
Replies: 5
Views: 5996

Re: HOWTO: Matrox P650 Dual-head / Parhelia

Pls, can you help me to install the driver for my Matrox ? :shock: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA G550 AGP (rev 01) As for Linux, I have the latest version - LinuxMINT 9 Isadora GNOME :) Additional info: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product...
by Elisa
Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] KDE menu updating...
Replies: 1
Views: 258

[SOLVED] KDE menu updating...

Hi guys, I have latest Mint ver. with KDE. When I try to change the menu through menu editor and make any changes (e.g. add new items) and then click on Save, the system starts updating. The problem is it is updating all the time, from 0 to 100% indicator and again and again :( After a long time my ...

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