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by talsadus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 6:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: lightscribe how to
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: lightscribe how to

If you downloaded the .deb version, just double click and click install...

EDIT
Or to do with terminal
Type:

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sudo dpkg -i «filename»
by talsadus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: manual partitioning problems[solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 1854

Re: manual partitioning problems

if your first partition is your C:\ that's where windows normally keeps it's system files

If you install on that you will loose your windows
by talsadus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: manual partitioning problems[solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 1854

Re: manual partitioning problems

Straight Forward is that if you want mint to be on the same harddisk without being inside windows,

You would have to at least get rid of one of your primary partition and make it an extended partition,

So that you can make logical drives for the swap partition and the main linux partition...
by talsadus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 2:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: manual partitioning problems[solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 1854

Re: manual partitioning problems

Sorry, I just read up and you need one of the four partition to actually be extended partition
in order to create logical drives on it...

http://geodsoft.com/howto/dualboot/linux.htm
by talsadus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: manual partitioning problems[solved]
Replies: 18
Views: 1854

Re: manual partitioning problems

For a safe work around, if you can find a machine that you can disconnect the harddisk (usually a desktop) You can then install mint onto your external harddisk and you can use that to boot into mint without disturbing your windows (assuming your bios support booting from USB devices) Or you can try...
by talsadus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 9 on Acer Laptop randomly shuts off
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: Linux Mint 9 on Acer Laptop randomly shuts off

Try checking the setting in power management

Mintmenu -> Preferences -> Power Management
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 11:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Removing old linux 8 from the start up list
Replies: 13
Views: 1023

Re: Removing old linux 8 from the start up list

I'm sorry for your lost of vista. I'm not sure how your partition is laid out but you should not have deleted the ones with drive letter assign because they are used by your windows. Guess you have to try with your F12. I have not installed Vista before, but with XP you can repair your windows insta...
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Removing old linux 8 from the start up list
Replies: 13
Views: 1023

Re: Removing old linux 8 from the start up list

Under disk management probably Disk0:

Just make sure you don't delete ones with label
Healthy (Recovery Partition) (if you have one)
Healthy (System Boot,......)

Delete the other ones without drive letters assign
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How do I find out what video card driver I'm using?
Replies: 5
Views: 407

Re: How do I find out what video card driver I'm using?

Maybe I'm wrong but this is what I thought is the driver name...
configuration: driver=nouveau latency=
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How do I find out what video card driver I'm using?
Replies: 5
Views: 407

Re: How do I find out what video card driver I'm using?

Try open up terminal and type:

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lshw -C display
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:38 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install fonts?
Replies: 3
Views: 1772

Re: How to install fonts?

If it's true type fonts you can just double click on it and click install..

Or you can copy the fonts into .fonts directory in your home directory
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Removing old linux 8 from the start up list
Replies: 13
Views: 1023

Re: Removing old linux 8 from the start up list

If you installed it in a normal way.. One easy way of remove all linux is to go into your vista, right click on My Computer and choose Manage (Or Computer Management in the Administrative Tools in maybe Control Panel) Then under the Disk Management you can right click and delete all your linux parti...
by talsadus
Sun Sep 05, 2010 5:50 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi not finding wireless networks
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: Wifi not finding wireless networks

lshw -C network

would show you which driver it is using
by talsadus
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:55 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi not finding wireless networks
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: Wifi not finding wireless networks

Maybe you can check if it's signal problem by moving your machine (if it's a laptop or netbook)

closer or next to your wireless router...
by talsadus
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: wireless set up where?
Replies: 1
Views: 532

Re: wireless set up where?

There should be an icon at the bottom right for networking

right click on it and select Edit Connections

then you can click on the Wireless tab....

Alternatively you can go:

MintMenu -> Preferences -> Network Connections
by talsadus
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Touchpad problem/question [Solved]
Replies: 22
Views: 6362

Re: Touchpad problem/question [Solved]

Try go
MintMenu -> Preferences -> Mouse

Then under the Touchpad tab

Uncheck the: Enable mouse clicks with touchpad
by talsadus
Sat Sep 04, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Why does Linux Mint change google search
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: Why does Linux Mint change google search

Just change your home page, maybe?

In firefox Choose Edit -> Preferences
Under Home Page, type:
Or you can just type
In the address bar at the top
by talsadus
Fri Sep 03, 2010 6:04 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Cannot enable wireless in network manager
Replies: 1
Views: 803

Re: Cannot enable wireless in network manager

try
Open terminal and type:

sudo rmmod ssb
sudo rmmod ndiswrapper
sudo modprobe ndiswrapper
by talsadus
Fri Sep 03, 2010 5:42 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless connects but websites rarely load
Replies: 1
Views: 409

Re: Wireless connects but websites rarely load

try
Open terminal and type
sudo gedit /etc/resolv.conf

add
nameserver 208.67.222.222
nameserver 208.67.220.220
#nameserver 192.168.1.1

make sure to comment out the last line and see if firefox loads now...

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