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by beachgardener
Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: dual boot linuxmint 12 with ubuntu 11.10
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: dual boot linuxmint 12 with ubuntu 11.10

thank you very much that does the trick :) another lesson learned :)

later i will try it again with me making the partitions i want, see if the update-grub thing works again.
by beachgardener
Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: dual boot linuxmint 12 with ubuntu 11.10
Replies: 2
Views: 811

dual boot linuxmint 12 with ubuntu 11.10

Hello there, i have tried twice now to attempt a dual boot mint 12 with ubuntu 11.10, 11.10 is installed on 80gb sda, seperate 80gb sdb is where i want mint 12. i started the install and at the partitioner (there was no "use entire sdb disc option") i created swap, boot, / and /home in that order, d...
by beachgardener
Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Mint 12 to maintain a classic desktop in addition to Unity?
Replies: 27
Views: 17053

Re: Mint 12 to maintain a classic desktop in addition to Uni

i am getting a bit confused, please help me understand? Is the next release of LinuxMint to be 11.10 or 12? Thank you :)
by beachgardener
Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: codename "Laura"
Replies: 124
Views: 16815

Re: Start the name Suggestions for Mint 12

Louiza, Lolita, Lydia,

one of these :?: :)
by beachgardener
Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant update due to PGP error.
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: Cant update due to PGP error.

K-2, magic, thanks for that, it worked :)
by beachgardener
Mon Mar 28, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant update due to PGP error.
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: Cant update due to PGP error.

no one have any clues on this ?
it is just annoying that the error appears when i start or refresh Update manager.
by beachgardener
Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cant update due to PGP error.
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: Cant update due to PGP error.

Hello can someone please provide some information? Thanks :) I get this error on mint 10 gnome version with opera installed: i see this error when use Update Manager, general updates do work, i did un-install and re-install opera, but update manager still gets this error for Opera. W: GPG error: htt...
by beachgardener
Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: which wireless chip
Replies: 8
Views: 692

Re: which wireless chip

do the "Azurewave" wireless chips in some Asus notebooks have much support yet still looking, http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=X28AZHx9Ipwkrso8 this one looks nice, but has Azurewave wireless, trying to find something that is a little different colour from black, gray, silver, not too big, not ...
by beachgardener
Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: which wireless chip
Replies: 8
Views: 692

Re: which wireless chip

i just realised that to switch would mean restarting into another graphics driver, but not sure how that is done, but i have come across this info about the forth coming Wayland and gpu switching, which might come our way via Ubuntu.
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=n ... &px=ODc3MA
:)
by beachgardener
Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: which wireless chip
Replies: 8
Views: 692

Re: which wireless chip

How or can linux and the graphics drivers Intel and Nvida together work with the graphics switching technology in this Samsung laptop?
http://www.samsung.com/au/consumer/pc-p ... cification
by beachgardener
Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: which wireless chip
Replies: 8
Views: 692

Re: which wireless chip

Cheers. I have some more research to do, maybe ring manufacturers, as manuals or data sheets often do not list the actual chips as such. Not sure what laptop yet, was looking at the Samsung models, maybe the SAMSUNG Q330-JS03AU How would its graphic switching technology work in LinuxMint? http://www...
by beachgardener
Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: which wireless chip
Replies: 8
Views: 692

Re: which wireless chip

righto thanks :)
by beachgardener
Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: which wireless chip
Replies: 8
Views: 692

which wireless chip

Some info please :)
In general when looking at purchasing a laptop, is Atheros, Broadcom or Intel wireless more desirable? ie. more driver support and easy to configure.
Thank you.
by beachgardener
Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: crook updates - or not ?
Replies: 3
Views: 334

Re: crook updates - or not ? - Solved.

Thank you Silent Warrior i will take those suggestions on board, i did re-install and still found the problem. Anyway it seems to be - or not. I do have a second test machine which has mint 9 on it and it did the same thing, turns out the crt monitor only likes to play with XP, how can that be so? S...
by beachgardener
Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: crook updates - or not ?
Replies: 3
Views: 334

Re: crook updates - or not ?

i have had to do a re-install of XP, for some reason i could not use recovery console to rebuild the boot config for XP, grub error or some such. i know mint is free and many volunteers work tirelessly toward better, and i am grateful for this, but you really can't get credibility if there are updat...
by beachgardener
Sun Sep 19, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: crook updates - or not ?
Replies: 3
Views: 334

crook updates - or not ?

Hello there, thank you for the forum. Twice now, on my test machine, i have applied the usual 1,2,3 type updates available for Mint 9 Gnome Isadora version, and twice now i have had to reinstall Mint. This is a dual boot with XP, XP works fine, get to Grub screen, choose Mint with up arrow, logo wit...

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