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by beachgardener
Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:58 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: firefox in mint 14 is a bad idea
Replies: 81
Views: 19033

Re: firefox in mint 14 is a bad idea

firefox 19 in my LM 14.1 Cinnamon is broken, no drop down list for address bar (something i use a lot), and no buttons in bookmark toolbar. i have had so much problem with 14, i think i'll try xfce next time, see if that works better, cinnamon leaves me with no icons most of the time Works fine for...
by beachgardener
Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: firefox in mint 14 is a bad idea
Replies: 81
Views: 19033

Re: firefox in mint 14 is a bad idea

firefox 19 in my LM 14.1 Cinnamon is broken, no drop down list for address bar (something i use a lot), and no buttons in bookmark toolbar.
i have had so much problem with 14, i think i'll try xfce next time, see if that works better, cinnamon leaves me with no icons most of the time
by beachgardener
Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: vesa only, i'm lost :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: vesa only, i'm lost :(

thank you for your help, much appreciated :)
by beachgardener
Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: vesa only, i'm lost :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: vesa only, i'm lost :(

thank you, i did the fresh install, all good, now just the lost icons, was ok until i installed skype 4.1, after that the icons on task bar and start menu went away.

the drivers installed default are the Gallium, i thought they were Nouveau, anyway Gallium it is.
by beachgardener
Wed Feb 13, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: vesa only, i'm lost :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: vesa only, i'm lost :(

problem now is that cinnamon loses its icons on task bar and start menu
by beachgardener
Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: vesa only, i'm lost :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: vesa only, i'm lost :( [Solved] :)

yes, thank you jungle_boy, appreciate your help, i have mint 14.1 back up and running properly again (with /boot, swap, /, /home), seems that with a repair install the rule is to not format / when /home is on another partition. what are the hidden files that keep the graphics/resolution settings in ...
by beachgardener
Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: vesa only, i'm lost :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: vesa only, i'm lost :(

yes home in another partition, partitions are /boot, swap, /, /home, dual boot with win7 screens are 2 x 24" led benq's 1920 x 1080, i had been formatting / only with the repair install, trying to set up afresh to eliminate problems with buggy package installer, it not installing stuff properly and ...
by beachgardener
Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: vesa only, i'm lost :(
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

vesa only, i'm lost :(

i had to do a repair install, now mint 14.1 cinnamon only has vesa driver, screen resolution is too low, and doesn't recognise second monitor, help to sort out graphics driver and screen resolution needed please. Thank you. i have looked at many types of solution, but going around in circles. the th...
by beachgardener
Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint update "could not refresh the list of packages"
Replies: 15
Views: 16910

Re: Mint update "could not refresh the list of packages"

i get this too, it goes on to update, as well as error after the update Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/nadia-security/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/nadia-security/restricted/binary-amd64...
by beachgardener
Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: LM14 menu icons going MIA randomly
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: LM14 menu icons going MIA randomly

anymore news on this one please? sometimes on login the icons on task bar and menu are either not forming properly of different ones used from what should be there, menu button, sound, calendar/time remain ok, an update to fix much appreciated, thank you :) all windows, show desktop and pinned items...
by beachgardener
Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: 12 hour clock stuck in 24 hour mode SOLVED
Replies: 9
Views: 14074

Re: 12 hour clock stuck in 24 hour mode SOLVED

Thanks for this :)
by beachgardener
Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Xonar DX/DGX audio not working since Mint 14 - IOMMU bug?
Replies: 28
Views: 12680

Re: Xonar DX CMI8788 worked in Mint 13 but not in Mint 14

possible solution: sometimes it is just that the 4 pin floppy plug isn't pushed home all the way, sometimes the plastic seat on the 4 pins where the plug pushes up to comes forward a bit, and when the plug is pushed on it doesn't have the pins fully in side itself, as such, that plastic seat needs t...
by beachgardener
Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:17 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: file manager left hand colum. collapse-expand items
Replies: 1
Views: 603

file manager left hand colum. collapse-expand items

Hello there, i have had a look around for this topic, just wondering if it is possible to expand-collapse items in the left column in file manager, that is the items under Bookmarks, Computer, Devices, Network? This would make navigtion a little more useful for me. I am using LinuxMint 14.1 Nadia 64...
by beachgardener
Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no greeter
Replies: 1
Views: 1019

Re: no greeter

i found where to do a repair install from here http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=46998 so far so good but that does not tell me what the problem was and how i could have fixed via shell, info on this much appreciated system settings used to give harware restricted install ie. nvidia, ...
by beachgardener
Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: no greeter
Replies: 1
Views: 1019

no greeter

Hello all, unfortunately, it seems after last update, i can not log in, it says no greeter, can not log in, try log in another way, how can this be fixed please? Thank you. Nadia 64bit. asus p8h77-m le board, pentium g850, nvidia gts 250 "Cannot start the greeter application; you will not be able to...
by beachgardener
Wed May 23, 2012 7:03 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 13 "Maya" released!
Replies: 107
Views: 46280

Re: Linux Mint 13 "Maya" released!

Please upgrade the kernel to 3.3.6 or higher as the one you are using has a Nvidia graphic card issues. This is an issue with the Ubuntu release as well, this bug is also in the kernel you are using for the Debian release. A huge number of people are affected by this bug. The bug will not allow us ...
by beachgardener
Wed May 23, 2012 4:19 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon Extras PPA (discontinued)
Replies: 137
Views: 61512

Re: Cinnamon Extras PPA (updated May 3)

thank you very much for this, mint 13 rc cinnamon, installed the ppa no worries, installed classic menu, ticked that in cinnamon settings, log out and in, but how to have the classic menu? Could you explain or point me to a tutorial, or is this happening "NOTE: The applet fails to load if one of the...
by beachgardener
Fri May 18, 2012 2:29 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint 12 Dual Monitor Setup
Replies: 9
Views: 5238

Re: Mint 12 Dual Monitor Setup

i had problems with nvidia driver on 13 rc cinnamon, stuffed things up, just uninstalled it (deactivated nvidia drivers) rebooted and all is well, just not using nvidia driver now (will see how things go after final is out), both screens work well, but do check the nvidia control centre you might be...
by beachgardener
Fri May 18, 2012 2:16 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: No sound through headphones in Mint 12 32bit
Replies: 9
Views: 2451

Re: No sound through headphones in Mint 12 32bit

installed Maya rc 64bit and no worries all fixed, i'm back on mint with headphones, cheers thank you all :lol:
by beachgardener
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 12 lisa
Replies: 2
Views: 474

Re: Mint 12 lisa

i notice on mine that there is, just before the desktop comes in, there is a blink of multi-colour, not sure but maybe graphics sorting itself out as the desktop loads (doesn't affect anything, desktop always loads) or some such thing :)

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