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by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

no problem at all on that :) TBABill, the issue is with wifi usb - not ethernet connection. I have another computer with the router ... just trying to connect to it with the fluxbox isadora - as stated before, when loading Gnome Isadora, the usb wifi is working fine on this same machine. lspci 00:00...
by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

on both i get:
WARNING: All config files need .conf: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist, it will be ignored in a future release.
by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:28 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

shows 'no' on both soft and hard.
ethernet still showing both 'cp' and 'too' kernels tho.
by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

yes itis 8139too... ok changed from 8139too to 8139cp - rebooted and still behaves same way ... can always see that spinning wheel @ the bottom like it's trying to connect ... then i get a message "disconnected you are now offline" Just in case something is going on with the usb wifi, i re...
by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

ok, 8139too added to etc/modules. etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: # This file lists those modules which we don't want to be loaded by # alias expansion, usually so some other driver will be loaded for the # device instead. # evbug is a debug tool that should be loaded explicitly blacklist evbug # the...
by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

sudo modprobe 8139too : WARNING: All config files need .conf: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist, it will be ignored in a future release. /etc/modules # /etc/modules: kernel modules to load at boot time. # # This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded # at boot time, one per line. L...
by Clyde
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Re: Wifi connection

... blacklist''8139cp' - didn't work - still not connecting (also don't see other wifi connections visible as usual)

it wasn't working either in cd live mode ... but i went ahead and did a full intall anyway. CD live in Gnome does work tho :?:
by Clyde
Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:33 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Wifi connection
Replies: 22
Views: 5390

Wifi connection

Installed Mint Fluxbox 9 on a computer I had with Mint Gnome before. With regular Mint the wifi was just there and was no issue to get it configured and running. However, with Fluxbox Mint, wireless connections are unhighlighted. I tried setting up my ssid and password and it just won't connect. The...
by Clyde
Sat Dec 11, 2010 9:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wine, viruses, and setting .exe files to open as archive.
Replies: 7
Views: 1152

Re: Wine, viruses, and setting .exe files to open as archive

For virus prevention issues as you are describing above, one method i've used for running portables thru wine is by going to any one of the many free online scanning sites ... i usually drop the portable on the desktop first then direct the 'browse' feature at the site to where the application resid...
by Clyde
Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Solved) Open applications with a single click - How to?
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Re: (Solved) Open applications with a single click - How to?

ElectricRider wrote:P.S. hey Clyde - don't you mean 3 Gigabytes of ram ( sig file). If you can run on 3 mb of ram, I gotta see that! hehe
oops - corrected and changed ! - system seems to be running a lot faster now :lol:

thanks for spotting it ElectricRider :wink:
by Clyde
Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Solved) Open applications with a single click - How to?
Replies: 5
Views: 564

Re: Open applications with a single click - How to?

i don't have nautilus file browser ... the way i do it is thru control center 'hardware', 'mouse', 'accessibility'
by Clyde
Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Minimal Install
Replies: 6
Views: 3661

Re: Minimal Install

Ditto on that ! - i don't use anything else but Linux Mint - However the end product for me is loaded with appications that i will never use - a package install option from the begining would be a fantastic added feature since i have noticed when i uninstall packages thru synaptic, remnants of these...
by Clyde
Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] No Biggie - just curious
Replies: 8
Views: 710

Re: No Biggie - just curious

worked ! :mrgreen:

Thanks mads ! :D
by Clyde
Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] No Biggie - just curious
Replies: 8
Views: 710

Re: No Biggie - just curious

yes, i see it in yours but unfortunately i don't have it in my startup ... at some point was probably there 'cause i used to hear a brief musical audio intro sound and now i don't ... The closest i find is this ... but i'm not sure the login sound is same as the musical audio i used to hear ... http...
by Clyde
Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] No Biggie - just curious
Replies: 8
Views: 710

Re: No Biggie - just curious

mads wrote:Hi. If you mean "GNOME Login Sound", check this:
Menu - Startup Applications - check GNOME Login Sound - click Close
Hi,
there is nothing listed as Gnome Login Sound in the startup - have a gnome keyring, a gnome remote desktop and a mint welcome screen checkboxes.
by Clyde
Sun Nov 21, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] No Biggie - just curious
Replies: 8
Views: 710

[Solved] No Biggie - just curious

i noticed recently i don't hear the familiar musical mint intro after system boots - sound preferences are: sound theme 'Linux Mint - default from theme' - don't know where else to look for a control.
by Clyde
Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linksys WRT54GL router issues
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Linksys WRT54GL router issues

ok, can't believe it - but i have it working now ! :shock: too bad i didn't write all the trials and errors down. i ended up using an xp install in a virtualbox to configure the router on doze ...then after some resetting and fiddling with a connection that was not working, it finally came to life. ...
by Clyde
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linksys WRT54GL router issues
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Linksys WRT54GL router issues

Mint Isadora, 32bit - Gnome. For now I am just rying to initially install the Linksys with the connection to the DSL on the main computer. When I connect the Linksys, it tries to establish aconnection again and fails. rigth click: enable networks ... enable notifications. active network connection: ...
by Clyde
Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linksys WRT54GL router issues
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Linksys WRT54GL router issues

Mint has nothing to do with your router. Any wireless enabled device can connect to a wireless network as long as it supports the encryption method and you know the password. Yes, this I am aware of. Network: Card Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller driver r8169 Mint Isad...
by Clyde
Wed Nov 03, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linksys WRT54GL router issues
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Linksys WRT54GL router issues

Been trying to get my WRT54GL router to work with mint. Was using it with Windows with no issues a while back - install cd ... plop - it's on. However, now been using Mint for some time with autoeth0 for my dsl connection. How the heck do I get this thing to work with mint now that i need wireless a...

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