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by bwat47
Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: HOW TO: Install Zukitwo (Unified GTK2/3 Theme)
Replies: 1
Views: 2920

HOW TO: Install Zukitwo (Unified GTK2/3 Theme)

I installed LMDE on my laptop the other day, after my brief foray with arch. I noticed the GTK3 apps looked terrible to say the least, so I tried to install my favorite gtk theme, zukitwo, which has the best matching GTK2/3 theme I've seen. I found that neither of the theme engines I needed were in ...
by bwat47
Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Firefox Ugly fonts
Replies: 6
Views: 2347

Firefox Ugly fonts

I've noticed the firefox package in LMDE doesn't seem to be compiled to use system cairo... This isn't a great choice. Font rendering looks extremely inconsistent compared to the rest of the system and generally pretty terrible. I had to switch to chrome just so I could stand browsing the internet. ...
by bwat47
Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Automount ext4 partition
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Automount ext4 partition

I have an ext4 data partition I use for my music. Every time I boot I have to mount it and enter my password. I'd like to just have it silently automount at boot. What's the easiest way to accomplish this?
by bwat47
Wed May 11, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Sound not working on asus u52f bbg6 [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 4051

Re: Sound not working on asus u52f bbg6 [SOLVED]

Thanks so much! I just bought a similar model (u52f-bbl9) and this fix worked perfectly! I also did not have to boot into windows, I put the line at the end, saved, rebooted and it worked.
by bwat47
Wed May 04, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Linux Mint 11 Destkop Environment?
Replies: 30
Views: 6937

Re: Linux Mint 11 Destkop Environment?

Gnome 3 isn't as bad as I thought it would be when I gave it a brief run in fedora 15., My biggest criticism was the ABSURD amount of padding in the default theme, but thats finally being fixed. Unfortunately I really can't test it properly as its still broken with fglrx, and using the oss drivers o...
by bwat47
Tue May 03, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Update Manager failed to fetch translation index
Replies: 8
Views: 6289

Re: Update Manager failed to fetch translation index

When I run apt-get update I get all those ignored translation indexes as well, but I get no errors when updating.
by bwat47
Tue May 03, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Totem Xvid broken
Replies: 1
Views: 649

Totem Xvid broken

Is totem totally borken when it comes to playing xvids for anything else? I get sound when I open an xvid in totem but the video is just colored lines. VLC and Mplayer work fine. http://img859.imageshack.us/img859/862/screenshotre.png h.264 files have a similar issue but not as bad: http://img862.im...
by bwat47
Tue May 03, 2011 7:59 am
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Automatic upgrade to Firefox 4 stable
Replies: 5
Views: 1438

Re: Automatic upgrade to Firefox 4 stable

mozilla.debian.net

Instructions for adding the repo to get iceweaslel 4 there.
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Firefox 4 in LMDE How To
Replies: 13
Views: 5177

Re: Firefox 4 in LMDE How To

Yeah I decided to switch over to using the debian mozilla repo and installing iceweasel. Font smoothing looks much better with the debian packages compared to the mozilla binary.
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 11:37 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: HOWTO: Improve Font Rendering in LMDE
Replies: 88
Views: 58069

Re: HOWTO: Improve Font Rendering in LMDE

nevermind it seems to be a problem with the mintx theme :/
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: HOWTO: Improve Font Rendering in LMDE
Replies: 88
Views: 58069

Re: HOWTO: Improve Font Rendering in LMDE

After using this I can't seem to change my font sizes anymore. i.e. changing font size from 10 to 11 in appearence or in gconf does nothing at all. changing hinting settings and such does though. anyway to fix this?
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Is LM Gnome losing favouritism from Users for Zorin OS ?
Replies: 35
Views: 12909

Re: Is LM Gnome losing favouritism from Users for Zorin OS ?

doubt it, I've never even heard of zorin os.
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Weather/Clock Issue
Replies: 20
Views: 3657

Re: Weather/Clock Issue

Thanks :)
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Weather/Clock Issue
Replies: 20
Views: 3657

Re: Weather/Clock Issue

What country are you located in? Is the clock wrong everytime? Do you dual-boot with Windows? I do dual boot, and am in the US. I did have an issue with utc time being enabled by default, but disabled that in a config file (UTC=no in /etc/default/rcS), and since then times in mint and windows are b...
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: 2.6.38.2 kernel
Replies: 7
Views: 2188

Re: 2.6.38.2 kernel

I now have two kernels in my bootup menu and the old kernel won't load. I'm ok with that but I'm concerned about the info on the new kernel saying computers are running hot. Talk to me. I haven't noticed any heat increases on my laptop. I don't think it happens to everyone like phoronix would have ...
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Gnome 3 experimentation
Replies: 8
Views: 2416

Re: Gnome 3 experimentation

Gnome 3 is alright, but I haven't been able to give it a proper test as its STILL broken with fglrx :/.

I still prefer Mint's gnome 2 implementation, can't wait to see what they do with gnome 3 (without the shell)
by bwat47
Mon May 02, 2011 12:02 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Weather/Clock Issue
Replies: 20
Views: 3657

Weather/Clock Issue

After I set my current location as "home" so I can get the weather in my gnome panel, every time I reboot it "forgets" and I have to set it as my home location again. Is there anyway around this?
by bwat47
Sun May 01, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: Theming brainstorm for LMDE
Replies: 204
Views: 54242

Re: Theming brainstorm for LMDE

I personally think droid sans is quite a nice font. There's a few distro's using it as default now. The ubuntu font is really sexy but only on ubuntu and with certain font rendering settings (for example if you set hinting to anything but slight it looks terrible). And for some reason in LMDE it doe...
by bwat47
Sun May 01, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Elementary Nautilus
Replies: 7
Views: 1201

Re: Elementary Nautilus

Future versions of mint will include the improved gnome 3 nautilus anyway. I do love nautilus-elementary though. Stuff like the embedded terminal are killer features.
by bwat47
Sun May 01, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Should Linux Mint end it's reliance on Ubuntu?
Replies: 45
Views: 7595

Re: Should Linux Mint end it's reliance on Ubuntu?

Ubuntu is constantly changing and with unity they are really doing their own thing. I think ubuntu isn't a very stable base, and it would benefit mint in the long run to differentiate themselves more and use the more stable debian base. Also rolling releases are awesome.

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