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by truexfan81
Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon
Replies: 464
Views: 167766

Re: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon

Arrow2Knee wrote:Does Cinnamon need 3D Acceleration?
its a fork of gnome shell, which requires 3d acceleration so i'm going to go with "Yes" :wink:
by truexfan81
Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

i think i may have just got confirmation that its the router, with the pc connected directly to the cable modem, when i run smbtree i get this: LINUXHOME \\LM9_DESKTOP lm9_desktop server (Samba, LinuxMint) \\LM9_DESKTOP\download \\LM9_DESKTOP\Deskjet-F300-series HP Deskjet F300 series \\LM9_DESKTOP\...
by truexfan81
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

i actually don't have a live dvd lol when i need to use a live session i just use one of my 3 mint live flashdrives lol 8GB= mint9 x64 + persistance 1GB= mint12 i386 no persistance (used this one for the netbook) 4GB= mint12 x64 + persistance anyway i'm just going to call it a router issue, no more ...
by truexfan81
Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:30 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

ok i checked the permissions of the shared folder it says drwxrwxrwx so idk everything says it should be working, but its not.
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

The only thing I can suggest until we can figure out what is blocking smbtree is to access the share by ip address: * Go back into Nautilus and share documents again allowing guest access. * Then access the share as you did before by ip address: smb://192.168.0.2/downloads If you get a "failed to m...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon
Replies: 464
Views: 167766

Re: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon

there is a simple way to get around the firefox addons getting disabled, its harder to explain than it is to do, but for my more important addons such as fasterfox and downthemall i have done that many times

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Editing_an_ad ... patibility
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 4:53 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

altair4 wrote:And the output of nmap shows those ports to be open?

If they do I have no explanation nor can I reproduce your symptoms - unless I remove myself from the router.
yep namp reports all the ports being open, i'm just having one of those days
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

ok did that, smbtree still says the same thing, firewalls are disabled on both machines
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

ok half hour later: smbtree: lm9_desktop ~ $ smbtree Enter philip's password: LINUXHOME \\LM9_DESKTOP lm9_desktop server (Samba, LinuxMint) cli_start_connection: failed to connect to LM9_DESKTOP<20> (0.0.0.0). Error NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL \\LAPTOP laptop server (Samba, LinuxMint) \\LAPTOP\PDF Generi...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

yep, LAPTOP is the netbook
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

update: ok a couple minutes later: pc: LINUXHOME \\LM9_DESKTOP lm9_desktop server (Samba, LinuxMint) \\LM9_DESKTOP\download \\LM9_DESKTOP\Deskjet-F300-series HP Deskjet F300 series \\LM9_DESKTOP\Print_to_PDF Print to a PDF File \\LM9_DESKTOP\IPC$ IPC Service (lm9_desktop server (Samba, LinuxMint)) \...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

ok b4 running those commands on the pc, i could type smbtree and get LINUXHOME \\LM9_DESKTOP lm9_desktop server (Samba, LinuxMint) \\LM9_DESKTOP\download \\LM9_DESKTOP\IPC$ IPC Service ((none) server (Samba, LinuxMint)) \\LM9_DESKTOP\print$ Printer Drivers \\LAPTOP laptop server (Samba, LinuxMint) \...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

ok now its not even working the way i got it to work b4, very annoying, both with and without guest access enabled, when trying to access the workgroup the netbook says Unable to mount location Failed to retrieve share list from server. if i type it into the address bar smb://192.168.0.2/download it...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

There are 2 ways to create Samba shares on linux: Classic shares - share definitions are in smb.conf Usershares - Created from Nautilus Both testparm and "net usershare info" shows you have no shares. If you run the following command does it show any shares other than IPC$, print$, and maybe some p...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

testparm -s Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf rlimit_max: rlimit_max (1024) below minimum Windows limit (16384) Processing section "[printers]" Processing section "[print$]" Loaded services file OK. Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE [global] workgroup = LINUXHOME server string = %h server (S...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

Re: samba question

It's only necessary to do that if the share you created requires it. If you created a share the allows guest access then it should not prompt for credentials to access it. Did you create a guest accessible share? If so then it may be a Linux file permissions problem and not a Samba problem. i did t...
by truexfan81
Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: samba question
Replies: 23
Views: 1598

samba question

with mint 9 is it normal to have to add one's username to samba using the sudo smbpasswd -a command, to be able to access a share from another machine? to clarify the machine with the share is a pc running mint 9, was trying to access it from my netbook running mint 12. had to use the command above ...
by truexfan81
Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon
Replies: 464
Views: 167766

Re: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon

well, while on the topic of mate being slow, its just as fast as gnome 2 on my pc, however on the netbook, its super slow, cinnamon runs circles around it, not sure why it would do that, but whatever lol i only signed on to mate to see what it would do, i clicked the mint menu button, and had to wai...
by truexfan81
Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Desktop environments
Replies: 13
Views: 1194

Re: Installing Desktop environments

Thanks but this is what I get: home@ubuntustudio1110:~$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon cinnamon-session Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package cinnamon E: Unable to locate package cinnamon-session home@ubuntustudio1110:~$ ...
by truexfan81
Fri Dec 30, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon
Replies: 464
Views: 167766

Re: Another DE option for Mint 12 - Cinnamon

BIG +1....i hope our friend "bim" reads it... :wink: :) That is also why i prefer Cinnamon myself...i think by the time Mint 13 comes out it will be excellent and offer a lot...at this point, it is still very basic but i am enjoying it already... +1 I agree, for my acer AOA150 netbook Cinnamon is p...

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