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by sunewbie
Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: About Mint Editions
Topic: Regarding Mint 9 LTS Isadora
Replies: 55
Views: 24739

Regarding Mint 9 LTS Isadora

I recently downloaded Mint 9 and it contained older discontinued softwares like openoffice instead of libreoffice. Even Ubuntu 10.04 LTS has same softwares even in 10.04.3 (3rd update pack) ,recently released. I did not see any update pack from Linux Mint. Since LTS is supported till 2013, and is ro...
by sunewbie
Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:55 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: What is? Explanation of some terms
Replies: 12
Views: 11481

Re: What is? Explanation of some terms

I have also found CLI companion , source and screen shots . But it has limited commands. Besides there are some commands to auto mount drives I think it is sudo mount -a there are commands to check no of drives and UUID and check md5checksum (I do not remember them - I am an end user) updating grub,...
by sunewbie
Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:55 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: What is? Explanation of some terms
Replies: 12
Views: 11481

Re: What is? Explanation of some terms

I have also found CLI companion , source and screen shots . But it has limited commands. Besides there are some commands to auto mount drives I think it is sudo mount -a there are commands to check no of drives and UUID and check md5checksum (I do not remember them - I am an end user) updating grub,...
by sunewbie
Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:11 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why Should I use Mint or any other linux?
Replies: 11
Views: 4395

Why Should I use Mint or any other linux?

Update 21.4.2012: Updated #3 This article is in public domain. Anyone having a link can edit it. Incase you wish to edit this article, please feel free to do so. Please find the link of google docs here This was my first question before trying Linux, it took a while to know advantages of Linux. I t...
by sunewbie
Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:52 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar
Replies: 8
Views: 1805

Re: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar

as for installing or unstalling an application, you could also do this with Alt+F2 if you put some aliases in your /etc/bash.bashrc file. (Like alias install="gksudo apt-get install" .) What is an alias?? Frankly, this sounds Chinese to me. An alias is just that, a command that can be cal...
by sunewbie
Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar
Replies: 8
Views: 1805

Re: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar

Just remembered I got an email from Full Circle Magazine recently, a free online magazine about Ubuntu & Linux in general. Right up your alley I think :D Hi folks, Reader Duane Donovan ... Ronnie Bulls eye. Similar idea was taking shape in my mind. I was thinking of making an excel file (err.. ...
by sunewbie
Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar
Replies: 8
Views: 1805

Re: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar

I don't get it... This is for people who can't remember simple commands for the terminal? This sounds like something for users who are confident with a terminal, they might actually like this May be I have not framed things properly. these are not commands. If you want to change mouse from right to...
by sunewbie
Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar
Replies: 8
Views: 1805

Mint Smart Bar |Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar

Hello All, Encouraged by ‘There are no such things as "stupid" questions’ in newbie section' . I got courage to give an idea :) i.e. to request for a multi utility (universal) keyboard launcher app with search bar interface. Mint Smart Bar | Mint Saral Bar | Mint Awesome Bar | Mint Conveni...
by sunewbie
Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint 11
Replies: 170
Views: 129821

Re: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint

I think you must have been comfortable by now with linux

still need help read these two posts.

What is the difference between Debian, Fluxbox, XFCE, ...
Linux Beginners Search Engine
by sunewbie
Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux Beginners Search Engine
Replies: 64
Views: 69139

Re: Linux Beginners Search Engine

I have also found http://www.googlubuntu.com/

There is also Ubuntu Search, which includes Ubuntu Forums, Ubuntu Ask plus some popular blogs (some of it are not active any more).
by sunewbie
Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux Beginners Search Engine
Replies: 64
Views: 69139

Linux Beginners Search Engine

UPDATE 12th Feb 2013: Added new features to LBSE, made many changes and created new website for easy navigation. Wiki is perfect for collaborative documentation. Linux Beginner Search Engine (LBSE) is a Google Custom Search Engine Tailored To Search Specific Linux Sites and URLs Only. It weeds out ...
by sunewbie
Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What is the difference between Debian, Fluxbox, XFCE, ...
Replies: 89
Views: 107546

Re: What is the difference between Debian, Fluxbox, XFCE, ..

Just registered to add to @robins fantastic info about WM and DE. I am an enduser and newbie to Linux World. Searched a lot and visited DE's websites, but did not knew that WM and DE are different. Now I understand when I installed XFCE or LXDE in Ubuntu 10.04 (Gnome), the login screen has openbox o...

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