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by podagee
Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Black screen when trying to install Linux Mint 11 x64
Replies: 5
Views: 735

Re: Black screen when trying to install Linux Mint 11 x64

it doesnt fail it jus takes a looooooooong time to boot.give it about 10-20 minutes and see what happens.same thing happened on my other laptop.patience with mint 11 is what it takes
by podagee
Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: who needs a dual boot when u can run virtual box
Replies: 8
Views: 560

Re: who needs a dual boot when u can run virtual box

mint is a lot better than ubuntu but their compatability is what i was referring too.i love my mint 10
by podagee
Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint 10 bug
Replies: 1
Views: 174

mint 10 bug

mint 10 gnome is perfect except one flaw....menu/search bar.....when typing in here my computer freezes for no apparent reason.assuming its a bug.any way on fixing this?
by podagee
Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: who needs a dual boot when u can run virtual box
Replies: 8
Views: 560

who needs a dual boot when u can run virtual box

i've wanted to dual boot my computer but what for?then i found virtual box and its pretty good.heres the link http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads id rather do this then dual boot because i see a lot of people run into issues just download the one that says ubuntu10.10 maverick.ubuntu 10.1...
by podagee
Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What is the difference between Debian, Fluxbox, XFCE, ...
Replies: 89
Views: 106795

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

i think mint 10 has the best desktop(gnome) its easy to navigate.mint 11 lxde wasnt too catchy it was too much like winblows and fedora was nice.ubuntu10.10 is what i found to be a starters best friend.im still a newbie at this linux but i just love their os's.start off with ubuntu10.10 then work yo...
by podagee
Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint 11 katya install not working(solved)
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Re: mint 11 katya install not working(solved)

okay i let the mint 11 disc just run in my old computer eventually it boots up.and for older laptops mint 11 is plug n play.it picks up the wireless adapters with ease.guess its due to the 802.11 a/b/g...not current for the 802.11 n....o it works fine
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint 11 katya install not working(solved)
Replies: 1
Views: 277

mint 11 katya install not working(solved)

i burnt another mint 11 katya disc and tried installing on my sony pcg-k13 512mb ram 40gb hdd....weak computer.i only use it to test out os programs.i tried booting up from disc but it wont boot up.i tried booting normally and in compatibility mode.normal doesnt go anywhere.if you press escape u can...
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: dvd creators?
Replies: 3
Views: 375

Re: dvd creators?

i use devede also i played on k3b for a bit and noticed when i choose the file i want to burn(700mb) and put it on dvd it expands to 1.7gb.my question is after burning will it be able to play o any dvd player?
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems finding things installed
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: problems finding things installed

thanks
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems finding things installed
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: problems finding things installed

problem solved.....used computer janitor to clean unused files so i could do a fresh install,did it,and it pops up in the menu
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: dvd creators?
Replies: 3
Views: 375

dvd creators?

is there a program to just burn any divx avi mpeg file directly to a dvd and will play in any dvd player?i got brasero,gnome baker,and dvd styler.didnt try styler yet.i also have devede but the conversion takes long.i just wanna burn it as any file and watch it on a dvd player
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (Solved)Can't get any dock program to display right
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: (Solved)Can't get any dock program to display right

yeah i keep getting a message after i put on gnome compisiting.i even installed xcompmgr (another compositing feature)and i still get the docky needs compositing to function right
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems finding things installed
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: problems finding things installed

searched for it in the menu no clue...gnome finder found it but doesnt tell me where it is and dont know how to find it using the terminal
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problems finding things installed
Replies: 5
Views: 318

problems finding things installed

k ive been running into some issues with mint 10 gnome.i go to software center and install for e.g...k3b.i go to to my sound and video..and nothing there???i remove it and i go into synaptic manager and install from there and same results???where does it go??how do i find it cause the search bar is ...
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: seems hopeless, can anybody explain this
Replies: 9
Views: 984

Re: seems hopeless, can anybody explain this

ubuntu 10.10 and mint 10 are really good.
by podagee
Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: desktop panel question
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: desktop panel question

problem solved just put it on autohide.didnt want to do it that way but whatever
by podagee
Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: desktop panel question
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: desktop panel question

sorry its gnome but it dont say remove anything i got window list preferences thats it nothing about removing
by podagee
Mon Sep 26, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: desktop panel question
Replies: 3
Views: 285

desktop panel question

i am running docky and have my panel moved to top of the screen.anything i open shows up on there and i wanna know how to turn that off cause it reminds me of windows and i dont like it.anyone know how to turn that off please help thanks
by podagee
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint 10 vs. mint 11
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Re: mint 10 vs. mint 11

not too sure what wireless card i have i know its a 802.11n i have a dell e1505...still a newbie to linux.absolutely loved ubuntu10.10.crashed it about 14x and figured it out pretty good.now taking up the mint series loving it too.having problems with building packages(from makefiles)eventually ill ...
by podagee
Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint 10 vs. mint 11
Replies: 3
Views: 804

mint 10 vs. mint 11

yesterday i spent nearly 8 hours on mint 11 katya's install.it doesnt come with a wireless driver for my computer.so i went to tutorials on how to get it.all ways i tried from a lot of peoples tut's.after 5 reinstalls and no wifi i came up with a solution.i pulled out the install cd and broke it.bes...

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