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by GarryRicketson
Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: fans are noticeably more active since mint install
Replies: 2
Views: 567

Re: fans are noticeably more active since mint install

I don't know, with mine it actually runs cooler now, with linux, and no windows, you might also want to look at this thread:
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=97481
from Garry
by GarryRicketson
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Samsung Portable HD, init not found, (resolved) Hurah!
Replies: 21
Views: 2429

Samsung Portable HD, init not found, (resolved) Hurah!

Hello all, Here is the data on my computer: System: Kernel 2.6.35-22-generic i686 (32 bit) Distro Linux Mint 10 Julia and this is with the Samsung, HDD Total Size: 370.1GB (1.8% used) 1: /dev/sda WDC_WD1200JB 120.0GB ****This is the Samsung: 2: USB /dev/sdc S2_Portable 250.1GB Partition: ID:/ size: ...
by GarryRicketson
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: acer aspire one , plan to install mint 10(RESOLVED)
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

Re: acer aspire one , plan to install mint 10

You don't need any drivers - they are built into the Mint kernel. It sure dose! Thanks both on the replys, this morning, I installed it, and it, and everything works fine, better then it ever did with windows ! :D However I had already, done the install before, I read the reply, From Big_ Steve I'd...
by GarryRicketson
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: acer aspire one , plan to install mint 10(RESOLVED)
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

Re: acer aspire one , plan to install mint 10

Yes you did,miss something, because when I first installed Linux, I installed it along side or inside windows, they are both in the same partition, I plan to remove windows, I don't want it, it is useless and just takes up space, So when I remove windows, this will also remove the original , linux i...
by GarryRicketson
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: acer aspire one , plan to install mint 10(RESOLVED)
Replies: 5
Views: 1400

acer aspire one , plan to install mint 10(RESOLVED)

I did try searching, but did not find what I am looking for, I am planning to completey remove windows XP from my laptop, a ACER aspire one (series), and just install Linux Mint 10, I also will be making a dos partition, for freedos, but that is not a issue. My concerns are, driver issues, in the pa...
by GarryRicketson
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What oses yall running?
Replies: 100
Views: 24018

Re: What oses yall running?

Mint 10 and Freedos 1.1, I used to have windows xp, but have removed it, once I started using Linux Mint, I found that I never used windows anymore, and couldn't see any reason to keep it.
from Garry
by GarryRicketson
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: LMDE No audio
Replies: 3
Views: 1745

Re: LMDE No audio

What is the output of cat /proc/asound/cards This was a pretty old post, and it looks like he never responded, however, I am also having trouble with sound, if I connect external speakers, they work. But at this time I have no external speakers, so I want to use the internal speaker,..but it dose n...
by GarryRicketson
Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: SpriteSheet_compiler_project
Replies: 2
Views: 711

Re: SpriteSheet_compiler_project

Thank you, Dagon, and sorry it was so long to get back with a reply, the 2 links you posted do look interesting, and hopeful, I have not done much with gimp, and did not realize, it could use scripts,..that in itself is interesing, Glad you enjoyed the drawings, ok, well I at least wanted to let you...
by GarryRicketson
Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint 11
Replies: 170
Views: 129815

Re: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint

Ok, I just downloaded the Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint, shown in the first post,..I actually may have downloaded it before and don't remember, Ok so I promise I am going to read it, however at the moment, I feel the need to ask this,before I lose track, and forget, also, I have...
by GarryRicketson
Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: RESOLVED:Hello World, (embarrased)
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: RESOLVED:Hello World, (embarrased)

Just to say thanks again, and I will look at this
You might also want to look into zenity.
,
from Garry
by GarryRicketson
Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: RESOLVED:Hello World, (embarrased)
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Hello World, (embarrased)

Ok , Thanks!, that did work,...and the thing about gedit at the command line, opening gedit,..is very helpful,..I had been wondering about that,.. from Garry The script was meant to be run in an open terminal window. Don't double-click the script in Nautilus. Otherwise, it will not work as you expec...
by GarryRicketson
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: RESOLVED:Hello World, (embarrased)
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Hello World, (embarrased)

Thanks for the quick reply, I was working on something, while I was waiting, and came back here to "modify" my first post,..Just now I tried these, but still no luck, however, I also just got extremely "sleepy", after I take a "nap" hopefully I can try again, and more c...
by GarryRicketson
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: RESOLVED:Hello World, (embarrased)
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

RESOLVED:Hello World, (embarrased)

:oops: Ok, maybe this should be in the "Newbie Questions",.. it is embarassing, because it is perhaps the most simple and basic "script" used in most tutorials,..however for some reason, I can not get it to work,...and I have tried many variations, all though in the tutorial I am...
by GarryRicketson
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How do I launch an application from the desktop?
Replies: 19
Views: 2137

Re: How do I launch an application from the desktop?

This is a pretty old thread, it caught my interest, because I also use qb64,..Don't know if he ever solved this problem, What I ended up doing, is I have the entire qb64 folder, on my desktop, So I just click the folder, and when it opens, I run qb64,..it is because when qb64 runs, it needs a sub fo...
by GarryRicketson
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: QB64 and Linux
Replies: 0
Views: 646

QB64 and Linux

I was wondering if anyone else here uses qb64, for linux, Also I posted this, http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=88903 in the "other topics", then got looking here, maybe this would be the more appropriate place ? So if a moderator agrees and wants to move it here, that i...
by GarryRicketson
Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: SpriteSheet_compiler_project
Replies: 2
Views: 711

SpriteSheet_compiler_project

I am trying to write a "script", or some code,Useing a program called QB64, http://www.qb64.net it is a compiler useing mostly qbasic style language.But it compiles for windows, or as in my case, I have the version for linux, so it compiles executables for linux. This is the thread on my f...
by GarryRicketson
Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: where does my software download go?
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: where does my software download go?

Being pretty new myself, can't say to much, but most , if not all my "downloads" go to the download folder (dir), This may vary depending on how one has the desktop set up, but my "home" folder, has the sub folder downloads, and that is where they go,. Also looking at "compu...
by GarryRicketson
Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Power Failures
Replies: 0
Views: 256

Power Failures

I am pretty new still useing Linux Mint 10 about 2 months or less now, for the first time, and am happy with it so far,..now even more happy, we get a lot of power failures here, I do have a regulator, to protect from surges, but no battery backup, I should get one, But anyway, Linux seems to have n...
by GarryRicketson
Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Graphics Tablet (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Re: Graphics Tablet

BRAVO! :D It worked,...I don't need to do anything more, seems to be fine, so no calibration necessary.
Thats great, thank you , a whole bunch,
From Garry
by GarryRicketson
Fri Nov 04, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Graphics Tablet (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 731

Re: Graphics Tablet

OK, Thanks a lot, so far, this seems to work ,I seem to have gotten the download, and it installed ok, so far. Thats where I had been confused, is the "repositories", I had been interpreting it as another site,.., so I had been useing the second method,.. I am going to re-boot now, but als...

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