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by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where are all the wallpapers kept? [solved]
Replies: 2
Views: 1735

Re: Where are all the wallpapers kept?

yep /usr/share/backgrounds/linuxmint-lisa
with more in /usr/share/backgrounds/linuxmint-lisa-extra
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint12 upgrade removes all menus[closed, not solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 935

Re: Mint12 upgrade removes all menus[closed, not solved]

I downloaded and installed the nvidia release 173 drivers
from nvidia site? if ye why not try the one that mint offers u.

Try fresh install maybe its corrupted in some way.
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Suspend Power button
Replies: 7
Views: 1783

Re: Suspend Power button

check if there is any options for it in Menu > System Tools > System Settings > Hardware > Power
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Boot hanging after computer rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 999

Re: Boot hanging after computer rebuild

its maybe not a bad idea to input the info that ur HDD is obviously dead???
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How to disable fallback mode in Linux Mint 12.
Replies: 6
Views: 1772

Re: How to disable fallback mode in Linux Mint 12.

its probly a driver which not works. have u downloaded from nvidia site or u used the one the mint offered u?
Try go in system setting - > hardware - > additional drivers and choose the recommended one.
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Lm12 installed
Replies: 7
Views: 776

Re: Lm12 installed

For the partitioning ye it lacks official info since its like personal choice. But u should check the other posts including mine. For example 3 partitions: 1. from beginning, primary, swap area, depends on pc/laptop for me i choosed 4GB on both disks and im with 4GB ram. 2. / - root, not sure bout p...
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to create a bootable recovery disc set?
Replies: 13
Views: 2591

Re: How to create a bootable recovery disc set?

its not exactly what u need but its my solution till now and helped me alot times. I use hiren's boot cd preferably 10.6 version or before and Norton Ghost. With it i just make a clone of my primary partiotion with the windows for example and just restore it if it brakes bruttaly. I keep the image t...
by hefff
Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Motherboard BIOS update
Replies: 7
Views: 1199

Re: Motherboard BIOS update

HAPPY NEW YEAR :D Im still sure its bout the dual channel mode, if both sticks works normally in slot 1 and slot 2 when r putted alone. But when u dual channel u use twice the bandwidth. Its probly close to mine problem but mine is bout timings and ur is bout the frequency they run. If u want 1st tr...
by hefff
Sat Dec 31, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after
Replies: 13
Views: 1480

Re: Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after

The 32bit one freezes at before give me the choose partition menu. The 64bit one dies and just disappear at choose Photo screen. This was done with single hardrive and with full disc installation also. disks got checked md5 sum. So im goin for a not dvd rewritable now and then for the Cd versions th...
by hefff
Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after
Replies: 13
Views: 1480

Re: Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after

installed virtual box but it doesnt support the 64 bit mint or i just cant set it so i used the 32bit one. i still cant figure it out how it gona help me since i install it like standalone os at new disc, i mean it cant see my discs or w/e its just for testing like i guess... anyway only helped that...
by hefff
Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after
Replies: 13
Views: 1480

Re: Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after

If you are getting windows boot loader, than grub is not installed. Im loged atm in the windows i dont have prob with it. There isnt like it seems no Windows either Mint Boot manager like the one u showed in the link. Im just pushing F11 for boot choice and im selecting there WD disk with the xp on...
by hefff
Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after
Replies: 13
Views: 1480

Re: Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after

ive posted the config it in one other post where i was asking for tips bout partitions: 2 x HDD(Seagate+WD) each 500GB, Intel Core Duo E8400 at 3GHz, 4 x 1GB Ram (2 at 5 cas, 2 at 6 cas timing having problem to make them all run at 800Mhz from time to time, dual channel etc), MSI P43 Neo3, 9800 GT v...
by hefff
Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Motherboard BIOS update
Replies: 7
Views: 1199

Re: Motherboard BIOS update

Hi, u can delete one of those 2 posts. I think its just hardware problem. If u say it crashes with ur 2nd stick just try it standalone in slot 1. If its fine then check both memorys in 2/4 slots dual mode its not big problem. U can check aslo at what speed they r running since 1600 which u typed is ...
by hefff
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after
Replies: 13
Views: 1480

[SOLVED] Cant finish installation? Cant boot in Mint after

Cant install it!!!!!! Totaly sux, tried over 10 types of grub installs. Partiotions r created, but it does not boot at all just a black screen with the "_" marker blinking. It doesnt installs the grub at all. At the end of installation after i type my pass/user the install screen just shows me for a...
by hefff
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Few questions before installing Mint.
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

Re: [SOLVED]Few questions before installing Mint.

thx. Btw having huge problem with setting my connection in the installation. It keeps resets if u dont put it in exact order.
by hefff
Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Few questions before installing Mint.
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

Re: Few questions before installing Mint. Pls give some help

Thx for the help guys, really appreciate it :). Im gona try it now using ur advices, just only thinking to put the grub at my linux drive since the xp drive is gona die next week. Im gona try the scheme with 20GB root im not lacking space anyway :), not that i plan to download so many software packa...
by hefff
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Few questions before installing Mint.
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

[SOLVED] Few questions before installing Mint.

Hello guys, im new like u can see so i need to ask u a few questions since im confused. Im having this configuration: 2 x HDD(Seagate+WD) each 500GB, Intel Core Duo E8400 at 3GHz, 4 x 1GB Ram (2 at 5 cas, 2 at 6 cas timing having problem to make them all run at 800Mhz from time to time, dual channel...
by hefff
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Considerations before you install
Replies: 307
Views: 163169

Re: Considerations before you install

Hello guys, im new ......

Sry i MOVED it IN GENERAL Newbie TOPICS

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