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by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Rolling back libraries
Replies: 4
Views: 524

Re: Rolling back libraries

Just found this when I was seeing if you could prevent other packages from being installed... http://linux.die.net/man/5/apt_preferences See if you can edit the Priority in apt_preferences so P>1000 This says that it will force install a package even if it is a downgrade. So set P = 1001 and then tr...
by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED Mint 11 LXDE on an eee - Can't change time
Replies: 5
Views: 902

Re: Put Mint 11 LXDE on an Asus eee 4G - Need next step

1) If you physically click the clock in the panel, you can access 'Date and Time Settings' below the calendar that pops up. 2) Users don't actually have capability to create and delete accounts, this is all through the super user, or root. So any account that assumes super user permission can adjust...
by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Remote access and SFTP server setup for newbies
Replies: 1
Views: 1439

Re: Remote access and SFTP server setup for newbies

I prefer using SSH for accessing the command line, but have not really used any remote desktop utilities. For FTP, I like Filezilla a lot. If you are using a router you will need to set up port forwarding on port 20, which is very easy. You should not have to be editing config files to do these thin...
by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Desktop Background Pixilated
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Re: Desktop Background Pixilated

Let's see if I can help... 1) Linux is awesome at getting files over from Windows. There are many options, and we can try them all, but let's try a graphical way first if that makes you comfortable. If you open the file manager (I'm using Mint Lisa) by going under 'Menu" and click 'Files' (the seash...
by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Rolling back libraries
Replies: 4
Views: 524

Re: Rolling back libraries

You might be more successful from the command line...try the package first, if you know the name of the new version you install: sudo apt-get remove libgtk-3.0 then do a search sudo aptitude search libgtk and pick the version you used to have, and do an install sudo apt-get install libgtk[your versi...
by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Laptop temperature
Replies: 2
Views: 553

Re: Laptop temperature

Hey - I have an L412 with an i5 and it definitely runs hotter in Linux than Windows (can't source that though :wink: ). The fan also runs about twice as much. The max temp is 105C, so you should be o.k.

http://www.intel.com/design/corei5/documentation.htm
by vanDoom
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Custom Panel Help Needed
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Custom Panel Help Needed

I'm having a difficult time adding quick-launch icons to the panels. I'm coming from Ubuntu 10.04, where you could drag and drop to panels, or right click and add. Everything I've seen here in Mint (including users guide) says I can right click on the panels here, too. Well right clicking on anythin...

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