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by remoulder
Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installation
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Installation

scottsoaks wrote:Not sure what is going on
It might help if you actually gave us a few details about your machine, especially cpu and gpu, and the specific version of mint you are trying to install?
by remoulder
Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Just a few questions
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Just a few questions

Sorry if someone does the work for you then you wouldn't be learning much. You can find the answers to all those things by searching these forums and at http://www.linuxmint.com/about.php
by remoulder
Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 17, window size & location; localstore.rdf
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: Firefox 17, window size & location; localstore.rdf

The only other thing I can suggest is to try a new profile which you can create by pressing Alt+F2 and entering

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firefox -ProfileManager
by remoulder
Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint not properly configured for my Laptop?
Replies: 6
Views: 763

Re: Mint not properly configured for my Laptop?

Ok, for the screen brightness you might want to undo the changes by following the commands again, removing the acpi_backlight=vendor so you just have the "". For the display open Software Sources from the menu or Software Manager or mintupdate's Edit menu and you should the last tab should be Driver...
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Anyone know wher logwatch has gone?
Replies: 2
Views: 332

Re: Anyone know wher logwatch has gone?

Logwatch is not installed on desktop versions but is in the repositories.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Turning off running fan
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: Turning off running fan

olliegab wrote:line of using nvidia drivers was commented out
The xorg.conf file on both mint and ubuntu doesn't exist by default, you would only have one if you had installed nvidia drivers. Since you are running in Virtualbox the nvidia driver aren't applicable so you won't have an xorg.conf.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: No networks available
Replies: 1
Views: 399

Re: No networks available

You need to provide more information, see http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=1085
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Shifting from Ubuntu 12.10 to mint 14??
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: Shifting from Ubuntu 12.10 to mint 14??

ruchir wrote:is there any way I can jump from one OS to another
Yes, set them up as virtual machines, if they're installed on the hard drive you have to reboot. An operating system is not an application.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can get wierless working, no networks showing
Replies: 3
Views: 1759

Re: Can get wierless working, no networks showing

funkytwig wrote:In 'Wierless Connections' there is nothing under the Wierless tab
This is not where you see available networks, you need to click on the network icon in the system tray/panel.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 17, window size & location; localstore.rdf
Replies: 5
Views: 977

Re: Firefox 17, window size & location; localstore.rdf

Ensure you are the owner and have read, write and execute permissions on all files and folders under your .mozilla folder.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: gconf-editor
Replies: 1
Views: 375

Re: gconf-editor

Please supply mint version and desktop.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to turn Mint 13 into 14 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: How to turn Mint 13 into 14 ?

The link daveinuk has given you is mint's official upgrade procedure. Mint does not support in-place upgrading for reasons given in that tutorial.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: optiplex 745 - disable internal speaker?
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: optiplex 745 - disable internal speaker?

Have you checked the options in Sound Settings (on the speaker icon) Output and Hardware tabs?
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can get wierless working, no networks showing
Replies: 3
Views: 1759

Re: Can get wierless working, no networks showing

You will need to install the Broadcom firmware for which you will need a temporary cabled internet connection. Once you have this open a terminal and enter apt install firmware-b43-installer If a cabled connection is out of the question, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx#...
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]I have a desktop icon but want it in the start menu
Replies: 4
Views: 324

Re: I have a desktop icon but want it in the start menu

Please provide more details of mint version, desktop and how the software was installed.
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Custom system sounds for linux mint 14
Replies: 1
Views: 839

Re: Custom system sounds for linux mint 14

Support for sound themes was removed in gnome 3. You can still change it using the ubuntu-tweak application, which can be installed with

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa
apt update
apt install ubuntu-tweak
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: nadia - wallpaper
Replies: 5
Views: 3058

Re: nadia - wallpaper

bacground pics in /usr/share/backgrounds/linuxmint-nadia extra Actually that is a system package not a location to put your own backgrounds. @rusty_jones, you can put your own background images where ever you like in your home and in the Backgrounds applet just click the + top right to navigate to ...
by remoulder
Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Mint 14 noob, some basic challenges
Replies: 1
Views: 596

Re: Mint 14 noob, some basic challenges

Please post separate issues in separate posts in the relevant forums.

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