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by RobertLM78
Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:09 am
Forum: Others
Topic: [Solved]X-server suddenly magically not configured
Replies: 19
Views: 5452

Re: X-server suddenly magically not configured

5 odd views and no ideas. Well, I'm in a bit of a dilemma, so if there aren't any ideas on how to fix this I have to backup my home folder, but first I need to know how to either: A) mount my long term storage partition in tty (something I can't do for some reason) or B) force caja to allow me to co...
by RobertLM78
Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:40 am
Forum: Others
Topic: [Solved]X-server suddenly magically not configured
Replies: 19
Views: 5452

[Solved]X-server suddenly magically not configured

This is the worst experience ever, and I'd hate to see it sour an otherwise good experience with Linux so far this last year ( :mrgreen: ), but this problem blows my mind :evil: . Anyway, I had been faffing about in windows for a couple hours and when I went to boot back in to Mint I was greated wit...
by RobertLM78
Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: [Solved] Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu
Replies: 6
Views: 1749

Re: [Solved] Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu

Ah yes, space should never have been allowed in file or directory names. Too late to change that now. :roll: Well, I guess it's really the result of running a cross-platform application whose native platform (which was Mac OS) didn't seem to have a problem with silly spaces :) (and of course doesn'...
by RobertLM78
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: [Solved] Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu
Replies: 6
Views: 1749

Re: Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu

Thanks Bjorn, I got a nice little bash script working now :D. (Indeed, the file name stays the same, except for a silly space that gets added when it is saved from within the application, which causes problems later down the line when I go to restart ;)).
by RobertLM78
Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:03 am
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: [Solved] Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu
Replies: 6
Views: 1749

Re: Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu

No that can't work, only bash knows your aliases, they only make sense from within bash. MATE has no clue. The alternative would be to write a small bash script and run that instead. Thanks for the reply Bjorn. I was starting to think that might be the case - it looks like I got some reading to do ...
by RobertLM78
Sat Jan 26, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: [Solved] Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu
Replies: 6
Views: 1749

[Solved] Bash Aliases used through MATE launcher menu

For a little more background, I'm using the classic style menus in MATE. I have a bash alias that I'd like to run through the menu (i.e. Mozo/"Main Menu") - is there a way to do this? Specifically this alias calls to rename a file and launch a program, but nothing I've tried seems to yield anything ...
by RobertLM78
Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Fortune Cookies
Replies: 3
Views: 1624

Re: Fortune Cookies

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by RobertLM78
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Re: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating

chiefjim wrote:Apparently whoever codes the feed for the forecasts screwed up. Not something we can fix at our end.
I was afraid of that :(. Well thank you for the help chiefjim, hopefully whoever did screw up realizes their mistake soon :).
by RobertLM78
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Pathetic battery life on Mint 14
Replies: 12
Views: 5780

Re: Pathetic battery life on Mint 14

I'm still on Mint 13 here with backports repo enabled. Jupiter is working well for me on my Dell XPS 14z with Mint 13 Maya & Cinnamon 1.6. In my opinion, Jupiter shouldn't even be necessary. Apparently from what I've read, Windows power management is still leaps & bounds above Linux power managemen...
by RobertLM78
Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:18 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Re: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating

Which airports that formerly reported are no longer showing current information? ABQ International and Double Eagle II Airport. Here's the old forecast I still get pasted from the Forecast tab: TODAY PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S TO LOWER 90S. SOUTHEAS...
by RobertLM78
Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Re: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating

The base information comes from area airports. What happens if you select an alternate? Thanks chiefjim, I'm that much more informed now. Interestingly, switching it to other places gives similar results - "Forecast not available at this location", however, some of the places do seem to have a corr...
by RobertLM78
Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:12 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Re: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating

Perhaps the location is wrong? Right-click on the weather report icon select preferences select the second tab for location settings select the right location Thanks for the reply thegreatgazoo. The location is actually set correctly (I forgot to make clear the fact that the main panel icon display...
by RobertLM78
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating
Replies: 8
Views: 3215

Mate panel applet "Weather Report" Forecast Not Updating

I have the Weather Report applet on my Mate panel, and noticed the other day some unusal forecasts, to say the least. It's winter here, with a current temperature of 36°F, it is clear from the screenshot that the forecast is way off (looks like a summer forecast). Anyway, where are the setting for t...
by RobertLM78
Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: New Forum Admin
Replies: 17
Views: 6792

Re: New Forum Admin

Vincent has helped me on a number of occasions - he's exactly as described with the addition of being sharp as a tack. Congradulations Vincent :!: :mrgreen:
by RobertLM78
Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Login screen with face selector
Replies: 15
Views: 6671

Re: Login screen with face selector

rkmugen wrote:Much appreciated, Robert. Thanks!
Sorry that it took me a few days rkmugen, but I have it figured out. Zerozero referred me to this post, which lead to the conclusion that GDM themes can be used directly (and I have tested to make sure :D).
by RobertLM78
Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: [Solved] MDM 1.0.8 no longer backward compatible?
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: MDM 1.0.8 no longer backward compatible?

it's my understanding as well but i don't (usually) use mdm and surely not in a way that i would tweak it so haven't test that :shock: That is a shock - you seem quite broadly knowledgeable ;). So, I reverted a theme back to GDM and it worked superbly - it looks like my how-to is now obsolete :D. T...
by RobertLM78
Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: [Solved] MDM 1.0.8 no longer backward compatible?
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: MDM 1.0.8 no longer backward compatible?

maybe this can help you http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=187&t=119075&start=20#p661683 Maybe it can help. That post (if I'm not mistaken) suggests that GDM themes are now completely compatible. So, the only thing I can reckon this means is that any changes I made porting themes to MDM ar...
by RobertLM78
Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: [Solved] MDM 1.0.8 no longer backward compatible?
Replies: 5
Views: 685

[Solved] MDM 1.0.8 no longer backward compatible?

I noticed that all my previous mdm themes (most of which were themes I had ported from GDM) were removed after an update upgraded mdm the other day. Has MDM lost backward compatibility with GDM themes? Thanks for reading :D.
by RobertLM78
Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Login screen with face selector
Replies: 15
Views: 6671

Re: Login screen with face selector

I just figured out how to do this today, with Mint Pro MDM theme . Download that, install it by dragging the tarball into the list found in Login Window (under Administration in the menu) on the 'Local' tab *see picture below. You'll have to use Mozo (aka Main Menu, formerly alacarte) to enable the...
by RobertLM78
Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Fortune Cookies
Replies: 3
Views: 1624

Re: Fortune Cookies

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