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Just say the word bog once ! . :roll: . and look who drops in ! Nice to hear from you Ikey, hope things are up peat ? :lol:
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Welcome Ikey! :)
Nice to hear from you mate.
Cheers,
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Lock 'n' load Minters! :)
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npap wrote:Ha,Ha, Ha !....... :lol:
Very funny Richy.
And I've been trying to go wireless on this ancient laptop that I'm trying to revive! :( No luck with Wicd.
It won't work with the Debian based Xfce4 desktop though it's OK with Ubuntu based distributions.

What frustration! :x

Cheers, old boy!
Did you get your wireless working?

If not you might give Wary Puppy 5.2.2 a try. It's designed to run on older computers. My son got it to run on an old Compac Presario with a pcmcia wireless card. I'm running Racy Puppy on a stick on my netbook (Wary with an updated kernel, etc., for newer computers) and it flies!
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Thanks to Cinnamon I'm back on Mint! :mrgreen:
Spicy mix this... :P
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Hello Ken,
It's nice to hear from you again. :)
I finally got this old Gateway laptop to work right.
Mepis AntiX base is really lean and versatile enough for any old PC. With it you can install Xfce or Lmde or any other Debian based OS. And the installation is very fast with the Mepis installer. Installed Synaptic too. Also switched to the Iceweasel browser which is actually a Debian version of Firefox.
I have a wireless stick working, which is detected by Ceni , a command-line network manager.
No other net manager works, Wicd is useless for some reason or other for older PCs.

Cheers,
npap live :lol:
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Hi npap, glad to hear you got it working. Antix is a fine distribution.

I put a variation of Puppy on my netbook's SSD called Racy NOP, which has an Xfce DE. It's not for older computers (uses kernel 3.0.7), but runs very well on my Eee Pc 900.

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Happy Birthday Ikey!

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Happy Birthday mmesantos1! :D

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One of the most memorable comments about software, ever said, is whether this or that piece of Code can make coffee.

Coffee is a world commodity that is second only to oil.

Linux DOES make coffee; and it tastes good as well!

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Coffee.html
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Oscar799 wrote:Happy Birthday dawgdoc :D
I've been away from the forums for awhile, thanks for the wishes Oscar799.
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And Happy Birthday wishes from me too, Dawgdoc.

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Thanks,

npap. It really was a while ago >> back in October.
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ok with 93 pages of replies I don't have the time to read every post. So my question is simple What is the Mint Cafe? I am new to the Linux Mint community (migrated from fedora and ubuntu) and am trying to get to grips on what everything is etc. Can someone please explain a little more clearly for me please?
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Welcome to the Mint Cafe,steveking,
Glad you asked :)
tI would suggest that you click on the 1st (introductory) page. It tells all about it, how it started etc.
I surely appreciate your interest and I hope that you may start some new activity here and add some fun to our humdrum life.
Would also be willing to help in any way I can.

Again,
thank you for your interest.

Greetings,
npap
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Many Thanks for the warm welcome!

i shall refer to the introductory page and join in with brightening up peoples day :)
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Sat here rather board at my work desk wandering what to do so I thought I'd share some interesting info with you all :)

My girlfriend is a Baker for sainsburys and the machine she uses to prove/bake the bread runs of Linux :D

stuff Tescos! Sainsburys is a Linux supporter :P
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Sainsbury's sourdough is just a bit nicer than Tesco's - that must be why :lol:
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haha each piece of bread you eat has been personnally cuddled by tux himself :D
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steveking wrote:haha each piece of bread you eat has been personnally cuddled by tux himself :D
:(
I don't want bread that has been 'cuddled' by a penguin

. . . who knows where Tux has been - or if they washed their hands.
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