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Welcome Screen

Postby Brad » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:55 am

Does anyone know how I can turn the welcome screen back on in Linux Mint 10, as I want to upgrade to the DVD version? If anyone knows, please leave a post in this thread. Any help would be gratefully accepted-thanks.

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Re: Welcome Screen

Postby Aging Technogeek » Tue Oct 19, 2010 12:30 pm

Just investigated your request and found that there is a way.

Open a terminal and enter

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/usr/bin/mintwelcome


Press enter and the mintwelcome screen will open.
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Re: Welcome Screen

Postby jesica » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:56 pm

thanks, I was also wondering this

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Re: Welcome Screen

Postby tdockery97 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:29 pm

It can also be accessed in the Startup Applications. :D
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Re: Welcome Screen

Postby Aging Technogeek » Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:21 pm

tdockery97,

If you unchecked the "Show this dialog at startup" box i the lower right of the MintWelcome window, the closed it, selecting it in Startup Applications will not start it. I just tried it. Checked MintWelcome in Startup Applications and rebooted. Nothing until I started it in terminal.
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