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Forum: Linux 20. Aug 2011, 06:40 PM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
My 10 Julia by the way :) 1030

My 10 Julia by the way :)
1030
Forum: Linux 20. Aug 2011, 07:57 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
I only messed with this one one occasion but I...

I only messed with this one one occasion but I have no real need for it. My advice is to always install using the Software Manager. Presumably this is in V9 as in V10 of Mint?

The Wine guide...
Forum: Linux 11. Jul 2011, 04:56 PM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Based on what you say, might I suggest you look...

Based on what you say, might I suggest you look at this one first.

http://pinguy-os.sourceforge.net/

Don't be put off by the presence of "Docky" or "Conky" which are both easily disabled if...
Forum: Linux 11. Jul 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Can't find much about this. This one is in the...

Can't find much about this. This one is in the Mont forum but there's no responses to it.

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=74672

Strange thing is I found another post from a...
Forum: Linux 30. Jun 2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Well, you heard it here first! :D ...

Well, you heard it here first! :D

Unfortunately, my experience with Julia was short lived.

Needs be I have to share this PC with a thing called "wife" who often needs to finish up stuff at...
Forum: Linux 29. Jun 2011, 11:14 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Nothing broke Julia for me. There were just the...

Nothing broke Julia for me. There were just the usual querks you get with any OS, including Windows, many of which of course are system (hardware) specific so don't affect everyone. The only one...
Forum: Linux 29. Jun 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
My experience was (before) and again now is that...

My experience was (before) and again now is that Julia is more stable than Ubuntu although I never experienced anything system stopping with the latter. Julia is also better looking IMO. I also...
Forum: Linux 20. Apr 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
There's even a Unity skin for Rainmeter, so...

There's even a Unity skin for Rainmeter, so someone must like it :)

http://hello-123456.deviantart.com/art/Unity-for-Rainmeter-3-0-201663145

Whatever next? :D
Forum: Linux 12. Apr 2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
I've no doubt Unity will be an influence for...

I've no doubt Unity will be an influence for some, but when I got Monica to ask this question in the university dept. they said default look and name :)
Forum: Linux 15. Feb 2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
If I'm correct, this advisory is because the...

If I'm correct, this advisory is because the versions obtained via Software Manager have all been tested and certified to be working OK. This is not the case with newer versions so these might...
Forum: Linux 08. Feb 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 160
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Yes, maybe tomorrow will be another day. I...

Yes, maybe tomorrow will be another day.

I did have another issue yesterday. The the power inhibit icon went all "ghost" on me. It wouldn't delete, left a trail in the panel and even after...
Forum: Linux 08. Feb 2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Is anyone else suffering from jerky operations?...

Is anyone else suffering from jerky operations? :eek::D

Mine started today and I've noticed it when dragging windows, backspacing to delete text and when forcibly accelerating the blocks into...
Forum: Linux 04. Feb 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Thanks garth. Didn't you just know it had to be...

Thanks garth. Didn't you just know it had to be something simple:rolleyes::o
I thought I'd tried this too. Trouble is I'm so used to Windows I often look for the complicated first :D
Forum: Linux 04. Feb 2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Can someone explain this for me please :) My...

Can someone explain this for me please :)

My main and spare machines now have exactly the same version (latest) of Mint. Both are updated and both were installed with FF4 using the same method via...
Forum: Linux 02. Feb 2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Glad it's sorted :) I'm sure now this must...

Glad it's sorted :)

I'm sure now this must have been some sort of issue at their end. It wouldn't be the first time but these are still far less frequent that you would expect with your typical...
Forum: Linux 02. Feb 2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Just out of interest, I've now received even more...

Just out of interest, I've now received even more updates. Mint seems to be rolling out the carpet with these over the past few days. Firefox 4.0 must have updated nearly every day! :D
Forum: Linux 02. Feb 2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Well - that fixed it after 177MB of download. ...

Well - that fixed it after 177MB of download. Re-booted and now the update manager window opens (just two entries this time) and it fetched these OK

I'm now stuffing the restricted extras into...
Forum: Linux 02. Feb 2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Strange this. Having had a raft of problems...

Strange this. Having had a raft of problems yesterday on my old PC with Windows I had a fit and wiped it :D I installed Mint from a fresh download yesterday but had to choose the limited version...
Forum: Linux 09. Jan 2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
This certainly was an issue for me right up until...

This certainly was an issue for me right up until Ubuntu 10.10. 9.04 could be scripted for my modem but 9.10 changed the network manager and so this process became unstable. 10.04 was back to where...
Forum: Linux 08. Jan 2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
No, just always like a challenge :D

No, just always like a challenge :D
Forum: Linux 08. Jan 2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Welcome to the Dark Side :D 849 plus 850 equals...

Welcome to the Dark Side :D
849 plus 850 equals 851
Forum: Linux 28. Dec 2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Easy asset for changing those pesky system icons...

Easy asset for changing those pesky system icons I guess? :)
Forum: Linux 19. Dec 2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Strange that about the forum registration because...

Strange that about the forum registration because I managed this without problem.

In truth I'm not sure if this will be any use to me because I do feel pretty settled with Mint and until I get...
Forum: Linux 18. Dec 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Nope, but since it isn't due for release until...

Nope, but since it isn't due for release until the middle of next week you could try posting this on their forum. You should get an answer in time to save you downloading yet another version that...
Forum: Linux 15. Dec 2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,654
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Me too. I don't have the same level of technical...

Me too. I don't have the same level of technical knowledge as you guys but I do know what "comes easy" and Mint conforms :)
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