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  1. Thread: No audio...

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    Anybody? Reinstall Mint? EJ

    Anybody? Reinstall Mint?

    EJ
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    Doesn't the Grub Menu still list Windows as a...

    Doesn't the Grub Menu still list Windows as a boot option. If so, boot into windows then enter the command in the previous comment. That should fix you up.

    EJ
  3. Thread: No audio...

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    No audio...

    Apparently the on-board audio in the machine I'm working with was disabled in Bios when I installed Mint on it (18.3) and obviously after the install there was no audio because of that. So, I...
  4. The 64 bit version of Mint 12 has not yet been...

    The 64 bit version of Mint 12 has not yet been released. I am running the 32 bit version within 64bit Windows 7 right now (as a trial).

    Ed J
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    I'm thinking to myself that is the problem. Most...

    I'm thinking to myself that is the problem. Most 64bit systems have between 2 and 4 GB RAM to start with expandable to 8 or 16 GB. I think you should put a 32bit version on the machine and try it...
  6. Thread: I hate linux

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    First, I am going to assume you have a legitimate...

    First, I am going to assume you have a legitimate copy of windows 7 and the license to use it. If you go into bios and set your boot sequence to boot from your cd/dvd drive, you should be able to...
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    I have installed Mint 11 on the machine and it is...

    I have installed Mint 11 on the machine and it is running quite well. However, I'll probably clean up the machine and do another install before too long as I have an instance of SuSe 11.4 (I think...
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    Thank you for the suggestion. I will do that. I...

    Thank you for the suggestion. I will do that. I don't expect it to really help because the advertizing helps pay the bills for the site. I'd personally rather support it directly than having to...
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    I'm Ed and I'm mad...

    In this forum and many others, probably now all of them, there are popup ads on specific words in posts. When your cursor happens to bump one, an ad pops up. Generally having nothing what ever to...
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    Mike, I'll have to come back to this issue as I...

    Mike, I'll have to come back to this issue as I have ordered a new video card for the machine. Notice that I had said the card had 64 gB RAM which is obviously incorrect. It actually had 32 mB of...
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    Mike, thanks for the reply. I have been...

    Mike, thanks for the reply. I have been distracted from the Ubuntu project by other more pressing business issues. I bought a new video card for the machine and a wireless network adapter but...
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    Sure. It is Dell Dimension 4300. It has a 1.6...

    Sure. It is Dell Dimension 4300. It has a 1.6 gHz P4 processor, and 1 gb of RAM, the maximum it will take. The video card is an ATI Radeon 7200LE with 32mb video RAM. I have ordered a new video...
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    Thanks for your prompt reply. I'll give it a...

    Thanks for your prompt reply. I'll give it a shot if I can''t get ubuntu to cooperate with this old equipment better. I may need a lighter distro for it. Then again, it may just be too out of...
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    DVD Playback is jerky

    I used movie player to play a dvd, but playback quality is very jerky. Would this be a driver issue or a player issue? Likely you will need more info to help me troubleshoot. Just let me know what...
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    Replacing Ubuntu with Mint...

    How hard is this?

    Can I just run an install from the Live CD? Will this overwrite the Ubuntu install (which would be Okay if I did this)?

    If that is not going to work, how to do it?

    Ed J
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    I have tried PCLinoxOS, Mint, and Ubuntu 10.4.3...

    I have tried PCLinoxOS, Mint, and Ubuntu 10.4.3 and 11.04. Ubuntu 10.4.3 LTS did not recognize the wireless network card in my Toshiba laptop, but 11.04 and the others did. I am liking Ubuntu and...
  17. I'm exactly at the same point you are or almost...

    I'm exactly at the same point you are or almost there. I have purchased a new hard drive to make a new linux install on. I am looking for a wireless network card that will work with Linux in the...
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    Wireless adapter card for desktop...

    Can you folks recommend a couple of wireless adapters that work with Mint? I am going to have to use wireless to connect to my router on the (first?) machine I will be using Linux on.

    Thanks in...
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    Yet another new member...

    Well, the forum software killed my first post, so I'll try again. But you are going to get the short version this time.

    I'm a retired mechanical engineer from north Louisiana that spent my...
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