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    Fixed?!

    Thanks all, for the help! I think the knowing that tyou all are here makes things much easier for us loners out in the boonies!

    I think i have found a solution. Just looking here and there -...
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    Thanks for the reply: See my reply to docbop for...

    Thanks for the reply: See my reply to docbop for some more info. I use two computers every day and simply remove the USB dongle from one and plug it into the other when i switch. Still works...
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    Hello - thanks for responding: The other...

    Hello - thanks for responding: The other occurence was literaly years ago - not even sure which distro i was using. Just remember the amount of frustration is caused. I worked on it for months -...
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    last update to Mint16 Mate 1.6.1 problems

    Hi All - did a recommended update to my Mint 16 system which has been running perfectly. Now my i suddenly have one click mouse operation as well as total chaos at times. The mouse will seem as...
  5. Have you accidentally write protected you thumb...

    Have you accidentally write protected you thumb drive? Do you have permission to write to the drive etc etc?
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    Most Windows setups have a recovery partition and...

    Most Windows setups have a recovery partition and a windows partition, and after setting up dual boot some other partitions. After doing a backup, if you want to get back to just Win 7 - try just...
  7. As a long time programmer and Linux user I would...

    As a long time programmer and Linux user I would say use Linux and learn C - That will take you a long way toward learning an OO language such as C++ or Java as at least some C syntax is used in...
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    As you can see - my activity is none to massive...

    As you can see - my activity is none to massive either. I try to make up for it by making number of posts the least important thing in the forum. I try to help at least 1 for every help i get. I...
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    First welcome, and thanks for the description - ...

    First welcome, and thanks for the description -

    I believe the posts have to be in one of the forums (?) I bet there is a readme somewhere.
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    Until you decide for yourself, you might keep an...

    Until you decide for yourself, you might keep an extra partition for trying different distros - That way you can keep all of your personal setup and still try Mandriva, or Puppy or PCLinux or ??? any...
  11. Thread: Hi everyone

    by twoHats
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    Hi Marwa - welcome to Linux! This forum is a...

    Hi Marwa - welcome to Linux! This forum is a great place to hang your hat as there are some really knowledgeable folks here (present company excepted).

    Linux is so cool, that i am sure you will...
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    ...but do you know a dozen good C programmers who...

    ...but do you know a dozen good C programmers who don't know who he was?
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    Thank you Dennis Ritchie - Without K&R C would...

    Thank you Dennis Ritchie - Without K&R C would have been much later in coming and C++ as well. The reason people idolize SJ is that he made billions - Last time i heard DR speak he was talking...
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    Thanks for the replies ... got it to work. ...

    Thanks for the replies ... got it to work. Forgot to mention i was forced to use unetbooten and boot from USB. it just finally worked by choosing to see boot options and then just took default - it...
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    Installing Linux Mint 10

    At the point where the user name and pw are input, looks like all files downloaded, and it says "ready when you are " However - the button which says "forward" is grayed out. No progress seems...
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    elija - thanks for the good laugh ... I would...

    elija - thanks for the good laugh ...

    I would wonder if any developer would ever think that timed releases are a good thing? Even using the Unified process, hard and fast dates are only for the...
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    Hello

    Hi Jaymringer - welcome... couple of things you might want to know:

    1. Linus is the first name of the guy responsible for Linux, the OS -
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linus_Torvalds

    2. You...
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    Was this solved? Please let us know...

    Was this solved? Please let us know...
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    That looks like GRUB 2 to me... have you...

    That looks like GRUB 2 to me... have you installed GRUB 2? I don't believe Mint 8 came with GRUB 2...

    Now if you could give us the results of:


    sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda

    you may need to use a...
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    I have seen this message, and in my cased it has...

    I have seen this message, and in my cased it has to do with the clock docklet(?) - i have always assumed a bug in the applet and just said selected "no" to the question like "do you want to delete...
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    Got it!

    A very helpful place for this kind of stuff turns out to be Android Forums - within an hour i was up and running with eclipse/android - the right Java - etc. This is now solved, and i recommend...
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    Thanks

    Thanks Rubberman - you are right, I am sooooo close.

    I will give the Google forums a try. I see others having the same problem, so i am sure there is a fix.
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    good info

    LSalab - Thanks for that good info!
  24. chmod

    Haze mentioned the chmod command - that is probably what you want.

    to see how to use it:


    tom@owl ~ $ man chmod

    You probably already know that this works for nearly any Linux command.
    ...
  25. Sometimes you just need a laugh ...

    Really! :lol: - first good laugh all day.
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