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Reverted to Mint 5 on my laptop

Posted 03-31-2009 at 05:56 PM by uinseann

Mint 5 runs great on my laptop (which isn't an expensive model, and is now 2 years old). I bought "Linux Magazine" last month because it had Mint 6 on the DVD. I kept running Mint 5 because it just works, so why change? But I couldn't help it, I kept looking at the new DVD, and in the end decided to install it. Just in case I made a disk image using "PING", and leaving the copy on a 10gb partition.

I run the newer Mint 6 as a live DVD, and it seemed fine, except...
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TV-Browser - A Digital TV Guide in openSUSE

Posted 03-31-2009 at 05:01 PM by rbkumaran

TV-Browser is a simple Digital TV Guide that supports more than 500 TV channels and 80 Radio stations. TV-Browser collects TV program information from different sources on the internet and presents it neatly as a Digital TV Guide with pictures where there possible (if there are no copyright issues). Read More
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Sky's the limit

Posted 03-31-2009 at 08:39 AM by uinseann

I always used to think Windows was the only system where you could learn music! But over time I have come to realize just how great Linux is. I found a program called "NtEd" which is basically a program for writing music score. I discovered that not only does it allow you to write music but it allows you to download any free midi and import it into NtEd, and by doing so you can see the music score! You can also print it out. What a marvelous way to learn music and for free! I know there...
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Fixed disappearing eth0... maybe?

Posted 03-30-2009 at 04:43 PM by shannonbay

I added the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.modules:
Code:
alias eth0 tg3
modprobe tg3
Will see whether that works - eth0 has stayed put through two reboots.

Not much success with the graphics adapter yet. Got it from here:
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjE0Ng
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/dev/dsp permissions

Posted 03-30-2009 at 02:54 PM by shannonbay

Fixed sound for my regular users (sound worked fine for root in KDE). Was a simple matter of adding user to group audio, which I did through KUser.
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