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Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Jun 1, 2013, 5:21 PM
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Posted By Herb
Another update on Peppermint3

It's well over 2 months since my last update. I've since replaced the 60gb SSD drive with a Samsung 120gb SSD - & Peppermint 3 is running on my Dell Dimension E520 better than ever.

I've tried a...
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Mar 14, 2013, 7:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Update on Peppermint 3

For several weeks I've been running Peppermint 3 on a Dell Dimension E520 that I'd upgraded to 4gb of Ram with an 80 gb Sata hard drive.

The setup ran very well but I got the itch to see what...
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Dec 11, 2012, 7:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Oscar - I've realised that when I referred...

Oscar -

I've realised that when I referred to your using Xubuntu 11.04 I was very much confused. I then got even more confused because I thought I was using Xubuntu 12.04 but it turned out...
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Dec 10, 2012, 5:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Oscar - I think you said that your version of...

Oscar - I think you said that your version of Xubuntu was 11.04. I've just tried version 11.10 & it seemed markedly different - which makes me wonder whether you would prefer version 11.04?
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Dec 9, 2012, 9:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Oscar, you (and Abiword) have got me going again....

Oscar, you (and Abiword) have got me going again. This time it's because somebody emailed a pps file to me. Abiword couldn't read it, so I installed OpenOffice - or at least that's what I...
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Dec 6, 2012, 6:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Oscar, I don't know what word processing...

Oscar,

I don't know what word processing program you'll be using but with Peppermint, I very much disliked one that loaded automatically. It had something to do with Google & I took an...
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Dec 2, 2012, 6:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Now that I've been using Peppermint 3 for several...

Now that I've been using Peppermint 3 for several weeks, I'm more pleased with it than ever. And after adding Brasero to the list of applications that Peppermint 3 runs, I haven't felt any need...
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Nov 27, 2012, 3:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Oscar, Thanks for the link to the...

Oscar,

Thanks for the link to the Peppermint3 update. I've now put it into effect.

Herb
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Nov 10, 2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
Oscar - Reluctantly, I have to agree with...

Oscar -

Reluctantly, I have to agree with you that the dual boot Linux/Windows 7 can be useful now and again! So I'm going to set my computer up that way.
Forum: Computers and Operating Systems Nov 7, 2012, 8:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,549
Posted By Herb
What do people think of Peppermint 3?

I've been intrigued by Linux ever since I discovered gOS Gadgets.

Recently, something went so wrong with the sound when running Windows 7 that I nearly bought a new sound card. I'm glad I...
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