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Linux Mint Fail

Oct 13, 2010, 14:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I finally became fed up with this one little idiosyncrasy that my KDE-based home entertainment center kept exhibiting -- it would not let me specify VLC as the action handler when I inserted a DVD in the drive. Instead, it was most insistent that I use the KDE default DragonPlayer, which had somehow gotten confused about where the drive was and could no longer start the DVD. That was all it took for me decide to to take the time to rebuild the home entertainment system last weekend. You may recall from a previous article, I discovered Linux Mint 9 not too long ago, and really liked it.

"So I got out the Linux Mint AMD_64 flash drive and started to boot the system off of it. This should only take about 20 minutes, I said to myself.

"Three hours later I gave up and instead installed Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition."

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