How to backup Thunderbird Emails and Settings

by Paul Joyce

So it turns out its time to leave Linux Mint, which means it’s time to backup Mozilla Thunderbird so all the settings aren’t lost. (If you’re interested, I’m leaving Mint for this unresolved issue, which ironically might be related to Thunderbird) It doesn’t take long to setup Thunderbird again, however it does take a very […]

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Gnome 3 DE freezes in Linux Mint

by Paul Joyce

So its been a few days now in the relm of Linux Mint and I seem rather pleased with it, except for one small yet critical bug. Every once in a while the desktop environment of Gnome 3 seems to stall and lock up, with no prior warning. An apparent random freezing. Once this has […]

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Linux: GStreamer Installation is Missing a plug-in

by Paul Joyce

After recently upgrading to Linux Mint (well worth a dabble if you’re bored of your current OS), I restored all my files from the backups I took. One thing I find that is key to working on a computer 24/7, is a large collection of music, played via a good media player. My choice of […]

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Oooo so minty and fresh!

by Paul Joyce

It was time for a new start. Out with the old. In with the new. From this point on, Linux Mint will be my proverbial guide in the world of Linux. Ubuntu had let me down, leaving me stranded in a world of limbo.   So its officially sayonara Ubuntu, we had some good times. […]

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Goodbye Ubuntu

by Paul Joyce

I’ve been an avid user of Ubuntu for many users, from desktops and laptops, all the way up to servers. Like all good things however, my journey with Ubuntu is drawing to a close. Or more correctly, its being closed for me. With Ubuntu’s move to use the Unity desktop environment several months ago (see […]

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